Warner/Chappell Signs Nico & Vinz
June 12, 2014 at 1:42 PM (PT)
l-r: J. Erving (Atom Factory), Vinz, Amanuel Kidane (Mgmt), Nico, Ryan Press (Warner Chappell/WBR), Jon Platt (Warner Chappell),
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC (WCM) has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with Norwegian singing/songwriting duo NICO SEREBA and VINCENT DERY, a.k.a. NICO & VINZ, where it will administer their entire body of work worldwide -- including future releases. The artists are enjoying massive success with their hit single, “Am I Wrong,” which is currently the #1 most-Shazamed song in the world, and is currently #8 on the BILLBOARD Hot 100 in the U.S.
“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,” WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC Pres./NORTH AMERICA JON PLATT said. “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.”