Parlophone Records has hired Ina Rasinger (formerly Jedlicka) and Jin Jin as A&R Director and Senior A&R Manager, respectively.
Ina Rasinger, who joins Parlophone on January 15 from Sony Music Germany where she was Head of A&R for the Columbia label, has built a reputation for catapulting English artists out of Germany.
She signed James Arthur and A&R‘d his comeback, including the global hit Say You Won’t Let Go.
Rasinger has recently worked with Rhodes, and Richard Fairlie, and was also responsible for signing Tap Management’s Grace Carter to Sony.
Jin Jin, who joins the team as Senior A&R Manager effective immediately, is a multi-platinum songwriter who has written with the likes of Jax Jones, Raye, Madison Beer, Sigala, David Guetta and Yebba amongst others.
Jin Jin co-wrote the Jess Glynne UK No.1’s Hold My Hand and Not Letting Go by Tinie Tempah feat. Jess Glynne, as well as Real Love (UK No.2) and Right Here (UK No.6).
Jin Jin was also nominated for an Ivor Novello and won a BMI Award for Hold My Hand.
She will continue to run her publishing and management company, Jinsing, while working across a broad roster of Parlophone artists.
“As we continue to evolve the new Parlophone, our mission above all is to be home to the most innovative and forward-thinking artists of our generation. Jin Jin and Ina both embody our values perfectly.”
Nick Burgess, Parlophone Records
Nick Burgess, Co-President, Parlophone Records, said: “As we continue to evolve the new Parlophone, our mission above all is to be home to the most innovative and forward-thinking artists of our generation. Jin Jin and Ina both embody our values perfectly.”
“Ina’s one hundred per cent artist-driven and has one of the best A&R minds in the business.
“She has a gift for spotting unique talent and helping them cross over into the mainstream, and I’m looking forward to her bringing fresh ideas and a global perspective to the team.
Added Burgess: “Jin Jin’s also a hugely inspiring character. She lives and breathes songwriting and artist development and knows how to bring the best out of every artist she works with. She’s incredibly well respected throughout the creative community, while also having a great entrepreneurial spirit.
“Their talent is undeniable, and I’m so excited to welcome them to the team.”
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