EMI Music signs worldwide agreement with Ben Harper


Mumbai: EMI Music Publishing has extended its long-term relationship with Grammy Award winning songwriter and performer Ben Harper.

A multi-instrumentalist whose blend of rock, folk, reggae, blues and soul have won him a devoted fanbase across the world, Harper first signed to EMI Music Publishing in August 1993. The new worldwide agreement will see the company represent both his existing catalogue of songs as well as future compositions.

Harper won two Grammy Awards in 2005 for his work with the Blind Boys of Alabama on the album There Will Be A Light, and his packed touring schedule has seen him play live in front of millions of people at events including Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Glastonbury, Rock-am-Ring and the Fuji Rock Festival.

Harper said, "EMI Music has always been truly supportive of my work throughout my time with them, and I’m looking forward to working with everyone there for many years to come."
EMI Music executive vice president of East Coast Creative Dan McCarroll commented, "Ben is one of the most multi-talented songwriters working today, who can turn his hand to anything from jazz to alternative. We’re proud to have been associated with him for almost fifteen years now, and are looking forward to continuing to connect his incredible songs with music users everywher