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Atlas/Combustion Congratulate Spotify Secret Genius nominees Ashley Gorley & Zach Crowell

Congratulations to Atlas/Combusiton writers, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell, who have been nominated for the inaugural Secret Genius Awards by Spotify due to their outstanding acheivements in country music! These awards celebrate the songwriting and ...
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Leslie Greene teams up with Women In Music

Atlas' own VP of Business & Legal Affairs, Leslie Greene will speak on a panel sponsored by Women In Music about the difference between independent and major co-publishing deals. At this mock pitch and negotiation, the audience and an artist (the ...
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Atlas/Combustion Congratulate 51st CMA Award Nominees Matt Jenkins, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell!

The nominees for the 51st CMA Awards were recently announced and the Atlas/Combustion team earned multiple honors with writers Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley, and Matt Jenkins! Sam Hunt's "Body Like A Back Road" stays at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot ...
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  • Alexandra Patsavas - Owner, Chop Shop Music - “It’s a real pleasure to work with the Atlas sync team. Their pitching is accurate, turnaround fast, and they definitely go the extra mile to get things done.”

  • Troy Carter, CEO Atom Factory / Global Head of Creator Services, Spotify - "Atlas has definitely put a dent in the publishing business with their fresh approach!"

  • Rachel Levy, SVP Film Music, Universal Pictures - “It’s a real pleasure to work with the Atlas team on sync placements. They go above and beyond, which makes them an easy choice for fast and effective song licensing. In a world that always requires spot on song choices and quick licensing turnaround, it is nice to have a partner that we can ...

  • Danica Bates (Mullen Lowe Agency) - "These guys are the real deal. Professional like the majors yet personal like the indies. It’s so refreshing to work with a team who is responsive and willing to work WITH you to find the best solutions. From the creative aspects with Kristen (who is amazing!) to the licensing and business ...

  • Eddie and Alex Van Halen - "Atlas is doing what they said they'd do when we signed with them. That makes us very happy."

  • Darren Gilmore, President, Watchdog Management - "It has been refreshing and a real pleasure working with Atlas Music Publishing. Great business instincts for music publishing in 2015 combined with a sharp, energetic, and real hands on creative team. One of the best out there. Big things to come I have no doubt."

  • Joel A. Katz, Chair, Global Entertainment and Media Practice, Greenberg Traurig - "Rich Stumpf, Jennifer Blakeman and their team at Atlas Music Publishing recently acquired the catalog of one of Nashville music's most successful independent music publishers, Combustion Music. What I appreciated most about working with them was their ability to cut through the predictable ...

  • Adam Fell (VP, Quincy Jones Music) - "Rich Stumpf is a detail-oriented, inspiring manager, with a comprehensive vision and in our case, he arguably increased the value of our catalog significantly when he and his team at the former Cherry Lane took it over."

  • Peter Paterno, Esq. (Van Halen, Pharrell) - "Atlas is one of the few publishers that I enjoy dealing with. They are smart and creative. Rich is a tough competitor when chasing deals, but win or lose, bad news or good news, he’s always gracious. I wouldn’t think twice about getting into business with Atlas.  They’ll provide value to ...

  • Gary Hovey (EVP, Elvis Presley Enterprises) - "I have known Rich for several years and have always had a productive and good working relationship. After working with Rich at Cherry Lane, his leaving to join a new company was the primary reason for us moving there as well ."

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