Thursday, 29 October 2009
ARTIST NEWS: Ce'Cile inks major US licensing deal
Dancehall fire-starter Ce’Cile has signed a master and synchronization licensing agreement for several songs to be placed in popular TV reality shows in the United States.
The agreement covers the use of Ce’Cile’s tracks for the hit reality television series Keeping up with the Kardashians, which is aired on E! Entertainment Television, and The Real World, Road Rules, Extreme/All-Star Challenge, currently airing on MTV Networks. The agreement was reached with Bunim-Murray of Los Angeles, California, the leading producers of reality TV docu-dramas in the USA.
The reggae and dancehall singer has been gaining in popularity in recent years, and is currently enjoying the success of her hit single “Hot Like We”, jumped to the number one spot on the German Black Music Charts only a few short months ago.
“Ce’Cile is a very talented artist, and she has put in a lot of hard work over the years. This agreement is just further testament of the dedication she has devoted to her career and her music. We are excited for her, and we think it’s great especially for the female artists in the Jamaican music industry. There is a lot of untapped talent there,” says Donald Harper, CEO and President of Jamstar Productions.
Keeping up with the Kardashians is about to kick off its fourth season on E! Entertainment, premiering in November 2009. Real World/Road Rules Challenge recently began its 18th season on MTV.