Monday, September 12, 2016
NEW YORK, NY (September 12, 2016) – Spirit Music Group has promoted Lisa Macy to Vice President, Film & Television, as announced today by Peter Shane, Senior Vice President, Creative Services, Spirit Music Group. Reporting to Peter Shane, Lisa Macy works to create opportunities for Spirit’s writers by placing songs in upcoming film, television and trailer opportunities.
“Throughout her history at Spirit Music Group, Lisa has been an invaluable team member, helping to expand our reach in all areas of media while working to land classic copyrights and under the radar gems into films, TV shows and trailers,” said Peter Shane.
“It’s been my pleasure to be a part of the Spirit creative team for the past five years. I’ve learned so much and gotten to pitch so many great writers. I can really super-serve the music supervisor community with this catalog. And I got to hang out with Pete Townshend -- twice!” said Lisa Macy.
During her five years with Spirit Music Group, Lisa Macy has helped film/TV/trailer creatives find songs for their songs including 'Deadpool,' 'Pitch Perfect' and 'Pitch Perfect 2,' 'Spy,' 'Empire,' 'Better Call Saul,' 'The Royals,' 'The Goldbergs,' 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,' 'Ghostbusters,' and 'Minions.'
Prior to joining Spirit Music Group in 2011 As Sr. Director of Film & TV, Macy spent a collective 15 years doing music placement for Capitol Records, EMI Label Group, J/Jive/RCA Records, Warner Brothers Records and Atlantic Records, after getting her start as assistant to the SVP of Soundtracks at MCA Records.
As the premier global independent music publisher, Spirit Music Group’s roster features some of the most legendary names in popular music. Its repertoire includes music by Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Santana, The Beach Boys, Barbra Streisand, Gladys Knight, Alice Cooper, Chicago, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Eagles, Brad Paisley, Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, The Go-Go's, Madonna, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, Ricky Martin, Keith Urban, Usher, Dido, Jewel, Jason Aldean and Mary J. Blige; and the breakthrough work of newer artists such as James Bay, John Newman, Chris Stapleton, and Sam Hunt, to name a few. The company also publishes the complete catalogs of such icons as Pete Townshend, Marc Bolan, Boz Scaggs, The Marshall Tucker Band, Toto, Billy Squier, Graham Nash, Joe Walsh, Charles Mingus, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Henry Mancini, and T.Bone Burnett.
ABOUT SPIRIT MUSIC:
Spirit Music Group, founded in 1995, is one of the world's leading independent music publishers, owning and/or managing more than 75,000 songs spanning seven decades and every musical genre. The company's repertoire reflects some of the most beloved songs and songwriters of all time, including hits by Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Elvis Presley, Dion, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Santana, The Beach Boys, Barbra Streisand, Gladys Knight, Alice Cooper, Pure Prairie League, Chicago, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Eagles, Brad Paisley, Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, The Go-Go's, Madonna, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, Ricky Martin, Keith Urban, Usher, Dido, Jewel, Jason Aldean and Mary J. Blige; the complete catalogs of such iconic songwriters and writer/artists as Pete Townshend, Marc Bolan, Boz Scaggs, The Marshall Tucker Band, Toto, Billy Squier, Graham Nash, Joe Walsh, Charles Mingus, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Henry Mancini, T.Bone Burnett, Rick Nowels, C&C Music Factory; and the breakthrough work of such newer artists as James Bay, John Newman, Chris Stapleton, Sam Hunt, Scissor Sisters, The Naked & Famous, Matt & Kim, Kodaline, Zooey Deschanel, Eric Paslay, and Big Data.
Spirit has earned a strong reputation as an aggressive royalty administrator and a peerless promoter of its songs into film, television and advertising productions as well as a wide range of new media. In recent years, Spirit has helped transform the publisher's role beyond royalty collection and song promotion to proactive career and legacy partnership by creating and executing marketing plans to revitalize its clients' songs and expand their brands.
Spirit Music Group is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Los Angeles, Nashville and the Netherlands. Spirit is a portfolio company of Pegasus Capital Advisors, the New York-based private equity fund manager that has been providing creative capital and strategic solutions to growth companies since 1996.
Spirit Music Group Media Contact:
Black Market Creative