Summer’s out, school’s in, and the champs in our Burbank office continue to grind! Check out this month’s songwriter highlights, sync placements and more from TuneCore Music Publishing Administration after the jump.


Screen Shot 2015-09-17 at 12.21.45 PMCarlos Sosa is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, arranger, composer, and producer that founded the Austin-based funk band, Grooveline Horns. Sosa has worked with a number of Grammy winning, multi-Platinum selling artists including Kelley Clarkson, Jason Mraz and Maroon 5. He is a co-writer on multiple tracks on the highly anticipated, forthcoming Outasight album, including the lead single “The Wild Life” which can be heard in current Bud Light Lime commercials.

In addition to his extensive studio and touring schedule, Sosa has composed music for the hit MTV shows Pimp My Ride and Run’s House, and is composing original compositions for the upcoming comedy series, Con Man, starring Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion. Currently, Sosa is on a national tour with multi-platinum, country artist Zac Brown Band.

Screen Shot 2015-09-17 at 12.21.30 PM17 year-old, Australian singer/songwriter, Sydnee Carter gained
mainstream media attention after
her impressive rendition of Daughter’s “Youth” aired on the 2014 season of X Factor Australia. She competed on the show for five weeks, and recently released her first album, Sydnee Carter, through TuneCore.

Carter’s single, “Under My Skin”, has charted on the Australian iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart and has been in rotation on various Australian and New Zealand radio stations. Recently, her song, “Life Raft”, was nominated for a West Australian Music Award for “Song of the Year”.


In efforts to help the careers of TuneCore Publishing Administration writers, our creative team continuously works to place TuneCore administered copyrights across all visual media. Recent pitches include music for several TV shows including The Catch and HomelandDirty Grandpa starring Zac Efron and Robert De Niro, and promos for the NFL and ShoeDazzle.

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Ray Donovan
Writer: Siranush Kocharyan
Artist: Sirusho

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Hotel Transylvania 2 (Promo)
“Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae)”
Writer: Timothy Mingo
Artist: Silentó

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So You Think You Can Dance
“The Wild Life”
Writer: Carlos Sosa
Artist: Outasight


TuneCore stays current on industry news to make sure we’re the first to know how new legislation and deals will affect our writers. Here are links to recent articles you need to know about:

BMI Surpasses $1 Billion in Revenue For Year

The Evolution of Music Copyright Law and How It Affects Creators


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