Azoff, Borchetta & Davis Form B.A.D. Management
October 19, 2010 at 1:41 PM (PT)
FRONT LINE MANAGEMENT CEO and LIVE NATION Executive Chairman IRVING AZOFF, BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA and FRONT LINE artist manager VIRGINIA DAVIS have announced the formation of B.A.D. MANAGEMENT, a FRONT LINE company. DAVIS, who manages VALORY MUSIC CO. artist JEWEL, will oversee operations of the company.
ERIC ARNOLD, formerly of WILLIAM MORRIS ENDEAVOR, also joins B.A.D. as an artist manager. B.A.D. Management’s roster will include JEWEL, STEEL MAGNOLIA and EDENS EDGE.
DAVIS said: “I couldn’t be more pleased to team up with such dedicated and forward-thinking individuals as IRVING AZOFF and SCOTT BORCHETTA. Together, we will direct strategies to build and maintain long-term careers that empower our artists.”
AZOFF and BORCHETTA said in a joint statement: “VIRGINIA has shown natural intuition as a successful artist manager, and she was the only person we considered to spearhead this new enterprise. We’re happy to launch this venture to provide unsurpassed creative resources for our roster of artists.”
DAVIS has been with FRONT LINE since DECEMBER 2007. She was previously the GM of RAYBAW RECORDS, an imprint of WARNER BROS., and she has held the position of National Marketing & Sponsorship Director for the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL (NSAI).
The offices of B.A.D. MANAGEMENT will be located at 60 Music Square East, Suite 200, NASHVILLE, TN 37203.