Ted May To Head Entertainment One's U.K. Music Operations
November 21, 2016 at 7:24 AM (PT)
TED MAY has joined ENTERTAINMENT ONE in the newly created role of Director, U.K. Music, it was announced by eONE MUSIC President CHRIS TAYLOR.
MAY comes from UNIVERSAL MUSIC U.K., where he was Senior International Marketing Manager working on international marketing campaigns for a diverse range of artists including THE LUMINEERS, THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS, JACK GARRATT, JESSIE WARE and THE VAMPS, among others. Prior to joining UMG, MAY was artist manager for THE STREETS, who accumulated one BRIT AWARD, two IVOR NOVELLO honors, two U.K. #1 albums and over four million album sales in their career. MAY brings almost 20 years of music industry experience with him to eONE, including running cult label THE BEATS, where he signed and developed PROFESSOR GREEN and EXAMPLE.
Commented TAYLOR: “The U.K. is an important music market for eONE and we are delighted to have TED on the ground leading the charge for us as we continue to bring more world-class artists to eONE and strengthen our capabilities in all areas of music in each of our markets.”
Added MAY: “I’m hugely excited by the plans eONE has for building its music division and cementing its place in the U.K. market. I’m thrilled to join CHRIS and the eONE family in this endeavor and very much looking forward to working with DAN STACEY and his HARDLIVINGS roster as well as NERVE's OLIVER and RYAN."