WME Names Joey Lee, Jay Williams Co-Heads Of Nashville Office
WME announced that Joey Lee and Jay Williams will be co-heads of the Nashville office alongside Rob Beckham and Greg Oswald. They will oversee the agency’s day-to-day operations in Nashville. Lee and Williams represent many leading artists in country music, including Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley and many others.
Lee joined WME as a partner in 2010 following WME’s acquisition of his company, 360 Artist Agency. Lee was previously the president of 360 Artist Agency and CEO of Buddy Lee Attractions. Williams made his start in the WME mailroom and worked his way up and became a partner in 2012. In addition to Beckham, Lee, Oswald, and Williams, partners in WME’s Nashville office include Becky Gardenhire, Shari Lewin, Keith Miller, Kevin Neal, Risha Rodgers, and Lane Wilson.
WME is the market leader amongst music agencies in Nashville, with their artists winning 9 out of 13 ACM Awards and 7 out of 11 CMA Awards in the past year.