Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal to represent the entire song catalog of superstar Rihanna.
The agreement covers all songs written by the multi Grammy winner across her entire career, including the hits Rude Boy, Love On The Brain, Needed Me”and the Drake collaboration Work, which spent nine weeks at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The deal also takes in future works.
Rihanna’s career highlights include 14 Billboard Hot 100 No.1 hits, seven RIAA-certified multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy awards and chart-topping success around the world.
Her releases rank among the biggest hits of this century, including Rude Boy, Work, Needed Me, Love On The Brain, The Monster and Wild Thoughts, which were all co-written by her.
“Music, fashion, philanthropy and a heart of gold have solidified Rihanna’s position as one of the biggest icons in the world. It is an honor to be reunited with her at Sony/ATV.”
Jon Platt, Sony/ATV
Rihanna’s albums have been certified a combined 22 times platinum by the RIAA in the US, including Good Girl Gone Band, Rated R, Loud, Talk That Talk, Unapologetic and Anti.
Across her career, she has recorded with superstar artists including Drake, Eminem, Sir Paul McCartney, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Coldplay, Calvin Harris, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar with whom she won her ninth Grammy award in 2018 for their collaboration Loyalty. Her other honors include 13 American Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards and seven MTV Video Music Awards.
In 2017 she was recognized as Songwriter of the Year at the annual BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.
Sony/ATV Chairman and CEO Jon Platt said: “I’m proud to have known Rihanna since the beginning of her career.
“Music, fashion, philanthropy and a heart of gold have solidified Rihanna’s position as one of the biggest icons in the world. It is an honor to be reunited with her at Sony/ATV.Music Business Worldwide