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Published: 8/13/2014

SESAC Makes Mark on Pop, R&B and Hip Hop Charts for the Nation's Most Innovative PRO

SESAC is in the midst of an impressive showing on the R&B and Hip Hop world with a string of hot singles from the likes of Charli XCX, Remo Green, T.I., Tinashe and Tyga.

“Boom Clap,” by SESAC affiliate Charli XCX, is soaring up the Pop charts.  The irresistible hit follows on the heels of “Fancy,” Charli XCX’s smash hit with Iggy Azalea which dominated the top of the charts for weeks. Another record making its mark on the airwaves is “I Mean It” by G-Eazy featuring Rick Ross and SESAC’s Remo Green who also wrote the song.

SESAC writer Mikely Wilhem Adam is reigning over the charts with a T.I. hit “No Mediocre” feat. Iggy Azalea as well as “Or Nah” by Ty Dolla $ign  feat. Whiz Khalifa and DJ Mustard and “24 Hours” feat. Young Thug. Adam also has another song making its mark with “You And Your Friends” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Ty Dolla $ign, Snoop Dogg & DJ Mustard

Another exciting SESAC writer, London Holmes, is also getting attention these days with hits “Lifestyle” by Rich Gang feat. Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan and “Hookah” by Tyga feat. Young Thug and “About The Money” by also by Young Thug.

And SESAC affiliate Marley Waters is getting attention with his song “2 On” by Tinashe feat. ScHoolboy Q which is charging up the charts as well.

SESAC, the nation’s most innovative performing rights organization, has been in the headlines of late with the major signings of singer/songwriter, producer and the best-selling female artist of all time Mariah Carey and multiple GRAMMY Award-winner Zac Brown along with the groundbreaking Kurt Cobain catalog, which includes songs made famous by Nirvana.  In addition to the superstar affiliations, SESAC has also renewed representation of the catalog of blues pioneer Robert Johnson and completed an agreement to represent the copyright of “Unchained Melody,” the 1965 hit by the Righteous Brothers, which also was featured in the popular film “Ghost.”

The momentum at SESAC continues to build as the company moves into the third quarter of 2014, with a new Music Row headquarters under construction, a prominent voice on Capitol Hill regarding copyright law and new initiatives and strategies underway to maximize royalties for all songwriter and publisher affiliates.

 
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