Chris Stapleton Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music
January 31, 2014 at 10:45 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPEL MUSIC (WCM) announced TODAY (1/31) that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with MERCURY NASHVILLE's CHRIS STAPELTON. Effective immediately, WARNER/CHAPPEL will publish STAPLETON's complete songwriting catalog as well as his future work.
"CHRIS is that rare songwriter who has earned commercial and critical acclaim, along with the widespread admiration of his peers," said WCM NASHVILLE EVP BEN VAUGHN. "He's an exceptional storyteller, singer, and musician, who weaves together Country, Bluegrass, and Rock into songs that are genuine and captivating. We're proud and thrilled to be representing CHRIS's entire body of work, and everyoone at WARNER/CHAPPEL is looking forward to working with him."
STAPELTON adds, "I'm very happy to be joining the team at WARNER/CHAPPEL. The fact that all my material will be together in one house is a huge plus, and I'm excited by their forward-thinking approach to publishing. I have a feeling we're going to do great things together."