Warner/Chappell Music Signs Nathan Chapman

Nathan Chapman

Nathan Chapman

Warner/Chappell Music has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with songwriter and producer Nathan Chapman.

Chapman has composed more than 30 songs for major label releases, including for Phillip Phillips, Lady Antebellum, Michael Ray, Dan + Shay, Jake Owen, Eric Paslay, Martina McBride, Colbie Caillat, Lauren Alaina, Sara Evans, Rascal Flatts, O.A.R., Mickey Guyton, Thompson Square, and Darius Rucker, whose song “Homegrown Honey” was Chapman’s first No. 1 hit.

Chapman has released his own project, Revival, featuring songs penned with Lori McKenna, Ashley Monroe, Leslie Satcher, Stephanie Chapman, Hillary Lindsey, Andrew Dorff, and Mary Steeburgen. Chapman also penned the end title for the film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

“Warner/Chappell has impressed me for a long time, as their crew have this whole publishing thang dialed in,” said Chapman. “From the writers to the creative staff to the admin peeps, it’s a culture of excellence and positivity. If my career journey led me here, I must be doing something right.”

“We’ve had the pleasure of knowing Nathan for a number of years and have always been impressed with his passion for songwriting and songs,” said Ben Vaughn, Executive Vice President of Warner/Chappell Music Nashville. “The depth & diversity of his songwriting voice shines so brightly on his project Revival, and everyone at Warner/Chappell is proud to have Nathan in our family.”

As a producer, Chapman has worked on all five of Taylor Swift’s albums, earning a Grammy award for Album of the Year as a producer on 1989. Chapman has had 16 No. 1 hits as a producer, and has worked with artists such as Martina McBride, The Band Perry, Lionel Richie, Sara Evans, Shania Twain, Colbie Caillat, Cassadee Pope, Lady Antebellum, Jewel, and most recently, on Keith Urban’s No. 1 hit “Break on Me.”

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