Founder, Blackstar London
Olivia Hobbs is the founder of Blackstar London; a creative marketing agency based in London & LA, for the music industry with clients including Universal, Sony, AWAL/ Kobalt, Redlight, eOne & more. The team take care of everything from campaign management, social media, digital ad buying & creative.
The company was founded in 2018, following just shy of a decade at Universal Music with Polydor & Fiction Records, working on digital campaigns for artists varying from Haim, Nine Inch Nails and Eminem, before moving over to Fiction Records; home of The Cure where she led marketing campaigns, notably with the Mercury & BRIT nominated Kate Tempest, as well as launching acts Pumarosa, The Amazons & more. Hobbs started her career in international touring & live concert production, leading into artist & producer management alongside her major label marketing career, meanwhile featuring on Music Week’s 30 under 30 & the ‘She Said So’ Alt 100 Power List.