ASCAP announced that chart-topping songwriter Savan Kotecha has renewed his agreement for representation of public performances of his songwriting catalog.
Kotecha’s songs have hit #1 all over the world, selling more than 200 million copies. His credits include such hits as Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do;” Britney Spears’ “If U Seek Amy” and “I Wanna Go;” Usher’s “DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love;” Ariana Grande’s “Problem,” “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder;” Jessie J’s Grammy-nominated “Bang Bang;” One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful” and Maroon 5’s “One More Night” among others.
Kotecha, who recently worked with The Weeknd on his upcoming single and album, is the recipient of nine ASCAP Awards and two Billboard Music Awards. As talent coach on both the US and UK seasons of Simon Cowell’s The X Factor, he has helped budding talents round out their sound. He has been a member of ASCAP since 2011.
ASCAP also recently renewed agreements with Max Martin (Pink, Katy Perry, Britney Spears), 2 Chainz, Lenny Kravitz, Garth Brooks, The Doors, Rick James, Richie Sambora, Sara Bareilles and Diplo, among others.