Josh Javor has joined company WME’s London workplace as associate and co-head of the corporate’s London music division.
WME stated on Wednesday that it employed the business veteran from U.Ok. company X-Ray Touring the place he has guided the careers of such artists as Coldplay, Eminem, Queens of the Stone Age, Phoebe Bridgers, Modest Mouse and Snow Patrol.
“Working with new and rising artists to stadium and competition headliners, Javor has additionally labored with artists similar to Alice in Chains, Boygenius, Jimmy Eat World, Cigarettes After Intercourse, Belle & Sebastian, Afghan Whigs, Beth Orton, Foy Vance, The Charlatans, Kodaline, The Maintain Regular, Echo & the Bunnymen, Jenny Lewis, Lightning Seeds, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Breeders, Refused, Touche Amore, Metropolis and Color, Vivid Eyes, Maximo Park, Alkaline Trio, Seasick Steve, The Amazons, Thrice and Taking Again Sunday,” WME highlighted.
“Josh has not solely constructed a roster of artists that form music, he’s additionally been an integral a part of constructing the worldwide touring business as we all know it immediately,” stated Lucy Dickins, WME’s world head of up to date music and touring, who Javor will probably be reporting to. “With Josh approaching board, our London workplace is doubling down on being the main staff within the area and on the worldwide stage.”
Javor stated he was “excited to start out this subsequent chapter” of his profession, including: “[Founder] Steve Unusual and I constructed an unimaginable enterprise at X-Ray during the last 18 years by means of teamwork and keenness for our artists.”
WME on Wednesday additionally touted a robust 2023 for its music division, highlighting “over 122 Grammy nominations, 16 Brit Award nominations, seven of the 12 Mercury Prize nominations, and 45 nominations throughout 18 classes on the Latin American Music Awards.” The company added that its roster of stars additionally “was out in full pressure at Glastonbury this summer season with performances from the Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters, Loyle Carner, Lewis Capaldi, Dave, Fatboy Slim, Maneskin, Jake Shears, Rick Astley, and plenty of different high acts.”
Different WME music consumer highlights this yr have included Rihanna’s Tremendous Bowl LVII Half Time Present efficiency and Adele’s sold-out Las Vegas residency.