Dan Weiner with Paradigm, Val Hooper, Sam Gores with Paradigm, Kelly Stelbasky with Live Nation and Max Hooper

First-Ever Chip Hooper Award Winner Kelly Stelbasky Got Her Start in Music With the Legendary Agent

When Kelly Stelbasky arrived in Monterey, California in 2005 to accept a job at Monterey Peninsula Artists, she brought two suitcases and an open mind. She had just met agent Chip Hooper at an industry onference and decided to leave her life as a booker at Miami University of Ohio and come to work with Hooper, who represented acts like Phish and Dave Matthews Band.
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European CMOs PPL & SAMI Partner With Auddly To Fix Metadata Black Hole

Auddly, the Swedish tech start-up co-founded by Swedish songwriters Max Martin and ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus to solve music's well-documented data problems, has teamed up with European CMOs PPL and SAMI as part of its ongoing efforts to accurately capture song data.