One Direction songwriter John Ryan signs to BMG/Big Deal JV

Songwriter John Ryan has signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement with Big Deal Music & BMG Chrysalis US under their joint venture.

Ryan has co-written multiple One Direction hit songs including ‘Best Song Ever’ (over one million singles sold in the US alone) and ‘Story of My Life’. Additionally, he has co-written cuts by Cody Simpson, JLS, Fifth Harmony, Avicii and Olly Murs, among many others.

“I am thrilled to be working with Big Deal and BMG Chrysalis. Kenny MacPherson ...

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