NOVEMBER 29, 2022 – Kobalt today announced that it has signed venbee to a worldwide publishing administration agreement, including global synch and creative services for her catalog and future songs.
Erin Doyle, better known by her stage name venbee, is a songwriter and artist who burst onto the music scene with the song 'low down.' The single exploded on TikTok, radio, and barely missed the Top 40. Her current single 'messy in heaven' has reached number five on the UK Singles Chart and is Radio 1 A Listed. The song has reached over 13m in Spotify streams since release, 24m in TikTok views and reached #1 in the UK viral chart. The song and her career continues to grow rapidly.
Kenny McGoff, Head of A&R, UK, Kobalt, said, “From the moment we all heard ‘low down’ we knew venbee was the real deal. The music touches the mind, body and deep in the soul. Her way with words, melody, and of course bangers is a breath of fresh air and really exciting. I’m so proud to be on this journey with venbee, Laurie and Nicole. A special thank you to her legal eagle Victoria Wood for all her endeavours.”
Added Alison Donald, Head of Creative UK, “We're both honoured and delighted that venbee chose Kobalt as her publisher. She is already an exceptional songwriter and artist. I'm excited about her future as her talent has no bounds.”
Commenting on the deal, venbee said, “I’m very excited to start my first publishing journey with Kobalt, and I’m excited to continue writing songs with this fantastic team!”
Said Nicole Cere and Laurie Lee Boutet at Wednesday Artist Management, “We’re so excited to have venbee join Kobalt's roster. They've been such a great support system from the beginning and we cannot wait to continue this journey with them!”