BTS songwriter Ryan Lawrie has signed an exclusive deal with Peermusic UK.
Singer, songwriter and producer has sealed a worldwide publishing deal with the company, his first of this kind.
“Ryan is a very talented member of an exciting new generation of songwriters who are blending styles and inspirations from all over the world to pioneer a bold new vision of global pop music. His amazing success with BTS is only a hint of what he’s capable of, and we’re proud to be a part of this exciting chapter of his career,” said Peermusic's president, Europe & managing Director Nigel Elderton.
“We’re delighted that Ryan has chosen peermusic to be his publishing partner," added head of A&R Mike Sault.
"He’s an incredibly talented songwriter who has made a big impact in the last couple of years internationally, particularly on his cuts with BTS amongst others as well as carving out an exciting career as a solo artist. We look forward to helping him develop his already impressive songwriting network and skillset to create future classic pop tunes that will stand the test of time.”
Lawrie's has written several songs for BTS, including their hits Mikrokosmos and Inner Child, and releases his own material.
“I have dreamed of this moment since I was a kid," declared Lawrie of the deal.
"To sign my first publishing deal with Peermusic is everything I’ve been working for and more. I am truly honoured to be part of such an amazing catalogue of writers. Sharing it with some of my all-time favourites. This is where the hard work really begins and I cannot wait to conquer the music industry with Peermusic.”
Last month, Shayne Ward signed a new new with Peermusic UK.