Concord Music Publishing has signed Amaarae to a global publishing deal, in partnership with Immensum Music. This deal includes the Ghanian-American pop artist’s full catalog and all future works, including Fountain Baby, released earlier this year.
One Two Many (OTM) Music has signed Grammy-nominated producer Dot Da Genius to an exclusive global publishing deal, including both his back catalog and future works. This includes songs the producer has made with Steve Aoki, Don Toliver, Denzel Curry, JID, and Kid Cudi.
Warner Chappell Brazil has acquired a catalog from music publishing company Deck, which covers over 10,000 musical compositions by Pitty, Chico César, Falamansa and Sorriso Maroto, among other artists. The deal was first reported by POPline. According to the website’s report, the agreement between Warner and Deck — record label and publisher founded in 1998 — is one of the largest in Brazilian music.
Warner Chappell Music U.K. and Transgressive Publishing have renewed their joint venture partnership, which has been going for the last 17 years. The extension marks Warner Chappell’s longest-standing JV to date. Along with this news, Transgressive has also announced a new deal with the Foals for their catalog, side projects and future recordings.
Avex USA Publishing and The Revels Group’s Coup D’Etat Music have entered a joint venture to sign Victony to a global deal. A trusted collaborator of Rema, Burna Boy, Don Toliver and more and creator of viral hit “Soweto,” Victony is an essential part of the rising popularity of Afrobeats worldwide.
Peermusic has acquired Arctic Rights Management (ARM), the largest indie publisher in Norway. The deal will give peermusic the publishing rights to ARM’s 5,000+ recordings and compositions. This includes the publishing interest in songs like “Don’t Start Now” and “New Rules” by Dua Lipa and “365” by Zedd and Katy Perry.
Kobalt has signed U.K.-based songwriter and producer Toby Scott to a global publishing administration deal. Scott is an in-demand collaborator in the dance space and his discography includes songs with Galantis, David Guetta, Tiesto, Alok, Dom Dolla, Anyma, D.O.D, Jax Jones, Purple Disco Machine, Martin Solveig, Sophie and the Giants and Robin Schulz.
Warner Chappell Music and Tape Room Music has jointly signed country songwriter and producer Casey Brown to a global publishing deal. Over the course of his career, Brown has worked with Parmalee, Russell Dickerson, Dierks Bentley, Ashley McBryde, Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard, and Lauren Alaina.
Sentric Music Group has signed electronic musician and composer Amon Tobin to a worldwide publishing administration deal. To date, Tobin has released 17 studio albums, first under Ninja Tune and now under his own label Nomark, and his songs have appeared in films like The Italian Job, 21 and Rampart, Divine Intervention, Taxidermia, Splinter Cell, Infamous and more. As part of the deal, Sentric will represent Tobin’s catalog for synch opportunities.
Warner Chappell Music has signed Jenee Fleenor to a global publishing deal. The first woman to be nominated and win Musician of the Year at the 2019 CMA Awards, Fleenor is an in-demand fiddler, playing on top country songs like “I’ll Name the Dogs” by Blake Shelton, “Heartache Medication” by Jon Pardi, and “Til You Can’t” by Cody Johnson. She also releases music as an artist in her own right, beginning with 2019’s “Fiddle & Steel” and is part of a supergroup called the Wood Box Heroes.
Rogét Chahayed‘s TruSauce Publishing has signed rising producer Brandon Shoop to a worldwide publishing deal. Based in Los Angeles, Shoop’s credits include “Cybah” by Syd & Lucky Daye, “Moonlit Breakers” by Paul Dally & Dijon, “Lip Service” by Cautious Clay, “Sleeping With My Friends” by GAYLE, and Chloe George’s “Ghost Town.”
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