Justin Morgan Inks Publishing Deal With BMG, Centricity
Justin Morgan has signed a worldwide publishing deal with BMG, in partnership with Centricity.
A native of Texas, Morgan’s cuts have amassed over 20 million on-demand streams, including with contemporary Christian artists Audio Adrenaline, Aaron Shust, Caitie Hurst, Meredith Andrews, and Lydia Laird as well as with country music acts Runaway June, Home Free, Jackson Michelson, Sykamore, DJ Silver, King Calaway, Lauren Duski and more.
“When worlds collide in a creative way, amazing things happen,” says BMG’s VP of Creative, Chris Oglesby. “Justin knows what to do with a song and a track. Privileged to lock arms with him and Centricity on raising the bar.”
“We love working with Justin and have had a very fruitful relationship thus far,” adds VP of Centricity, Chad Segura. “As we’ve watched him grow and branch out into new genres, we’ve been excited about the idea of adding the expertise of another team to the mix for this next season. BMG was the absolute perfect fit. We’re big fans of Chris Oglesby, and his team, and can’t wait to see what our combined efforts will generate in the days ahead!”
“Signing this deal feels like coming home,” says Morgan. “I’ve worked with Chad and Justin at Centricity for years and have been close with Chris and the team at BMG for a while as well. Having champions in both camps is incredible. The Lord knows what he’s doing bringing people together, and I can’t wait to see what we can make happen as a team.”
SMACK Adds Danielle Veronneau As Catalog Manager, Operations Coordinator
Publishing, management, and artist development company, SMACK, has added Danielle Veronneau to its team as Catalog Manager & Operations Coordinator.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Veronneau studied at Belmont University and graduated from Quinnipiac University. In her new role, she will manage all aspects of the publishing house’s song catalogue, including its more than 50 No. 1 country radio hits, and roster of more than 20 writers.
Veronneau can be reached at [email protected].
Dylan Taylor Signs Publishing Deal With Bluewater Music
Recording artist, songwriter and multi-media artist Dylan Taylor has signed a worldwide publishing and administration deal with Bluewater Music.
Originally from Atlanta, Taylor spent most of her formative years in Nashville, releasing her own material and collaborating with her band Hippie Speedball. Her songs have been licensed for several US television programs, including The L Word, Keeping Up With The Kardashians and Washington Heights.
As part of the publishing and administration deal, Bluewater Music will help Taylor with opportunities in the U.S. and internationally both as a writer and artist through their global creative and administrative network.
“Dylan fully embodies what Bluewater look for in songwriters and she has a fantastic work ethic,” says Liam McMellon, creative director of Bluewater Music. “We’ve been a fan of her songs for some time and we’re excited to be teaming up with Dylan for this next stage of her career.”
“I’m beyond excited to be joining forces with Bluewater Music,” adds Dylan. “I can’t think of a better place to be sending my songs and growing as a songwriter. The best is yet to come!”
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