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Heart Music

Laughing Heart Music is an award-winning Atlantic Canadian music business with artist management, record label, and music publishing divisions that services a growing roster of artist clients.


Nigel Jenkins

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Nigel Jenkins

Nigel Jenkins is a graduate of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, with a Certificate in Entertainment Law from Osgoode Hall Law School. Nigel is an artist manager and record label owner based in Steady Brook, NL. Nigel has worked with artists like Classified, The Lytics, Anthony OKS, Ben Caplan, Hillsburn and many others as a manager, label owner, and consultant. Nigel is the Chair for the Board of Directors for Music NL, and sits on the board of directors for the East Coast Music Association. He has been nominated for the 2022 East Coast Music Award for Artist Manager of the Year, the 2021 Music NL awards for Industry Professional of the Year and Outstanding Company of the Year, and the 2019 East Coast Music Award for Artist Manager of the Year.


Mary Beth Waldram

While working in the Newfoundland and Nova Scotia music industry since 2008 as both a musician and industry professional, Mary Beth Waldram has organized and supervised large-scale events, created successful grant proposals, and helped various artists with their work. Mary Beth is a graduate of Memorial University’s School of Music and Nova Scotia Community College’s Music Business Program. She’s since gone on to work with many Atlantic Canadian music festivals including Halifax Pop Explosion, Lawnya Vawnya and The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, all while managing bands and booking tours for Atlantic Canadian artists. Winner for MusicNL’s Industry Professional of the Year 2022, Mary Beth currently resides in St. John’s, Newfoundland and is working with Lawnya Vawnya, Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, Silver Wolf Band and many other local companies and artists.