By Jennyfer J. Walker
Imagem has signed a multi-year worldwide publishing deal with solo artist Nicola Roberts, best known for being in Girls Aloud.
Roberts has also written for former Girls Aloud member Cheryl on her current album Only Human, as well as with Little Mix’s on their first two albums; a role she will reprise on their next record.
In 2011 she also released her acclaimed debut, Cinderella’s Eyes which included collaborations with Metronomy and Diplo.
“We are absolutely thrilled that Nicola has joined the Imagem family,” said Kim Frankiewicz MD of Imagem Music UK. “For over a decade she has made a significant contribution to pop culture in the UK and beyond; as an artist she has a huge breadth of ability, and as a songwriter she has a real intimacy to her lyrics as well as being a fantastic collaborator.”
Roberts added: “I'm so happy to have signed my publishing with Kim Frankiewicz and her team at Imagem. Kim is encouraging and passionate about my work as a songwriter and also as an artist. It was important to me to find someone who understands my journey through both. Imagem have some incredible talent on their roster and I am thrilled to be part of the family.”
"We are incredibly excited for Nicola’s future with Imagem,” commented Sarah Stennett, CEO First Access Entertainment. “Nicola is an exceptionally talented artist & songwriter and the partnership with Kim and her fantastic team will no doubt lead to great things.”
Pictured L-R: Tom Coulson Smith (Imagem), Kim Frankiewicz (Imagem), Nicola Roberts, Chimene Mantori (Imagem), Charlie Scott (First Access Entertainment), Anna Carpenter (Imagem)