About JEM


Launched in 2015 by leading artist manager Colin Lester, London based JEM Music Group represents a roster of internationally successful artists, songwriters and producers including Craig David – who has sold in excess of 15 million records to date. JEM Music Group also represent Craig David’s global pool party brand TS5 – Which is now in its 4th season of residency in Ibiza, adding to the list of global destinations TS5 regularly hosts parties.

JEM Music Group also manages Britain’s Got Talent winners Attraction, a Hungarian theatre troupe with whom they are developing a number of entertainment concepts around the world.

Colin has guided the careers of a wide range of artists for over three decades including, amongst others, The Brand New Heavies, Arctic Monkeys and Travis and in addition to his role as CEO/Chairman of JEM Entertainment Group he is an Honorary Doctorate recipient from Southampton Solent University where he is a regular lecturer.

Colin was awarded the prestigious ‘The Peter Grant Award’ for outstanding achievement from the UK’s Music Managers Forum (MMF) in 2002, the Gold Badge Award’ by BASCA (The British Academy of Songwriters , Composers and Authors’) for his work with UK songwriters in 2007 and the ‘Artist Loyalty Award’ for his longstanding relationship with Craig David at the 2016 A&R awards.

Artist Management


Over 30 years, Music Manager, Label & Publishing owner Colin Lester has had major success with the likes of Craig David, Travis, Arctic Monkeys amongst many more. In addition to his role as CEO/Chairman of JEM Music Group, Colin has been awarded many prestigious awards throughout his career including an Honorary Doctorate and Professorship from Southampton Solent University where he is a regular lecturer.

He also launched JEM Music Publishing in conjunction with Universal Music Publishing US, and now has a roster of acclaimed songwriters and producers including Rachel Furner, Anthony Marshall and Josh Flowers. In addition, Colin produced his first West End Musical ‘The Box’ by Attraction, via his JEM Productions division. These various divisions now operate under the JEM Music Group umbrella.

He was awarded ‘The Peter Grant Award’ for outstanding achievement from the UK’s Music Manager Forum in 2002, the Gold Badge Award’ by BASCA (The British Academy of Songwriters and Composers Association) for his work with UK songwriters in 2007 and the ‘Artist Loyalty Award’ for his longstanding relationship with Craig David at the 2016 A&R awards. He is also on the Board of Trustees for the MOBO Charity (Music of Black Origin) and is also on the committee of the Holocaust charity ‘The 45 Aid Society’ where he annually raises funds for worthy community and aid projects on their behalf.

Naz Idelji

naz@jem-musicgroup.com

Managing Director

Carly Robins

carly@jem-musicgroup.com

PA to Colin Lester/Office Manager

Jack Balsam

jack@jem-musicgroup.com

Studio Engineer/Management Team

Liz O’Neal

liz@jem-musicgroup.com

Accounts Senior

General Enquiries:
info@jem-musicgroup.com

Telephone:
+442034680800

Address:
JEM Music Group
The Courtyard
Unit 5, 100 Villiers Road
London
NW2 5PJ

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