Currently No. 16 on Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

BMG Songs Nashville has signed country songwriter/artist Jake Owen to a co-publishing deal.

Owen's debut single, "Yee Haw," is currently No. 16 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. His album, "Startin' With Me" (RCA Records Nashville) was released in July.

Owen wrote or co-wrote all the songs on the album, which was produced by BMG Songs writer Jimmy Ritchey. All of the songs are part of the deal.

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