Entertainment One Acquires UK Management Company Hardlivings


LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — American entertainment company Enterainment One announced the acqusition of Dan Stacey’s UK-based music management company Hardlivings.

Hardlivings is the artist management company with a roster that includes a British dance music artists Riton, TIEKS and Jax Jones, as well as non-dance artists as well.

Hardlivings will join other management companies under the Entertainment One banner, including Last Gang Management (Lights, Arkells, Diana Gordon), WRC Management (Kaytranada, Sango, STWO, Pomo, Lou Phelps) and People’s Champ (Ryan Hemsworth, Badbadnotgood).

Stacey and his team will be based in eOne’s London office.

Prior to launching Hardlivings, Stacey handled management and A&R for Grammy-nominated DJ/Producer Duke Dumont. Prior to that, he was an A&R at Nick Worthington’s 679 Recordings where he signed respected UK artists, Plan B and Kano, and put together the seminal Run the Road Grime compilations. – Staff Writers