Erik Belz Signs With Spirit/Fluid

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• April 5, 2017

Pictured L-R (front row): Frank Rogers, Erik Belz, Daniel Novick (Savur Threadgold LLP).
Pictured L-R (back row): Brian Bradford (Sr. Director of Administration, Spirit Music Nashville), Daniel Hill (President, Spirit Music Nashville), and AJ Burton (Vice President, Fluid Music Revolution).

Spirit/Fluid, the Nashville-based joint venture between Spirit Music Group and Frank Rogers’ Fluid Music Revolution has signed songwriter/producer Erik Belz to an exclusive publishing deal.

“We are thrilled to have Erik Belz join the Fluid Music Revolution team,” said Rogers. “Erik brings a unique perspective to writing and producing and I can’t wait for the Nashville and the rest of the world to hear his talents!”

“Erik’s ability to write various genres really intrigued Frank and I. Not only do we think Erik will be a threat in the Nashville market, we also believe that with the help of Spirit Music’s worldwide reach, Erik’s future will be just fine,” said VP, Fluid Music Revolution AJ Burton.

“I am beyond thrilled to be working with Frank, AJ, Eric [Hurt] and everyone else at Fluid/Spirit. They have been very supportive of my musical vision from the very beginning and I can’t wait to see what we all do together. Nashville is an amazing city and I’m looking forward to spending more time working there!” said Belz.

Belz is a songwriter and producer born in Memphis, Tennessee and raised in Los Angeles, California. His songs have been cut by artists such as Pitbull, Austin Mahone, Lia Marie Johnson, Metro Station and Jez Dior to name a few. In 2015, Erik produced and co-wrote Lia Marie Johnson’s single “Moment like you,” which peaked at #2 on the iTunes dance chart. Erik’s music has appeared in such shows such as CSI and Scorpion. Belz has been working professionally as a freelance producer since graduating from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California in 2010.

Rogers is a multi-platinum producer and songwriter who has won Billboard’s Hot Country Producer of the Year award five times. He’s also co-written several country hits, including four Hot Country Songs No. 1’s (“I’m Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song)” by Brad Paisley, “Alright” and “This” by Darius Rucker and “Backroad Song” by Granger Smith).

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