Established in 2007, Roots Music Group combines a record label, management company and publishing operation and prides itself on its expertise in all areas of the music industry and across all forms of repertoire.
Over the last dozen years Roots Music executives have been involved in a number of high-profile musical projects including launching the career of global superstar Russell Watson on Decca and the release of Charlotte Church’s classical albums on Sony. In one way or another, Roots Music Group execs have been responsible for the sale of over 15 million albums worldwide.
RMG managers have also been involved in putting together many soundtrack projects including Captain Correlli’s Mandolin and Star Trek: Enterprise, the last working with Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren.
Other Roots Music Group staff credits include working on the marketing of soundtracks for Titanic – the best selling soundtrack album in the UK ever – and Star Wars, Episodes I, II & III, as well as production of artist documentaries for both BBC and ITV and several prime time PBS specials in the USA.
The list of artists and celebrities Roots Music has worked with includes Meat Loaf, Aled Jones, Gloria Hunniford, Donald Trump, Jim Steinman, Chris de Burgh, Lionel Richie, Midge Ure, Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Paul McCartney and Shaun Ryder to name but a few.
Roots Music Group has also been involved with several major TV albums including UCJ’s Classical Albums 2006, 2007 and 2009, Classical Voices, The Opera Album and Songbird and the Manchester City Album.
Currently RMG manages Decca recording artist Kristyna Myles, Salford rock legend Shinny, mezzo-soprano Juliette Pochin, violin virtuoso Craig Owen, tenor and BBC Radio DJ Jon Christos, soprano Jenny Williams, swing sensation Rick Guard and the production company Morgan-Pochin.
Senior staff members act as Goodwill Ambassador for the UN and in this capacity undertook a relief mission to the earthquake-struck Sichuan province in June 2008. As part of that effort, UK singer Lauren Irwin sang at the Olympic Stadium in Beijing to a TV audience on over 50 million people across China.