ole Ups Admin Team With Kele Currier
ole, one of the world's largest independent music publishers, is pleased to announce the addition of Kele Currier to their Admin Team, out of their Nashville office, as Director of Administration.
Kele will specialize in administering ole's Nashville-based catalogs, as well as serve as admin client representative for ole's ever-growing roster of Nashville writers. Kele's wealth of experience stems most recently as EVP of Admin for Big Loud Bucks, as well as key positions held with Integrated Copyright Group, Opryland Music, Maypop Music and also SESAC.
Her music business background started via degrees attained at Belmont University, Millikin University, and continues through her ongoing membership in the Copyright Society of the South.
ole is thrilled to add Kele to their growing team of music professionals.
ole is one of the world's largest independent, full-service music publishers, with offices in Nashville, Los Angeles and Toronto. ole's team of 30 experienced industry professionals are focused on acquisitions, creative development and worldwide administration.
The ole catalogue includes over forty thousand songs and thirty thousand hours of film and TV music across all genres.
Most recent awards include: Canadian Country Music Association Publisher of the Year for 2009, 2008 and 2007; 2009 SESAC #1 Most Performed Song: "White Horse" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); 2009 BMI Award Most Performed Song: "Trying To Stop Your Leaving" (Brett Beavers/James Beavers); 2009 BMI Award Most Performed Song: "Picture to Burn" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); 2009 SOCAN Country Music Award "Beautiful Life" by Doc Walker; 2009 SOCAN News & Sports Television Programming Music Award: CBS News: Today by composer Jack Lenz; 2008 BMI Award Most Performed Song: "Picture To Burn" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); 2008 ASCAP Most Performed Song: "Me and God" (Josh Turner); 2008 SESAC Recurrent Country Performance Activity Award: "Teardrops on My Guitar" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); and a 2008 SESAC Country Performance Activity Award: "Picture to Burn" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift).
ole also earned its first Grammy nomination in December, 2009 for Best Country Song: "White Horse", from the Album "Fearless", nominated for Album of the Year.
ole is an expert in administrating and sub-publishing music copyrights and has concluded worldwide publishing administration agreements with some of the world's leading publishers, songwriters and film & television producers. ole's owned and controlled catalogue in children's television is now the largest in the world.
Staff songwriters and composers include: Jack Lenz, Chris Wallin, Gerald O'Brien, JC Smith, Rupert Gayle, Bruce Wallace, Tebey, Gilles Godard, Rebecca Everett, Mladen, Kelly Archer, and Roger Springer. ole also administers for songwriter David Kopatz.
ole co-ventures include Last Gang Publishing, representing artists: Mother Mother, O'Luge, Rides Again, Let's Go To War, Panurge and Murray Yates (Forty Foot Echo); Roots Three Music featuring songwriters: Steven Lee Olsen, Denny Carr and Chris Thorsteinson, Murray Pulver and Dave Wasyliw of Doc Walker; the pop/urban focused tanjola brings songwriters: Dru, Alonzo, Haydain Neale, Rupert Gayle, Alex Greggs, Justin Forsley and Shiloh to the roster. ole also forged a recent creative pact with BMG Rights Management GmbH, which has brought a roster of hit songs by artists such as La Roux, including her hit single "Bulletproof."
Notable copyrights for ole include the Grammy nominated Taylor Swift smash "White Horse" and current single "Fearless," as well as "Tim McGraw," "Picture To Burn," and "Teardrops On My Guitar;"; Kelly Clarkson's "Miss Independent;" "Can't Hold Us Down;" by Christina Aguilera ft. Lil' Kim; "Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles; Craig Morgan's "That's What I Love About Sunday;" "Shoes" by Shania Twain; Sean Paul's "Change the Game;" Trace Adkins' "High;" "Long Black Train" by Josh Turner; "It Was Me" by George Strait; "Once In A While" by Akon; "Runnin'" by Doman + Gooding; and "Lies" by Martina McBride, "Don't Blink" by Kenny Chesney; and "Love Me If You Can" by Toby Keith.
Recent ole songs on the charts include Susan Boyle's "Amazing Grace;" "Down" and "Do You Remember" by Jay Sean; "Mmm Papi" by Britney Spears; "Party All The Time" by the Black Eyed Peas; "I'm Already There" and "Leaving" by Westlife; "Bad Girl" and "Body Body" by Massari; "Streetlights" by Kevin Borg; "S.O.S (Let the Music Play)" by Jordin Sparks; "Dancing in Circles" by Love and Theft; as well as, "Goodbye You Suck" and "I Remember" by Shiloh.