How Do I Get The Attention Of A Potential Manager?

  • Scott Welch

  • Artist Manager

  • Scott Welch Management Inc.

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Just as with any role in the industry, there are people at every level.  Your manager is the one team member you want to have as much experience working with acts that are similar to you. But exactly how can you attract the attention of a high-caliber manager who can take your act to new heights?

In this video, veteran manager (Paula Abdul, Alanis Morissette and many more) explains what he looks for and even demands in an artist. He also offers tremendously valuable insights into how he helps  artists set themselves up for long-term success. 


Here are some of the things Scott shares in this video...

Managers Role

Learn what he considers the most important role of a good manager.

What He Looks For

Learn what Scott looks for in an act. His answer may surprise you!


Find out some of the misconceptions artists have about managers.

What He Demands

Find out what Scott literally demands from the artists he works with.

Record Labels

Find out how Scott chooses the record labels he thinks will fit his artists.

Touring Strategy

Learn Scott's strategy when it comes to his indie artists going on tour.
About The EXPERT

Scott Welch

Scott Welch is a highly accomplished individual with a diverse range of experiences in the music
industry, entertainment sector, and technology ventures. He currently serves as the President of
Scott Welch Management Inc, where he oversees the careers of various talented artists and
provides consulting services to multiple Nashville-based music technology companies.

One of the artists under Scott's guidance is The Criticals, an exceptional talent signed to Fantasy
Recordings. Additionally, he offers his expertise to influential companies such as Soundstripe, Single
Music, Eva, Giggs and AtoZ Sports. In recognition of their outstanding contributions, these four
companies were nominated for the prestigious 2022 Nashville Entrepreneur Center's NEXT Awards,
with three of them emerging as winners.

 Scott's involvement in the entertainment industry expands beyond music and serves on the board of directors of Wherever TV, a publicly traded television company. These roles demonstrate his
commitment to supporting and nurturing diverse ventures in the entertainment realm.
Among his notable achievements, Scott is an integral part of the team responsible for building the
highly anticipated Game of Thrones attraction in Las Vegas, Nevada, in partnership with HBO and
Caesars Entertainment. Scheduled to open in 2024, this attraction promises an immersive
experience for fans of the renowned television series. Furthermore, he is involved in the
development of another exciting venture called XPERIA, set to open in September 2023 in Pigeon
Forge, Tennessee. With these projects, Scott showcases his passion for creating captivating
experiential attractions on a global scale.

 Prior to his current endeavors, Scott managed the careers and development of numerous multi-
platinum recording artists. Icons such as Alanis Morissette, LeAnn Rimes, Steve Perry, Paula Abdul,
Collective Soul, and C&C Music Factory flourished under his guidance. Notably, Alanis Morissette's
debut album, "Jagged Little Pill," achieved remarkable success, becoming the largest-selling debut
album in history, with over 36 million records sold worldwide. This monumental achievement earned
the album seven Grammy Awards, in addition to various accolades and critical acclaim.

 Scott's expertise extends to his previous role as a partner at Mosaic Media Group, where he worked
with renowned artists and celebrities across music, film, and television. Notable clients included
Green Day, Goo Goo Dolls, Seal, Jim Carrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and Vince Vaughn, among many
others. At Mosaic, Scott also had the opportunity to oversee Dick Clark Productions and manage the
music publishing catalogs of esteemed artists such as ZZ TOP and Aerosmith. Through his
involvement with Mosaic, Scott contributed significantly to the growth and success of various high-
profile entertainment ventures.

 Furthermore, Scott played a pivotal role in the pioneering days of digital music with his involvement
in As part of the team that launched the website, he contributed to its initial public offering

 (IPO), which raised an impressive $370 million, making it the largest technology IPO at the time.
Scott's forward-thinking approach also led him to invest in and advise the development of StubHub,
the first online secondary ticketing company. StubHub's success ultimately culminated in its
acquisition by eBay for $310 million.

Scott Welch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Sacramento. He
currently resides in Nashville with his wife Desaree and their two children, Ross and Madeline. In his
leisure time, Scott finds joy and relaxation on the tennis court, engaging in one of his favorite

 Through his multifaceted career and impressive achievements, Scott Welch has solidified his
reputation as a visionary leader, a successful music manager, and a respected figure in the
entertainment and technology industries. His passion for nurturing talent, his involvement in
groundbreaking ventures, and his remarkable track record

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