Sony/ATV Extends Worldwide Publishing Deal with Ilsey Juber
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has extended its worldwide deal with LA-based singer and songwriter Ilsey Juber. The new agreement includes global hits such as Shawn Mendes' "Mercy," "In The Name Of Love" (featuring Bebe Rexha) and "Fireball" by Pitbull as well as her contributions to recent chart-topping albums by Beyonce, Drake and Linkin Park. It will additionally cover future compositions.
Sony/ATV Co-President, U.S. Rick Krim said: "Ilsey is an incredible songwriter who has already worked with so many great artists and we are proud to have been part of that success. I am excited that we will continue our relationship with her and to see where her writing takes her next."
Sony/ATV Vice President, Creative Tyler Childs said: "Ilsey is family to us at Sony/ATV. We've watched her grow into one of the most sought-after songwriters in the world today. We're thrilled to continue our work together."
Ilsey Juber, who has been with Sony/ATV since 2010, said: "I'm so happy to be staying at home with my Sony/ATV family. Everyone here has always encouraged my work and I can't wait to see what else we can accomplish together."
Evan Taubenfeld, Juber's manager and Head of A&R at Crush Music, said: "Sony/ATV has been with Ilsey since day one and though we've accomplished an incredible amount together, she's only getting started!"
Los Angeles singer and songwriter Ilsey Juber has written for or with a number of the world's biggest music stars, including Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Drake, Linkin Park, Shawn Mendes and Britney Spears.
For Shawn Mendes, she co-wrote his 2016 single "Mercy", which became a transatlantic Top 20 hit and was recognized for 2 million equivalent sales by the RIAA in the U.S. where it has sold 1 million downloads and achieved more than 160 million audio streams. It featured on Mendes' Billboard 200 chart-topping album Illuminate. She co-penned Martin Garrix's RIAA-certified million-seller "In The Name Of Love" (featuring Bebe Rexha), which reached the U.K. Top 10 and topped Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, while her other notable hits include "Powerful" by Major Lazer featuring Ellie Goulding, "Fireball" by Pitbull featuring John Ryan and "Headlights" by Robin Schultz.
She contributed to Drake's global chart-topping 2015 album If You're Reading This It's Too Late and his 2017 release More Life, which spent three weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in the U.S. She reached No. 1 in the U.S. for a second time this year after co-writing two songs on Linkin Park's album One More Light.
Juber was additionally one of the writers of Beyonce's Grammy-winning Lemonade, which topped charts around the world and was recognized by IFPI as the biggest-selling album globally of 2016.
Among the other artists who she has worked with are Noah Cyrus, Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas, Majid Jordan, Kaskade, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez and Tinashe.
Pictured in the photo, left to right, are Lou Al-Chamaa (Sony/ATV Senior Director, Creative), Evan Taubenfeld (Ilsey Juber's manager and Head of A&R at Crush Music), Rick Krim (Sony/ATV Co-President, U.S.), Tyler Childs (Sony/ATV Vice President, Creative), Ilsey Juber, Jennifer Knoepfle (Sony/ATV Senior Vice President and Head of West Coast A&R), Amanda Berman-Hill (Sony/ATV Senior Vice President, Co-Head of West Coast A&R) and Nick Bral (Sony/ATV Manager, Creative).
ABOUT SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING: Sony/ATV Music Publishing, established in 1995, is the world's leading music publisher. Sony/ATV Music Publishing owns or administers more than 3 million copyrights, including those of EMI Music Publishing and iconic music catalogs such as Leiber & Stoller, Mijac Music, Motown and Famous Music. Sony/ATV also controls many of the best known songs ever written such as "New York, New York", "Hallelujah", "All You Need Is Love", "You've Got a Friend", "Moon River", "Jailhouse Rock", "The Mission Impossible Theme", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Over the Rainbow", "Stand By Me", "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" and "Singin' in the Rain". In addition, Sony/ATV represents the copyrights of such legendary artists as The Beatles, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Kraftwerk, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Richie Sambora, Sting, The Supremes, Wyclef Jean, Hank Williams and Stevie Wonder, among others. Its ever-growing list of chart-topping artists, writers and producers includes Avicii, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Calvin Harris, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, P!nk, Shakira, Ed Sheeran, Sia, Sam Smith, Stargate, Taylor Swift, Walk The Moon, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams.
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