12 Jun 2014
Global Hit-Makers Nico & Vinz Sign Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music
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“Am I Wrong” No. 1 Most-Shazamed Song Worldwide
Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with Norwegian singing/songwriting duo Nico Sereba and Vincent Dery AKA Nico & Vinz. The artists are enjoying massive success with their hit single, “Am I Wrong,” which is currently the No. 1 most-Shazamed song in the world, and has been certified triple platinum in Norway, platinum in Sweden, gold in Denmark, and is currently No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. Under the agreement, Warner/Chappell will administer Nico & Vinz’s entire body of work worldwide including future releases.
“We are so happy to join the legion of great songwriters at Warner/Chappell Music,” said Nico & Vinz. “The company's ability to build artists’ careers is well-recognized, and we look forward to reaping the benefits of having them on our team.”
“‘Am I Wrong’ is undoubtedly one of 2014’s biggest songs of the summer,” said Jon Platt, President, North America, Warner/Chappell Music. “Nico & Vinz are a global phenomenon, and with such a unique sound and skill for crafting infectious pop songs, it’s clear the duo have only scratched the surface of their success as international hit-makers.  They are world-class artists with a long career ahead of them, and we’re excited to work with them.”
“Am I Wrong” is currently No. 5 on Billboard’s Digital Tracks chart, No. 7 on the Adult Top 40 chart, No. 10 on the Radio Songs chart, No. 10 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart, and No. 13 on the Streaming Songs chart. The song was recently nominated for “Hit of the Year” at the Spelleman Awards (the Norwegian equivalent of the Grammys), and received “Song of the Year” at the NRJ (French Radio) Awards. The music video for “Am I Wrong” has been viewed nearly 20 million times, while the lyric video has been viewed nearly 10 million times.
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