Grammy-winning songwriter Xplicit signs with Electric Feel Entertainment for management and signs a worldwide publishing deal with Sony Music Publishing.
Grammy-winning songwriter Xplicit (pictured center) has announced his signing with acclaimed entertainment company Electric Feel Entertainment for management and Sony Music Publishing for global publishing.
The Cuban-American songwriter has written countless hits such as Justin Bieber’s “Anyone”, Big Sean’s “Beware”, Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home”, Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” and “Broadway Girls”. by Lil Durk with Morgan Wallen. The Florida native has also written with artists like Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Pink, Selena Gomez, Charlie Puth, and Camilla Cabello.
“Not only can Xplicit write in any genre, but he brings his best game to every occasion and is extremely dedicated to writing great songs – his diverse discography of hits is proof of that! We’re thrilled to be his partner for the next chapter of his impressive career,” said Katie Welle, SVP Creative, Sony Music Publishing (pictured right).
“Xplicit is a one-of-a-kind hitmaker. He has one of the most powerful pens in the industry, and adding his unrivaled talents to our Electric Feel Entertainment family is the best way to cap off an incredible year for the company. Alongside the SMP team, I look forward to building together and kicking off 2023 with more wins,” adds Austin Rosen, Founder & CEO of Electric Feel Entertainment & Ventures (pictured bottom left).
“I’m very excited to have Xplicit join the Electric Feel family,” said Anthony D’Annunzio, General Manager of Producer/Songwriter Management at Electric Feel Entertainment (pictured right). “We’ve been friends for a while, and working with him on this next chapter in his career is an honor.”
“With Xplicit’s incredible talent as a songwriter, his passion for his craft and his work ethic are invaluable,” continues D’Annunzio. “We look forward to not only working alongside X as a writer, but also teaming up to expand his business into other areas.”
“I’m thrilled to call EF my new home for management. I’ve known Austin and Anthony for a long time, and this was the next step in my career for me,” Xplicit says. “I can’t wait to be the last adding to an incredible roster filled with some of the best artists, producers and songwriters in the industry.”
“After knowing Katie Welle and admiring her work as an executive for nearly a decade, partnering with SMP and working directly with her is something I look forward to,” he concludes.