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16 September 2019 (NASHVILLE, TN) – Anthem Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent music and entertainment content and services companies, is pleased to announce that they have acquired 50% of Ree Guyer’s Wrensong Entertainment catalog and entered into a co-venture with Wrensong Publishing Corp. The Wrensong catalog includes over twenty #1 country hits, including […]
16 September 2019 (NASHVILLE, TN) - Anthem Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent music and entertainment content and services companies, is pleased to announce that they have acquired 50% of Ree Guyer’s Wrensong Entertainment catalog and entered into a co-venture with Wrensong Publishing Corp. The Wrensong catalog includes over twenty #1 country hits, including Old Dominion’s “Make It Sweet”, “No Such Thing As a Broken Heart”, “Hotel Key”, #1 hits by Dierks Bentley, The Band Perry, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, and Jason Aldean. It also includes “Dive Bar” – performed by Blake Shelton & Garth Brooks – peaking at #16 on Billboard’s US Country Airplay chart.
“I am thrilled to announce our co-venture with Ree and the acquisition of 50% of the Wrensong Entertainment catalog. Ree is a powerful, creative force and runs one of the top independent music publishing companies on Music Row. I feel privileged that Ree has selected Anthem to partner with and I am personally very excited to have a new sister in our house.” commented Anthem Entertainment CEO, Helen Murphy.
Ree Guyer, President and Owner of Wrensong Entertainment said, “I am thrilled to be partnering with Anthem. Helen is a strong and imaginative leader who has empowered me to expand my company through Anthem’s global resources.”
Wrensong Entertainment is an Independent Music Publishing/Artist Development company with offices in Nashville, TN & Minneapolis, MN. It was founded in 1983 by father/daughter team, Reyn and Ree Guyer. It has been instrumental to the careers of several significant country acts/artists, including; Old Dominion, The Pistol Annie’s, Ashley Monroe, and Jon Randall. Wrensong continues to be run by Ree Guyer and is one of the most successful and well-respected independent publishing companies in Nashville. Known for developing writers and being an excellent songplugger, Ree and the Wrensong team have focused on developing a catalog of unique, special songs like “Where’ve You Been,” “How Can I Help You Say Goodbye” and “Whiskey Lullaby,” all Grammy/CMA nominated Songs of the Year. Over 30 #1 Hits including: “Better Dig Two” (The Band Perry), “Hell on Heels” (Pistol Annie’s), “Wild One” (Faith Hill), “Gonna Take A Lot of River” (Oak Ridge Boys), “Heart Like Mine” (Miranda), “Drink On It” (Blake Shelton), “Am I the Only One” (Dierks Bentley), “The Truth” (Jason Aldean) “Sangria” (Blake Shelton), “Say You Do” (Dierks Bentley), “Break Up With Him” (Old Dominion), “Ask Me How I Know” (Garth Brooks), and many more. Wrensong is also home to album cuts by many other major label acts from Ray Charles to Heart and Reba to Kenny Chesney – selling over 130 million albums. For more information visit, reynsong.com
Anthem Entertainment is comprised of a music publishing division, recorded music label, production music division, and a leading film and television audio-visual secondary rights (AVSR) management company. Anthem Entertainment operates offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Nashville, and Toronto with a team of approximately 200 dedicated industry professionals. We support artists, create content, and provide entertainment services around the world. As technology and entertainment evolve, we work hard to create and maximize opportunities for our talent and our clients. Our difference: an approach that combines the resources, power and reach of a major with the agility, entrepreneurism and soul of an indie. For more information, visit anthementertainment.com
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