Olivia Hobbs, Blackstar London (UK)
Olivia Hobbs is the founder of Blackstar London, a creative marketing agency based in London and LA for the music industry with clients including Universal, Sony, AWAL/ Kobalt, Redlight, eOne & more. The team take care of everything from campaign management, social media, digital ad buying & creative.
The company was founded in 2018, following just shy of a decade at Universal Music with Polydor & Fiction Records, working on digital campaigns for artists varying from Haim, Nine Inch Nails and Eminem, before moving over to Fiction Records, home of The Cure, where she led marketing campaigns, notably with the Mercury- and BRIT-nominated Kate Tempest, as well as launching acts Pumarosa, The Amazons & more.
Hobbs started her career in international touring & live concert production, leading into artist & producer management alongside her major label marketing career, meanwhile featuring on Music Week’s 30 under 30 & the ‘She Said So’ Alt 100 Power List.