So You Think You Can Dance (TV) // Desiigner, X Ambassadors, Major Lazer, Beyonce
So You Think You Can Dance (TV) // Desiigner, X Ambassadors, Major Lazer, Beyonce

The July 25th episode of So You Think You Can Dance featured FOUR SONGS songs:

1. "Panda" - Desiigner

2. "Run The World (Girls)" - Beyonce

3. "Unsteady (Erich Lee Gravity Remix)" - X Ambassadors 

4. "Lean On" - Major Lazer ft. MO & DJ Snake (Sheadan Solo)

Permalink | Tags: Major Lazer // X Ambassadors // Desiigner // TV Placements // Beyonce // So You Think You Can Dance
American Ninja Warrior (TV) // "Fire" (Barns Courtney)
American Ninja Warrior (TV) //
"Fire" by Barns Courtney was featured in the opening montage of American Ninja Warrior on July 25.
Permalink | Tags: Barns Courtney // TV Placements // American Ninja Warrior
SONGS Founder & CEO Matt Pincus Pens Editorial for Recode
SONGS Founder & CEO Matt Pincus Pens Editorial for Recode
  1. SONGS' Founder and CEO, Matt Pincus has penned a new editorial for Recode. Responding to Apple's recent penny-rate proposal at the CRB tribunal, Pincus points out the fundamental flaws in the system. 

  2. In detailing the five different rate structures applied to streaming music offerings, Pincus explains why today's songwriters are losing out, and urges for greater fairness and transparency.
Permalink | Tags: Matt Pincus // Apple // Recode
YouTube Music (Ad) // "Alphabet Aerobics (The Cut Chemist 2 1/2 Minute Workout)" (Blackalicious)
YouTube Music (Ad) //

YouTube Music is using “Alphabet Aerobics (The Cut Chemist 2 1/2 Minute Workout)” by Blackalicious (SONGS writer Timothy Parker, a/k/a Gift Of Gab) in a spot for YouTube Music.

Permalink | Tags: Blackalicious // Online and New Media Placements // YouTube Music
Notorious (TV) // "Notorious" (Duran Duran)
Notorious (TV) //

Morgan Karr’s cover of “Notorious” (Duran Duran) is featured in the promos for ABC’s new show Notorious – spots are airing now.

Permalink | Tags: Duran Duran // TV Promo Placements // Morgan Karr
Billboard Convenes Hitmakers Roundtable, Featuring SONGS President Ron Perry
Billboard Convenes Hitmakers Roundtable, Featuring SONGS President Ron Perry
Billboard Magazine assembled a panel of music industry creatives and influencers for its first ever Hitmakers Roundtable. The septet included SONGS' President Ron Perry, singer-songwriters Mike Posner and Julia Michaels, SiriusXM's Kid Kelly and three renowned A&R executives - Warner Music Group's Mike Caren, Republic's Wendy Goldstein and Epic's Chris Anokute.

The group met for over two hours in a Beverly Hills penthouse to discuss the current state of pop music and the market forces that shape it, from predicting trends and trajectory to the politics of divvying up credits.

Permalink | Tags: Desiigner // Billboard // Ron Perry // Hitmakers Roundtable
Underdogs (Film) // "Cecilia & The Satellite" (Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness)
Underdogs (Film) //

“Cecilia & The Satellite” by Andrew McMahon is used in the film ‘Underdogs’,  which just went live on Netflix.

Permalink | Tags: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness // Film Placements // Cecilia and the Satellite // Netflix
Power (TV) // "Lean On (Moska Remix)" (Major Lazer)
Power (TV) //

Major Lazer’s “Lean On (Moska Remix)” is featured in the season premiere of Starz’s Power (ep #301) – aired Sunday, July 17th.

Permalink | Tags: Major Lazer // TV Placements // Power // Starz
Animal Kingdom (TV) // "What Went Down" (Foals)
Animal Kingdom (TV) //

Foals’ “What Went Down” is featured in TNT’s new show Animal Kingdom (episode #105).

Permalink | Tags: TV Placements // TNT // Because Editions // Foals // Animal Kingdom
Pete's Dragon (Film) // "Cecilia and the Satellite" (Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness)
Pete's Dragon (Film) //
The trailer for the new Disney film Pete's Dragon featuring "Cecilia and the Satellite" by Andrew McMahon in the wilderness will begin airing on television July 2.
Permalink | Tags: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness // Film Placements // Trailer Placements // Disney
Matt Pincus Named as Digital Power Player 2016
Matt Pincus Named as Digital Power Player 2016
For the first time in history, global revenue from digital music sales and streaming surpassed physical sales. 

Every year, Billboard chooses leaders from streaming services, record labels, music publishers, promoters, booking agencies and rights organizations to highlight their leadership and accomplishments in determining how the music business as a whole moves into the future.

SONGS is proud to announce that our Founder and CEO, Matt Pincus, has been selected as one of the 2016 Digital Power Players. 

Permalink | Tags: Billboard // Matt Pincus // Digital Power Players
Phantogram Signs With SONGS
Phantogram Signs With SONGS
SONGS is pleased to announce the signing of Republic Records artist, Phantogram

The duo will be releasing their third studio album, Three, in September 2016, while current single "You Don't Get Me High Anymore" is already becoming one of the most added tracks at Alternative Radio. 
Permalink | Tags: New Signing // Republic Records // Phantogram
Bose (Ad) // "Fire" (Barns Courtney)
Bose (Ad) //

Barns Courtney’s “Fire” is featured in the campaign for new Bose wireless headphones – spots are airing now!

Permalink | Tags: Barns Courtney // Advertising Placements // Bose
Diplo Named Billboard's Dance Artist of the Year
Diplo Named Billboard's Dance Artist of the Year
SONGS writer Diplo is the cover star of the new issue of Billboard Magazine (Volume 128, Issue 16, 6/18/16). The third annual Power List of DJs and Execs selected him as Dance Artist of the Year, celebrating his monster hits "Where Are U Now" and "Lean On" (and their nearly 1 BILLION streams), as well as his production work and Mad Decent output.

The complete Power List can be found here.

And the cover feature can be read here.
Permalink | Tags: Diplo // Major Lazer // Jack Ü // Billboard // Mad Decent
Malibu Rum (Ad) // "Light It Up" (Major Lazer)
Malibu Rum (Ad) //

Malibu Rum is using “Light It Up” by Major Lazer feat. NYLA and Fuse ODG in their new campaign.

Permalink | Tags: Major Lazer // Light It Up // Advertising Placements