Warner/Chappell Music Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Agreement with Def Jam Recording Artist Logic
Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp., today announced that it has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with Def Jam recording artist and songwriter Logic. The Maryland-native was recently selected by XXL as one of 2013’s Top 10 Freshmen, a prestigious listing of the year’s most promising up-and-coming hip hop artists. Logic is currently working on his full-length debut album with executive producer No I.D.
Logic said, “I’m very excited to take this next step in my career. Working with Warner/Chappell will be a huge asset as I work on my debut album.”
“We absolutely love what Logic has already accomplished in his young career. His ambition and unrelenting creativity is part of why we’re so thrilled to have him join the Warner/Chappell family,” said Jeff Levin, A&R, Warner/Chappell Music.
“Logic is one of the most exciting new hip hop talents around,” said Jon Platt, President, Creative - North America. “He’s done a fantastic job of accruing a large mass of fans with the release of four great mixtapes and an ambitious touring schedule. We look forward to dedicating our wide-ranging expertise and large network of connections to help him break through on a global scale.”
Logic’s latest mixtape, Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever, was released on May 7, 2013 and accumulated more than 150K downloads on its first day. Logic recently completed his very successful, Live Nation-partnered Welcome to Forever tour, exceeding expectations and selling out major markets across the US.
About Warner/Chappell Music
Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing company of Warner Music Group, is home to a wide array of legendary songwriters and a rich catalog of contemporary hits and influential standards. With offices in more than 40 countries, Warner/Chappell provides deep expertise across a range of creative services and the most innovative opportunities for songwriters and copyright holders. With a history dating back more than 200 years, Warner/Chappell currently publishes and administers music from Barry Gibb, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Eric Clapton, fun., Gamble & Huff, Green Day, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Led Zeppelin, Madonna, Miramax Films, Muse, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M, Roc Nation, Stephen Sondheim, T.I., Timbaland and Wayne Hector, among many others.
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