JUNE 8, 2021 - Kobalt today announced the signing of Madison Beer to a global publishing deal. The deal includes a full range of creative, synch, and administration services for their catalog and future works.
Beer is widely known for achieving unprecedented success as an independent artist with her partner First Access Entertainment. Her debut EP As She Pleases made her the first independent female solo artist to break into the Top 20 radio charts. Globally, Madison has two billion streams across her catalogue to date.
Beer’s debut album Life Support, out now, features previously released singles “Selfish,” Madison’s fastest ever gold certified record, and fan favorite “Stained Glass,” which dropped after feverish fans flocked to her label’s Instagram page demanding its release - a testament to her engaged and ever growing following of 24 million on Instagram, 13 million on TikTok, and 3 million on Twitter.
Sas Metcalfe, chief creative officer at Kobalt said, “We are thrilled to have Madison join us at Kobalt. She is an exceptional talent and we are extremely excited to work with her and the First Access team.”
Also commenting on the deal, Dominique Keegan, vice president, creative at Kobalt said, “Madison is such an incredible artist and songwriter. Her debut album, 'Life Support’, is a true testament to what she can achieve and is a very exciting glimpse into her talent. We very much look forward to working with her, as well as Oscar and Sarah and the rest of her incredible team at First Access Management.”
Madison Beer said, “I’m so happy to partner with Dominique, Sas and the Kobalt family. The whole team is so passionate and aligned with my vision as an artist and my creative process. I am very excited for this relationship to grow with this new part of my team in place.”
Oscar Scivier, Madison Beer’s manager, added: “Kobalt is an amazing company with a great reputation. Their approach to the mechanics of the business and the day to day creative work paved the way for this partnership to happen. We have a unique way of working in Madison Beer team, which they instinctually understand, and I am excited to work alongside them creating and servicing Madison’s copyrights.”
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