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“It was hard to resist the opportunity to join Steve and Lucian in building a full-service entertainment company, with the goal of creating innovative and inspired partnerships with both established and emerging artists.”

JUBILATION DAY IN THE TOWER

Barnett Snags Another Major Player for His Senior Team at the Newco
Michelle Jubelirer has been appointed Executive Vice President for the Capitol Music Group, it was announced today by company Chairman/CEO Steve Barnett, to whom she’ll report. Her responsibilities will include overseeing Astralwerks, Blue Note, Caroline and Harvest, as well as business and legal affairs, A&R admin and release planning.

“I am thrilled that Michelle is joining us,” said Barnett. “She brings an innovative approach to Capitol Music Group that reflects her intense passion for music and her experiences as a forward-thinking representative for cutting-edge artists. She is well-known and highly regarded for conceiving trend-setting deals that align perfectly with her artists’ distinct creative visions. We welcome her independent spirit here at Capitol Music Group, and know that our company and our artists will flourish under her guidance. “

Commented UMG ruler Lucian Grainge: "Part of our investment in Capitol is to ensure that our artists are receiving the best service in the business by building an exceptional executive team. And Michelle will be an invaluable addition. She shares our view that we must work to create true partnerships with artists, and her experience, talent and ability to drive innovation will be key to Capitol and to its artists." 

Said Jubelirer: “It was hard to resist the opportunity to join Steve and Lucian in building a full-service entertainment company, with the goal of creating innovative and inspired partnerships with both established and emerging artists. In working with them and the great team they’re assembling, I’ll be learning from the best, and I look forward to using my experience as an artist advocate to help attract and develop the best talent to Capitol Music Group.”

Jubelirer comes to CMG from entertainment law firm King, Holmes, Paterno & Berliner, where she’s been a partner for nearly five years. Among the diverse roster clients Jubelirer has repped are Frank Ocean, M.I.A., Odd Future, Ke$ha, The Gossip, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Marilyn Manson, the Yeah Yeah YeahsPharrell, Damian Marley, Slipknot, The Neighbourhood, Tommy Lee, Grimes, Tori Amos, Buckcherry and the visual art collective Friends With You

At the firm, Jubelirer was well versed in the full range of entertainment-related legal representation for her clients, including recording contracts, sponsorships, endorsements, appearances, performances, merch agreements, publishing deals and TV and movie contracts.

She began her career as a mergers and acquisitions attorney at New York’s Simpson Thacher & Barlett in 1999 before joining Sony Music in 2003. Jubelirer moved to L.A. to join King, Holmes, Paterno and Berliner in 2005.

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