Beyonce has signed a new songwriting publishing contract with Warner/Chappell Music. The singer has teamed with the publishing label to administrator her future songwriting, including her forthcoming fifth album which is expected to be released in April.
Confirming the news in a statement, Beyonce said:
“It’s an honour to join Warner/Chappell Music and to continue working with my friend Jon Platt. I trust his vision and admire his professionalism and I look forward to our partnership”.
Former EMI publishing exec Jon Platt said:
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Beyoncé for many years now and I am always inspired by her drive, her creative vision and the breadth of her talent as a songwriter, performer and artist.
“Not only has she become a global phenomenon, she has helped re-define what it means to be an entertainment icon. Everyone at Warner/Chappell is honored to have the opportunity to serve this ground-breaking superstar, as she continues to evolve, growing her incredible catalog of songs and producing some truly extraordinary new music.”