Sony/ATV Extends Worldwide Publishing Pact With Sia
October 19, 2015 at 12:23 PM (PT)
SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING has extended its long-term worldwide publishing deal with GRAMMY and GOLDEN GLOBE-nominated hit songwriter and recording artist SIA FURLER.
The new agreement continues a relationship dating back more than 15 years and covers the singer/songwriter's entire catalog, including songs she has written for acts including BEYONCE, RIHANNA, EMINEMA and DAVID GUETTA. It also takes in her own hits such as “Chandelier” and future works, including her brand-new single “Alive,” written with ADELE and TOBIAS JESSO JR.
SONY/ATV Chairman/CEO MARTIN BANDIER commented: “SIA is a unique and extraordinarily special songwriter and we are so proud to have been part of her career for such a long time. So I am delighted that we have been able to renew our agreement with her and I look forward to many more successes to come.”
Added UK Managing Dir./Pres. of EUROPEAN Creative GUY MOOT: “We are thrilled to be extending our long and hugely successful relationship with SIA, who stands as a true artist with an amazing gift for writing incredible songs both for herself and other people. She brings artistic lyrics of real integrity to the mainstream and it’s great her career has now come full circle with her back in the spotlight as a recording artist. She really is an unpredictably wonderful talent.”
SIA has written with or for a number of the world’s biggest recording stars, including ADELE, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, BEYONCE, KELLY CLARKSON, CELINE DION, EMINEM, FLO RIDA, DAVID GUETTA, JESSIE J, WIZ KHALIFA, MAROON 5, TRAVIE McCOY, KYLIE MINOGUE, GIORGIO MORODER, NE-YO, RITA ORA, KATY PERRY, PITBULL, RIHANNA, SHAKIRA, BRITNEY SPEARS and KANYE WEST.
She co-wrote RIHANNA's single “Diamonds,” which has sold four million downloads, while it also topped the charts in a number of other countries, including the UK, GERMANY and FRANCE.
She co-wrote and was a featured vocalist on a string of singles with DAVID GUETTA, including “Titanium”, which was recognized for four million U.S. sales, and sold another one million units in the UK where it reached #1. She was also the co-writer and featured vocalist on FLO RIDA’s “Wild Ones," while her collaborations with EMINEM include the U.K. Top 10 hit “Guts Over Fear."
SIA is featured on KANYE WEST’s new song “Wolves," contributed two songs to KELLY CLARKSON’s chart-topping "Pieces By Pieces," was a co-writer of the JESSIE J hit “Flashlight” from the movie "Pitch Perfect 2" and co-wrote and performed “Salted Wound” for the soundtrack of "Fifty Shades Of Grey."
SIA’s new single “Alive” was released worldwide on SEPTEMBER 25th, is produced by “Chandelier” co-writer and co-producer JESSE SHATKIN and is featured on her forthcoming album "This Is Acting," which is scheduled to be released later this year.