Anthem Leisure has acquired a catalog of songs written by Chantal Kreviazuk. The deal encompasses hits and collaborations recorded by Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Drake, Avril Lavigne, Pitbull, Shakira, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood and extra.
Most notably, the deal contains “Really feel This Second” by Pitbull that includes Christina Aguilera, along with “Wealthy Woman” by Gwen Stefani.
“Chantal Kreviazuk is without doubt one of the most prolific and profitable Canadian songwriters acknowledged right now on the worldwide stage,” mentioned Anthem Leisure CEO, Jason Klein. “Her extraordinary songs haven’t solely achieved excellent industrial success however have meaningfully influenced standard tradition with a major influence throughout music, movie, and philanthropy, and are a prized addition to our catalog. We stay up for an ideal partnership with Chantal.”
“I’m thrilled to start a brand new and thrilling partnership with Jason and the workforce at Anthem Leisure, to symbolize songs that I’ve been writing all through my complete life and profession,” mentioned Kreviazuk. “Our shared ardour and enthusiasm for the work I worth so dearly was made clear from our very first dialog and I’m grateful to start this new chapter collectively.”
+ US Media and Vevo have entered a brand new promoting gross sales partnership to deal with Vevo’s advert stock in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Peru. US Media can even promote on behalf of Vevo pan-regionally from Miami.
“Becoming a member of forces with Vevo, a model that accumulates greater than 25 billion month-to-month views, considerably amplifies the probabilities for our shoppers in promoting. This alliance represents a strategic development that leverages Vevo’s immense attain and high quality of content material,” mentioned Bruno Almeida, CEO of US Media.
“Vevo’s monetization efforts on this area are reflective of the energy and breadth of our providing, with Latin music being some of the watched genres on our community. From Brazilian funk to regional Mexican to reggaeton, followers can take pleasure in a wide range of Latin artists on Vevo,” added JP Evangelista, senior VP, content material, programming and advertising for Vevo. “Moreover, we’re increasing Vevo’s CTV programming and distribution footprint all through Latin America to ship the music video expertise on the most important display within the house. CTV is an thrilling, burgeoning area the place we’re rising and offering further publicity for artists and advertisers alike.”
+ HarbourView Fairness Companions (HarbourView) is seeking to broaden its actual property in R&B and hip-hop, beginning with the acquisition of singer-songwriter and producer Jeremih’s music catalog.
Phrases of the deal, which solely encompasses a choose variety of titles from Jeremih’s catalog, weren’t disclosed. Heidy Vaquerano and Cynthia Katz of Fox Rothschild LLP served as authorized counsel to HarbourView within the transaction whereas Jeremih was represented by Man Blake and Granderson Des Rochers.
Jeremih has launched three studio albums and had a Billboard chart-topping hit with the music “Birthday Intercourse.” He’s additionally collaborated with a number of main artists together with 50 Cent, YG, Lil Wayne and Ty Dolla $ign, amongst others. His repertoire additionally contains “Oui,” “All The Time,” “Down on Me,” “Impatient,” and the five-time multi-platinum licensed hit, “Don’t Inform Em.”
+ Publishing firm Prescription Songs has added Ryder Johnson — a multi-platinum producer and songwriter — to their roster of artists. Johnson was introduced into the corporate by the use of Prescription Songs A&R Christian Conant.
Initially from Arkansas, Ryder’s credit embody “No Return” by Polo G (with The Child LAROI & Lil Durk), “Choppa Shoot the Loudest” by Lil Tecca (with Chief Keef, feat. Trippie Redd), “Spinnin’” by Lil Durk (feat. EST Gee), and “How The Recreation Go” by Rod Wave. He has additionally labored on numerous initiatives for HotBoii, Lil Yachty, Mike Posner, Tom Morello, Metropolis Morgue and extra.
Conant provides, “We’re so fortunate to welcome Ryder into the fold right here at Prescription Songs! His credit and work ethic converse for themselves, however above all that, he’s an ideal human being. I’m assured that is nonetheless just the start for Ryder. I can’t wait to see the place this partnership takes us! I’m extremely grateful for Diana Sanders and John Rybicki for his or her authorized steerage, and Katie Fagan for bringing us all collectively!”
+ Sharon Van Etten has signed an unique international publishing settlement with Warner Chappell Music (WCM).
Van Etten shared, “I’m very enthusiastic about my new partnership with Carianne [Marshall], Ashley, Wealthy [Christina], Wealthy [Robinson], and the whole Warner Chappell workforce. With this extremely various and progressive workforce of individuals, which incorporates plenty of superb ladies, I’m represented by a bunch of music lovers who elevate up the songwriter. It has at all times been essential to me to have the ability to name the individuals I work with immediately and have open dialogue and communication about my music and profession. I’ve that right here and I stay up for the place this new chapter takes us.”
Notably, Van Etten is on the shortlist for greatest unique music on the 2024 Academy Awards for “Quiet Eyes” from the A24 movie “Previous Lives.”
+ Verve Label Group has signed two new artists: indie musician Phosphorescent, the moniker of American Singer-songwriter Matthew Huock, has signed to Verve Information; experimental jazz punk trio the Messthetics with James Brandon Lewis indicators to impulse! Information.
Phosphorescent has been energetic within the indie rock scene since 2001 and alongside the way in which has gathered eight studio albums. His upcoming Verve album debut, “Revelator,” can be launched on April 5, and the eponymous monitor will debut on Jan. 24.
On their forthcoming launch on Impulse!, the Messthetics (drummer Brendan Canty, bassist Joe Lally of iconic punk band Fugazi, and guitarist Anthony Pirog) be a part of forces with acclaimed jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and bandleader James Brandon Lewis. The primary monitor off the collaborative set “Emergence” will drop on Jan. 24 and the album can be launched on March 15.
+ New York Metropolis-based PR and advertising company The Chamber Group has re-employed Kerry Smalls as head of name technique and promoted Edwin Tetteh from PR supervisor to affiliate director of public relations. Each report back to the corporate CEO, Chris Chambers.
Tetteh beforehand served as a public relations coordinator at Williamson PR, the Lede Firm and PR Consulting representing shoppers together with Visvim, Soundcloud and AMIRI respectively. He joined The Chamber Group as PR supervisor in 2021 main campaigns and representing expertise together with Mariah Carey and Erykah Badu and types together with Tod’s.
Smalls was the director of PR at iONE Digital/City One, a task created particularly for him, and helped efficiently construct a PR division from the bottom up. His earlier expertise contains main PR technique at BCW International working with manufacturers together with Hennessy, Hellman’s Mayonnaise and Kraken Rum. Now again at The Chamber Group, Kerry will support in adapting the corporate’s present staffing mannequin to the ever-growing roster and overseeing shopper enlargement with a 360 method throughout popular culture, way of life, wine/spirits, magnificence, trend, politics, TV/Movie, basic leisure and extra.
+ Marc Anthony and his leisure firm, Magnus, have been tapped as an fairness accomplice in SBE. Led by CEO Sam Nazarian, SBE’s new multi-vertical enterprise technique will deal with rising the model amongst Latin American audiences.
Nazarian mentioned, “It’s an honor to hitch forces with long-time buddy and worldwide celebrity Marc Anthony. I’ve an amazing quantity of admiration for the profession that he has constructed, and, extra importantly, his entrepreneurial intuition. Not solely has Marc been chargeable for 105 No. one hits and over fifteen billion streaming views on YouTube, however he has additionally been capable of garner the loyalty of a multigenerational Latino and international neighborhood by his platforms and content material. been an aspiration of ours to return collectively to construct one thing particular, and I’m excited to share all of the superb issues we’re engaged on with him as our strategic accomplice. My sbe workforce is honored to collaborate with the best-in-class entrepreneurial workforce Marc has constructed at Magnus, led by a dynamic workforce, CEO Michel Vega and COO Felipe Pimiento, to attach with and ship experiences to an viewers that Marc has so fastidiously cultivated all through his profession. That is just the start, and I can’t wait to see what we construct collectively.”
Added Anthony, “It will be an understatement to say that this announcement right now is without doubt one of the best highlights of all the endeavors I’ve taken on in my life. To have the honour to hitch forces with my nice buddy Sam and SBE, is one thing we have now spoken about all through the years and the time has lastly come. My workforce, alongside the unparalleled experience of SBE, is poised to contribute considerably to the success of this new journey. With a shared dedication to excellence and a monitor file of unparalleled imaginative and prescient and execution, we’re excited to carry our best-in-class capabilities to raise SBE’s initiatives to new heights. Collectively, we stay up for unveiling a collection of exceptional initiatives that showcase the synergy and excellence synonymous with the SBE household.”
+ Irish musician and singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow has signed a brand new cope with Nettwerk. The deal comes as McMorrow is gearing as much as launch a brand new single referred to as “Keep Cool” on Jan. 26. McMorrow will stay managed by his Faction Music managers Ken Allen and Michael Roe.