Rita Ora Signs Huge Deal With BMG That Gives Her Control Of Future Masters E! News UK


Rita Ora has signed a huge contract with BMG that gives her control over her masters.

The “Hot Right Now” singer has announced details of a new label and publisher partnership that will see him own his future recordings.

Announcing the deal on Instagram, she said: “I’m thrilled to announce that I’m partnering with BMG!!!

“I couldn’t be happier to have them as my label family going forward.

“Their approach to artist ownership and control is very much in line with mine, and it’s so empowering to know that I will own all of my master recordings that I make from now on.

“I also feel very motivated to work with such a dynamic, creative and forward-thinking global company. (sic)”

Meanwhile, BMG are “excited to crack” as they add the 31-year-old star to a stacked list including the likes of Kylie Minogue, KSI and Run The Jewels.

Jamie Nelson – BMG VP A&R UK – commented: “Rita Ora is an exciting and enduring multi-talented artist who can connect across many different platforms. We’re thrilled to crack it.”

Alistair Norbury, Chairman of BMG Repertoire & Marketing UK, added: “We are delighted that Rita, one of the smartest artists operating today, has chosen BMG’s distinctive approach which puts the artist in the driver’s seat.

“Rita is unique among British artists in the breadth of her activities, from music to television, film and business, which is normally only associated with American artists like Lady Gaga and Beyonce. .

“We look forward to helping him achieve his ambitious goals.”

Meanwhile, Rita’s longtime manager Sarah Stennett insisted the partnership “marks a new chapter” for the singer.

She said: “Rita has always been an artist and creator of ‘Firsts’. She started releasing music as a teenager and released some of the biggest hits of the decade.

“Her deal with BMG marks a new chapter for Rita where she can deploy the confidence and knowledge of her artistry and her audience to navigate the next phase of her career with her at the helm.

“I’m so proud of the past 10 years that we’ve worked together and I’m so excited for people to hear the music she creates.”


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