Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with chart-topping songwriter and former BMI Songwriter of the Year Aimee Mayo.
“Warner/Chappell already feels like home,” said Mayo. “To me, energy is everything, and I am beyond excited to be surrounded by such an innovative and inspiring team. I look forward to celebrating lots of monster smash hits together and I’m honored to be part of such a long lineage of legendary songwriters.”
Ben Vaughn, Executive Vice President, Warner/Chappell Music Nashville, said, “Aimee Mayo is a creative force of nature. I’ve always been impressed with her passion, drive, and creativity. On behalf of the A&R team we couldn’t be happier to have her join the Warner/Chappell family and look forward to helping bring her songs to life.”
Mayo has penned songs for Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Sara Evans, and Carrie Underwood, as well as pop artists including Backstreet Boys, Jessica Simpson, and Adam Lambert.
Mayo was honored with the Academy of Country Music’s Song of the Year, BMI’s Song of the Year, and the NSAI Song of the Year awards for Lonestar‘s “Amazed.” The song also garnered her a Grammy nomination.
Mayo lives in Nashville with her husband and co-writer, Chris Lindsey, and their three children.
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