KNR signs top music artists

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights has signed a belt of top music artists for accumulation of neighboring rights income. The roster includes 5 BRIT award nominees as well as 4 Grammy nominees, and earlier winners. Heading the additions is break away pairing Ryan Lewis and Macklemore, along with Brit songwriter and singer Passenger; producer Paul Epworth and Ben Howard.

In a first for Kobalt Neighbouring Rights, producer Ryan Lewis and rapper Macklemore have been signed along with their label called Macklemore LLC. Along with picking 7 Grammy award nominations, last year the couple became the 1st couple in Billboard 100 chart history to go to number one position along with their 1st two charted tracks named - Can’t Hold Us and Thrift Shop.

Other United Kingdom additions to Kobalt Neighbouring Rights roll are two times double platinum songwriter and singer Paloma Faith, as well as multi award winning chart singer Taio Cruz. The up and coming talent which has signed to Kobalt Neighbouring Rights include Ella Eyre (BBC Sound Of 2014 runner-up and BRIT nominee), Jessie Ware (2012 Mercury Prize nominee), Charli XCX (British singer-songwriter) as well as John Newman, who entered the United Kingdom chart at number one with his first album Tribute. He is now in the running for 2 BRIT awards.

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights’ managing director Ann Tausis told that in a relatively short time KNR has built up a client list which mixes established acts as well as emerging talent, from all different territories, and these new signings continue that trend.