Big Machine Music has signed an exclusive co-publishing agreement with songwriter/producer Matt Dragstrem, which includes the acquisition of his Matt Drag Music catalog.
Dragstrem has written No. 1 hits such as “I’ll Name The Dogs” (Blake Shelton), “One Margarita” (Luke Bryan), “Why We Drink” (Justin Moore), “Sippin’ On Fire” (Florida Georgia Line), and “Be A Light” (Thomas Rhett ft. Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin and Keith Urban) as well as landed cuts by artists Maren Morris, David Guetta, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Dan + Shay, G- Eazy, Charlie Puth, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, and more. He also has nearly a dozen songwriting and producer credits on Rhett’s Country Again: Side A and Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous: The Double Album.
“I am excited to join the Big Machine Music team! I’ve known this talented crew for many years and it’s good to finally get to work with them. I’m eager to see what the future holds,” shares Dragstrem.
Dragstrem officially joins the reigning AIMP Nashville Publisher of the Year’s roster, which includes Laura Veltz, Jessie Jo Dillon, Ryan Hurd, Brett Young, Brandy Clark, Eric Paslay, Maddie & Tae and more.
BMM General Manager Mike Molinar says, “Drag has already established himself as a hit songwriter and producer while still at the beginning of what will be a legendary career. Alex Heddle, the rest of the team and I are so proud to welcome him to the Big Machine Music family!”
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