LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) – UTA has hired marketing veteran Alisann Blood as co-head of music brand partnerships.
In her new role, Blood will be tasked with expanding the division and securing additional marketing opportunities for UTA’s global music roster.
Based out of the company’s Los Angeles offices, she will serve alongside Toni Wallace and join a team that has secured more than 250 partnerships for artists including Post Malone, Chance The Rapper, The Jonas Brothers, H.E.R., X Ambassadors, Common, Tierra Whack, Young Thug, Jimmie Allen and many more, and led sponsorships for artist-curated festivals such as Post Malone’s inaugural Posty Fest, H.E.R.’s first-ever Lights On festival, Y.G.’s The Boogie, A Day to Remember’s Self Help Fest, Excision’s Lost Lands and Bass Canyon, and Paramore’s Parahoy, among others.
Blood will report to David Zedeck, UTA’s head of worldwide music.
Wallace said: “With Alisann’s addition to our world-class team, we are further solidifying our market-leading position in the music brand partnerships space. Alisann’s skillset and experience will exponentially impact opportunities for all of our music clients around the globe.”
Blood added: “I have long admired UTA as a best-in-class company for the work they do on behalf of their clients. Toni has built a remarkable business and an incredible team in Music Brand Partnerships, and I couldn’t be more excited to jump in and contribute to the group’s continued growth and success.”
Blood previously served as senior VP brand partnerships at Maverick Management and held positions at Crush Music, Capitol Music Group and Steve Madden. She is a national board member of Musicians on Call, an organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, and is also an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Syracuse University.