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Loeb & Loeb Clients The Swon Brothers Break Country Aircheck Record with Debut Single

Loeb & Loeb LLP music clients The Swon Brothers – finalists on season 4 of NBC’s hit vocal competition series The Voice – broke a country music record with their debut single “Later On,” which received 81 combined Country Aircheck and Billboard radio adds this week – the most one-week adds of any debut single in Country Aircheck history. The single is also the No. 1 most added song on Mediabase this week. The Brothers are represented by firm partner Debra (Debbie) White who negotiated their recently announced publishing deal with Sony ATV Music Publishing Nashville and secured and negotiated their record deal with Arista Nashville. 

White has represented the contestants of seasons 3, 4, 5 and 6 of The Voice – NBC’s #1 rated show – in connection with recording, publishing, merchandising, management and touring agreements with Universal Music Group and affiliated entities. 

White focuses her practice in the entertainment and music industries, with particular emphasis on representing established and developing recording artists, songwriters, producers, managers, record companies and publishing companies, music executives, fashion designers and athletes in their ongoing business affairs. She also represents new media companies in complex content licensing and other digital agreements. Her experience encompasses negotiation of multimillion dollar recording contracts, as well as publishing, live touring, film soundtrack and Broadway cast albums, merchandising and sponsorship agreements. A specialty of White’s practice is leveraging her recording and publishing relationships to negotiate entertainment-related strategic partnerships, tour sponsorship agreements, brand integration agreements, celebrity endorsements and spokesperson deals on behalf of talent, major advertising agencies and Fortune 500 companies. 

Loeb & Loeb's Music Industry Practice has long been recognized as a leader in a transformative industry that continues to evolve as a result of the convergence of technology and content. We provide sophisticated, strategic counsel to the world's leading music companies and today's most successful talent, and offer broad knowledge of industry issues, practices and challenges, in-depth experience in complex entertainment and corporate matters, and an unmatched record of successful deals involving virtually all types of content, intellectual property, and digital media. Loeb & Loeb was named "Law Firm of the Year" in Music by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in their 2013 rankings, and the firm received the 2014 “Law Firm of the Year” distinction in Motion Pictures and Television.