Kobalt signs deal with Keith Urban's BOOM

Keith Urban Joins Forces with Kobalt on New Publishing Venture

Kobalt, the independent music services company, has signed a deal with BOOM, the collaborative publishing venture launched by country singer-songwriter, Keith Urban, writer/producer, Ross Copperman, and A&R professional, Joe Fisher. Kobalt will administer and fund the company along with providing creative support. Poised for tremendous growth, BOOM’s current roster includes Jordan Minton, Cali Rodi and Logan Turner.

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Jesse Willoughby, General Manager of Kobalt, Nashville commented, “We’re beyond excited to announce our partnership with BOOM, to be involved with such an extraordinary group including Keith, Joe and Ross means a tremendous amount to the continued growth of Kobalt Nashville. I speak for everyone on the team with great enthusiasm as we help to grow this new venture.”

“We’re honored to be partnering with our friends at Kobalt,” said Urban, Fisher and Copperman (Boom Music) in a joint statement. "They’re leaders in the industry with a dedicated focus on technology that makes them one of the best administrative company's in the world. Their creative team is extraordinary and we’re looking forward to only great things in the future.”

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Richard Sanders, President of Kobalt Music said, “When artists, writers and industry professionals of this caliber come together to form their own venture, and choose to partner with Kobalt, it is truly an honor and it speaks volumes to the trust people have in the Company.”

Pictured (l-r) Front: Mike Milom, Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley PLC; Fisher; Urban; Copperman. Back: Mary Ann McCready, Flood Bumstead McCready McCarthy; Stephanie Cox, VP Creative, Kobalt; Jesse Willoughby, Kobalt GM, Kobalt Nashville; Willard Ahdritz, CEO and founder, Kobalt; Richard Sanders, President, Kobalt; Laura Alexander, Senior Director Creative, Kobalt; Kimberly Holcombe, Senior Manager Client Relations, Kobalt; Brooke Yancey, formerly Creative Assistant, Kobalt.

For more information, visit kobaltmusic.com.