Bucks Music Management has signed writer and producer Duck Blackwell (pictured).
Blackwell has worked with a wide range of top artists either as a performer, producer, writer or arranger including Louis Tomlinson, Wiz Khalifa, Icona Pop, Armin Van Buuren, Lost Frequencies, The Wanted, Lawson, Olly Murrs and The Saturdays.
Recently, Blackwell co-wrote and co-produced Louis Tomlinson’s latest single, Two Of Us, which dropped on March 7. The song racked up 1.7 millions streams and hit No.1 on iTunes’ worldwide Top Songs chart in its first day of release.
Blackwell also wrote the new Armin Van Buuren single Turn It Up, which came out March 15, as well as having cuts on upcoming tracks from Galantis, Nikki Vianna and Dimitri Vegas, among others.
His previous co-write with Dimitri Vegas and Wiz Khalifa, When I Grow Up, recently went Platinum in Holland.
Bucks launched its management arm in 2016, bringing in Hippsley to head the operation. It counts Jordan Riley, Katya Edwards, Dan Weller, Bubba McCarthy among clients on its roster.
Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s longest running independent music publishers and is responsible for launching and developing the careers of music legends including David Bowie, T-Rex, The Move, Black Sabbath and Procol Harum.
Its active A&R department continues to discover and develop new songwriting talent.
Bucks’ catalog includes works written by David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Procul Harum, DJ Fresh, Run The Jewels, Brian Eno, James Blunt, Professor Green, Rudimental, Beyonce, Joe Strummer, CAN, Pete Doherty, Roni Size & Reprazent, David Arnold, Honeyblood, One Bit, The Heavytrackerz , Dusky Grey, Sick Joy, Life, Brooke Bentham and more. Label publishing partners include: Floor Sixx, Heavenly, Nude, Fulltime Hobby, Brownswood, Rekids, Arts & Crafts, VIVa and No Hats No Hoods.
Anthony Hippsley, Bucks Music Management
Bucks Music Management’s Talent Manager Anthony Hippsley, said: “We are delighted to be working with the brilliant Duck Blackwell, he is both a fantastic writer and producer, who’s experience and credits speak for themselves.
“We are looking forward to working with him in this next chapter of his career.”
Bucks Music Group inked a reciprocal sub publishing deal with Mushroom Music Publishing in December 2018.Music Business Worldwide