ole Extends Publishing Deal with Hit Songwriter/​Producer Pavel

L–R: Scott Safford (Safford Motley, PLC), Mike Whelan (ole, Sr. Creative Director), John Ozier (ole, VP Creative), Songwriter/Producer Pavel Dovgalyuk, Emily Mueller-Olson (ole, Creative Director), Catherine Fogarty (ole, Creative Admin. Coordinator), Ben Strain (ole, Sr. Creative Director)

TORONTO, ONTARIO (November 15, 2017) – ole, the world’s fastest-growing independent music publishing and rights management company, announced today it has extended its deal with songwriter Pavel Dovgalyuk.

Since joining the ole family in 2016, Pavel has become a highly sought after producer and songwriter in Nashville. His recent success includes songwriting credits on Justin Moore’s “Between You and Me,” Chris Janson’s “Messin’ with Jesus” (ft. Tim McGraw) and Michael Ray’s current single, “Get to You,” which is climbing the country charts.

“We are thrilled to further our deal with Pavel, who has already proven to be integral to the ole family,” said ole VP Creative, John Ozier. “We look forward to great future success with him.”

“I’m excited to extend my partnership with ole. From day one, John and his team have made me feel right at home. It's a privilege to partner with a publisher that truly believes in who I am as a songwriter and producer,” said Pavel.

The extension of Pavel’s deal furthers ole Nashville’s success this year. In 2017, the office has celebrated 24 US Singles, 30 Canadian Singles, two chart-topping singles and current US singles from artists Chris Janson, Brett Young, Brett Eldredge, Jordan Davis, Lindsay Ell, Michael Ray, Colt Ford, Ronnie Dunn, James Barker Band, Waterloo Revival and Trace Adkins.

ole Nashville also recently moved into a new cutting edge, state-of-the-art office in the Wedgewood Houston neighborhood.

For more information please contact:
Julie Moe
Zooby Media
615 953 9449

About ole

ole is one of the world’s foremost rights management companies with investments of over $550M in music intellectual property (IP). Founded in 2004, with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York, Los Angeles and London, ole is engaged in IP acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 55,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres. Copyrights under ole’s control include songs recorded by artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Michael Jackson, One Direction, Rihanna, Rush, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland.

ole controls substantial A/V music and secondary rights including catalogs from Sony Pictures Entertainment, Entertainment One, MGM, Miramax, Nelvana, and Nu Image/Millennium, as well as an extensive production music library of over 750,000 tracks including Jingle Punks, Cavendish Music, 5 Alarm Music, MusicBox, Nelvana Production Music, Auracle, and Cue. In September 2016, ole acquired rights management company Compact Media - which manages Audio-Visual Secondary Rights for more than 700 clients around the world - in a major deal that furthers ole’s commitment to delivering leading-edge IP rights management services across the globe.

ole is committed to the creative development of its 150+ staff songwriters, legacy writers, and composers and adding value to our catalogs and client catalogs. Current ole writers include Timbaland, Tyler Farr, Chris Janson, Josh Dorr, Gord Bamford, Brett Jones, Jeremy Stover, Phil O’Donnell, Jordan Davis, and Ian Thornley. ole has ongoing ventures with Last Gang Publishing, Roots Three Music, Jackoby Publishing, and most recently, ole-Bluestone Publishing, ole’s venture with global hitmaker Timbaland. ole’s legacy catalogs and writers include Rush, Max Webster, Coney Hatch, and Ian Thomas.

ole also operates a robust label services arm under the umbrella of ole Label Group. The division include Anthem Entertainment Group, the label home of Rush, Big Wreck, Ian Thornley, Steven Page, Stompin’ Tom Connors and The Tea Party. Anthem Legacy includes Max Webster, Ian Thomas, and artist development label red dot, which has developed and up-streamed artists including Charlie Worsham, Haley Reinhart, Josh Dorr, Sam Grow, and Jordan Davis.

ole Digital is a full YouTube MCN partner for all media with over 17 billion views across publishing, masters and A/V to date.