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