Music Biz Member Sony Music Publishing Signs Global Deal With Black River Publishing

Sony Music Publishing has entered a new deal with multi-GRAMMY award winning company, Black River Publishing. This new pact will see Sony offer global services for the company’s catalog, including music from Country artist Kelsea Ballerini; artist/writers MaRynn Taylor, Josiah Siska, Anna Vaus and Abby Anderson; and producer/songwriters Jacob Davis, Doug Johnson, Hannah Kerr and Forest Glen Whitehead; and GRAMMY-winning songwriter Josh Osborne.

“Black River Publishing and our amazingly talented roster of writers are thrilled to be joining forces with our friends at Sony Music Publishing,” says Black River’s VP of Publishing, Rebekah Gordon. “The passion for music and songwriters on both the creative and administrative teams is unmatched. I’m looking forward to celebrating many successes together.”

“Independent music publishers play a vital role in our Music Row community, and Black River has done an amazing job of identifying and developing some of the biggest hit songwriters in Nashville,” adds Sony Music Publishing Nashville CEO, Rusty Gaston. “It is an honor for Sony Music Publishing to support Black River in their efforts.”

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