Peermusic Nashville has signed a global co-publishing agreement with artist and songwriter Karl Michael, Bruno Mars’ co-writer on the Vamps hit “Can We Dance.”
Peermusic Nashville has announced a global co-publishing deal with English songwriter and artist Karl Michael, who moved to Nashville in 2020 to pursue his music career. Karl Michael has already written with some of the biggest names in music, having co-written the Vamps’ hit “Can We Dance” with Bruno Mars, which racked up more than 81 million streams on Spotify.
“I’m very excited about Karl Michael coming to Peermusic. Karl is one of the best singers in town and writing some of my new favorite songs,” says Michael Knox, President of Peermusic Nashville. “You can feel his energy and excitement when he is in the building.”
“Working with the team at Peermusic is a dream come true. This is a team of outstanding music publishers, and to be able to leverage their global reach and network is a great opportunity,” says Karl Michael.
“Karl’s talent is undeniable. I can’t wait to see what he does next, and I’m thrilled that he has joined the Peermusic roster,” adds Kathy Spanberger, President & Chief Operating Officer of Peermusic Anglo American Region. “We know that we can leverage our global network of offices to help further the impressive impact he has made in a short amount of time. The support he’s receiving from other artists and the creative community is really exciting.”
The Peermusic team will support Karl Michael as a writer for additional projects, get him involved in writing for sync opportunities, and work with him as a recording artist and singer/songwriter.
Michael’s other past and current collaborators and co-writers include Yungblud (“Loner”), Teddy Swims (“Liar”), Mitchel Tenpenny (“Save Me”), Dallas Wilson, Spencer Rabin, On The Outside, and more. The official music video for his single, “Highs and The Lows,” from his solo album of the same name, can be seen below: