Drew baldridge has signed a global publishing agreement with Sony Music Publishing.
Baldridge first gained attention with his single “Dance With Ya” from his debut album. Dirt on us in 2016. In 2020, his viral hit “Senior Year”, which he co-wrote alongside Tim Nichols and Jordan Walker, landed on both the Billboard and Mediabase Country charts without major label support. The track has become the anthem of students who missed out on the many traditions that accompany high school graduation due to the ongoing pandemic. The Patoka, Illinois native is also known for his favorites like “Middle of Nowhere Kids”, “Before You” and “It’s Your Loss”.
Baldridge kicked off 2021 with “That’s You,” written alongside Trannie Anderson and Jason Massey. The song was released following its hit on TikTok and garnered over four million views on social media. This month he released his latest single, “Beach Ain’t One,” which he wrote with Ryan Peterson and Ryan Plappert, and in March kicked off the second leg of his Baldridge and Bonfires tour which will run all over. summer with over 50 Rendezvous. Baldridge also hosts a weekly radio show on LA’s Go Country 105 that airs every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. PT.
“As a songwriter, Drew has taken a breakthrough to another level,” says CEO of Sony Music Publishing Nashville. Rusty Gaston. “Drawing inspiration from years of fan engagement and growing his business, his songs are rich in emotion and heart that connect with country audiences. In a time when it’s easy to find excuses, Drew is making his way – whether on tour or on TikTok. We couldn’t be more excited about what awaits him in his career. “
“Rusty has been one of my champions since moving to Nashville,” says Baldridge. “I am delighted to be working with him and everyone at Sony Music Publishing in these next steps in my writing career.”