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Beyonce signs with Warner/Chappell

By | Published on Friday 22 February 2013


Mrs Carter has followed Mr to Warner/Chappell for publishing services. Beyonce will shift her music publishing allegiances to the Warner Music company with immediate effect

The move follows the announcement earlier this week that Beyonce’s husband Jay-Z was also moving the administration of both his publishing rights and those of his Roc Nation business over to Warner/Chappell, basically so he could continue to work with long-time associate Jon Platt, the former EMI Music Publishing exec who switched over the Warner publisher last year.

Confirming her new deal, Beyonce told CMU: “It’s an honour to join Warner/Chappell Music and to continue working with my friend Jon Platt. I trust his vision and admire his professionalism and I look forward to our partnership”.

Platt added: “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Beyonce for many years now and I am always inspired by her drive, her creative vision and the breadth of her talent as a songwriter, performer and artist. Not only has she become a global phenomenon, she has helped re-define what it means to be an entertainment icon. Everyone at Warner/Chappell is honoured to have the opportunity to serve this groundbreaking superstar, as she continues to evolve, growing her incredible catalogue of songs and producing some truly extraordinary new music”.