Seeker Music is expanding into Latin American and U.S.-based Latin music markets by partnering with Latin record label, artist management and entertainment company MITH Media.

Seeker will jointly sign songwriters and artists, acquire and manage catalogs and develop new genre-focused IP and projects in tandem with MITH. Grammy-nominated Latin songwriter K. Sotomayor (Selena Gomez, DJ Snake, Sofia Reyes, Maria Becerra, Kim Petras), and the singer-songwriter Dēlian (Mariah Angeliq, Sofia Reyes, Kurt, The Change, Malu Trevejo, Chesca, Lourdiz) are the first two signings to the Seeker-MITH publishing partnership.

As part of their partnership, MITH will help manage Seeker’s catalog through Latin America, an effort that began in 2023 when Seeker and MITH teamed up to promote the tenth anniversary of One Direction’s “Midnight Memories” (rights of which Seeker holds via their acquisition of John Ryan’s catalog) throughout the region. Seeker Music, a music rights, publishing, and record company founded by Evan Bogart in 2020, also has owns the copyright for works of Christopher Cross, Charlotte Caffey of the Go-Gos, Run the Jewels (first three albums) and Jon Bellion, among many others.

MITH was founded by Charlie Guerrero and Paloma Hecht over a decade ago, and is responsible for managing the careers of such Latin stars as Sofia Reyes and Carlos Zaur. The company has worked for and released songs for such acts as David Guetta, Sean Paul, Reyes, Jason Derulo, Maria Becerra, Anitta, De La Ghetto and more in collaboration with Warner Latin, Neon16 and Sony Latin. Outside of creating and distributing music, MITH also creates sponsorship and branding opportunities for brands like T-Mobile, L’oreal, Cuervo, and Heineken. They have also launched partnerships for the West Coast and Las Vegas with Latin music event, Bresh.

+ TaP Music (Lana Del Rey, Ellie Goulding, Dermot Kennedy, Leigh Anne Pinnock, Mabel, Caroline Polachek, London Grammar) has added artist manager and music exec Will Bloomfield to their senior team as co-president and head of global artist management.

Alongside TaP co-founders Ben Mawson and Ed Millett, Will joins co-presidents Wendy Ong based in LA and Anna Neville in London to oversee all areas of the TaP business, including TaP Management, not for profit arm TaP Futures and TaP23.

Will joins TaP after two decades at Modest! Management – where he became a partner in the business alongside the two founders, Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee, working across the operations of the company and a range of talent, including One Direction, Niall Horan, 5 Seconds of Summer, MNEK, PARISI and many more.

+ Joe Aboud has launched 444 Sounds, a consultancy and management firm that oversees strategy and promotion for clients including record labels, distributors, management companies, and artists.

444 Sounds’ launch comes with a wide roster of heavyweights including Sony Music, UnitedMasters, Warner Records’ dance label Major Recordings, and artists such as Jung Kook, Enrique Iglesias, Michaela Jaé (also known as “Pose” actress MJ Rodriguez), and many more. Aboud is doing the marketing work for actor Julia Fox, who recently debuted music at Charli XCX’s Boiler Room set.

Aboud was previously working in marketing for HITCO and Atlantic Records. He most recently worked with artists such as Saint Jhn, Jennifer Lopez, Dixie D’Amelio, and the Dalai Lama, and managed the acquisition of HITCO under Concord Music Group. While at Atlantic Records, he facilitated marketing plans for Elderbrook and Anitta, as well as Clean Bandit, Skrillex, David Guetta, Cash Cash and more.

+ AEG Presents has tapped Brent Fedrizzi, who currently serves as co-president and COO of AEG Presents’ Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest regions, has been named president of the North American regional offices.

Fedrizzi, who will continue to be based out of Denver, will guide the company’s 100 U.S. venues in all aspects of talent buying and promotion, as well as overseeing its 12 regional offices. He will report to AEG Presents Chairman and CEO Jay Marciano and will be joining the company’s executive committee.

“I’ve known Brent for close to 30 years and have worked with him almost as long, so it’s especially gratifying to make this announcement,” commented Marciano. “He has a vision, a drive, and an insight into our business that’s been forged over his many years promoting events in every type of venue across the western United States. As Co-President of our Rocky Mountain region, his feel for the business is a key reason AEG Presents is the dominant promoter in the market and the Denver office is one of our top performers. Simply put, he’s the right person for the job.”

In addition to his work at AEG Presents, Fedrizzi is a board member and four-time president of the North American Concert Promoters Association, a four-time Academy of Country Music award nominee, and a nominee for International Entertainment Buyers Association’s Promoter of the Year.

+ Scott Cutler and Josh Abraham, co-CEOs of Pulse Music Group (PMG) and Ashley Calhoun, president of PMG today announced the promotion of Annie Aberle to senior VP and head of creative.

Aberle was previously VP of A&R for PMG. In her new role, Aberle will sign, develop and implement creative strategy for the roster of songwriters and producers for the publishing division of the company. The A&R team for the publishing division of PMG will now report into Aberle.

Calhoun commented, “One of the most essential parts of this job is remaining a fan first—Annie does not lose sight of that. Annie knows how to deliver a strategy for each of our clients that makes them inspired to show up and show out in the studio every day. Scott, Josh and I are excited to give Annie this opportunity as we continue to grow the success of our clients and help them take their business to the next level alongside the incredible publishing A&R team at Pulse.”

Cutler and Abraham commented, “With Ashley Calhoun, we have built out a powerhouse publishing A&R team and, as Ashley grows her senior management role as president of Pulse Music Group, Annie Aberle will continue this incredible legacy of true artist/writer development on the publishing A&R side as senior VP, cead of Creative. Annie not only is a tremendous leader at Pulse, but she has impeccable taste. It has been incredible to watch her growth over the last six years and we are excited about her future here.”

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