Warner Chappell Music Signs Exclusive Global Deal With Grammy Award-winning Rockers Greta Van Fleet
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Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has entered into an exclusive worldwide administration agreement for upcoming releases with Grammy Award-winning rock band Greta Van Fleet. Formed in 2012, the Michigan-bred group’s breakout success came with their 2017 EP, the RIAA-certified gold album From The Fires, which earned them a Grammy win for Best Rock album and four nominations. Their latest single, “My Way Soon,” was released last Friday on all streaming platforms.
Warner Chappell Music Senior Vice President, A&R, U.S., Greg Sowders, shared: “From the first time I saw Greta Van Fleet play at a tiny club in L.A., I’ve wanted to work with them and knew immediately they were something special. They’re amazing songwriters and musicians who are reawakening that rock ‘n’ roll spirit for the next generation of fans.”
Warner Chappell Music President of A&R, U.S., Ryan Press, added: “Greta Van Fleet is an undeniable talent whose timeless music is bringing a great musical genre into the future. We’re thrilled to welcome them into the Warner Chappell family and look forward to working with them as their career continues to rise.
Greta Van Fleet said: “Our collective goal is to spread peace, love and unity through our music in the hopes that our fans take that feeling out into the world. Working with Ryan, Greg, and the entire Warner Chappell team, we know that we can achieve this and so much more.”
Greta Van Fleet consists of vocalist Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka, bassist Sam Kiszka, and drummer Danny Wagner. Their EP From the Fires has garnered over 330 million global streams to date, while the single “Highway Tune” held the top spot onBillboard’s U.S. Mainstream Rock chart for an impressive five weeks straight and also reached No. 1 at Active Rock radio. The band’s 2018 debut full-length studio album,Anthem of the Peaceful Army, debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, ruled theBillboard Rock Albums chart, and has been streamed over 194 million times worldwide. In 2019, the group took home the award for Rock Song of the Year at the iHeartRadio Music Awards for their single “Safari Song.” Last year, the band embarked on their March of the Peaceful Army Tour, which included sold-out shows in Japan, Australia, South America, Mexico, North America, and Europe.
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October 13, 2020 9:10am ET by Pressparty