Canadian Music Publisher ole Acquires Parallel Music Publishing Catalog


Canadian impartial music writer ole has finalized an unique worldwide cope with Nashville's Parallel Music Publishing for its total catalog of greater than 6,500 songs. That listing contains such No. 1s singles as The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two," Kelsea Ballerini's "Love Me Like You Mean It," Justin Moore's "Till My Last Day" and Michael Ray's "Kiss You In the Morning", in addition to Miranda Lambert's No. 2 nation radio smash "Mama's Broken Heart."

With the deal, ole provides six new energetic songwriters to its roster and Parallel co-founder and managing associate Tim Hunze will be part of the corporate as senior director of inventive. He will stay in Nashville, figuring out of ole's workplace.

"This acquisition checks so many bins for us," ole vice-president of inventive John Ozier mentioned in a press release. "Parallel has a fantastic roster of writers and artists; the workers is extremely well-respected and educated, and the momentum constructed by Tim Hunze and his staff continues to develop. We're proud to have them as a part of the ole household now."

Added Hunze: "I’m so fired as much as be part of John and his staff. I believe becoming a member of forces will create some wonderful momentum for all our writers and artists."

ole was based in 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto with places of work in Nashville, New York, London and Los Angeles. Its music publishing division consists of greater than 55,000 songs by over 400 songwriters, in addition to 60,000 hours of movie and tv music. ple additionally has a label group, manufacturing music libraries and an audio-visual secondary rights (AVSR) administration firm.

Parallel was based in 1992 as a private administration firm to launch the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, that includes Jeff Foxworthy and a few comedy associates.