ole Signs Hit Songwriter/Producer Jeremy Stover and Acquires Catalog
Back, from left: Shellien Kinsey (ole, Creative Coordinator), Emily Mueller (ole, Creative Mananger), Gilles Godard ( ole, VP Business Development), Austen Adams (Dickinson Wright, PLLC), and Ben Strain (ole, Creative Director). Front, from left: John Ozier (ole, GM Creative Nashville), Songwriter/Producer Jeremy Stover.
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) -
ole, the world's fastest-growing independent rights management company, has signed hit songwriter/producer, Jeremy Stover and acquired his song catalog, including several #1 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Based in Nashville, Stover is a frequent collaborator with fellow country artist Justin Moore, a partnership that has produced hit tracks such as "Lettin' the Night Roll" and "Small Town USA," which both topped the chart, as well as "Backwoods," "Till My Last Day," and "How I Got to Be This Way," which all reached the Top 20. He also wrote and produced the #1 country hit "Wherever You Are" for Jack Ingram and wrote the Top 20 track "Wildflower" by The JaneDear Girls.
"Jeremy Stover has already achieved a great deal of success on his own, and we're looking forward to taking his career to the next level," said John Ozier, ole General Manager of Creative in Nashville. "He is a great addition to the ole team, and we're proud to represent him."
"It's great to have the support of a company like ole that understands the needs of songwriters and producers while offering a huge reach," said Stover. "I currently have a few projects in the works that I'm really excited about, and I look forward to the future successes that we'll share together."
Stover's catalog includes more than 575 compositions, including tracks that have been recorded by Justin Moore, Scotty McCreery, Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen, Drake White, JJ Lawhorn, Cole Swindell, Easton Corbin, and Dallas Smith. As a producer, he has also helped to develop young artists such as Justin Moore, Drake White, Jordan Rager, and JJ Lawhorn.
ole was founded in 2004 and has operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York, and Los Angeles. The company boasts a team of 60 experienced industry professionals focused on acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management.
ole has concluded over $320M USD in acquisitions and controls a catalog of over 45,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV/Film music across all genres. ole's acquisitions include purchases of music catalogs: Rush, Timbaland, Blacktop, Jody Williams Music, Rami Yacoub, Chris Wallin, Richie Macdonald, Balmur, Keith Follese, Lighthouse, Frank Myers, Dream Warriors, Encore, and David Tyson. ole Film & TV catalogs include Sony Pictures Entertainment ('93-2012), MGM, WGBH, Cookie Jar, Cineflix, CCI, Miramax, and most recently, Nu Image/Millennium Films.
ole is committed to the creative development of its 100+ staff songwriters, legacy writers, and composers and adding value to our catalogs and client catalogs. Current ole writers include Rush, Timbaland, Steven Tyler, Tyler Farr, Josh Dorr, Gord Bamford, Brett Jones, Dave Turnbull, and Marty Dodson. ole has ongoing Ventures with Last Gang Publishing, Roots Three Music, Jackoby Publishing, and most recently, ole-bluestone Publishing, ole's venture with global hitmaker Timbaland.
ole is a rights management expert and has concluded worldwide publishing administration agreements, AV Secondary Rights, and/or YouTube/Online Collection deals with some of the world's leading songwriters, publishers, and film and television producers. ole remains committed to transparent client reporting practices and leading edge IT, including best-in-class online account portals and proprietary, real-time revenue tracking and analytics. ole Digital, ole's newest division, manages and collects online revenues for our clients via direct deals with YouTube and many other services around the world.
Notable copyrights for ole include: Jay Z singles "Holy Grail" and "Big Pimpin"; Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" and "Partition"; Taylor Swift singles "Fearless," "White Horse," "Tim McGraw," "Picture to Burn," and "Teardrops on My Guitar"; Rascal Flatts' "Why Wait"; Kelly Clarkson's "Miss Independent"; Justin Timberlake's "Sexyback," "My Love," and "Suit and Tie"; Nelly Furtado's "Say it Right" and "Promiscuous"; Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise"; Billy Currington's "That's How Country Boys Roll"; Justin Moore's "If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away"; *N Sync's "It's Gonna Be Me"; Backstreet Boys' "Shape of My Heart"; Aerosmith's "Legendary Child"; Alannah Myles' "Black Velvet"; and Tim McGraw's "Something Like That."
ole owns or represents up to 150,000 production music tracks within its MusicBox libraries. MusicBox delivers excellent customer service and quality creative on a leading edge IT platform. Our production music division leverages ole's established Administration, Finance, and IT services.
ole is proud to be associated with its bank partners SunTrust, JP Morgan Securities, CIT Finance, Fifth Third Bank, Avenue Bank, City National Bank, and OneWest Bank.
ole is committed to being the best and most innovative global destination for world-class songwriters, composers, and management talent, and the first choice music source for creators in all media.
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