EMI Music Publishing has signed a long-term worldwide publishing agreement with singer, songwriter Angaleena Presley. All future songwriting work will be represented by EMI on a global basis, in partnership with Ten Ten Music.
Presley is a member of Pistol Annies, and co-wrote the band’s debut album Hell On Heels with band mates Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe. The single “Hell on Heels” has been certified gold for 500,000 downloads. Presley also co-wrote Lambert’s current single “Fastest Girl In Town.” She is currently working on solo material and performing with the Pistol Annies throughout the summer.
EMI Music Publishing Nashville’s Ben Vaughn commented, “You just have to listen to Angaleena’s lyrics to hear that she is a classic modern day songwriter whose music connects to anyone that loves authentic music. Everyone at EMI would like to welcome Angaleena and our new partner Ten Ten Music, and we look forward to the bright future of this talented writer and artist.”
Ten Ten Music co-president Jewel Coburn, added, “When Barry and I first met Angaleena we both went ‘wow!’ Several years down the road we helped set her up with Ashley Monroe as writing partners and Ashley introduced Angaleena to Miranda. It was a perfect match! It’s been magical seeing Angaleena grow as a writer and performer, we have believed in her right from start and we continue to support her on this incredible journey.”
“The road from my front porch in Kentucky to Music Row has been long and hard but well worth traveling,” expressed Presley. “I want to thank everyone at EMI and Ten Ten Music for helping make my little songs reach front porch dreamers all over the world.”
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