Warner Chappell Music Extends Deal With Liz Rose

Liz Rose

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) has extended a worldwide publishing deal with Grammy-winning songwriter Liz Rose and her publishing company, Liz Rose Music. Among her numerous hit songwriting credits are No. 1 singles for  Taylor Swift (“You Belong with Me”), Little Big Town (“Girl Crush”), and Eli Young Band (“Crazy Girl”).

“Words matter and the words that Liz Rose has put into the musical songbook have really mattered,” said Ben Vaughn, President & CEO, WCM Nashville. “She is the force behind so many songs that have won the coveted Song of the Year award at all of the major music award shows. She is unstoppable, unflappable, and we are so happy to continue our partnership.”

“Over the past six years Ben and everyone at Warner Chappell have been the best partners I could have asked for,” added Rose. “I look forward to exploring even more opportunities for my music and for the music from all of our wonderful songwriters at Liz Rose Music.” 

Rose has earned the Song of the Year prize at the 2010 BMI Country Awards for “You Belong With Me” (Taylor Swift), the 2011 ACM Awards for “Crazy Girl” (Eli Young Band), and the 2015 CMA’s for “Girl Crush” (Little Big Town). She has earned multiple Grammy wins including Best Country Song for “White Horse” (Taylor Swift) and “Girl Crush” (Little Big Town), and was named Songwriter of the Year at the 2007 SESAC Awards.

Most recently, Rose co-wrote Miranda Lambert’s single, “It All Comes Out in the Wash” with Lambert, Lori McKenna and Hillary Lindsey as part of the songwriting trio, The Love Junkies. The group is also behind Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty.”

In 2010 Rose launched Liz Rose Music with her son Scott Ponce as a home to burgeoning songwriters. The roster currently includes Joe Fox, Phil Barton, Emily Shackelton, Seth Ennis, Cameron Bedell, Alyssa Micaela, Nick Boyd, Cassidy Daniels, and Caitlin Rose, with writer catalogs from Corey Crowder, Jesse Walker, Jeff Middleton, Chuck Wicks, and Stephony Smith.

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