Warner Chappell Music (WCM) has entered into a worldwide publishing agreement with the renowned artist and songwriter Morgan Wallen.

As part of this agreement, Wallen will be granted the authority to enter into partnerships with WCM in order to sign composers.

Wallen was recognized as the Songwriter of the Year at the 2023 BMI Country Awards. He has penned highly successful songs like the RIAA multi-platinum tracks “Chasin You,” “7 Summers,” “You Proof,” and “Thought You Should Know” for his own albums. Additionally, he has also had his songs recorded by notable artists such as Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Corey Kent, and Kane Brown.

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Wallen’s third studio album, One Thing At A Time, set a new record by spending the most weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 list for a country album in the past 30 years. Additionally, it was just recognized as Luminate’s best album of 2023 in the United States.

Wallen expressed anticipation for collaborating with Warner Chappell as their new music publishing partner and expressed gratitude for their assistance in signing composers they have faith in.

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“In numerous aspects, I have consistently identified myself as a songwriter above all else. Consequently, the publishing community holds a particularly significant place in my affections.” Morgan Wallen

“I have always considered myself primarily a songwriter, and as a result, I have a strong affinity for the publishing community.”

“It is a privilege to utilize this partnership as a means to provide assistance to fellow songwriters.” I express my gratitude to Ben, Phil, Jessi, and their exceptional crew.

Luminate’s 2023 Year End Report reveals that Wallen’s One Thing At a Time achieved a total of 5.362 million Total Album Equivalent Consumption (TAC) Units and 6.357 billion on-demand audio streams in the previous year.

According to Ben Vaughn, the President and CEO of Warner Chappell Music Nashville, Morgan’s songwriting skills are evident in his well-crafted songs like “7 Summers” and “Thought You Should Know,” which are considered modern-day classics. Additionally, Morgan has also written impactful songs for other artists such as “You Make It Easy” by Jason Aldean and “Wild As Her” by Corey Kent. This highlights Morgan’s rising significance as one of the most influential songwriters of our time.

“Our entire Warner Chappell team is immensely proud to have the privilege of representing his songs.”

“Our entire Warner Chappell team is immensely proud to have the privilege of representing his songs.” BEN VAUGHN is affiliated with WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC NASHVILLE.

Jessi Vaughn Stevenson, Senior Director of A&R and Digital at Warner Chappell Music Nashville, expressed enthusiasm about collaborating with Morgan. Highlighting his unique and original songwriting style that has led to significant commercial success rooted in honesty.

Wallen’s album “One Thing At A Time” has maintained its position at the top of the Billboard 200 chart for a total of 18 weeks. Not necessarily consecutive. This ties the record set by Garth Brooks’ album “Ropin’ the Wind” for the longest weeks at number one on the chart for a Country album. Additionally, “One Thing At A Time” was the most-streamed album on Spotify for the whole year.

The track “Last Night” from the album achieved a 6x-Platinum certification and garnered more than 1.5 billion streams worldwide. It holds the record for being the most-streamed song across Apple Music and Spotify in the United States. Regardless of genre. Additionally, it holds the distinction of being the longest-running No. 1 solo song in the history of the Hot 100 chart. Maintaining its position for a total of 16 weeks.