John Pierce Signs With Universal Music Publishing Nashville

(L-R): David Crow, Missy Roberts, Cyndi Forman, Terry Wakefield, John Pierce, Troy Tomlinson, Ron Stuve and Travis Gordon

John Pierce has signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Nashville.

Pierce has had songs recorded by Chris Young, Jon Pardi, Lainey Wilson, Reba McEntire and Trace Adkins, and was a co-writer on the No. 1 hit “Sweet Annie” for Zac Brown.

“John is on such an upward trajectory with his writing and we are thrilled to be representing him at UMPG. His lyric and melody instincts are on point for today’s country market,” said Terry Wakefield, SVP of A&R, UMPG.

“Beyond excited to begin this next chapter with Terry Wakefield, Troy Tomlinson and the entire staff at Universal,” says Pierce. “They are the kind of music publisher every songwriter hopes to have in their career. I can’t wait to see what we accomplish together.”

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