Sony/ATV Signs Hit Songwriter Sean Douglas To Worldwide Publishing Pact
May 4, 2016 at 11:41 AM (PT)
SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING has signed a worldwide publishing deal with multi-platinum songwriter SEAN DOUGLAS, who has worked with acts including JASON DERULO, NICK JONAS, CHRIS BROWN, DAVID GUETTA and MADONNA.
Among the many hits the L.A.-based writer has penned are “Talk Dirty” and “Wiggle” for DERULO, “Hey Mama” for GUEETA, “Levels” for JONAS and the THOMAS RHETT country smash “Die A Happy Man," which in APRIL was honored as Single Record Of The Year at the ACM AWARDS..
SONY/ATV SVP/Head Of West Coast Writer Relations AMANDA BERMAN-HILL commented: “SEAN DOUGLAS is one of the most talented and diverse songwriters and his talents have no boundaries. We are beyond thrilled to have him join the SONY/ATV family and look forward to being a partner in his continued success.”
Added DOUGLAS: “I’m thrilled to begin the next chapter of my career with SONY/ATV as a partner. The support and enthusiasm MARTY BANDIER, AMANDA and the rest of the team have shown me is truly inspiring. Here’s to the beginning of a great partnership.”
DOUGLAS is the co-writer of DEMI LOVATO’s U.S. Top 10 single “Heart Attack”, which was certified for two million download sales by the RIAA and became her biggest hit in the U.K. where it reached #3.DOUGLAS also collaborated with MADONNA on her 2015 album, "Rebel Heart," while among the many other acts he has written for or with include 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, CHRIS BROWN, HILARY DUFF, FIFTH HARMONY, JESSIE J and OLLY MURS.