What We Do 

 

Artist Management

 

We're passionate about music and we want people to hear it. We're also business people and understand to thrive in the industry, you must build and run your career as a creatively satisfying business. We pride ourselves on being an artist friendly, business centred music company with integrity. 

Music Publicity

If your tour, radio campaign, album or project is planned, we can help people find out about it. We work in traditional & digital media to create publicity opportunities.  We've worked in US/Canadian small, mid sized and major tour markets from clubs to soft seat theatres and stadiums. 

Video Production 

We work with you every step of the way to produce your music videos on time, on budget and in creatively satisfying way. We have worked across Canada creating music videos and social media content for artists, campaigns and launches. 

Artist Development

We provide artist development and career coaching services in a range of genres. 

For questions, please contact  jeremy@johnsontalentmanagement.com

ABOUT US

Johnson Talent Management (JTM) is an artist management and music promotion company with offices in Toronto and Winnipeg. Established by siblings Jeremy and Janelle Johnson, JTM represents some of Canada's strongest indie talent in the Canadian Country music scene. Combining artist management expertise with an extensive national media and industry network, the music industry duo have embraced the family spirit and passion for great music to build an impressive indie roster.

 

Our artists have earned over a 10 million streams, charted 4 x Top 30 Canadian Country Radio singles and won awards across Canada such as CCMA's and MCMA Female Artist of the Year. As a company, we've worked with talent such as Serena Ryder, Jully Black, Patricia Conroy, Victoria Duffield and emerging artists such as Command Sisters (Universal). We've secured a range of indie to major label deals, along with earning major brand campaigns and partnerships.  We currently represent Gold Selling Artist Jason Benoit, 5 x MCMA winner Kendra Kay, and BCMA Nominee Katy Hurt. 

 

Working across Canada and around the world, we've promoted concerts in 65 Canadian/USA markets and worked with companies such as the CFL,  CBC, Showtime Concerts (Australia), Sirius XM and Garnier Canada. Using a down to earth, artist friendly and business centred approach, we've brokered relationships across the industry with artists, publishers, producers, labels, agencies and promoters. 

 
 
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Jason Benoit 

  • Earned a Gold Record for his single 'Gone Long Gone', which went Top 10 in Canada

  • 4 Top 30 Singles on the Canadian Country Chart 

  • CCMA Award Winner 

  • Top 3 Sirius XM Top of the Country Finalist

  • Over 8 Million Global Streams 

  • Billboard Charting Country Artist 

  • Played major festivals across Canada such as Boots N' Hearts, Cavendish Beach Festival and Rock the Park Festival 

  • 2020 ''Fan's Choice Entertainer of the Year' East Coast Music Award

  • Headliner for National Indigenous People's Day

  • Direct support  for Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney 

  • National Tour support for Old Dominion and The Washboard Union 

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Kendra Kay 

  • Sakamoto Agency Artist 

  • 2 x Manitoba Country Music Association (MCMA) Female Artist of the Year 

  • 3 x MCMA Fans Choice Award winner (2018/2019/2021) 

  • 17 weeks in the Top 100  Country Airplay Chart 

  • Over a million global streams

  • CFL Banjo Bowl Halftime Show, Dauphin's CountryFest Main Stage, Sunfest Country Music Festival, Canadian Music Week 

  • Opened for Gord Bamford, Jess Moskaluke, James Barker Band, Charlie Major, Doc Walker, Corb Lund and Drake White

  • CBC Searchlight National Top 10 finalist

  • Recent EP 'More to Me' co-produced by country star Terri Clark

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Katy Hurt

  • 4 x British Country Music Association nominee

  • 2 #1 iTunes British Country Singles  

  • Played Major Festivals like Country 2 Country Festival at O2 Arena and Pilton Party at Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage

  • Toured across the United Kingdom and Canada

  • Singer/Songwriter who has written with artists across United Kingdom, Australia and Canada 

  • Garnered notable radio play in Canada, United Kingdom and Canada

  • Direct support for Liam Gallagher and Bellamy Brothers

  • BBC Radio 5 Geoff Lloyd 'Just Beautiful...Wonderful'

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