Warner/Chappell sign MNEK

Warner/Chappell has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and recording artist, Uzo Emenike, AKA MNEK. 
 
He has co-written for the likes of Madonna, Rudimental, Duke Dumont and many others. 
 
Some of MNEK’s most notable work includes co-writing Oliver Heldens and Becky Hill’s No. 1 hit Gecko (Overdrive), Duke Dumont and A*M*E’s Grammy-nominated Need U (100%), Gorgon City’s Ready For Your Love, and Karen Harding’s Say Something.
 
MNEK’s other writing credits include work with Chris Malinchak, Bondax, Blonde, JoJo, Tieks, Naughty Boy, Sub Focus, Clean Bandit, Little Mix, and more. He’s also remixed for Duran Duran, Olly Murs, Bastille and Tinie Tempah.
 
MNEK’s EP Small Talk is out now, and he is currently at work on his full-length debut album. “Warner/Chappell is home to some of my favourite songwriters of all time,” said MNEK. “I am so happy to be a part of such an esteemed group, and excited about this next phase of my career.”
 
Warner/Chappell Music North American president, Jon Platt, said: “MNEK is a phenomenal talent who has co-written some incredible songs for both established superstars and emerging names.
 
“All of us at Warner/Chappell are thrilled to team up with such a promising songwriter, producer and artist. He has a bright future and we’re going to help him take his music to a wider audience.”
 
Richard Manners, MD, Warner/Chappell UK, said: “MNEK has it all. In addition to his exceptional talent, he has youth, drive, ambition, the respect of his peers, great management and, now, a great publisher.
 
“I’m delighted that Jon Platt and Mike Sault have teamed up to bring such an incredible writer to the Warner/Chappell family.”

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