Warner/Chappell Music has signed a worldwide deal with rising songwriter and artist Au/Ra (Jamie Aura Stenzel).
Au/Ra’s collaboration with DJ duo CamelPhat, Panic Room, has generated more than 40 million streams to date.
Panic Room also peaked at No.5 in the UK dance charts as well as topping the Amazon dance chart for 2018 and landing in the Top 20 in Billboard’s end of year dance chart.
Meanwhile, Au/Ra featured on Alan Walker’s Darkside, which went to No.1 in Norway and has racked up more than 100m streams.
Recent months have seen her out on the road on a North American tour in support of Swedish pop star Tove Stryke as well as touring across Europe with Eden, before concluding with Pete Tong’s UK arena tour.
Au/Ra’s EP titled X Games is out now via RCA/Sony.
“I’m so happy to be working with the team at Warner/Chappell moving forward, and I can’t wait to collaborate with some of their amazing songwriters.”
Au/Ra said: “Songwriting is my creative outlet, and it’s at the heart of what I do as an artist.
“I’m so happy to be working with the team at Warner/Chappell moving forward, and I can’t wait to collaborate with some of their amazing songwriters.
“The last 18 months have been crazy and I’m so excited to be releasing more music in 2019.”
Au/Ra is already proving an incredible songwriter, combining lyrics about serious issues with infectious upbeat melodies.”
Mike Smith, Warner/Chappell
Mike Smith, Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Music UK, added: “Au/Ra is already proving an incredible songwriter, combining lyrics about serious issues with infectious upbeat melodies.
“She’s already made a huge impact and her career is only just beginning – we look forward to supporting her as she becomes a massive star.”
In other recent Warner/Chappell news, Carlos Ruiz Díaz was appointed as Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Music Mexico in November, while Mary Nuñez joined the publisher in the new role of Vice President, Sync – Latin.Music Business Worldwide