07 Mar 2014
Aimee Mayo Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Music
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Award-Winning Nashville Songwriter Joins Global Music Publisher
Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with chart-topping songwriter and former BMI Songwriter of the Year Aimee Mayo.
“Warner/Chappell already feels like home," said Mayo. "To me, energy is everything, and I am beyond excited to be surrounded by such an innovative and inspiring team. I look forward to celebrating lots of monster smash hits together and I'm honored to be part of such a long lineage of legendary songwriters.”
Ben Vaughn, Executive Vice President, Warner/Chappell Music Nashville, said, “Aimee Mayo is a creative force of nature. I’ve always been impressed with her passion, drive, & creativity. On behalf of the A&R team we couldn’t be happier to have her join the Warner/Chappell family and look forward to helping bring her songs to life.”
Mayo is an accomplished hit-maker, renowned for her collaborations with many of Nashville’s top artists, including Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Sara Evans, and Carrie Underwood, as well as pop artists including Backstreet Boys, Jessica Simpson, and Adam Lambert.
In honor of her work on Lonestar’s “Amazed,” Aimee received the awards for the Academy of Country Music’s Song of the Year, BMI’s Song of the Year, and Nashville Songwriters Association International’s Song of the Year, and was also nominated for a Grammy. The song spent two weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100, the first country hit to do so in more than 15 years. Meanwhile Mayo’s beloved hit song for Martina McBride, “This One’s for the Girls,” spent a whopping 11 weeks at the No. 1 spot of Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart.
Mayo lives in Nashville with her husband and co-writer, Chris Lindsey, and their three children.
About Warner/Chappell
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. With a history dating back more than 200 years, Warner/Chappell currently publishes and administers music from Barry Gibb, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Eric Clapton, fun., Gamble & Huff, Green Day, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Led Zeppelin, Madonna, Miramax Films, Muse, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M, Roc Nation, Stephen Sondheim, T.I., Timbaland, Wayne Hector, and Kacey Musgraves, among many others.

Source: Warner/Chappell Music