R&B/Pop artist and songwriter Kehlani has signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with Los Angeles based-Pulse Music Group.
The deal encompasses Kehlani’s entire catalog as well as future works.
Kehlani’s first release was in 2014 at age 19 and she has since completed a worldwide headlining tour, has been awarded numerous gold and platinum certifications, and has garnered more than 1 billion combined music streams.
As a solo artist, Kehlani’s debut commercial mixtape You Should Be Here won her a Grammy nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album with high-profile features from Chance the Rapper and BJ the Chicago Kid.
She has Platinum certified songs with Gangsta (Top 15 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs and UK R&B chart); Nights Like This feat. Ty Dolla $ign (Top 25 at Rhythmic radio).
As a featured artist, Cardi B’s Ring feat. Kehalni is certified 2X Platinum and hit Top 5 at Rhythmic radio; Kyle’s Playwithme feat. Kehlani hit Top 15 at Rhythmic radio and is Platinum certified; and Charlie Puth’s Done For Me feat. Kehlani is Platinum certified and hit Top 10 in seven different countries.
Kehlani has also been featured on tracks by Post Malone, Eminem, Khalid, Calvin Harris and G-Eazy, to name a few.
“Her talent both as artist and songwriter is undeniable and seeing her career skyrocket in such a short time is incredibly impressive.”
Ashley Calhoun, Pulse Music Group
“We are honored to bring Kehlani to the PULSE Music Group team,” said Ashley Calhoun, Vice President, A&R.
“Her talent both as artist and songwriter is undeniable and seeing her career skyrocket in such a short time is incredibly impressive.
“We can’t wait to get to work and to be a part of her team in this next stage of her career.”
“A true artist with a long-term vision and deeply connected to contemporary culture, she is truly best in her class.”
Maria Egan, Pulse Music Group
Maria Egan, President and Head of Creative, added: “Kehlani represents everything we hope to cultivate at Pulse. A true artist with a long-term vision and deeply connected to contemporary culture, she is truly best in her class.
“We’re so proud to join her on her journey.”
Last month, Concord Music Publishing acquired Fujipacific Music’s stake in Pulse Music Group.
Pictured [Left-Right]: Scott Cutler, co-CEO of PULSE Music Group; Maria Egan, President and Head of Creative, PULSE Music Group; David Al, management; Kehlani; Josh Abraham, co-CEO of PULSE Music Group; and Ashley Calhoun, Vice President, A&R, PULSE Music Group.Music Business Worldwide