SESAC’s James Napier Named Billboard’s No.1 Writer
SESAC (PRS) songwriter/producer James Napier was cited by Billboard Magazine as the No. 1 songwriter for publishing companies in the third quarter. Napier was the co-writer on such hits as Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” and “I’m Not The Only One.” He was also responsible for writing the hits for Clean Bandit (feat. Jess Glynne) on “Rather Be” and Disclosure (feat. Sam Smith) on “Latch.” Napier also wrote the current Mary J. Blige song “When You’re Gone” which she recently debuted online on her official Vevo page.