Music City just saw a big shift over to the WME offices as Buddy Lee Attractions lost a president and Ari and Patrick’s entertainment and media company gained a partner in Kevin Neal. The music industry vet will not be making the move alone as Neal is bring clients Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Colt Ford and Parmalee with him, among others. Before heading over to WME and bolstering their Nashville offices, Neal capped his three decades in the music biz as Buddy Lee prez for the last 5 years. The move will also reunite Neal with his old BLA CEO Joey Lee, whose 360 Artist Agency was picked up by WME back in 2010. This addition comes just under four months after agents Mike Snider, Kevin Huffman and Dan Rauter exited Paradigm to oversee and build WME’s Christian music unit in Nashville.
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