Scott Cutler and Josh Abraham, co-CEOs of Pulse Music Group have announced today the extension of their five year relationshop with Maria Egan. As President and Head of Creative at Pulse Music Group and a partner in the company, Egan is responsible for overseeing the company’s creative strategy and runs their highly accoladed A&R team. She will also continue to build Pulse’s management roster and develop projects for the Pulse branded label.
Egan has played a key role in Pulse’s creative success over the past few years, and her leadership and achievements were recently recognized by Billboard when it featured Egan in its prestigious Women In Music list.

“Maria has been an incredible asset to Pulse. She’s an amazingly talented A&R executive who has helped take us to a new level creatively, and beyond that she’s just a fantastic person to work with every day. I know I speak for the entire staff when I say I’m thrilled she will be leading the A+R initiatives at Pulse and continuing her important work with our songwriters for years to come,” said Scott Cutler.

“Having seasoned A+R executives with strong relationships and who are passionate about championing our songwriters creatively is a vital part of our company culture. Maria is an absolute powerhouse when it comes to her A&R leadership and vision, and we’re all fortunate to be able to work with her,” said Josh Abraham.

“Helping Josh and Scott build Pulse has been the highlight of my career and I am thrilled to be continuing this journey with them, our family of writers and our stellar executive team. I feel fortunate to have found such a creative, successful and supportive environment to call home” said Maria Egan.

A growth-minded leader with a track record of success, Egan’s recent accomplishments include helping Pulse double its NPS, win the AIMP Publisher of the Year Award for 2018 and climb into the Top 10 publisher market share in the US. She also led the company’s drive into the Latin music market and played an integral role in the formation of Pulse’s partnerships with Marc Anthony’s Magnus Media and Nas’ Mass Appeal.

Egan also recently co-founded REBOOT, a community for female creators. The REBOOT initiative hosts expert workshops and gatherings with a mission to support women in the creative community and highlight how they can lead in the creative process.

At Pulse, Egan has built a world-class A&R team responsible for signing hit artists and songwriters including Starrah, Tyler Johnson, El_P and Rich The Kid. Egan and the team are also supporting key signings from Pulse’s publishing ventures with Rick Rubin, Creative Nation and Magnus Media. Recent hits from Pulse writers include Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You feat. Cardi B” via Starrah (tied for the longest run at #1 on the Billboard Radio Songs chart this century, RIAA Platinum); Camila Cabello’s “Havana” feat. Young Thug via Starrah (#1 Billboard Hot 100, RIAA 6X Platinum) and Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” feat. Drake via OZ (#1 Billboard Hot 100, Urban, and Rhythmic Radio, RIAA 5X Platinum) & the record breaking Latin hit “Despacito” Other highlights include the company’s interest in multiple Grammy nominations, including Best Rap Song for Travis Scott “Sicko Mode” (via OZ), Best Rap Album for Travis Scott Astroworld (via OZ), Album of the Year for Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour (via Tommy English) and Drake’s Scorpion (via Ty Dolla $ign), and Best Country Album for Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour (via Tommy English) and Brothers Osbourne’s Port Saint Joe (via Barry Dean). Pulse writer Starrah also won last year’s ASCAP Pop Songwriter of the Year award.