Peermusic Nashville signs Bruno Mars co-writer Karl Michael

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Peermusic Nashville has signed a global co-publishing agreement with artist and songwriter Karl Michael, who co-wrote Bruno Mars on the Vamps hit “Can We Dance”.

Peermusic Nashville has announced a global co-publishing deal with English songwriter and artist Karl Michael, who relocated to Nashville in 2020 to pursue his music career. Karl Michael has written with some of the biggest names in music and co-wrote the Vamps hit Can We Dance with Bruno Mars, which has racked up over 81 million streams on Spotify.

“I am very pleased that Karl Michael is coming to Peermusic. “Karl is one of the best singers in town and is writing some of my new favorite songs,” said Michael Knox, president of Peermusic Nashville. “You can feel his energy and enthusiasm when he’s in the building.”

“Working with the Peermusic team is a dream come true. “This is a team of outstanding music publishers and being able to use 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 delighted he’s joined the Peermusic roster,” added Kathy Spanberger, President and Chief Operating Officer, Peermusic Anglo American Region. “We know we can leverage our global network of offices to continue to build on the impressive impact he has made in a short space 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 further projects, include him in writing for dubbing opportunities and collaborate 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: