Janelle Monáe Inks Global Deal With Sony Music Publishing

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Janelle Monáe has signed an exclusive, worldwide deal with Sony Music Publishing.

The Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and actor founded her own label imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, which recently launched its production branch, Wondaland Pictures.

Sony lauded Monáe’s ability to pen hits.

“Janelle Monáe’s powerful influence as a songwriter is undeniable – her music speaks volumes for so many. We are proud to partner with Janelle and her team to further amplify her voice and create the best opportunities for her songs across all platforms,” said Sony Music Publishing President, Global Chief Marketing Officer Brian Monaco via Variety.

Monáe says she works hard to stay ahead of the curve.

“As an artist who is constantly reinventing myself, I feel like I’m just getting started,” said Janelle Monáe. “I am excited about partnering with Big Jon and the rest of my new Sony family to help shape the future of music in the record industry as well as the fashion, and tv and film space.”

Monae recently starred in the moody thriller movie “Antebellum.” According to publication, Monáe will next begin filming the sequel to “Knives Out .”

“As an artist and writer, I’m incredibly excited to impact culture, hearts and minds in bold new ways with the broad expertise and resources of our new Sony family. And I continue to believe that great music is needed more than ever right now, as a universal language that spreads wonder, change and understanding throughout the world,” added Chuck Lightning.

“As an artist and music producer in the record industry, tv, and film space I am quite excited about this next chapter with Sony,” said Nate Wonder. “I hope to help shape hearts and minds with the wonderful gift that is music.”

Her longtime collaborators Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning have also signed a deal with Sony.

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