LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – UK-based label Insanity Records has appointed Alastair Kinross as Head of A&R.
Kinross joins Insanity from Sony/ATV publishing where he was Senior A&R Manager. With more than ten years of publishing experience, having previously worked as Creative Manager and UK/LA Writer Relations Executive at BMG, and A&R at San Remo Publishing, his signings have included M.I.A, JNR Williams, Levi Lennox (Zayn – Pillowtalk), EY (Drake – Omertà, Swae Lee), Electric (Jess Glynne – I’ll Be There, Little Mix – Shout Out to My Ex), ADP (Chris Brown, Yungen – Bestie), and ZieZie.
Andy Varley, President, Insanity Records said: “I am delighted to welcome Alastair to Insanity Records. He is a strategic creative with a proven track record, and he is perfectly placed to drive our artist development forward.”
Kinross added: “I’m thrilled to be joining Insanity Records and thank Andy, Alice and the current roster for their faith in me. This is a really exciting time in the development of the label and I look forward to working with the team to take it to the next stage.”
Insanity Records is a frontline label, joint venture between Sony Music UK and the Insanity Group, established in 2015. Insanity has enjoyed No.1 album success with Craig David, and a Top 5 breakthrough album from Tom Grennan. The label is also home to emerging artists Joy Crookes and JNR Williams.