EMI Music Publishing U.K. has inked a long-term deal to represent singer/songwriter Daniel Powter as sub-publisher for Europe, excluding France.

EMI Music Publishing U.K. has inked a long-term deal to represent singer/songwriter Daniel Powter as sub-publisher for Europe, excluding France. Powter's works are published by BMG Music Publishing.

The newly-signed pact, brokered by the publishing giant's senior VP international/creative Brooke Morrow, includes Powter's current self-titled Warner Bros. album and its international hit single "Bad Day," which reached No. 2 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles in August.

The single is currently at No. 8 on the U.K. Official U.K. Singles Chart, where it has peaked at No. 2 during 12 weeks on the listing. On the U.K. Radio Airplay Chart, the track is currently No. 6, up from No. 11 last week.

Powter, who was born in Vancouver, Canada and now resides in L.A., recently completed a string of European tour dates with compatriot Bryan Adams and is booked to perform in Britain next month with Sheryl Crow.

A winner at Italy's recent Festivalbar, Powter is in the running for the best new artist award at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Nov. 3 in Lisbon.

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