JAY-Z Samples Defend Again on 4:44
The title track of JAY-Z’s magnificent new album “4:44” prominently features a sample of Hannah Williams & The Affirmations
Defend Music at ASCAP Expo 2017
Our own Russell Nygaard participated in a panel on Maximizing Digital Revenue at this year’s ASCAP EXPO. It was an honor to be involved and…
We’re honored to welcome the inimitable funk band Vulfpeck to our publishing roster and family.
Desi Valentine Re-signed to Global Co-Publishing Deal!
Initially an admin client, we have now brought the magnificent Desi Valentine into the fold on a brand new global co-publishing agreement. We’re so happy…
Beyoncé’s “Freedom” in Apple Watch Ad
Beyoncé’s “Freedom,” cowritten by Now-Again’s Frank Tirado, is featured in this beautiful new Apple Watch spot. Watch it here.
Welcome Monofonus Press
We are proud to announce our new partnership with Austin-based record label Monofonus Press. If you ask us, this is the best record label in Texas.
Defend at SXSW 2017
We’re coming for ya, SXSW! Several defend clients will be showcasing throughout the week.
Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” Wins Grammy – Congrats Frank Tirado!
Beyoncé’s album “Lemonade” won the Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album.
Synch Placements 2016
Defend writers’ songs were heard in ads for Fitbit, Copa Airlines, Honda, Rexona, Prudential, Spar, Sonos, Vita, Dignity Health and more. There were countless TV,…
Voices of the Community
On Sunday December 11th, Join Women in Music at Apogee’s studios in Santa Monica, as we celebrate women making moves in music and technology! Curated…
See the full list of Defend clients that are nominated for a Grammy Award.
Defend Music 2016 Review
2016 has been a busy year for the Defend family. Read this wrap up to get caught up on everything that happened.