Sarah Stennett Partners With Len Blavatnik's Access Industries For First Access Entertainment
October 28, 2015 at 11:56 AM (PT)
Music manager SARAH STENNETT and WARNER MUSIC GROUP head LEN BLAVATNIK's ACCESS INDUSTRIES have formed a new joint venture, FIRST ACCESS ENTERTAINMENT.
The new company will operate at the forefront of modern entertainment-business models, by focusing on talent development and representation, brand development and representation, recording artists and songwriters, and rights exploitation, across the music, entertainment and fashion industries. Artists that are signed and developed by FIRST ACCESS ENTERTAINMENT will be distributed or released through WMG.
Commented STENNETT, whose management roster includes ELLIE GOULDING, RITA ORA, IGGY AZALEA, JESSIE J, former ONE DIRECTION member ZAYN MALIK and highly touted multi-instrumentalist JACK GARRATT: “LEN BLAVATNIK has a unique, visionary perspective on the future of the music industry and has built an extensive portfolio of companies at the forefront of music, entertainment, fashion and culture. I am thrilled to partner with ACCESS INDUSTRIES and look forward to leveraging the synergies across our respective businesses to benefit new and existing talent.”
Added BLAVATNIK: “I look forward to collaborating with SARAH and her team. She has successfully launched the careers of many renowned artists and brings extensive experience in talent discovery and artistic management.”