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L-R: Tim Hunze, Noah Dewey, Lauren Lieu, Luke Preston, Alex Tamashunas, Tim Wipperman, Gilles Goddard
04 FEBRUARY 2020 (NASHVILLE, TN) – Anthem Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent music and entertainment content and services companies, is pleased to announce an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with songwriter Luke Preston.
Florida native Luke Preston picked up his first guitar at 7 years old. Learning to play by listening to The Beatles and Bruce Springsteen, he eventually started to gravitate towards country music through his mother’s love for Steve Earle, Guy Clark, Garth Brooks and Eric Church. He moved to Nashville in 2011, where he attended Belmont University. Graduating with a Music Business Degree in 2014, he quickly found his home on the road with the likes of Walker McGuire, Cale Dodds and Caroline Spence as their bass player. He continued to hone his songwriting craft over the years, creating a name for himself writing with Elvie Shane, Johnny McGuire and many more.
Tim Wipperman, President of Anthem Music Publishing Nashville, commented: “Luke’s lyrical and melodic sensibilities are wonderful, and he brings a great work ethic to boot. He will be a top writer in Nashville and adds a unique flavor to our writing crew.”
“When I met the Anthem team, I knew I had found kindred spirits. I’m so grateful that Lauren Lieu and the Anthem team have given me the opportunity to write songs for a living,” said Luke Preston. “I couldn’t have found a better team of champions and I’m so stoked for what the future holds.”
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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