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Kate Davies

Associate Director, A&R Casting,
The Launch
Toronto, ON, Canada
Kate Davies is a freelance music industry professional based in Toronto, Canada. Davies’ most recent achievements include Associate Director of A&R, Casting and Artist Relations for CTV's “THE LAUNCH” (Bell Media/Insight Productions/Big Machine Label Group). Davies is responsible for sourcing, recruiting, casting, and overseeing the emerging artists for the breakaway television series which launched four #1 hits and two top ten original songs within its inaugural season, garnering over 4 million streams worldwide by the series finale. Davies joined THE LAUNCH after two years as A&R at Universal Music Canada, where she created, developed, and managed the ’A+R Me’ street team and mentorship program which recruited over 80 A&R scouts nation-wide, and resulted in multiple signings at both Universal and it's distributed labels. Previously Davies has been responsible for all A&R and new talent at The Feldman Agency where she created and managed an online interactive Canadian Music Scouting Program. Davies has also acted as an Artist Manager, currently managing and developing emerging Canadian talent. Davies worked as a Music Journalist and Editor in both Canada and in the UK and has a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Sussex (UK) in International Law, with an area of specialty in Canadian Music Copyright Law.
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