Author Archives: Piers Henwood

About Piers Henwood

Since founding Amelia Artists in 2002, Piers has co-managed the careers of longtime clients Tegan and Sara (2002-2020), Buck 65 (2005-2015), and current clients, including Bedouin Soundclash, Luca Fogale, and The Librarian. In collaboration with his artists and label partners, Piers' work has resulted in more than 1.5 million albums sold in the pre-streaming era, hundreds of millions of track streams, seven Gold certifications, 12 JUNO Award nominations with four wins, a Grammy nomination, an Academy Award nomination, and a New York Times bestseller. In 2018 he co-founded Amelia Recordings, an early-stage record label with a mission to help a new generation of artists develop creative and career momentum. Piers originally comes from a musician background himself – as a founding member of Jets Overhead, he performed at major festivals, including Coachella and Bonnaroo, toured throughout the world, and was nominated for a JUNO Award. He continues to write and record with experimental electronic band Astrocolor. Website:

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