Off the back of TIO‘s announcement yesterday that BMG had signed local hip hop act Illy, the publishing giant has now inked chart-topping Australian producer, DJ, writer and singer Alison Wonderland to a worldwide publishing deal.
TIO can exclusively reveal that Alison Wonderland – who made EDM history in 2017 by becoming the first solo female DJ to take the main stage at EDC Las Vegas – has joined BMG’s growing roster.
Wonderland, aka Alexandra Sholler, joins a local roster at BMG which includes Peking Duk, LDRU, SAFIA, Golden Features, AC/DC, Wolfmother, The Living End, Winston Surfshirt, Meg Mac, Didirri, Drapht, Montaigne, Matt Corby, Running Touch, Polographia, Dead Letter Circus, Nicole Millar and many more.
Having performed at the globe’s biggest festivals, such as Coachella, Lollapalooza and Splendour in the Grass, Alison Wonderland has matched her onstage success with her chart takeovers.
2016’s Run, which hit #6 on the Australian ARIA charts and #1 on the US Dance Chart. The title track was nominated for Best Dance Release at the 2015 ARIA Awards and came in at #59 in triple j’s Hottest 100.
Her 2018 album Awake peaked at #7 in Australia, #1 on the US Dance Chart and #88 on the overall Billboard chart.
Stream Awake below:
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Heath Johns, Managing Director of BMG Australia, said:
“We are honoured that Al has chosen BMG as her global publishing partner. Her rapid ascent to international festival headlining status is due in no small part to her undeniable strength as a songwriter. Equally well versed as a track producer or in a topline capacity, Al is an absolute dream for our global creative team and we are beyond excited to get moving with her new album”.
Alison Wonderland said:
“Really excited to sign with BMG and see what opportunities we will create together. Super excited to write more music in the future”.
BMG US President, Repertoire & Marketing, Zach Katz added:
“We pride ourselves on working with career artists and Alison is the prime example. True dedication to the creative craft and delivering for her fans is exactly why we are truly proud to be working with Alison and her team”.