ASCAP songwriter Daphne Willis has signed a co-publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Nashville-based Whizbang, Inc.
“I am beyond excited to join the Sony/ATV and Whizbang teams,” says Willis. “I couldn’t be more thankful to have had support from ASCAP, specifically their GPS Program, which put me in the right direction. Ready to kick some ass!”
Sony/ATV Manager of A&R/Creative, Mark Abramowitz added, “We are excited to play a role in developing Daphne’s career as both an artist and songwriter. Daphne is a great writer capable of impacting both the pop and country markets.”
Born in San Antonio to a classically trained vocalist and audio engineer, Willis began performing at open mic nights around Chicago while a student at DePaul University. She eventually started a band and began playing around 200 shows a year across the United States. She released her first full-length album, What To Say, in 2010 and her second album, Because I Can, in 2011. She currently resides in Nashville.