• Bluewater Music adds Israeli society ACUM, and Chilean society SCD, to list of direct affiliations.

    July 12, 2011


    Bluewater Music has added two foreign societies to its already solid and long list of direct affiliations throughout the world. Beginning in August of 2011, Bluewater Music will begin representing its roster of publisher and songwriter clients directly in Israel and Chile, through the mechanical and performing rights societies, ACUM and SCD, respectively. Though small territories, many American works are highly popular and licensed in Israel and Chile, with significant aggregate earnings for many American songwriters and publishers. Contact Peter Roselli about your Israeli and Chilean representation today - peter@bluewatermusic.com.

  • Uncle Skeleton Signs with Bluewater Music for Worldwide Administration

    June 21, 2011


    Bluewater Music has signed Ross Wariner and Cody Uhler of Nashville's Uncle Skeleton to a worldwide administration agreement adding the pair to the company's celebrated artist roster. Wariner and Uhler established themselves locally as innovative songwriters, musicians and producers behind several popular rock bands including Kindercastle and Nahnee Bori. But their work with Uncle Skeleton, a 12 plus member outfit that includes a string and horn sections,  landed them a slot on the 10th Annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival where they introduced their artful blend of rock and electronic music to a whole new national and  international audience thanks to the sold-out festival.

  • Three Bluewater Music clients featured on new NOW That's What I Call Country Volume 4 compilation album!

    June 3, 2011

    NOW Thats What I Call Country

    NOW That's What I Call Country Vol. 4, the fourth installment of the popular series, will be released June 14 and features music by Bluewater Music clients, Carnival Music and Jeff Hyde - "Smoke A Little Smoke" by Eric Church, "Only Prettier" by Miranda Lambert and "Put You In A Song" by Keith Urban. Other major artists on the record include Sugarland, George Strait, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Zac Brown Band among others. Eleven of the album's 18 tracks were No. 1 hits. The project is a joint venture from Universal Music Group, EMI Music North America and Sony Music Entertainment. The NOW That's What I Call Music! series is the world's best-selling multi-artist album series with sales topping 200 million worldwide and 80 million in the United States.

  • NeedToBreathe Takes Home Two Dove Awards

    April 21, 2011

    Dove Awards

    NeedToBreathe was the winner for Group of the Year and Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year with "Something Beautiful" at last night's GMA Dove Awards! Congratulations from your friends at Bluewater Music!

  • Cody Canada Signs Worldwide Administration and Creative Placements Deal with Bluewater Music

    April 18, 2011

    Bluewater Music is proud to announce a worldwide administration and creative placements agreement with prolific singer/songwriter and artist, Cody Canada.


    Bluewater Music will license and collect for Canada’s catalog, Shan Can Music (BMI), in addition to soliciting the music for creative TV and Film placements. Canada was the renowned front man for the massively popular group, Cross Canadian Ragweed and has recently kick started a new solo project under the moniker Cody Canada & The Departed.


    Canada’s extensive music catalog stretches the boundaries and blends the very best of rock, country, folk and Red Dirt music. During his 15 year stint with Cross Canadian Ragweed, the songs and albums featuring the talents of Cody Canada frequently topped the Billboard and Texas Country Music charts; producing a strong and extremely loyal fan base nationwide. Bluewater Music’s Benom Plumb says, “We are so excited to be working with Cody. His music has inspired and helped define a new generation of southern rock and country music artists, songwriters and fans alike. We feel honored and privileged that Cody has decided to join our growing roster of amazing administration clients.”


    All licensing inquiries may be directed to the attention of Benom Plumb, benom@bluewatermusic.com. For more information about Cody Canada and his music, please visit http://www.thedepartedmusic.com/codycanada.

  • Bluewater Music clients presented at 2011 ACM Awards & BMI Christian Awards.

    April 5, 2011

    Eric Church permorms BMI Awards
    BMI Awards
    BMI Awards

    Eric Church performs his hit "Smoke A Little Smoke" with Bluewater client and co-writer Jeff Hyde (not pictured). Church also won the ACM Top New Solo Vocalist of the Year Award.

    Carnival Music's Frank Liddell accepting the ACM Single Record of the Year Award with Miranda Lambert.

    NeedToBreathe's Bo Rinehart accepting the 2011 BMI Christian Songwriter of the Year Award.