Ashley Calhoun has been promoted to Vice President of A&R at Pulse Music Group. Formerly Senior Director of A&R at Pulse Music Publishing and prior to that, Creative Director at Rondor Music Publishing, Calhoun was recently named in Billboard Power A&R Players List and has consulted on recording projects for WMG and Epic Records. Alongside the executive team of Scott Cutler, Josh Abraham, Maria Egan and Jason Bernard, Calhoun will help build new initiatives in urban music and label services for Pulse clients and continue to oversee A&R/Creative for her impressive publishing roster of writers, artists and producers which includes: Starrah, DJ Esco, Dave East, OZ, G. Koop, Verse Simmonds, Brent Faiyaz, Drew Love (of THEY.), 24Hrs, and more.

On today’s appointment, Pulse co-CEO Scott Cutler commented, “We are thrilled to be extending our already successful relationship with Ashley. In a very short time here at Pulse she has proven herself to be an invaluable partner, having earned tremendous respect within the Pulse family but even more consequentially within the larger music business. Ashley is an extremely talented publisher and manager with a finely tuned ability to spot the next generation of truly innovative writers and artists. She has been able to move the needle for her clients here in a meaningful way and we look forward to watching her continue to blossom in the future.“

With news of her promotion Calhoun remarked, “Scott, Josh, Anne, and Maria have done a tremendous job in building PULSE into a nurturing, family environment for songwriters and all creatives. Over the past two years, it’s been a privilege to work at PULSE and to help build upon their vision. I feel extremely fortunate to be able to work alongside the most talented songwriters in the business, and I look forward to continuing that work in this new role.“