Seeker Music, the brand new music rights and publishing firm headed up by hit songwriter Evan Bogart, has acquired the catalogs of two pop songwriters.
The primary of these offers is with John Ryan (40+ One Course songs, Maroon 5, John Legend) and the second is with Jon Bellion (Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Eminem).
Individually, Seeker has acquired choose catalogs from two of its fellow songwriter-helmed music firms: Household Affair Productions (Julian, Damon and Peter Bunetta), and Kara DioGuardi’s Arthouse Leisure.
The Household Affair deal consists of their share of John Ryan’s publishing in addition to their share of publishing rights from one other hit songwriter, Teddy Geiger, whereas the Arthouse deal consists of that firm’s share of Jon Bellion’s publishing.
Led by CEO Evan Bogart, a chart-topping songwriter himself (Beyoncé’s Halo, amongst others), Seeker says that it solely “indicators catalogs of songs that Bogart and his staff are extremely captivated with, real private followers of, and for which they see intrinsic artistic alternative”.
The Seeker/Household Affair deal additionally consists of their share of Teddy Geiger’s publishing rights, including songs together with Shawn Mendes’ In My Blood, Stitches, There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Again, Caroline Polachek’s So Scorching You’re Hurting My Emotions, and so forth) to Seeker’s catalog.
Different songwriters’ catalogs that Seeker has acquired embrace Mozella (Wrecking Ball), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (JoJo’s Too Little Too Late, Britney Spears’ Work Bitch) – who each additionally helped write a few of One Course’s greatest hits – and Sam Watters (Jordin Sparks’ Battlefield).
Jon Bellion has co-written hits for Eminem and Rihanna (The Monster), Maroon 5 (Reminiscences), Camila Cabello (Shameless, Liar), Miley Cyrus (Midnight Sky, Prisoner), and 7 of the tracks on Justin Bieber’s 2021 album Justice (incl. Holy).
He has launched two albums underneath his personal identify, 2016’s The Human Situation, which reached the High 5 on the Billboard 200 and included High 20 hit All Time Low, and 2018’s Glory Sound Prep, which included collaborations with Grammy-winning producer Quincy Jones, Roc Marciano, RZA, B.Keyz and Travis Mendes.
Kara DioGuardi, who individually, alongside accomplice Stephen Finfer, brokered a deal to promote Arthouse’s share of Bellion’s catalog to Seeker (along with the deal between Seeker and Bellion himself), has identified and collaborated with Bogart for nearly 20 years.
“Evan is a multi-hyphenate whose accomplishments as a Grammy-award profitable songwriter, creator, and businessman make his firm the proper residence for an Arthouse music acquisition.”
Dioguardi stated: “Evan is a multi-hyphenate whose accomplishments as a Grammy-award-winning songwriter, creator, and businessman make his firm the proper residence for an Arthouse music acquisition.
“We’re lucky to have discovered a accomplice in Evan, as his ardour for songs and songwriters is unparalleled. We all know he’ll deal with these compositions as if he wrote them himself.”
“These songs, and songwriters, haven’t simply soundtracked my life (and everybody else’s) this previous decade, they’ve outlined what modern-day pop music feels like.”
Bogart added: “These songs, and songwriters, haven’t simply soundtracked my life (and everybody else’s) this previous decade, they’ve outlined what modern-day pop music feels like.
“Attending to work with such influential songs – ones that can proceed to outline what pop music might be for years to return – is a chance that we at Seeker couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about.”Music Enterprise Worldwide