As a 25+ year veteran entertainment professional, Los Angeles-based Steve Owens offers expertise as a TV producer, celebrity talent manager, brand specialist, music producer, supervisor & consultant. His efforts have earned him 43 Platinum & Gold Records, including Grammy albums from Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Lionel Riche, Stevie Wonder and Journey. He has also helped break Anita Baker, Expose, Cyndi Lauper, Culture Club, The Beastie Boys and Gloria Gaynor.
As Founder & CEO of Branding Avatar LLC in Glendale, California, Owens provides celebrity talent management, music consulting, and entertainment social media marketing. His firm works with movie studios, TV networks, record labels, and artists/managers, as a central, hands-on hub to connect PR teams, social media and promotion teams in a one-stop shop. The company also assists in producing and/or finding music producers, hiring radio promotion, video, social media and PR teams, and licensing products/merchandise.
In addition, since 2008, Owens has provided Music & Social Media Consulting and A&R for AKON’s Hitlab, while judging the Grammy’s Emerging Artist Contest for the firm.
Previously, Owens commandeered the globally focused Steve Owens Management for 16 years, specializing in celebrities, and movie/TV stars, along with managing talent and providing life coaching and goals strategies. He also worked as a Freelance Producer with Paramount Pictures for Real TV and radio marketing.