Sony Music Publishing Signs Kane Brown
Sony Music Publishing Nashville announced the signing of multi-platinum country superstar Kane Brown to a worldwide deal. Brown has also launched Verse 2 Music, his own publishing imprint, as a joint venture with Sony Music Publishing and music industry veteran Kent Earls, who will be heading up its operations. With the establishment of Verse 2 Music, Brown and Earls aim to discover emerging country music hitmakers and develop their songwriting careers.
Kane Brown said, “I’m excited to further my relationship with Sony with Rusty Gaston and Jon Platt, and to work alongside Kent Earls again at Verse 2 Music. Kane Brown is redefining boundaries with his dynamic artistry, all-around business acumen, and passion as a craftsman songwriter – his anthemic songs will live forever.
Kane’s latest effort, Mixtape Vol. 1, achieved the best country EP debut of 2020, featuring hit singles “Cool Again,” the Top 40 breakthrough hit, “Be Like That,” ft. Swae Lee and Khalid, the unifying anthem, “Worldwide Beautiful” and his collaboration with EGOT winner John Legend, “Last Time I Say Sorry.” Additionally, Brown co-wrote “One Thing Right,” his Top 40 radio hit with Marshmello.