Ryan Wesley Smith has launched artist development and marketing venture Chordwell in Nashville. The company is a full-service artist management and development company working with talent in a variety of genres. Additionally, Chordwell operates as marketing & business development partner working with artists and labels to further their impact.
“I’m thrilled to begin this new season. I believe the industry’s best days are ahead, and hope our team at Chordwell can become a disruptive force in entertainment and a catalyst careers of our clients.” said Smith.
Smith was previously at Story House Collective, where he handled marketing for four-time GRAMMY® nominee and five-time ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year award winner Matthew West, and new artist Leanna Crawford. He’s also worked with artists for KING & COUNTRY, Ty James, YoungHeart, Cade Thompson, and labels Word|Curb Entertainment, Loyalty Records, and Capitol CMG.