ole and RED Creative Group Sign Worldwide Administration Deal with Country Singer/Songwriter Travis Denning
(L-R) Shellien Kinsey (ole, Creative Admin. Manager), Brooke Antonakos (Red Creative Group, VP of Creative), Songwriter/Producer Jeremy Stover, Singer/Songwriter Travis Denning, John Ozier (ole, VP of Creative, Mike Whelan (ole, Sr. Creative Director), Ben Strain (ole, Creative Director), Emily Mueller-Olson (ole, Creative Manager)
TORONTO, ON (July 15, 2016) – ole, the world’s fastest growing independent rights management company, and RED Creative Group LLC have signed a deal that gives ole exclusive administration rights to singer/songwriter Travis Denning.
Originally from Warner Robins, Georgia, Travis Denning is an American country music singer/songwriter who moved to Nashville in 2014 to pursue his dreams. Within the first year Denning made great strides towards a long career in country music, signing his first publishing deal with ole songwriter and record producer, Jeremy Stover’s RED Creative Group LLC.
With a powerful voice and a mature musicianship beyond his years, Denning has proven himself as a must-see live performer. Denning has a two cuts on multi-platinum-selling country star Justin Moore’s highly anticipated new album, Kinda Don’t Care, which will be released this August. Denning also co-wrote Chase Rice’s new single “Everybody We Know Does,” as well as cuts by platinum artist, Jason Aldean and ole songwriter/Broken Bow recording artist, Jordan Rager.
“Travis Denning has quickly established himself as a deeply gifted songwriter, and a terrific artist in his own right,” says John Ozier, Vice President, Creative of ole. “We anticipate yet another fruitful collaboration with RED Creative Group, by way of our work with Travis.”
“Working with the best in the music business is very important to me,” says Denning. “Collaborating with ole and RED Creative Group so soon is even better than I bargained for.”
ole is one of the world’s foremost rights management companies with investments of over $520M in music intellectual property (IP). Founded in 2004, with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York, Los Angeles and London, ole is engaged in IP acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 50,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres. Copyrights under ole’s control include songs recorded by artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Michael Jackson, One Direction, Rihanna, Rush, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland.
ole controls substantial A/V music and secondary rights including catalogs from Sony Pictures Entertainment, Entertainment One, MGM, Miramax, Nelvana, and Nu Image/Millennium, as well as an extensive production music library of over 750,000 tracks including Jingle Punks, Cavendish Music, 5 Alarm Music, MusicBox, Nelvana Production Music, Auracle, and Cue.
ole is committed to the creative development of its 120+ staff songwriters, legacy writers, and composers and adding value to our catalogs and client catalogs. Current ole writers include Timbaland, Tyler Farr, Josh Dorr, Gord Bamford, Brett Jones, Jeremy Stover, Phil O’Donnell, Jordan Davis, and Ian Thornley. 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’s legacy catalogs and writers include Rush, Max Webster, Coney Hatch, and Ian Thomas.
ole also operates a robust label services arm under the umbrella of ole label services. The division includes Anthem Entertainment Group, the label home of Rush, Big Wreck, Ian Thornley, Steven Page, The Tea Party. Anthem Legacy includes; Max Webster, Ian Thomas, and artist development label red dot, which has developed and up-streamed artists including Charlie Worsham, Haley Reinhart, Josh Dorr, Sam Grow, and Jordan Davis.
ole Digital is a full YouTube MCN partner for all media with over 5B views across publishing, masters and A/V to date.
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