UTA has bought UK music agency Echo Location Talent Agency (Echo), expanding its recording artist roster on Brit shores. The company's client list features several artists at the forefront of the UK's grime and hip-hop explosion, with big names from various genres including: Alesso, Bugzy Malone, Chase & Status, Davido, Diplo, Galantis, Gorgon City, Giggs, Hannah Wants, Major Lazer, Marshmello, Pendulum, Pa Salieu, Sampa The Great, Teni, Clara Amfo, Mistajam, Charlie Sloth, Ocean Wisdom, DJEZ, and Wizkid. Echo was founded in 2012 by entrepreneur Obi Asika, who will serve as co-head of UTA's UK office alongside Neil Warnock. Senior Echo agent Belinda Law is also joining UTA along with Myles Jessop, Tom Jones, Jack Clark, Hannah Shogbola, Kazia Davy and Ishsha Bourguet. Related Story UTA Selects Jean-Rene Zetrenne As Chief People Officer Asika will report to Co-Heads of Worldwide Music Samantha Kirby Yoh and David Zedeck. "Obi and his team have built an impressive business and have done excellent work taking their artists to the next level," said UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer. "He is a highly respected leader in the music industry and is well-versed in the global entertainment marketplace. This acquisition further amplifies our efforts to expand UTA's presence,… Read full this story
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