Michelle Fantus

Sr Creative Dir
Razor & Tie Music Publishing

Michelle Fantus is the Sr. Creative Director at Razor & Tie Music Publishing. Based in NYC, Michelle runs the pop A&R department, scouts for new songwriters and producers, arranges writing sessions, and plugs songs for major label artist projects. Since joining the company in 2015, Michelle has been responsible for growing Razor & Tie Publishing’s pop catalog with signings such as Koko LaRoo, Dave Berg, Tilian Pearson, and KOPPS, while also working the company’s extensive pop catalog. Prior to joining Razor & Tie, Michelle was A&R Director at Sony/ATV Music Publishing where she got her start as the company’s receptionist and spent 7 years. There, she worked with platinum-selling duo Karmin (Epic), Hot Chelle Rae, St. Lucia, The Elev3n (producers), and The Lone Bellow, among others.

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