Kirk Sommer
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United States
2022

WME

Kirk
Sommer

Partner / Global Co-Head, Contemporary Music & Touring

Adele, a client Sommer shares with colleague Lucy Dickins, started a residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas that runs through March 2023. Among his other clients, the Killers mounted a global tour, which included a sold-out swing of U.K. stadium dates that moved more than 400,000 tickets. Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus was tapped to play the Estereo Picnic Festival in Bogotá, Colombia. His long and eclectic roster sports Sam Smith, Arctic Monkeys, Hozier, Morrissey, Lewis Capaldi, Steve Aoki, Weezer, Ellie Goulding and the newest judge on NBC’s “The Voice,” Camila Cabello. WME’s music team also beefed up its ranks with the hiring of Dvora Englefield in the newly created role of head of music artist strategy & partner, crossover agent Jordan Hallpike and tour marketing agent Carrie Paglinco. 

Career

  • WME

Education

  • New York University (NY, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2021 Variety500 Honoree
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WME Promotes Lucy Dickins to Global Head of Contemporary Music and Touring

WME Promotes Lucy Dickins to Global Head of Contemporary Music and Touring

WME has elevated Lucy Dickins to global head of contemporary music and touring, where she will steer the respective departments across Beverly Hills, New York, Nashville, London and Sydney.Dickins, who recently re-located to WME’s Beverly Hills office from London, joined the agency in 2019 from ITB (International Talent Booking). Since her arrival, she has helped bring in new clients including Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling, James Blake and Mabel, whom WME represent globally.“Lucy is a dynamic leader who brings strategic...

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