sony-atv-logoSony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal to represent the entire song catalog of global superstar Rihanna. The agreement covers all songs written by the multi-Grammy winner across her entire career, including the hits “Rude Boy,” “Love On The Brain,” “Needed Me” and her collaboration with Drake, “Work,” which spent nine weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The deal also includes future works.

The deal reunites Rihanna with Sony/ATV Chairman and CEO Jon Platt, who commented, “I’m proud to have known Rihanna since the beginning of her career. Music, fashion, philanthropy and a heart of gold have solidified Rihanna’s position as one of the biggest icons in the world. It is an honor to be reunited with her at Sony/ATV.”

As Variety reports, “Rihanna joined Platt at Warner/Chappell — where he was CEO from 2015 until taking the Sony/ATV post — shortly before the 2016 release of Anti, her most recent album. Sources say she has been working on two albums for the past couple of years, one a pop/R&B outing and the other a dancehall release, that could drop at any time. This move to Sony/ATV could presage the release of one of those albums.”

Since breaking through in 2005 with the single “Pon de Replay,” Rihanna has carved out an impressive music industry career, along with acclaim in a number of other fields, including as an actress, businesswoman and humanitarian. Her many career highlights including 14 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hits, seven RIAA-certified multi-platinum albums and nine Grammy awards.

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