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Beyoncé's former business manager is joining forces with Guy Oseary at Maverick, which manages Madonna, U2 and Paul McCartney
By IQ on 28 Nov 2017
Lee Anne Callahan-Longo, formerly EVP and GM of Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment, is to join Live Nation’s artist management outfit Maverick.
At Parkwood, Callahan-Longo – who has more than 25 years’ experience in the music industry, including in artist management, radio promotion/marketing and production – oversaw three world tours, Beyoncé’s 2013 Super Bowl performance and all single and album releases, including the self-titled Beyoncé visual album. She parted ways with Beyoncé in early 2016.
“We are thrilled to have Lee Anne join Maverick,” says company principal Guy Oseary, who formed the current incarnation of Maverick in 2014 as a joint venture with Live Nation. “Her commitment to clients and ability to create next-level artist experiences and business opportunities makes her the perfect fit for our team.”
“Lee Anne has been a force in the industry for many years, and her innovative projects have caught our attention time and time again,” adds Gee Roberson, Maverick partner. “Her vision and work ethic meld perfectly with the Maverick team, and I’m excited to see what we accomplish together.”
“Lee Anne has been a force in the industry for many years, and her innovative projects have caught our attention time and time again”
Callahan-Longo comments: “I am excited to join the team at Maverick. The team is an innovative and collaborative collective that represents some of the most talented artists in the world.
“Working together, we all have access to new ideas and are well poised to maximise opportunities. I’m looking forward to building my business and contributing to the collective for years to come.”
Maverick forms part of LN’s Artist Nation business. Its roster includes U2, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, Lil Wayne, Fifth Harmony and the Roots.
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