Richard Marx Joins Primary Wave Entertainment Management Roster
December 8, 2015 at 12:17 PM (PT)
GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter/producer RICHARD MARX has signed a talent management agreement with PRIMARY WAVE ENTERTAINMENT. The multi-Platinum artist has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and has written chart-topping, award winning songs for the likes of KEITH URBAN, JOSH GROBAN, LUTHER VANDROSS, RINGO STARR, NSYNC and, most recently, VINCE GILL's latest single, "Take Me Down."
TOMORROW (DECEMBER 9th), MARX will be honored with the ASCAP FOUNDERS AWARD for his pioneering contributions to music. MARX continues to write for other artists across a wide variety of genres, as he recently spent time in the studio with DJ/EDM artist KYGO and will be in NASHVILLE in JANUARY writing for a number of country artists. He is also gearing up for a 2016 tour across EUROPE and AUSTRALIA.
Commented PRIMARY WAVE music manager CHRIS MALTESE: "It’s an absolute honor to have the opportunity to work with someone as talented, decorated, well respected and simultaneously humble as RICHARD MARX. We are thrilled to have him part of the PRIMARY WAVE family and look forward to this next chapter in his illustrious career."
MARX was brought in by PRIMARY WAVE CEO LARRY MESTEL, will be managed by MALTESE and will be supported by the entertainment company’s in-house resources. The team will continue to build upon his already successful music career by bring in creative touring opportunities, collaborations, and unique projects as well as expanding his brand to expose his comedic-side and natural acting skills, which are clear in the FUNNY OR DIE video embedded below.