Rhett Akins Signs Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music
September 27, 2016 at 11:36 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC (WCM) has signed songwriter RHETT AKINS to a worldwide publishing agreement. AKINS is a two-time BMI Songwriter Of The Year, has received 29 BMI Awards, was twice honored for BMI Song Of The Year and ASCAP Song Of The Year, has earned five Triple Play Awards, and penned 24 #1 singles. Effective immediately, WCM will publish AKINS' future work in addition to select songs from his catalog. This move reunites AKINS with WCM EVP BEN VAUGHN and WCM Chairman/CEO JON PLATT, who worked with AKINS during his time with EMI PUBLISHING.
"I'm extremely proud and excited to work with the WARNER/CHAPPELL family," said AKINS. "I've had a long and successful relationship with BEN VAUGHN and JON PLATT, and I can't wait to continue my career with their talented team."