17 November 2021

CTM Outlander buys Natalie Hemby’s music rights and concludes exclusive future songwriting deal

CTM Outlander is proud to announce purchasing Natalie Hemby’s music rights of the last decade and concluding an exclusive songwriter agreement for her future compositions. The catalogue consists of 189 released cuts, 26 unreleased cuts, 8 number 1 songs and 26 past or current singles.

Natalie has written 8 #1 hits for country superstars such as Lady A – “Downtown”, Little Big Town – “Pontoon” and “Tornado”, Miranda Lambert – “White Liar”, “Automatic” and “Bluebird”, Jon Pardi with “Heartache Medication” and Justin Moore with “You Look Like I Need A Drink”.

She co-wrote global hits like “Always remember us this way” as recorded by Lady Gaga and “I’ll Never Love Again” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, part of the blockbuster movie ‘A Star Is Born’.

Also Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Landy Antebellum, Chris Isaak, Blake Shelton recorded her songs.

Natalie co-wrote the song “Love In Slow Motion” contained on the just released new album “Equals” by Ed Sheeran, which entered at #1 in nearly all album charts throughout the world.

New releases also by Alicia Keys can be expected soon.

Natalie was nominated for two 2021 Grammy Awards for Best Country Song for “Bluebird” by Miranda Lambert and “Crowded Table” by The Highwomen, which took home the Grammy Award.

Natalie Hemby: “It is an honor and a privilege to be working with CTM Outlander Music. They have a worldwide influence and are deeply respected across the globe. I’m excited to represent them within the Nashville circles, as well as expand my songwriting circles. This is a career milestone for me and I’m sincerely grateful for this opportunity.”

Leslie Ware: “We love Natalie’s work and she has been a pleasure to work with.   We are excited about our future together.”

André de Raaff (CEO, CTM Outlander): “We have often looked with great interest at Nashville writers and catalogues but never found the right fit for us. When we came in contact with Natalie, we immediately felt that this is the right match for us. A great catalogue and a gifted outstanding writer with the skills and potential to write for the greatest artists in the world.”