We Are Your Friends (Trailer) // We Are Your Friends (Justice vs Simian)
We Are Your Friends (Trailer) // We Are Your Friends (Justice vs Simian)

“We Are Your Friends” (Because Editions) by Justice vs Simian is featured in the trailer of the same title. The film stars Zac Efron, Wes Bentley, and Emily Ratajkowski.

Download the song on iTunes!


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Dancing With The Stars (TV) // Elastic Heart (Diplo)
Dancing With The Stars (TV) // Elastic Heart (Diplo)

Sia performed "Elastic Heart" (co-written by Diplo) for the season finale of Dancing With The Stars, May 19th on ABC.

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Dancing With The Stars (TV) // Worth It (Balkan Beat Box)
Dancing With The Stars (TV) // Worth It (Balkan Beat Box)

Fifth Harmony performed "Worth it" (co-written by Ori Kaplan of Balkan Beat Box) for the season finale of Dancing With The Stars, May 19th on ABC.

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Rihanna Performs "American Oxygen" on SNL
Rihanna Performs

Rihanna performed her single, "American Oxygen" on the season finale of Saturday Night Live last night.  "American Oxygen" was co-written by SONGS Writer, Sam Harris, of X Ambassadors.  Watch video of the performance here.

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Fall Out Boy Performs "Uma Thurman" at the Billboard Music Awards
Fall Out Boy Performs

Fall Out Boy performed their new single, "Uma Thurman" (SONGS Writers, Young Wolf Hatchlings ) at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.  The song has since climbed to #38 on iTunes.  You can watch video of the performance (with an added verse from Wiz Khalifa) here:

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The Weeknd's “Earned It” is the Biggest Song on Radio
The Weeknd's “Earned It” is the Biggest Song on Radio

Earned It by The Weeknd, continues it's incredible run at radio by hitting #1 at Top 40.  The Platinum song, from the "Fifty Shades of Grey" soundtrack, had previously peaked #1 at Rhythmic, Urban & Urban AC radio.  The song is also charting top 10 at Hot AC.  "Earned It" has been a mainstay for over 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, currently charting at #3.

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SONGS Founder and CEO Matt Pincus' Senate Testimony
SONGS Founder and CEO Matt Pincus' Senate Testimony
Update: Read the full transcript of Matt Pincus' testimony here, and his Op-Ed featured on The Wrap here

On Tuesday, March 10th at 10AM EST, Matt Pincus represented the music publishing industry at the Senate Judiciary Committee's Hearing on DOJ Consent Decrees, "How Much For a Song?: The Antitrust Decrees that Govern the Market for Music," as part of the Sub-Committee on Anti-Trust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights.

A webcast of the hearing is available by visiting Senate Judiciary Committee  hearing webpagewith Pincus' testimony beginning at the 42-minute mark.

For more information on the consent decree hearing and its impact on the music industry, read the Billboard article "Music Industry Converges on D.C. as Consent Decree Review and Negotiations Ramp Up."

About Matt Pincus & SONGS Music Publishing:

Matt Pincus is the founder and CEO of SONGS Music Publishing, the leading US contemporary independent music publisher.  With its headquarters in New York and offices in Los Angeles, London and Nashville, SONGS’ 350 songwriters are global stars across the spectrum of contemporary music, including Grammy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Lorde,  R&B superstar The Weeknd,  super-producer DJ Mustard (the leading urban producer in the world with 21 Top 20 Pop and R&B hits since 2012), EDM superstar Diplo (Usher, Madonna, Justin Bieber, MIA, Sia, Major Lazer), and many more.  SONGS has registered in the top 10 of Billboard’s Publisher Quarterly for the past 6 quarters, claiming as much as 5% of overall US radio airplay.

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The Flash (TV) // "Every Age" (Jose Gonzalez)
The Flash (TV) //

 "Every Age” by Jose Gonzalez, is used in the  television series “The Flash”, episode 112,  on May 12th.

 

Download “Every Age” on iTunes here.

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Golf Digest // “A Beautiful Life” (1985)
Golf Digest  // “A Beautiful Life” (1985)

"A Beautiful Life” by 1985  (SONGS writers Cameron Walker-Wright and Thomas DeGrazia), is  used in the Golf Digest video, “Up & Around with Holly Sonders.”

 

Download “A Beautiful Life” off of iTunes, and watch the video featuring the track below:

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Jeep Renegade (Ad) // Full-Length Music Video For “Renegades” (X Ambassadors)
Jeep Renegade (Ad) // Full-Length Music Video For “Renegades” (X Ambassadors)

The music video of X Ambassadors’ single, “Renegades” tells the story of the band as they are followed on a journey from small town clubs to the big city. The video also features the all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade.


X Ambassadors "Renegades" available now for download on iTunes.

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Hulu’s New Series, ‘Deadbeat’ (Promo) // “Mashup The Dance” (Major Lazer)
Hulu’s New Series, ‘Deadbeat’ (Promo) // “Mashup The Dance” (Major Lazer)

“Mashup The Dance” by Major Lazer is being used in the Hulu Promo for the new series, ‘Deadbeat’. 

 

Purchase the track here on ITUNES.

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ESPN E:60 (TV Special) // “Home” (Aron Wright)
ESPN E:60 (TV Special) // “Home” (Aron Wright)

“Home” by Aron Wright was used in the ESPN E:60 special about broadcaster Ernie Johnson and his family. The episode aired on May 4, 2015.

 

Download “Home” on iTunes.

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Bones (TV) // With The Ink Of A Ghost (Jose Gonzalez)
Bones (TV) // With The Ink Of A Ghost (Jose Gonzalez)

 

Jose Gonzalez’s “With The Ink Of A Ghost” is featured in Bones episode, “The Verdict In The Victim”, airing Thursday, May 7th at 8/7c on FOX.

 

Download “With The Ink Of A Ghost” on iTunes.

 

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Netflix Comedy Special, Chris D'Elia: Incorrigible (PROMO) // “Last To Know” (Bijou and Andy Herod)
Netflix Comedy Special, Chris D'Elia: Incorrigible (PROMO) // “Last To Know” (Bijou and Andy Herod)

“Last To Know” performed by Electric Owls x Campfire (SONGS writers Bijou and Andy Herod) is featured in a trailer for the Netflix comedy special, Chris D'Elia: Incorrigible.

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SONGS Signs Kai to a Global Co-Pub Deal
SONGS Signs Kai to a Global Co-Pub Deal
SONGS has signed emerging pop singer/songwriter Kai to a global co-publishing deal! 

Kai's notable co-writes include Diplo "Revolution," Jessie J "Sweet Talker," Jack Ü "Mind," and a feature on Childish Gambino "I.Crawl." Signed to Warner Music Canada, Kai is currently working on an upcoming debut EP to be released later this year.
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