February 19 2018
Kobalt, Senior Vice President Business Development
Kobalt Senior Vice President Business Development, Creative, Nick Robinson is based in Kobalt’s London headquarters where his role includes sourcing and signing new writers/catalogues, artists and music publishers; artist/writer relations and A&R/creative development. His signings at Kobalt include Alt-J, Wolf Alice, Bon Iver, Jack Garratt, Sigur Ros and more recently Jamie T, Passenger and The Big Moon.
Robinson has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry, previously as senior executive writer/publisher relations Europe at US performing right organisation BMI. There he was responsible for the signing and relationships with artists including Adele, James Blunt, Keane, Duffy, Sigur Ros and Estelle.
Prior to joining BMI, Robinson worked at EMI Records in A&R for five years, three of which as head of the A&R department. Before that he spent six years as an editor at Music Week magazine and also worked at Island Records UK as head of press. Before that, he was a journalist on a local paper/music magazines.