Country act Joe Nichols has signed for exclusive management representation with Sanctuary Artist Management.

The company also represents ZZ Top, Fleetwood Mac, Tommy Lee, Elton John, the Who and James Blunt. Nichols was previously handled by John Lytle, who also works with Gary Allan.

Nichols has scored seven top 10 singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, including two No. 1's -- "Brokenheartsville" and "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off." He has sold just more than 2 million albums, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Nichols most recent album, "Real Things," was released in August on Universal South.