CLAUDIO FERRANTE

Founder of Artist First – first Italian digital and physical music retailing company, founded in 2009 with the aim of being a compelling option to the Italian music retailing system, offering Italian artists and music businessmen tailor-made services and products, creating a joining link between them and the market.

Artist First counts today more then 250 exclusive publications (managed or acquired by the labels distributed), 20 Golden Records , 9 Multi-Platinum Records , 1 Diamond Record, since 2009 the overall best-selling disc, and 23 first positions in the charts.

Ferrante comes from the historical independent label Carosello – where he covered various positions, from art director to managing director – and under his supervision the label was 2002 nominated by the press as independent label of the year. During his management of Carosellohe won 6 Gold Records and 3 Multi-platinum Records.

Since always passionate of and bound to the world of entertainment, from 2011 he is lecturer at the workshop of Marketing of Musical Product at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano.

Artist First

The first Italian digital and physical music retailing company founded in 2009 with the aim of being a compelling option to the Italian music retailing system, offering Italian artists and music entrepreneurs tailor-made services and products, creating a joining link between them and the market.

Artist First has today more then 150 exclusive publications (managed or acquired by the labelsdistributed), 10 Golden Records, 7 Multi-Platinum Records, 1 Diamond Record: best-selling disc in 2011, 3 Double Diamond Records and 25 first positions in the charts. The company has its headquarters in Milan that counts 50 collaborators: distributed between employees, agents and visual merchandisers. Its founder and president is Claudio Ferrante

CLAUDIO FERRANTE

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