Demi Lovato splits with mega-manager Scooter Braun The Independent understands.
The news comes a week after Justin Bieber was also rumored to be leaving Brown’s management after a 16-year partnership. Reps for both Bieber and Braun have denied the reports.
Monday (August 21) advertisement board After parting ways with Brown’s SB Projects last month, Lovato first reported that she was looking for new management.
The Independent Brown’s representatives have been contacted for comment.
The 31-year-old “Heart Attack” singer signed with Brown in 2019, writing on Instagram at the time: “My dreams come true. I officially have a new manager. Not just any manager, but one and only Scooter Braun.
“Could not be happier, more motivated and more excited to begin this next chapter,” he continued. “Thank you for believing in me and being a part of this new journey.”
Lovato is joined by popular Colombian singer J Balvin, who left Brown’s management in May of this year.
Brown has been embroiled in a feud since 2019 with pop megastar Taylor Swift, who bought her longtime label Big Machine Records and the master recording rights to her first six studio albums. Later, in November 2020, Brown sold Masters to an investment fund, which was believed to be worth more than $300 million.
During the sale, Swift, who wanted to buy the masters herself, slammed Brown, branding him a “bully” and “the definition of toxic male privilege in our industry.”
He has engaged in a campaign of re-recording his albums to ensure that new owners of his compositions do not profit from his compositions.
In an interview with NPR’s Jay Williams last year, Brown said the controversy was a “learning lesson.”
“The regret I have is that I assumed that when the deal was done, everyone was going to have a conversation with me, see my intent, see my character and say, great, we’re going to be in business together,” he said. said.
In November 2020, Swift said, “[Braun] She was asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement saying “I won’t even tell my team a price” and “keep it quiet”. [her] Forever.” Brown’s team denied this request.
“I can’t put myself in a place where I’m arrogant enough to think that somebody’s going to be open to having a conversation and excited to work with me,” he told NPR. “I don’t know these people.”
He went on to say that he still believes he was “treated unfairly” in the fallout from the purchase, but understands “from the other side” how Swift felt it was unfair.
“So I choose to look at it as a learning lesson, a growing lesson, and I want everyone involved to do well,” he concluded.