RareSpark Signs Walker Hayes for Publishing

Pictured (L-R): Christian Barker (Founder/President, Capri Nashville), Walker Hayes, Suzanne Strickland (Owner/CEO, RareSpark), Lauren Spahn (Shackelford, Bowen, Zumwalt & Hayes), Scot Sherrod (VP/GM, RareSpark)

Singer-songwriter Walker Hayes has signed an exclusive world-wide music publishing contract with RareSpark Media Group.

“We feel so lucky to be able to partner with such an extremely talented and incredibly hard-working individual,” says RareSpark’s Owner/CEO Suzanne Strickland.

“Walker is a triple-threat,” continues RareSpark’s VP/GM Scot Sherrod. “He is an amazing artist, songwriter and producer. His artistry and songwriting as a whole is at its all-time best and we are very excited to work together to help bring it to the masses.”

Of the new partnership, Hayes’ manager Christian Barker remarks, “Throughout the process of finding a new publishing home for Walker, RareSpark stuck out as an innovative, team-oriented organization with which we are thrilled to partner.”

Previously signed to Capitol Nashville, the Alabama native moved to Nashville in 2005. He has found success in writing “Eat, Sleep, Love You, Repeat” for Rodney Atkins; “Joy Like Judy,” an anthem for The Bobby Bones Show; and Colt Ford‘s “Dirty Side.” Walker has also made an appearance on the TLC series 19 Kids & Counting, performing a song he wrote commemorating the engagement of Jill Duggar.


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