Multi-Platinum, chart-topping, award-winning recording artist and songwriter Halsey has signed a new global publishing administration agreement with BMG.
The deal includes Halsey’s future songwriting compositions including her recently released single ‘So Good’ and the Calvin Harris single ‘Stay With Me (with Justin Timberlake, Halsey, and Pharrell)’ featured on Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2.
Halsey said, “I’m thrilled to announce this partnership with BMG. I was immediately drawn to their artist friendly, songwriter-first mentality and I’m looking forward to taking this journey with my new BMG family.”
Jason Aron and Anthony Li, Halsey’s Co-Managers at Anti-Pop, said, “BMG’s creative and refreshing approach to publishing is very exciting. Thomas and his team globally, have welcomed us with open arms. We appreciate their passion and dedication to putting artists first.”
Thomas Scherer, President Repertoire & Marketing, Los Angeles and New York, said, “Halsey is an inspiration, a multi-faceted creator with a voice that hits you straight in the heart. We are prepared to present them everything we can offer, with our team’s full support around the world from Australia to Asia, Europe to LATAM, and all throughout North America. We welcome Halsey and their team to BMG and look forward to working alongside with them to elevate them to a whole new level.”
Halsey has amassed more than 31 billion combined global streams to date, including more than 12.5 billion US streams, and sold nearly 17 million adjusted album units worldwide.
Their most recent album, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power,debuted at Number One on Billboard’s Top Current Album Sales and Top Alternative Albums charts in 2021. It follows 2020’s Manic, which also entered the Top Current Album Sales chart at Number One. Manic was the first album of 2020 to be certified Platinum in the US and is now 2x Platinum. 2017’s hopeless fountain kingdom was recently certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.
Halsey continues to push creative boundaries, exerting an influence and impact beyond music. Her first book, I Would Leave Me If I Could: A Collection of Poetry, debuted on The New York Times Best Sellers list in 2020. Named as one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2020, they have won over 20 awards, including an AMA, MTV VMA, GLAAD Award, the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Hal David Starlight Award and a CMT Music Award. Halsey recently introduced about-face, a multi-dimensional makeup line made for everyone. Halsey continues to speak up for important causes such as disenfranchised youth, women’s rights, mental health and the LGBTQ community.
Photo L to R (photo credit - Jasmine Safaeian): BMG’s Claire Bernardin and Thomas Scherer, Halsey, BMG’s Josh Edmond and Jonathan Palmer