'A Star Is Born' Songwriter DJ White Shadow Signs Admin, Co-Publishing Deal With Primary Wave Music
Primary Wave Music announced on Monday (Sept. 7) it has entered into an administration and co-publishing deal with Paul Blair aka DJ White Shadow.
Under the deal, Primary Wave Music will now administer DJ White Shadow's music publishing catalog, which includes hits with Lady Gaga such as "The Edge of Glory," "Born This Way," "Applause," "The Cure" and six songs on the A Star Is Born soundtrack. The entities have also entered into a worldwide co-publishing deal on all new music moving forward. DJ White Shadow is planning to release his own music early this year.
"We have been great fans of Paul's for many years. His musical talent and vision are highly respected within the creative community and we are happy to welcome him to the Primary Wave team" says Sarah McCann, senior director, creative for Primary Wave Music Publishing, in a statement. "From a DJ, to a multi-platinum selling producer, not to mention his partnership with the W Hotel, he is an innovator that will continue to inspire creatives and executives for years to come."
Outside Blair's work with Gaga -- whose Born This Way and Artpop albums he produced -- he has also worked with many other artists including DNCE, Pitbull, Sia, T.I. and Chris Brown. He has also released a number of avant-garde solo projects and has remixes that have appeared in commercials for Anheuser-Busch, Beats by Dre, Ford and Shiseido.