Hector Delgado Joins Reach Music
LA-based producer/songwriter and studio owner Hector Delgado,has signed an agreement with Reach Music. Well-known for his Van Nuys, Clockwork Studio, Hector has been closely working A$AP Rocky, including writing and producing six songs from Rocky's latest album called At.Long.Last.A$AP. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.
Zac Brown Band Tops Billboard Album Chart
The latest album from Zac Brown Band, entitled Jekyll + Hyde debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Reach Music is the worldwide administrator for Zac Brown Band.
This is the third ZBB album that has hit #1, according to Billboard. Click Here To View The Article.
Boom Clap Wins ASCAP Pop Award
"Boom Clap", the international smash hit from Charli XCX, co-written by Stefan Gräslund, has received a 2015 ASCAP Pop Award as one of the fifty most played songs on radio for the past year.
Reach Music is the worldwide publishing administrator for Stefan Gräslund's share of "Boom Clap".
Cool Kids Wins ASCAP Pop Award
"Cool Kids" by Echosmith has been awarded a 2015 ASCAP Pop Award, as one of the 50 most played songs of the past year at radio. Co-written by Jeffery David, the song has been certified 2X Platinum in the United States and charted in numerous countries around the world including the UK, Canada, Australia and Italy among others.
Top 10 for Reach 1Q2015
Reach Music has been named as a Top 10 Music Publisher for the period of 1Q2015. Ranked by Harry Fox Agency and reported in Billboard, hit songs such as "Fireball" (Pitbull), "Cool Kids" (Echosmith) and "Four Five Seconds" (Rihanna, Paul McCartney and Kanye West) kept Reach in the Top Ten for the second consecutive quarter (see 4Q2014 post below).
Now That's What I Call Music Vol. 90 - UK
"The Nights" by Avicii has been included in the latest volume of the compilation series Now That's What I Call Music, Vol. 90, as it appears in the United Kingdom. Co-written by Nick Furlong, (pka Ras), the single has hit #6 on the Official UK Singles chart and featues an uncredited vocal lead by Ras as well. "The Nights" has hit top 10 in many countries including UK, Spain, Australia, Japan and Finland among others.
Redfoo Jams to My Sharona on DWTS
Dancing With The Star's Redfoo took to the stage for week 2 of this season - dancing a jive to "one of my favorite jams", 'My Sharona' by
The Knack. The house band played a live version of the song while Redfoo wowed the crowd. Click Here To Watch The Video.
"Glory" Wins Oscar Gold
Common and John Legend have won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, "Glory", from the motion picture Selma. After a moving, emotional performance, both Common and John Legend gave important, political and social statements to rounds of applause. Click Here To Watch The Video.
Reach Hits Top 10 Publishers Quarterly
Billboard Magazine has released its Publishers Quarterly of music publishing market share for fourth quarter 2014. Reach Music has reached the Top 10 for the first time.
According to Billboard, the publisher administration rankings were compiled by the Harry Fox Agency, which researched the splits for the top 100 radio songs, compiled by Nielsen Music based on airplay on 1,557 U.S. radio stations. Click Here To View The Article.
Rihanna, Kanye, Sir Paul, Noah Goldstein
Songwriter Noah Goldstein has co-written the collaboration of Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney called "FourFiveSeconds". The song is the second collaboration between Yeezy and Sir Paul, following up the New Year release of "Only One". Goldstein is also a co-writer on that one as well. "FourFiveSeconds" will be released on Rihanna's forthcoming album.
"Glory" Nominated for Oscar
"Glory", performed by John Legend and
Common has earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Original Song. "Glory" appears in the motion picture Selma, which also co-stars Common. The 87th Oscars will take place February 22, 2015 and air on ABC Network.
NBC Superbowl XLIX Promo - PE & Ice-T
Hip-Hop icons Public Enemy and
Ice-T were chosen by NBC Sports for a commercial highlighting past NFL Superbowls. Public Enemy's "Harder Than You Think" is the music backdrop while Ice-T does a voice-over. Click Here To Watch The Video.
Critics Choice Award for
The 20th Annual Critics Choice Awards recently took place with "Glory" winning for Best Original Song. Featuring John Legend and
Common, the song is featured in the motion picture Selma.
"Glory" wins Golden Globe
The 72nd Golden Globe Awards were recently held, highlighting the best of Motion Pictures and Television. John Legend and Reach Music's
Common won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song with "Glory"; a song from the Motion Picture Selma. Watch as Common gives a passionate and poignant speech at the awards show. Click Here To Watch The Video.
2015 New Year's TV Performances
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest on ABC Networks saw Charli XCX perform "Boom Clap" (co-written by Stefan Gräslund). In addition, Fergie performed "L.A. Love" (co-written by Shomari Wilson). Fox Network aired Pitbull's New Year's Revolution from Miami, which featured a performance of his single "Fireball" (co-written by Tom Peyton).