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ole Celebrates CMA Week With BMI and SESAC Awards

November 8, 2013

YellowBrix

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/08/13 -- ole celebrated CMA Week with BMI and SESAC awards for the radio and chart success of writers Ryan Tyndell and Monty Powell.

At the 61st annual BMI Country Awards, held at BMI's Nashville offices in the heart of Music Row, "Springsteen", co-written by ole songwriter Ryan Tyndell, was honored as one of the past year's most-performed country songs on U.S. radio and television.

It is the latest chapter in the remarkable story of "Springsteen", Eric Church's #1 platinum single and GRAMMY-nominated song. The #1 song of 2012 on the Mediabase year-end country chart and the American Country Awards' (ACA) Song of the Year had its beginnings as one of two songs co-written on the ole Bus by Ryan Tyndell during the ole "Write Where U R Tour" in 2011 as part of a writing session with Jeff Hyde and country star, Eric Church. "Springsteen" also earned its co-writers an award from the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) as one of "The 10 Songs I Wish I'd Written."

John Ozier, ole's GM, Nashville Creative, picked up a BMI Country Award for "Hard To Love" by Lee Brice, a song he co-wrote with Billy Montana and Ben Glover.

At SESAC's annual Nashville Music Awards presentations, held this year at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on November 3, ole legacy writer Monty Powell picked up a Country Performance Activity Award for the Keith Urban hit song "For You". The song, which was co-written with Urban for the soundtrack of the popular film Act of Valor, the Navy SEAL action thriller, and was included on Urban's album, The Story So Far, was nominated at the 70th Golden Globe Awards for Best Original Song.

At the 51st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held on November 4 in the Grand Ballroom of the newly-opened Music City Center in downtown Nashville, Roots Three/ole songwriter Jeff Coplan earned an award for co-writing Love and Theft's #1 hit, "Angel Eyes", one of country music's most performed songs of the period between April 2012 and March 2013.

About ole

ole is one of the world's foremost rights management companies. Founded in 2004, and with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York and Los Angeles, ole is engaged in intellectual property acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 45,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres including the recently acquired catalog of Sony Pictures Entertainment. MusicBox, the Production Music division of ole, provides quality content and service to creators in all media with over 150,000 tracks in its library. Copyrights under ole's control include songs recorded by artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Steven Tyler, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland, and many of the themes, score and cues in Film & Television properties from the catalogs of DHX Media, MGM and Nelvana.

ole is committed to being the world's best and most innovative Rights Management Company and the preferred destination for IP Investors and Creators in all Media.

For more information visit www.majorlyindie.com.

Contacts: ole www.majorlyindie.com

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