Los Angeles-based talent management company Milk & Honeywhose roster spans both the music and sports industries, was signed to represent three music creators who have all had recent success on the global charts.
The company, led by chairman and founder, Lucas Keller, has signed each of JHart, The Elements and Alexis Kesselman.
The company said in a press release that “the signing of these three creators once again cements the company’s faith in songwriters who can also be artists, executive producers and entrepreneurs, with greater ambitions and stories to tell”.
For the past decade, singer-songwriter-vocal producer and arranger, J Harthas written tracks for artists such as Justin Bieber, Keith Urban, Kevin Gates, Kygo, Camila Cabello, One Republic, Troye Sivan, Jon Bellion, Kelsea Ballerini, Usher, Charlie Puth, Illenium and many more.
The British designer (real name: James Abrahart) has written tracks with more than 25 million on equivalent sales, including Keith Urban’s US Country Airplay No.1, Wasted timeas well as two tracks from Justin Bieber’s 2015 No. 1 album, Aim.
Lucas Keller said, “I’ve long believed that JHart is one of the greatest songwriters and voices in the business, and we’re going to show that to the world more than ever.
“He has so many big ambitions as an artist, as a curator, as an entrepreneur – I believe in him so much, and he’s a top priority for our business for 2023 and beyond.”
Keven Wolfsohn and Paul Bogum, better known as the London-based production duo The elementswork across pop, hip-hop and Afrobeat genres.
Their recent/notable cuts include “It’s Plenty” by Burna Boy, “Serotonin” by Tom Walker, “Paranoia” by PopSmoke ft. Gunna & Young Thug, “Ginger Me” by Rema and “Roadside” by Mahalia ft. AJ Tracey.
The duo have co-created four UK Top 10 records since 2019, most recently working with Mabel, Zara Larsson, Burna Boy, Elley Duhe, J Hus and Ayra Starr. Milk & Honey says The Elements plans to spend a lot of time working in the United States in 2023.
Platinum songwriter, producer, composer and singer, Alexis Kesselmannhad a smash hit last year with Joji’s “Glimpse of Us,” which topped the Spotify worldwide and US charts, and landed in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
Kesselman has also developed his own artist project under the name Idarose with a dedicated fanbase approaching two million streams on his self-produced single “When I Don’t Have You”.
At Milk & Honey, JHart will be managed by Lucas Keller, Nic Warner, and Danny Herrle; The Elements and Alexis Kesselman will be directed by Keller, Warner and Justin Frazier.
Today, Milk & Honey has offices in Los Angeles, London, New York, Nashville, Sydney Dallas as well as a sports division (Milk & Honey Sports) which is an agency and marketing company representing over 20 athletes from the NFL, plus a new Baseball division with more than 10 in the MLB.
The company’s roster – which has more than 125 clients – includes songwriters and producers like David HodgesOak Felder, Sir Nolan, Noah Goldstein, Jenna Andrews, Jamie Hartman, Andrés Torres, Stuart Price and Mauricio Rengifo to the world’s top 20 DJs like Oliver Heldens and Benny Benassi.
During the pandemic, Milk & Honey sold over $150 million in the publication of catalogs as a representative and broker of songwriters.
The company’s customers have contributed to some of the biggest global hits of the streaming era, including “Levitating” by Dua Lipa, “Butter” by BTS, “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber, and ” Say” by James Arthur. You won’t let go.”The music industry around the world