Warner Music Nashville adds VP

Former Atlantic Records exec to oversee company's legal, business affairs

Warner Music Nashville has added Megan Joyce as vice president and head of legal and business affairs.

Joyce, who will begin her WMN duties on May 1, will oversee artist signings and forge new partnerships on behalf of labels and artists, as well as expand existing partnerships, according to a release. She will report to John Esposito.

Joyce previously worked for the past seven years at Atlantic Records in New York. She most recently served as VP of business and legal affairs.

Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 and comprises Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment. The group's artist roster includes Blake Shelton, Faith Hill, Hunter Hayes and Ashley Monroe.