Reservoir Acquires Buddy Cannon’s Producer Catalog
Reservoir Media, Inc. has acquired the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member’s producer catalog cannon buddy.
Agreement includes rights to all Cannon products Kenny Chesney collaborations since 1997 I will stand until 2017 Living in the nation without shoes. Reservoir’s agreement with Cannon does not include its SoundExchange royalties.
Cannon, a decorated songwriter, was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2021. He was named the Academy of Country Music Producer of the Year in 2006 and also received the song by the CMA year for George Strait‘s “Give it away”. Cannon has also collaborated with other country music giants, including willie nelson, Billy Ray Cyrusand Reba McEntire.
Cannon’s collaborative relationship with Chesney spans more than 20 years, with the music they created accumulating over three billion streams, 31 million album sales and 36 million track sales. Some of the most successful tracks Cannon has contributed to include 2x Platinum “American Kids,” two-time Grammy-nominated and Platinum-certified “You and Tequila” with Grace Potter, and Platinum-certified “When the Sun Goes Down,” as well as recordings on 18 albums certified Gold or more by the country music superstar.
This news follows Chesney’s sale of one of his catalogs to Hipgnosis Song Management.
“I have worked very hard with Kenny over the past 25 years to create the best music possible and with the help of all the publishers and songwriters who have given us their best songs, we have managed to consistently stay on top. charts. for a very long time,” Cannon shares. “When I was presented with this offer from Reservoir, it felt like the right thing to do and the right time for me to hand them my share of future royalties from Kenny Chesney. And now it’s time to make more records and I promise to keep making the best music I can make from now on.
Reservoir Executive Vice President of Creative, John Ozier, adds: “Buddy has created some of the greatest country music for more than two decades. We are honored to be entrusted with the rights to his phenomenal legacy and are thrilled to continue to expand our country catalog with these fantastic songs.