Samantha Kirby Yoh
Partner and Head, East Coast Music Department, WME
Samantha Kirby Yoh is a partner and head of the East Coast Music Department at William Morris Endeavor (WME).
Kirby Yoh represents some of the most dynamic artists in the world. She has developed an extensive roster of artists who are independent in their creativity and voices, which includes Florence + the Machine, Björk, LCD Soundsystem, Banks, Grimes, James Blake, FKA twigs, Spoon, Grizzly Bear, Justice, Sampha, and Alicia Keys, to name a few. She also oversees a wide variety of new talent, discovering and developing artists including Kelsey Lu, Toulouse, Morgan Saint and NOLIFE.
However, booking worldwide tours for her artists is not her only focus, as Kirby Yoh emphasizes the importance of using creative connections to support and amplify each of her artists’ interests across all mediums, thus elevating their business overall.
Kirby and her husband, Louis, live in New York with their two children.
WME is a leading global entertainment agency. Named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, WME represents artists and experts across books, digital media, film, food, music, television and theater. WME is part of the Endeavor (formerly WME IMG) network.