Ole Extends Deal With Chris Janson
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Jessica Nicholson • January 30, 2018 •
Chris Janson. Photo: Brenton Giesey
On Jan. 29, ole announced it has concluded an exclusive agreement with singer/songwriter Chris Janson. The deal involves the purchase price of Janson’s publishing share of the current catalog (including his most recent record, Everyone), also extends ole’s existing publishing arrangement using Janson for future albums.
“I’m pleased to extend my partnership with ole. I’m pleased to be a songwriter, also thankful for the success it has brought my loved ones and I,” commented Janson. “I’m enthusiastic about songwriting and look forward to the future with all the ole team”
John Ozier, ole’s Vice President, Creative, added, “We’re incredibly pleased to have extended our bargain with Chris Janson. Not only is Chris an awesome artist and performer, Chris is a prolific songwriter. We look forward to building on the success and momentum that we have and cannot wait to see what this season brings for Chris and ole.”
Janson’s most recent record, Everyone, premiered in September 2017, headed to the single, “Repair A beverage” The 2nd single, “Drunk Girl,” released by ole and co-written by Janson, Tom Douglas and Scooter Carusoe, is currently climbing its way up the airplay charts. Earning widespread praise by critics, “Drunk Girl” was named one of Rolling Stone’s “25 Greatest Country Songs of 2017”.
Janson formerly hit No. 1 with “Buy Me A Boat” in overdue 2015. In addition to his self-recorded tracks, Janson has also written more than 25 songs to get a lengthy list of country stars, including Tim McGraw (“Truck Yeah” & “How I’ll Always Be”), Locash (“I Love This Life”), and Randy Houser (“Song Number 7”).
Category: Artist, Featured, Publishing