James Simmons nominated for Tomorrow’s New Boss award 2014

Congratulations to ITB’s James Simmons, assistant to Lucy Dickins and junior booker, who has been nominated in iQ Magazine’s ‘Tomorrow’s New Boss’ award.

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James started as an intern at ITB in 2009 before joining senior agent Lucy Dickins‘ team six months later. James is currently assisting Lucy on her artist’s tours as well as building his own roster.

He is featured in this month’s iQ magazine spotlighting future live music industry leaders.

Now in it’s seventh year, the ‘Tomorrow’s New Boss’ award will be presented to one of the ten nominees, all aged 30 or under, at the International Live Music Conference’s  (ILMC27) Arthur Awards ceremony in London next March 2015.

ILMC members will be able to cast their vote later this year via the ILMC website.

See James’ roster and Lucy’s roster and check their artist’s forthcoming tour dates here.

 

Jamie T features on the cover of the NME

Jamie T is the cover star of this week’s NME magazine. “It’s important that I tried something new for me, and something difficult,” he explains in the feature where he discusses his new album, past demons, taking a break and current influences.

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Counting Crows and Vance Joy enter the UK top 20

Congrats to Counting Crows and Vance Joy whose albums both entered the UK charts this week.

Counting Crows’ album  ‘Somewhere Under Wonderland’ is a new entry at No. 15.

Vance Joy’s debut album ‘Dream Your Life’ is a new entry at No. 20

 

To see both artist’s forthcoming tour dates go to our tour calendar.

Robert Plant and New Model Army enter the UK album charts

Congrats to Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, whose album  ‘Lullaby and… the Ceaseless Roar’ entered the UK charts this week at No. 2.

New Model Army’s album ‘Between Wine & Blood’ entered the UK album charts at No. 45.

To see both artist’s forthcoming tour dates go to our tour calendar.

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Steve Zapp and Prue Almond nominated for Live UK Awards 2014

Congratulations to ITB senior agent Steve Zapp and Prue Almond, assistant to co-managing director Barry Dickins, who’ve been nominated respectively in the “Agent of the Year” and “Unsung Hero” categories at this year’s Live UK Music Business Awards.

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ITB scores three Top 20 UK album chart entries

Congrats to our artists whose albums all entered the Official UK Album Charts this week:

  • Maroon 5‘s fifth studio album ‘V’ is a new entry at No. 4
  • The Pierces‘ fifth album ‘Creation’ is a new entry at No. 7
  • Lonely The Brave‘s debut album ‘The Day’s War’ is a new entry at No. 14

See our tour calendar for their forthcoming tour dates:

 

 

Kasabian nominated for four Q Awards 2014

Q Magazine revealed the nominees for their prestigious 2014 Q Awards.

Kasabian, who headlined Glastonbury in June, are nominated in four categories: Best Live Act, Best Act in The World, Best Track for “Eez-eh” and Best Album for “48:13”.

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New signings to the ITB roster

We’d like to welcome the following artists who’ve joined our roster recently:

For their forthcoming tour dates keep an eye on our website tour calendar.

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Barry Dickins: “What I’ve Learnt”

ITB’s co-Managing Director Barry Dickins features in this month’s British Airways’ Business Life Magazine to mark his 50th anniversary in the music industry.

‘I’ve represented Bob Dylan for years, and for eight years he didn’t talk to me – I just got a few grunts out of him. But now he talks to me about everything.’

Barry Business Life Mag

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