Paige Parsons - Vice President of Creative

With over a decade of experience in music publishing, Paige Parsons serves as Vice President of A&R. Prior to joining Atlas, she held the post of Sr. Director of A&R for Kobalt Music Publishing. Based in Los Angeles, Paige managed the independent music publisher’s worldwide roster, and signed/developed award-winning talent, including Tash Phillips (Tori Kelly, Little Mix, Anne-Marie, Fifth Harmony, Hey Violet), Nolan Lambroza (Nick Jonas' "Jealous", Selena Gomez' "Good For You", Demi Lovato, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Rachel Platten, Louis Tomlinson), David Hodges (Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Dan + Shay, Christina Perri, Keith Urban), Steve Solomon (James Arthur's "Say You Won't Let Go"), Bongo ByTheWay (Big Sean, Trey Songz, Teyana Taylor, Snoop Dogg, Keyshia Cole, K. Michelle, Jeremih), Eman Kiriakou (Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, MKTO, Ne-Yo, Whitney Houston, Hot Chelle Rae), Adam Messinger (Justin Bieber, Magic!, Iggy Azalea, Pitbull, Shakira, Chris Brown), Courtney Harrell (Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Kelly Rowland), Sherrod ‘A-Rod’ Lambert (Ariana Grande's debut hit, "The Way", John Legend, Mary J. Blige, Fantasia, Michelle Williams), and Carmen Michelle Key (Flo Rida’s “Club Can’t Handle Me”, David Guetta, Selena Gomez).

Parsons was also responsible for brokering the catalogue deal for multiple Grammy Award-winning, legendary hitmaker, David Paich of Toto ("Africa", "Hold The Line", "Rosanna"). Her signings, pitches, and collaboration efforts have resulted in hit placements with artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Little Mix, Fifth Harmony, Hey Violet, Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Rihanna, 5 Seconds of Summer, Magic!, Big Sean, B.o.B., Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj, and Flo Rida.

Prior to joining Kobalt in 2008, Parsons oversaw creative operations for Arthouse Entertainment, a publishing and management firm, where she serviced clients Kara DioGuardi, Greg Wells, David Hodges, Eman, Mitch Allan, James Poyser, and KC Livingston. Formerly, she worked as an international song plugger for EMI Music Publishing in New York. Since 2009, Parsons has held the position of Adjunct Professor for the "Music and Entertainment Industries Program" of Syracuse University.

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