Eve Fairley-Chickwe joins AWAL as senior A&R

Eve Fairley-Chickwe joins AWAL as senior A&R

Eve Fairley-Chickwe has joined AWAL as a senior A&R, Music Week can exclusively reveal. 

Fairley-Chickwe makes the move from Kobalt Publishing, where she has worked in A&R since joining in 2013. Her signings include Jack Garratt, Koffee, Mahalia, Chronixx, SerpentWithFeet and Jade Bird.

Working closely with Kobalt’s LA team, she also helped sign Frank Ocean collaborator Vegyn. At AWAL, Fairley-Chickwe is working with new signings including Tamera, Hak Baker and InfamousIzak, as well as Little Simz.

Eve Fairley-Chickwe said: "I am really excited for the next chapter of my career at AWAL, I have always been passionate about artist development and AWAL has become a place where artists are being empowered, keeping their independence and having success!" 

AWAL has become a place where artists are being empowered

Eve Fairley-Chickwe

AWAL president Paul Hitchman said: "Eve is a fully rounded A&R executive, equally skilled at finding the most exciting new artists, working directly with artists creatively and championing those artists within AWAL globally. She has been a fantastic addition to the AWAL A&R team, and will play a key role as we continue to build AWAL's roster of innovative, influential and successful artists."

Fairley-Chickwe has been part of UK Music's Futures Board and is currently mentoring with Cre8ting Vision.

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