Songs Music Publishing signs Nelly to global co-publishing deal

Music Week - April 3, 2013

Songs Music Publishing has signed Nelly to a worldwide co-publishing deal.

The agreement encompasses Nelly’s most recent album 5.0 as well as his future albums including upcoming new LP M.O, slated for release later this year.

Also covered by the deal is current single Hey Porsche, 5 million plus selling single Just A Dream and his Florida Georgia Line collaboration remix Cruise.

“Nelly has proven time and time again that he is one of the most consistent hit makers in contemporary music,” said Songs’ president and head of A&R Ron Perry, who signed Nelly.  “He’s a rare artist who has been able to thrive across all genres and radio formats, working with artists who span the musical spectrum, from Tim McGraw to Janet Jackson to Florida Georgia Line.”

Songs Founder and CEO, Matt Pincus added: “Having an artist and songwriter of the caliber Nelly join the Songs family is both a tremendous honor and a big step towards our goal of being the world’s leading contemporary independent music publisher.”

Founded in 2004, SONGS Music Publishing currently represents over 350 contemporary and catalog songwriters in all genres of music.