1. SoundCloud Names Josh Nicoll Head of Independent Label Services

SoundCloud Names Josh Nicoll Head of Independent Label Services

SoundCloud Names Josh Nicoll Head of Independent Label Services

Josh Nicoll has been named Head of Independent Label Services at SoundCloud, the company announced Wednesday (May 15). He will report to global head of music, artist relations and label services Lisa Ellis.

“It is great to be joining SoundCloud at such an exciting time for the company, working alongside Lisa Ellis, Global Head of Music, Artist Relations and Label Services to keep what’s new, now and next in music on SoundCloud first, and grow opportunities on the platform within the independent music community,” said Nicoll in a statement.

In his new role, the London-based Nicoll will support SoundCloud’s existing relationships and expand the company’s connections throughout the music industry, with a focus on indie partners. He joins the company from independent label/distributor PIAS, where he delivered campaigns for artists including Flume, Editors, Father John Misty, Sophie, Nilufer Yanya, Circa Waves and Two Door Cinema Club.

Nicoll began his career at Universal Music, where he worked on campaigns for artists including Justin Bieber, The Killers and Stereophonics.