Songwriters-producers Stephen Kirk of Sixteen Sound and Jenna Andrews of Jennasis Music have signed Morgan Johnston and Tyler Jordan in a joint venture partnership with Warner Chappell.
Kirk has written and produced for BTS (“Butter,” “Permission to Dance”), Jessie Murph (Platinum “Always Been You,” “Pray”) and Dixie D’Amelio, and has over 3.6 billion streams, 8.4 billion TikTok views and 9.6 million Shazams cumulatively. He is also in a band Sunset West with his brother signed to Virgin Records. Kirk discovered Jordan in Nashville through a close friend and found Johnston at a writers round in Nashville.
Andrews has worked as a producer, A&R/creative consultant, songwriter, arranger and executive producer. She served as the vocal producer on BTS’ Grammy-nominated global smash, “Dynamite,” as well as the South Korean superstars’ chart-topping smash “Butter” and collaborated with Ed Sheeran on writing “Permission to Dance.”
Jordan grew up in Possum Kingdom, South Carolina, where he began singing, then picked up guitar and banjo before he was a teenager, performing and writing with influences including Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Eric Church and Stevie Nicks. Jordan has written with Walt Aldridge Jr., Gary Baker, Jenna Andrews, Mickey Guyton, Mark Nesler and more.
Johnston moved to Nashville in 2016 from her hometown of Sandwich, Massachusetts. She was part of ASCAP’s GPS Program, Class of 2020. She has written with writers including Jessie Murph, Kyle Schlienger, Kaylin Roberson, Mark Narmore and more, and opened for Lainey Wilson, Dustin Lynch, Sawyer Brown and more.