Beggars Music


Beggars Music is completely focused on its writers and determinedly independent, administering its own rights in a full-service office backed with uniquely experienced management.

It works in close partnership with some of the most exciting and innovative labels in the world; XL, 4AD, Matador, Rough Trade, Young and Remote Control.

Notable writers:

Obongjayar, Snail Mail, Dave Bayley (Glass Animals), Flood, Belle & Sebastian, Bobby Krlic (The Haxan Cloak), Lankum, James Righton, Nicolas Jaar, Car Seat Headrest and Yo La Tengo

Notable works:

The Motion – Drake (co-written by Sampha)

Saint Pablo – Kanye West (co-written by Sampha)

Don’t Touch My Hair – Solange (co-written by Sampha)

Heat Waves – Glass Animals

Call Out My Name - The Weeknd (Nicolas Jaar sample)

The Greatest – Cat Power

Ai No Corrida – Chaz Jankel

Blood On Me – Sampha

Wildfire – SBTRKT

Jackie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Mica Levi

Monos (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Mica Levi

Under The Skin (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Mica Levi

Waiting – Alice Boman

Love Is To Die – Warpaint

Notable Achievements:

Obongjayar won Ivor Novello Awards in 2021 – Best Song Musically & Lyrically ‘Gods’ Own Children’

Glass Animals song Heat Waves nominated for X2 BRIT Awards (Song of the Year and Best Rock Act) and a nomination for Best New Artists at the Grammys

Mica Levi was runner up for her Monos Score in the 2020 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards. She won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Film Score for ‘Jackie’, directed by Pablo Larraín, starring Natalie Portman in 2018. In 2017, she was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA in the ‘Best Original Music’ category for the score for ‘Jackie’.

Company Name: Beggars Music
Location: London, UK
Name: Andy Heath
Role: Chairman

Name: Molly O'Brien
Role: Creative