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MNEK Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell

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  • June 19, 2015
    MNEK Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell

    Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and recording artist, Uzo Emenike, AKA MNEK. The London native has co-written for artists such as Madonna, Rudimental and Duke Dumont, among many others.
     
    “Warner/Chappell is home to some of my favourite songwriters of all time,” said MNEK. “I am so happy to be a part of such an esteemed group, and excited about this next phase of my career.”
     
    “MNEK is a phenomenal talent who has co-written some incredible songs for both established superstars and emerging names," said Jon Platt, President, North America, Warner/Chappell Music. “ All of us at Warner/Chappell are thrilled to team up with such a promising songwriter, producer and artist. He has a bright future and we’re going to help him take his music to a wider audience.”

    “MNEK has it all. In addition to his exceptional talent, he has youth, drive, ambition, the respect of his peers, great management and, now, a great publisher!” said Richard Manners, Managing Director, Warner/Chappell UK. “I’m delighted that Jon Platt and Mike Sault have teamed up to bring such an incredible writer to the Warner/Chappell family.”
     
    Some of MNEK’s most notable work includes co-writing Oliver Heldens x Becky Hill’s No. 1 hit “Gecko (Overdrive),” Duke Dumont and A*M*E’s Grammy-nominated “Need U (100%),” Gorgon City’s Top 5 hit “Ready For Your Love,” Karen Harding’s “Say Something,” and The Saturdays’ “All Fired Up.” MNEK’s other writing credits include work with Chris Malinchak, Bondax, Blonde, JoJo, Tieks, Naughty Boy, Sub Focus, Clean Bandit, Little Mix, and more. He’s also remixed for Duran Duran, Olly Murs, Bastille and Tinie Tempah.
     
    MNEK’s EP 'Small Talk' is out now, and he is currently at work on his full-length debut album.
     
    ABOUT WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC
    Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing company of Warner Music Group, is home to a wide array of legendary songwriters and a rich catalog of contemporary hits and influential standards. With offices in more than 40 countries, Warner/Chappell provides deep expertise across a range of creative services and the most innovative opportunities for songwriters and copyright holders. Warner/Chappell, which has a history dating back more than 200 years, currently publishes and administers music from Barry Gibb, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Eric Clapton, fun., Gamble & Huff, Green Day, Jay Z, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, Led Zeppelin, Lionsgate Films, Madonna, Miramax Films, Muse, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M, Roc Nation, Stephen Sondheim, Timbaland and Tove Lo, among many others.

    Source: Warner/Chappell Music

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on June 19, 2015 - 2:08pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and recording artist, Uzo Emenike, AKA MNEK. The London native has co-written for artists such as Madonna, Rudimental and Duke Dumont, among many others.
 
“Warner/Chappell is home to some of my favourite songwriters of all time,” said MNEK. “I am so happy to be a part of such an esteemed group, and excited about this next phase of my career.”
 
“MNEK is a phenomenal talent who has co-written some incredible songs for both established superstars and emerging names," said Jon Platt, President, North America, Warner/Chappell Music. “ All of us at Warner/Chappell are thrilled to team up with such a promising songwriter, producer and artist. He has a bright future and we’re going to help him take his music to a wider audience.”

“MNEK has it all. In addition to his exceptional talent, he has youth, drive, ambition, the respect of his peers, great management and, now, a great publisher!” said Richard Manners, Managing Director, Warner/Chappell UK. “I’m delighted that Jon Platt and Mike Sault have teamed up to bring such an incredible writer to the Warner/Chappell family.”
 
Some of MNEK’s most notable work includes co-writing Oliver Heldens x Becky Hill’s No. 1 hit “Gecko (Overdrive),” Duke Dumont and A*M*E’s Grammy-nominated “Need U (100%),” Gorgon City’s Top 5 hit “Ready For Your Love,” Karen Harding’s “Say Something,” and The Saturdays’ “All Fired Up.” MNEK’s other writing credits include work with Chris Malinchak, Bondax, Blonde, JoJo, Tieks, Naughty Boy, Sub Focus, Clean Bandit, Little Mix, and more. He’s also remixed for Duran Duran, Olly Murs, Bastille and Tinie Tempah.
 
MNEK’s EP 'Small Talk' is out now, and he is currently at work on his full-length debut album.
 
ABOUT WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC
Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing company of Warner Music Group, is home to a wide array of legendary songwriters and a rich catalog of contemporary hits and influential standards. With offices in more than 40 countries, Warner/Chappell provides deep expertise across a range of creative services and the most innovative opportunities for songwriters and copyright holders. Warner/Chappell, which has a history dating back more than 200 years, currently publishes and administers music from Barry Gibb, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Eric Clapton, fun., Gamble & Huff, Green Day, Jay Z, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, Led Zeppelin, Lionsgate Films, Madonna, Miramax Films, Muse, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M, Roc Nation, Stephen Sondheim, Timbaland and Tove Lo, among many others.

Source: Warner/Chappell Music