Benny Blanco x Downtown

There are few songwriters who have completely redefined the sound of pop music over the past decade quite like Benny Blanco has.

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Billboard Feature | From The Desk Of: Justin Kalifowitz

Jun 22, 2017

In Billboard's latest issue, Ed Christman sits down with Downtown Music Publishing CEO Justin Kalifowitz to discuss "how global expansion and a dedicated local touch can get songwriters paid and the business back on track.
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“Imagine” Receives NMPA Centennial Song Award

Jun 19, 2017

Last week, the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) celebrated its Centennial Annual Meeting at the Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City -- a night honoring achievements in the songwriting community and elevating calls to action for music publishers.
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Niall Horan x Downtown

May 19, 2017

We're thrilled to welcome songwriter and recording artist Niall Horan to the Downtown roster.
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Congratulating 2017 AIMP Award Winners Kelly Archer and Big Yellow Dog

May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Kelly Archer, who won Rising Independent Songwriter of the Year at the 2017 AIMP Nashville Awards, as well as our partners Big Yellow Dog Music, who won Publisher of the Year!
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Investing in Talent: Get to Know Your Team

May 9, 2017

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Songwriters:
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Ryan Tedder x Downtown

Apr 10, 2017

We are elated to announce a long-term partnership with one of the best-known songwriters of this generation.
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Call to Action: NMPA Petition

Mar 10, 2017

Songwriters and Songwriter Representatives:
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Downtown x GRAMMYs 2017

Feb 13, 2017

We are thrilled that our writers and partners were recognized by the Recording Academy and the wider industry at the 59th GRAMMY Awards.
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Naughty Boy x Downtown

Feb 8, 2017

We couldn't be more please to announce our new multi-year worldwide publishing agreement with award-winning British record producer and songwriter Naughty Boy and his publishing company, Naughty Words.
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Launching Downtown Music Japan

Feb 6, 2017

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our sixth office in the second largest music market in the world! Based in Tokyo’s Roppongi district, Downtown Music Japan will focus on signing and developing Japanese songwriters, artists and producers, marketing and promoting Downtown’s substantial English-catalog, and more efficiently collecting songwriting royalties.
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