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Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter, Nathan Chapman, Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Music

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  • August 30, 2016
    Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter, Nathan Chapman, Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Music

    Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer, Nathan Chapman. Chapman has composed more than 30 songs for major label releases, including for Phillip Phillips, Lady Antebellum, Michael Ray, Dan + Shay, Jake Owen, Eric Paslay, Martina McBride, Colbie Caillat, Lauren Alaina, Sara Evans, Rascal Flatts, O.A.R., Mickey Guyton, Thompson Square, and Darius Rucker, whose song “Homegrown Honey” was Chapman’s first No. 1 hit.

    Chapman’s most recent project, Revival, is his first album, and features material co-written with songwriters Lori McKenna, Ashley Monroe, Leslie Satcher, Stephanie Chapman, Hillary Lindsey, Andrew Dorff, and Mary Steeburgen. Chapman also recently penned the end title for the film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

    “Warner/Chappell has impressed me for a long time, as their crew have this whole publishing thang dialed in,” said Chapman. “From the writers to the creative staff to the admin peeps, it’s a culture of excellence and positivity. If my career journey led me here, I must be doing something right.”

    “We’ve had the pleasure of knowing Nathan for a number of years and have always been impressed with his passion for songwriting and songs,” said Ben Vaughn, Executive Vice President of Warner/Chappell Music Nashville. “The depth & diversity of his songwriting voice shines so brightly on his project Revival, and everyone at Warner/Chappell is proud to have Nathan in our family.”

    In addition to songwriting, Chapman has worked as a producer on a number of hit songs and albums, including on Taylor Swift’s multi-platinum selling debut album. He has since gone on to work on all five of Swift’s albums, recently earning a Grammy award for Album of the Year as a producer on 1989. Chapman has had 16 No. 1 hits as a producer, and has worked with artists such as Martina McBride, The Band Perry, Lionel Richie, Sara Evans, Shania Twain, Colbie Caillat, Cassadee Pope, Lady Antebellum, Jewel, and most recently, on Keith Urban’s No. 1 hit “Break on Me.”

     

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on August 30, 2016 - 12:10pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer, Nathan Chapman. Chapman has composed more than 30 songs for major label releases, including for Phillip Phillips, Lady Antebellum, Michael Ray, Dan + Shay, Jake Owen, Eric Paslay, Martina McBride, Colbie Caillat, Lauren Alaina, Sara Evans, Rascal Flatts, O.A.R., Mickey Guyton, Thompson Square, and Darius Rucker, whose song “Homegrown Honey” was Chapman’s first No. 1 hit.

Chapman’s most recent project, Revival, is his first album, and features material co-written with songwriters Lori McKenna, Ashley Monroe, Leslie Satcher, Stephanie Chapman, Hillary Lindsey, Andrew Dorff, and Mary Steeburgen. Chapman also recently penned the end title for the film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

“Warner/Chappell has impressed me for a long time, as their crew have this whole publishing thang dialed in,” said Chapman. “From the writers to the creative staff to the admin peeps, it’s a culture of excellence and positivity. If my career journey led me here, I must be doing something right.”

“We’ve had the pleasure of knowing Nathan for a number of years and have always been impressed with his passion for songwriting and songs,” said Ben Vaughn, Executive Vice President of Warner/Chappell Music Nashville. “The depth & diversity of his songwriting voice shines so brightly on his project Revival, and everyone at Warner/Chappell is proud to have Nathan in our family.”

In addition to songwriting, Chapman has worked as a producer on a number of hit songs and albums, including on Taylor Swift’s multi-platinum selling debut album. He has since gone on to work on all five of Swift’s albums, recently earning a Grammy award for Album of the Year as a producer on 1989. Chapman has had 16 No. 1 hits as a producer, and has worked with artists such as Martina McBride, The Band Perry, Lionel Richie, Sara Evans, Shania Twain, Colbie Caillat, Cassadee Pope, Lady Antebellum, Jewel, and most recently, on Keith Urban’s No. 1 hit “Break on Me.”