DJ Mustard Wins 4 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Including "Producer of the Year"
DJ Mustard Wins 4 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Including
Congratulations to SONGS writer DJ Mustard on winning four BET Hip-Hop Awards!

WINS: Producer of the Year, DJ of the Year, MVP of the Year and Track of the Year (YG's "My Hitta")

2014 Nominations: "Producer of the Year" (alongside Drumma Boy, Hit-Boy, Mike WiLL Made It, Pharrell and Timbaland), "MVP of the Year" (alongside Drake, Future, Jay Z and Nicki Minaj) and "DJ of the Year" (alongside DJ Drama, DJ Envy, DJ Khaled and DJ Scream)! YG's "My Hitta" feat. Jeezy, Rich Homie Quan (produced by DJ Mustard) is nominated for "Best Collaboration", "Track of the Year", "Best Club Banger" and "People's Champ".
Permalink | Tags: DJ Mustard // BET Hip Hop Awards // YG // My Hitta // Awards
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (Film Trailer) // Yellow Flicker Beat (Lorde)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (Film Trailer) // Yellow Flicker Beat (Lorde)
"Yellow Flicker Beat" by SONGS writer Lorde is featured in the official The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 "Return to District 12" film trailer. The song is the first single from The Hunger Games soundtrack, which Lorde is curating in its entirety. The film is slated to hit US theaters on November 21st.

Download "Yellow Flicker Beat" on iTunes, and watch the trailer below:


Permalink | Tags: Lorde // Film Placements // Trailer Placements // The Hunger Games // Mockingjay // Yellow Flicker Beat
The Weeknd Joins Ariana Grande in "Love Me Harder" SNL Performance
The Weeknd Joins Ariana Grande in
Ariana Grande performed her new single, "Love Me Harder" featuring SONGS artist The Weeknd on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on NBC!

Watch the performance below:
Permalink | Tags: The Weeknd // NBC // Saturday Night Live // Ariana Grande // Love Me Harder // SNL
Zumba (Ad) // Express Yourself (Diplo feat. Nicky Da B)
Zumba (Ad) // Express Yourself (Diplo feat. Nicky Da B)
"Express Yourself" by SONGS writer Diplo feat. Nicky Da B appears in Zumba's first ever TV commercial, in an ad campaign called "Let It Move You".

Download the track on iTunes, and watch the ad below:
Permalink | Tags: Diplo // Advertising Placements // Express Yourself (feat. Nicky Da B) // Zumba
SONGS Continues Its Incredible Run at Radio!
SONGS Continues Its Incredible Run at Radio!
Lorde, "Yellow Flicker Beat" is top 10 at Triple A radio, currently charting at #9.

Jeremih feat. YG, "Don't Tell 'Em" (SONGS writer DJ Mustard) is currently #5 at Top 40, and peaked at #1 on both Rhythmic and Urban radio.

Ariana Grande & The Weeknd, "Love Me Harder" is top 25 at Top 40 (currently #23) & top 20 at Rhythmic (#18).

Fergie, "L.A.LOVE (la la)" (DJ Mustard) is top 30 at Top 40 (currently #27) and top 25 at Rhythmic (#22) and building.

Wiz Khalifa feat. Ty Dolla $ign and Snoop Dogg, "You and Your Friends" (DJ Mustard & Mike Free) is approaching top 10 at Rhythmic (currently #11) and is top 20 at Urban.

Big Sean feat. E-40, "I Don't F*ck With You" (DJ Mustard & Mike Free) is approaching top 20 at Rhythmic (currently #21) and is top 30 at Urban.

T.I. feat. Iggy Azaelea, "No Mediocre" (DJ Mustard & Mike Free) is currently top 50 at Top 40 and peaked #1 at Rhythmic and #5 at Urban.

Keith Urban, "Somewhere in My Car" (Mighty Seven SONGS writer JT Harding) is top 10 at Country radio (currently #8).

Listen to our Spotify playlist below to keep up with all of our latest songs impacting radio.
Permalink | Tags: DJ Mustard // The Weeknd // Lorde // Mike Free // JT Harding // Wiz Khalifa // Fergie // T.I. // Jeremih // Radio // Yellow Flicker Beat // Ariana Grande // Big Sean // Keith Urban
SONGS President Ron Perry Selected For Billboard’s “40 Under 40”
SONGS President Ron Perry Selected For Billboard’s “40 Under 40”
Congratulations to SONGS President Ron Perry on being selected for Billboard's "40 Under 40: Music's Young Power Players" for the second consecutive year!

The 2014 honorees were chosen by Billboard editors from 600 nominations submitted at Billboard.biz by readers. In addition to the information submitted on the nominees, Billboard considered company market-share information, chart data and more.

Read the full article here.
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Lorde Tops Billboard's "21 Under 21" List for 2014
Lorde Tops Billboard's
Congratulations to SONGS artist Lorde on being named #1 on Billboard's "21 Under 21: Music's Hottest Young Stars" for 2014.

Read Billboard's article on Lorde here, and check out the full list of 2014 honorees.
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The Interview (Film Trailer) // Run With A Knife (The Left Hands)
The Interview (Film Trailer) // Run With A Knife (The Left Hands)
"Run With A Knife" by The Left Hands (SONGS writer Ferraby Lionheart) is featured in the trailer for The Interview, starring Seth Rogan and James Franco. The Sony Pictures movie hits theaters on December 25, 2014.

Download the track on Bandcamp, and watch the trailer featuring the placement below:
Permalink | Tags: Ferraby Lionheart // The Left Hands // Trailer Placements // Run With A Knife // Ferraby Chase Lizarraga // The Interview // Sony Pictures // Seth Rogan // James Franco
SONGS Signs St. Paul and The Broken Bones to a Global Co-Publishing Deal
SONGS Signs St. Paul and The Broken Bones to a Global Co-Publishing Deal
One of the biggest independent music stories of 2014, St. Paul and The Broken Bones' debut album “Half the City” has sold over 50,000 albums on Single Lock Records, a label started by Ben Tanner of Alabama Shakes and John Paul White of the Civil Wars. The band’s first single “Call Me” recently peaked at #7 at AAA radio according to Mediabase, and their new single “Half The City” impacts AAA this month.

Check out one of the best soul singers in music today, in St. Paul and The Broken Bones’ video for “Call Me":
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Lorde "Royals" Wins Best Rock Video at the 2014 MTV VMAs
Lorde
Photo: Christopher Polk, Getty Images for MTV

Lorde won her first VMA last night with the music video for her breakout hit "Royals" and became the first female artist to ever take home the Moonman trophy in the Rock category's history!
Watch Lorde's acceptance speech at the 2014 VMAs:

Watch the winning music video:

Permalink | Tags: Lorde // MTV // Royals // Awards // VMA
Apple Watch (Ad) // Revolution (Diplo)
Apple Watch (Ad) // Revolution (Diplo)
SONGS writer Diplo has an instrumental version of his track "Revolution" feat. Faustix & Imanos and Kai featured in a web ad for Apple Watch, which played as the company unveiled forthcoming products including the iPhone 6 during the Apple Live event this week.

Download the song over at iTunes, and view the Apple Watch "Health and Fitness" video below:

Permalink | Tags: Diplo // Advertising Placements // Revolution // Apple // Apple Watch
Coca-Cola Israel (Ad) // Say It, Just Say It (The Mowgli's)
Coca-Cola Israel (Ad) // Say It, Just Say It (The Mowgli's)
"Say It, Just Say It" by SONGS writers The Mowgli's is featured in an advertisement for Coca-Cola Israel.

Get the original track off The Mowgli's album Waiting For the Dawn, available on iTunes, and check out the commercial below!
Permalink | Tags: The Mowgli's // Advertising Placements // Say It Just Say It // Israel // Coca-Cola
DJ Mustard Wins Producer of the Year at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
DJ Mustard Wins Producer of the Year at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
SONGS writer DJ Mustard was awarded the prestigious title of "Producer of the Year" at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Los Angeles on Friday.

Mustard, who was signed to SONGS in 2011 by President & Head of A&R Ron Perry, also just released his highly anticipated debut album "10 Summers" on Roc Nation, available now on iTunes.
Permalink | Tags: DJ Mustard // Ron Perry // 10 Summers // Roc Nation // BMI // Awards
Beats by Dre (Ad) // Jungle (X Ambassadors & Jamie N Commons)
Beats by Dre (Ad) // Jungle (X Ambassadors & Jamie N Commons)

"Jungle" by Jamie N Commons & SONGS writers X Ambassadors is featured in the Beats by Dre 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign The Game Before The Game!

Watch the epic 5 minute plus video featuring the song below, and get "Jungle" at http://on.beatsmusic.com/albums/al102820789 or download on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/JungleSOTW.

REMIX FEATURING JAY Z:

Permalink | Tags: X Ambassadors // Advertising Placements // Jungle // FIFA // Beats by Dre // Jamie N Commons // Jay Z
NBA 2K15 (Video Game) // Aerosol Can (Major Lazer), Team (Lorde), Pharrell Catalog
NBA 2K15 (Video Game) // Aerosol Can (Major Lazer), Team (Lorde), Pharrell Catalog
SONGS has six song placements on the upcoming NBA 2K15 video game soundtrack, which was curated by Pharrell Williams and includes:

"Aerosol Can" by Major Lazer (SONGS writer Diplo)
"Team" by Lorde (SONGS writer Ella Yelich-O'Connor)
"Can I have It Like That" by Pharrell Williams (SONGS catalog writer Pharrell Williams)
"How Does It Feel?" by Pharrell Williams (SONGS catalog writer Pharrell Williams)
"Drop It Like It's Hot" by Snoop Dog" (SONGS catalog writer Pharrell Williams)
"Grindin'" by Clipse (SONGS catalog writer Pharrell Williams)

Preview the soundtrack on Spotify ahead of the October 7th game release:
Permalink | Tags: Pharrell Williams // Major Lazer // Lorde // Video Game Placements // Snoop Dogg // Drop It Like It's Hot // Team // Soundtrack // NBA 2K15 // Aerosol Can // Clipse // Grindin' // Can I Have It Like That // How Does It Feel?