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eOne Appoints Universal Music Alum Maria Alonte to SVP Role – Variety



Maria Alonte has been named senior vp, artistic integration, music for Leisure One (eOne). Within the newly created place, Alonte will oversee eOne’s artistic servicing hub for movie, tv and various content material. She’ll report back to Chris Taylor, eOne’s international president, music and dwell.

The Los Angeles-based Alonte arrives from Common Music Group the place she was SVP, movie and TV synchronization, main the artistic synch group for labels Republic, Def Jam, Island and Verve. Amongst her credit are soundtracks to “Ferdinand” (Island) and “The Hate U Give” (Def Jam). She additionally performed a key function in securing Ariana Grande for Apple’s Memoji advertisements, which featured the Grammy-nominated track “7 Rings.”

eOne, which was acquired by Hasbro final yr, homes a music division and a sturdy music supervision arm in addition to a composer roster. Its properties additionally embrace manufacturing music library Audio Community; rock bands Excessive on Hearth and Lumineers and R&B and rap icons Brandy and Wu Tang; administration of over 70 acts together with Jax Jones, Lights, Tegan and Sara and comic Steve Trevino; and a publishing division that homes work by hitmakers Stereotypes and the catalog of Chuck Berry. eOne additionally launched 2019 smash “Thotiana” by Blueface.

Says Taylor in asserting Alonte’s hiring: “Certainly one of our distinctive promoting propositions as a music firm is our proximity to content material producers which are utilizing music day-after-day. Maria will help in persevering with to construct the bridge to these creators to make sure eOne offers the very best finish to finish music answer within the enterprise. We’re so fortunate to have her.”

“I’m so enthusiastic about what Chris and the group have been constructing at eOne,” provides Alonte. “I’ve by no means seen this degree of synergy inside a media firm. The music group is absolutely built-in into the content material technique at each degree offering platforms for our artists throughout the board. I’m trying ahead to constructing this story as the corporate enters into this new chapter as a part of the Hasbro household.”

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