Sony Music Publishing and RareSpark Media Group today announced the signing of country hitmaker and artist Emma-Lee to a worldwide publishing agreement.
Originally hailing from Toronto, ON Canada, Emma-Lee is recognized for crafting popular country hits including “Home To Me” by Ross Ellis; “She Drives Me Crazy” and “Anthem” by Brett Kissel; “What a Song Should Do” and “Wreck This Town” by Tim Hicks; The “Country Thunder” by Washboard Union; “Good Love” by Shawn Hook; “Memphis T-Shirt” by Melanie Dyer; and many more.
Most recently, Emma-Lee co-wrote “What Are You Gonna Tell Her” and “Bridges” by Mickey Guyton, as well as several other songs on Guyton’s highly anticipated debut album Remember Her Name, set for release on September 24.
“I’m ecstatic to be part of a team that supports the vision for my career and champions my songs,” said Emma-Lee. “I have a great deal of admiration and respect for everyone involved in this venture. Scot, Suzanne and Rusty all share an insatiable passion for music that inspires me to bring my best to the writing room every day and I’m so grateful for the opportunity to work together!”
“Emma-Lee is a force – she has a gift for bringing the artist’s point of view to a song, along with an incredible voice, commitment to the craft, and a graciousness that draws everyone in. We are honored to work with her at RareSpark and we’re excited to partner with Rusty and the entire family at Sony Music Publishing to represent her!” said Scot Sherrod, VP/GM and Suzanne Strickland, Owner, RareSpark Media Group.
Rusty Gaston, CEO, Sony Music Publishing Nashville said, “Our entire team has been fans of Emma-Lee’s songwriting for quite some time. It is an honor and a privilege to partner with RareSpark to wave her flag.”
As an artist, Emma-Lee has released an impressive body of work since her debut in 2009, including three full-length albums – Never Just A Dream, Backseat Heroine, and Fantasies. She has also achieved success with popular singles such as “Worst Enemy,” “It Won’t Be Christmas,” and “Not Giving Up On You.” Emma-Lee’s songs have charted multiple times on Billboard radio and have been featured in many film and TV placements such as Beauty & The Beast, Saving Hope, Teen Wolf, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Wynonna Earp, Dance Moms and Hello/Goodbye, to name a few.