Who is Dani Thompson?
Dani Thompson (Dani N Thompson a.k.a @danithompsonmusic) is the Founder and CEO of DNT Entertainment; a leader in artist management and development in the music industry. As a wife, mother, business owner, mentor and advocate for gender equality in the music industry, Dani Thompson lives up to her girl boss persona. She has dedicated her life and work to mentoring young aspiring artists and their families, with a niche focus on indie, pop, alternative, and country music genres. Her platform has given a voice to many who would otherwise go unheard, and has helped shape the careers of many up-and-coming artists’ careers.
As the former frontwoman of a promotional band for Fenders’ Kids Rock Free® program in the early 2000’s, Dani built her business on the knowledge and skill set she had acquired from first hand experience as an artist during her high school and college years. She first found her footing on the business side of the industry as a manager, publicist, and music photographer after graduating from Cal State Fullerton in 2010, and her success on an independent entrepreneur level led to the formation of DNT Entertainment in 2014.
Leading with Passion and Purpose
Dani Thompson has built her business on a love for music and a passion for helping uplift others. Her goal is to empower independent artists and creators by equipping them with the knowledge and tools they need to retain creative control over their projects and ownership of their music.
Her achievements are a testament to her hard work and dedication
Dani Thompson is best known for her work as music video director, music photographer, live event producer, talent buyer, manager, publicist, and artist development consultant. She has contributed to the development of dozens of indie artists careers such as Macy Kate, Tayler Jade, Emilia Vaughn, Ethan Sak, Dylan Rouda, Savannah Young, ĒISA, Megan Winsor, Em Davila, Jason Farol and many others. She has produced high end celebrity red carpet events, and has produced corporate shows for artists such as Flo Rida, Macy Kate, Iggy Azalea, Zhavia Ward, Brian King Joseph, Lauren Black and Evelyn Cormier. Most recently in 2022, Dani assisted with publicity for Dean Lewis during the “Sad Boy Winter Summer Tour,” and a music video she directed for Emilia Vaughn “Sunflower,” was featured on MTV’s Spankin New, AXS TV’s Music High 5, Loop TV and Nick Music. Dani Thompson’s company DNT Entertainment is the primary marketing and PR arm of the record label OC Hit which is led by Thomas Barsoe. Dani’s achievements are a testament to her hard work and dedication.
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