Gail Phillip has proven her ability to successfully launch R&B artists’ careers by applying the core ingredients for successful management: industry respect, strong managements skills, deep understanding, focus in the broad urban category, and a well-connected circle of influence from the music industry.
With her long-standing professional career in the North American music entertainment industry, Gail has developed talented singers who can perform live, tour and self-promote in order to build audiences and sales. To support her artists’ exposure, she’s obtained sponsorships and endorsement deals from various companies including Roots Canada, Honey Jam, Universal Music Canada and major radio and television outlets.
Previously Gail honed her skills as a TV Executive in Marketing & Sales at the top Television Networks in Canada; CTV, Global & CBC before diving into the music industry. Her journey includes owning an independent label and launching the careers of Juno Nominated artist; Ray Robinson & Kim Davis, guiding the career of emerging female DJ Ty Munro and a role as a Radio Executive at G987FM (CKFG-FM), an Urban Commercial Radio Station. In her current position as Director of Advertising Sales for JAZZ.FM91 (CJRT-FM), Gail has delved into another aspect of the music business.
Currently, Gail sits on the jury advisory committees for FACTOR (The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings) & the Juno Awards as well as holding the position of Network Manager for NABFEME (National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment). Previously she held the title of Artist Relations Director for Urban Music Association of Canada.
Juggling parenthood, running a radio sales department and being an artist manager has been quite a challenge for Gail, but her passion to see her client’s project succeed is what motivates this hard working mother.
Exceptional service, integrity, and a commitment to excellence in execution is what GNOTE MANAGEMENT stands for.