Lauren Spencer-Smith Signs With Shawn Mendes’s Manager Andrew Gertler – Billboard


Andrew Gertler’s AG Artists is increasing. The control corporate has introduced main consumer Shawn Mendes’ longtime A&R Ziggy Chareton on as a spouse to co-manage the Grammy nominated artist, in addition to two new artists: Lauren Spencer-Smith and JP Saxe.

Chareton has labored at Island Data since 2011, maximum just lately as head of A&R, which he’ll proceed along with becoming a member of Gertler in control.

Emerging singer-songwriter Spencer-Smith has been on the lookout for new control since Might after parting tactics with David Ehrlich. In February, Spencer-Smith (who competed on American Idol in 2020) signed a file care for Island and Republic Data after breakout hit “Hands Crossed” took off, turning into a Sizzling 100 most sensible 20 hit.

Saxe is in the back of the 2019 Grammy-nominated wreck “If the Global Used to be Finishing” that includes Julia Michaels. He launched his debut album, Risks Ranges of Introspection, closing summer time.

“I’m so excited to welcome two extremely gifted new artists to our roster, Lauren Spencer Smith and JP Saxe, in addition to to officially welcome Ziggy as a spouse,” Gertler stated in a observation. “I’ve at all times been devoted to rising a small roster of best-in-class artists, so it best felt herbal when the chance arose with each Lauren and JP. They're each most sensible tier songwriters that have compatibility our ethos of running best with the most efficient shoppers, each as musicians and as folks, and we're so lucky to have them as a part of the circle of relatives.”

Gertler has controlled Mendes for the reason that get started of his occupation in 2014. He has grown AG Artists to incorporate virtual artwork studio and control mission Everlasting Arts — which reps NFT artist FEWOCiOUS (who this month redesigned Billboard mag’s Pleasure quilt) — and Everlasting Content material, AG’s three way partnership movie and TV manufacturing corporate with Mendes that launched the singer’s In Surprise Netflix documentary in 2020.

“I’m overjoyed to welcome the extremely gifted Lauren and JP to the circle of relatives,” Chareton added. “I’ve been partial to each artists from afar so as to have the privilege to paintings along them is a dream. We will be able to’t watch for what the longer term holds for either one of those stars and we're so lucky to have them as a part of the circle of relatives.”