Ashley Monroe has signed a joint worldwide publishing agreement with Low Country Sound and Warner/Chappell Music.
Monroe is a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and member of the country music supergroup Pistol Annies.
She has written No. 1 hits for Jason Aldean (The Truth) and Miranda Lambert (Heart Like Mine), which were RIAA-certified Platinum and Gold, respectively.
Other artists to have recorded Monroe’s songs include Vince Gill, Carrie Underwood, Dwight Yoakam, Brendan Benson, Norah Jones, Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent, The Oakridge Boys, Butch Walker, and Guy Clark.
Monroe’s LP The Blade earned her a Grammy nomination for Best Country Album in 2016.
That same year, her duet with Blake Shelton (Lonely Tonight) was nominated for Best Country Duo/Performance along with Vocal Event of the Year and Musical Event of the Year at the 2015 ACM’s and CMA’s, respectively.
Since 2011, Monroe has worked with the Pistol Annies, a trio consisting of country music stars Miranda Lambert and Angaleena Presley.
The group’s debut album, Hell on Heels reached No.1 on the Billboard country chart.
“Ashley is one of the most respected and celebrated figures in Nashville who I’ve had the honor to work with.”
Dave Cobb, Low Country Sound
“Ashley is one of the most respected and celebrated figures in Nashville who I’ve had the honor to work with,” said Dave Cobb of Low Country Sound.
“Her talent is astounding, and we’re thrilled to count her among our unparalleled songwriting community, especially as she embarks on this next stage in her career.”
“There’s a reason Ashley has had so much success all these years on Music Row.”
Ben Vaughn, who was recently promoted to the role of President & CEO of Warner/Chappell Nashville, added: “There’s a reason Ashley has had so much success all these years on Music Row.
“Her ability to be both honest and vulnerable, while bringing warmth and wit to her songwriting, demonstrates the mastery of her craft. We are excited to welcome her to the Warner/Chappell family.”
“I’m so happy to be starting a fresh chapter of my songwriting career with a team of champions surrounding me.”
Monroe said: “I’m so happy to be starting a fresh chapter of my songwriting career with a team of champions surrounding me.
“I’m more inspired and on fire more than ever and ready to ignite big dreams.”
Pictured [Left-Right]: Justine Avila (Shopkeeper), Marion Kraft (Shopkeeper), Dave Cobb (Low Country Sound), Ashley Monroe, Ben Vaughn (Warner/Chappell), Jessi Vaughn (Warner/Chappell), Travis Carter (Warner/Chappell).Music Business Worldwide