Grammy ® award winning singer, songwriter, producer and musician Alicia Keys has extended her relationship with EMI Music Publishing, completing a brand new deal with the company she first signed with when she was fifteen years old.
“Alicia Keys is without doubt one of the most important and accomplished songwriters of her generation, writing music that connects with fans across the world. We’re proud to have worked with her throughout her career to date, and to continue to represent such an incredible catalog of songs.”
The new deal between Alicia Keys and EMI Music Publishing further extends a fourteen year career-long relationship between the two parties. Under the agreement, EMI Music Publishing will represent Keys’ hit catalog of songs, including “A Woman’s Worth”, “Fallin'”, “If I Ain’t Got You”, “Like You’ll Never See Me Again”, “No One”, and “Superwoman”, as well as future tracks by the multi-platinum global star.
In the eight years since the release of her debut album “˜Songs In A Minor’, Alicia Keys has become one of the most successful artists of all time. Her first three studio albums debuted at number one on the Billboard charts, and her fourth album “˜The Element of Freedom’ was released to worldwide acclaim at the end of last year. The album features “Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down”, the answer song to Billboard Hot 100 number one “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z, which also featured Keys. In her short career to date, Keys has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, and won an astonishing 12 Grammy awards.
Alicia Keys said: “EMI and I have formed an incredible partnership over the years. It’s wonderful to have a home here that supports my artistry.”
EMI Music Publishing President of North American Creative Jon Platt commented: “Alicia Keys is without doubt one of the most important and accomplished songwriters of her generation, writing music that connects with fans across the world. We’re proud to have worked with her throughout her career to date, and to continue to represent such an incredible catalog of songs.”
EMI Music Publishing is the world’s most creative music publisher with more than one million copyrights including some of the best known songs ever written. Included in the EMI Music Publishing catalog are iconic songs including “New York New York”, “You’ve Got A Friend”, “The James Bond Theme”, “Lady Marmalade”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “Always On My Mind”, “Over The Rainbow”, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” and “Singin’ In the Rain”. Its current hit-making writers and producers include Arctic Monkeys, BeyoncÃ©, James Blunt, Lady Antebellum, Norah Jones, Pink, Usher, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Amy Winehouse.