The US bit of BMG Chrysalis announced it had signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with popular pop imp Bruno Mars this week. The rights company will administrate the singer’s self-penned hits and the songs he has written for other pop types as part of songwriting and production team The Smeezingtons.
Confirming the new deal, BMG boss man Hartwig Masuch told reporters: “We are thrilled that Bruno Mars – one of contemporary music’s most creative and prolific songwriters – has joined the BMG roster. His decision to sign with us reflects our commitment to make BMG a home for the best music talent in the world”.
While BMG North America’s Exec VP Richard Blackstone added: “In such a short time, Bruno Mars has created a tremendous footprint in the musical world. Whether he’s writing for himself or others, he creates magic and there is simply no limit to where his talent can take him”.