Katrina Lopes

KL Management

Katrina Lopes is the president of KL Management whose roster includes platinum selling, Juno Award  winning artist/producer Shawn Desman, pop duo and production team RadioClub, R&B  singer/songwriter/producer Reeny Smith and pop singer/songwriter/producer Kayla Diamond.

Her clients have toured with Backstreet Boys, Selena Gomez, opened for acts such as NAO, John  Legend, Nas, SWV, Van Hunt and have performed alongside Sir Elton John, and been short listed in  NPR’s acclaimed Tiny Desk Contest. Together with her clients KL has garnered accolades including  MMVA Video of the Year, SOCAN #1 Award, SOCAN Pop Song of the Year, and numerous platinum  and gold singles, and over 50 million streams. She executive produced the film "ALIVE", the cornerstone  of an innovative campaign to promote Desman's album, winning “Outstanding Short Film” Reelworld  Film Awards, Canadian Screen Award nominations for “Best Youth Program/Series” and “Best Direction  in Youth Program/Series”. She also produced the short documentary film “Good Love” w/ Gary Beals  which won the Emerging Lens Best Short Documentary Award.

She also serves on the board for: Manifesto, a youth arts organization that creates space that inspires,  develops, and amplifies diverse communities of young people through arts, culture and media; Music  Managers Forum Canada (MMF); Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA); mentors with  Femme it Forward, a female-led joint venture with Live Nation that celebrates, educates and empowers the industry’s most creative and accomplished female visionaries and a global  community of women and gender minorities in music; teaches Music Industry classes through F-You:  The Forgiveness Project to youth and young men in custody; is an innovator with Keychange, a global  network working towards a total restructure of the music industry in reaching full gender equality;  and was named as an honouree on the global “Alternative Power 100 Music List 2020”.  KLMANAGEMENT.CO @katrina_lopes

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