ole Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Deal with Country Artist Meghan Patrick
ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with rising Canadian country music artist Meghan Patrick. The agreement covers existing and future music copyrights from Patrick and augments her previous deal with ole and ole co-venture partner Jackoby Music. Patrick recently signed a recording agreement with Warner Music Canada.
"ole is committed to utilizing our world-class resources to ensure that Meghan gets the worldwide exposure that she deserves for her songs," said John Ozier, GM of Nashville Creative at ole. "We have had tremendous success building the careers of artists such as Charlie Worsham and Josh Dorr, who are both now signed to major labels, via our successful artist development program and look forward to applying the lessons we have learned to Meghan's music as we spread her work both throughout Canada and beyond its borders."
"Having had the opportunity to work with some amazing ole songwriters, I've seen firsthand the passion that ole has for songwriting and artistry, not to mention the Canadian country music scene," said Patrick. "I'm looking forward to working with the ole staff to bring my music to a whole new audience."
"We're excited to expand our deal with ole and Meghan and are looking forward to great things for her," said Jason Klein, co-founder of Jackoby Music and a prominent entertainment attorney. "Meghan is a truly gifted songwriter, and with this additional support from ole, I am confident that she will achieve international success."
Raised in Bowmanville, ON, Patrick was previously a member of the popular roots act The Stone Sparrows and, in 2013, won country radio station KX96's Star Search competition as a solo act. She has written with a variety of major songwriters and recording artists, including Brian Howes, Ryan Stewart, Chantal Kreviazuk, Carly McKillip of One More Girl, Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace, Johnny Reid, Patricia Conroy, Phil Barton, and Jesse Labelle as well as current ole songwriters Marty Dodson, Bruce Wallace, Matt Rogers, Jason Massey, Sam Grow, and Frank Myers. Patrick also performed at the closing ceremonies of the 2015 Parapan Am Games, where she played "Nothing but a Song" and "I Don't Drink Anymore." She performed during CCMA Country Music Week at the Warner Music event on September 10, the Invictus party on September 11, and the ole Saloon Jam on September 12. Patrick is represented worldwide by Ralph James and Nick Meinema of United Talent Agency.