NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – Sony/ATV has inked a deal to represent the catalog of Dolly Parton.
The agreement, which covers North America and territories not covered by existing sub-publishing arrangements, will see Sony/ATV managing some of Parton’s biggest hits including “9 to 5,” “I Will Always Love You,” and “Jolene,” in addition to any newly written compositions.
Commenting on the deal, Sony/ATV Chairman and CEO Martin Bandier said: “Dolly Parton is a true musical icon and we are unbelievably excited to get the chance to work with her again. Her importance, influence and legacy as a recording artist is recognized the world over, but more than anything she stands out as an exceptional songwriter with a peerless catalog of songs, which we are honored to represent.”
Added Parton’s manager Danny Nozell, CEO of CTK Management: “With so many years of Dolly’s career being under Sony, we feel this is a great home for Dolly’s publishing administration and we’re looking forward to the partnership.”
Said Parton: “I am very excited to be working with Sony/ATV. They know my catalog and they know me. Get ready, you’re going to be hearing a lot more from me!”