Legendary Songwriter Desmond Child Signs New Publishing Agreement
December 8, 2010
Ed Christman of Billboard.biz reports: Universal Music Publishing Group has signed songwriter-producer Desmond Child, to an exclusive, worldwide co-publishing agreement. Desmond, who has been involved in more than 70 Top 40 singles according to the announcement, was previously signed to Kobalt Music Group.
Child’s credits include working with Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Ricky Martin, Meat Loaf, Alice Cooper, KISS, Ratt, INXS, Cher, Christina Aguilera, among many others.
More recently, Child co-wrote “The Best Thing About Me Is You,” RickyMartin’s new studio track with Joss Stone, and has written a track for Bon Jovi’s Greatest Hits: The Ultimate Collection. Other recent collaborators include Weezer, Margaret Cho, Tokio Hotel, Hilary Duff, and The Scorpions. He has also been developing an original musical titled “Cuba Libre” and a musical film for DreamWorks titled Swedish Idol, according to the announcement.