Andy Duggan, a worn song agent formerly with Major Skills, has joined WME as an agent in the song department, WME launched Wednesday.
Duggan will be essentially based in London and must mute expend his A&R and supervisor relationship abilities in his fresh role. He brings with him skill at the side of Kano, Neneh Cherry, Mount Kimbie, Django Django, Santigold, Rejjie Snow, Kelsey Lu and Mykki Blanco, as effectively as to rising stars comparable to Yussef Dayes, Greentea Peng, Shygirl, Charlotte Adigéry, Jockstrap and further.
Duggan has labored as a song agent with Major Skills since 2005 and joined the firm from Profile Artists Company.
“Andy has an worthy song describe of figuring out and increasing rising artists and creating extraordinary opportunities for his customers that admire developed with the complexities of the brand new song alternate,” Lucy Dickins, co-head of song at WME said in an announcement. “He’s extraordinarily effectively-revered interior both the UK song team and the world song alternate and has consistently had his finger firmly on the pulse of the following know-how of cutting back-edge artists. We’re overjoyed to welcome him to our team.”
“I am very furious to be joining Lucy Dickins and the leisure of the WME team, and serving to them gain upon an already thrilling and keen London predicament of business,” Duggan said. “Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, I train this can lift about fleshy opportunities as we commence up to re-gain, and I’m extraordinarily cheerful to be portion of that job at WME, which is excellently positioned to form many certain beneficial properties out of such a tumultuous interval in the reside song industry.”