Ella Mai Signed A New Deal With Sony/ATV Music Publishing
According to Billboard, Grammy-nominated singer, Ella Mai has signed a global deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Mai’s “Boo’d Up” hit reached the #5 spot on Billboard Hot 100, been streamed over 650 million times in the US only, and topped the R&B Chart. In more recent news, “Boo’d Up” landed two Grammy Award nominations of Best R&B Song and Song of the Year.
Mai signing a deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing doesn’t come to anyone as a surprise. She’s been racking up nominations and awards for her star-studded performances and tracks. Her name has been imprinted in charts like Billboard where she landed the No.1 spot in the Hot R&B Songs chart with “Trip”. Later, Mai received a platinum-certified by the RIAA for 1 million units.
Listen To “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai:
According to Variety, Sony/ATV Co-President, US Rick Krim stated:
Ella Mai is an astonishing new talent who has rightly emerged as one of 2018’s biggest breakout artists. We are honored that she has chosen Sony/ATV as her music publisher and we cannot wait to work with her on what promises to be an outstanding career.
Mai’s career was born when she was a student in British and Irish Modern Music Institute based in London. During her school year, Mai auditioned for the X Factor with a trio called Arize. However, nothing came about the initial auditions, and the group split up. Without lost of hope, Mai started posting her music on Instagram, and there, she was discovered. In 2016, the fame DJ Mustard found the young artist and signed her to his 10 Summers Records Label.
In 2017, Mai opened up for Kehlani’s SweetSexySavage World tour right as she released “Boo’d Up” which later got nominated for the Song of the Summer at the 2018 MTV VMA’s. Recently, she earned another two nominations at this year’s American Music Awards.
Mai has confirmed her excitement to work with the company coming to the New Year. With astounding track record, there is no telling what Mai has under her belt- stay alert.
Watch “Trip” Official Music Video by Ella Mai: