‘Jerusalema’ singer Nomcebo Zikode gets international deal

‘Jerusalema’ singer Nomcebo Zikode gets international deal

Congratulations to singer/songwriter Nomcebo Zikode for getting a Sony/ATV publishing deal. 

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Nomcebo Zikode is currently one of the most celebrated vocalists in the world due to the global hit ‘Jerusalema’, which she co-wrote. 

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Her latest single, ‘Xola Moya Wam’, which features Master KG, is already sitting on two-million views on YouTube since its release in August. 

Thanks to her incredible talent, she has now been signed to the world's number one music publishing company – Sony/ ATV.

On Wednesday, the company announced that it has signed Nomcebo for an exclusive publishing deal.

“Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced it has signed featured artist and co-writer of the global smash hit 'Jerusalema', Nomcebo Nkwanyana, professionally known as Nomcebo Zikode, to an exclusive publishing deal. The deal encompasses Nomcebo’s catalogue which includes her latest offering, “Xola Moya Wam,” as well as future releases," the company announced on its website

Guy Henderson, the Sony/ATV President, and Rowlin Naicker, the Managing Director, have expressed their joy at signing the star.

“I’m thrilled that Nomcebo has decided to join Sony/ATV. A wonderful songwriter with a great voice, Nomcebo has co-written one of the top global hits of 2020. As a South African overseeing Sony/ATV’s International companies around the world, it gives me an added thrill that my team will be able to work not only on a South African penned global hit like “Jerusalema,” but on all the other songs that Nomcebo has written. With her talent and the global Sony/ATV creative machine behind her, Nomcebo will achieve great things,” said Henderson. 

“Nomcebo is a force to be reckoned with, and this is just the beginning of a long and illustrious musical career and we are proud to be working with her,” added Rowlin.

The singer says she is thrilled to be signed under Sony/ATV. 

“The experience of having a global hit has been phenomenal. I am very excited to be working with an establishment such as Sony/ATV, the number one publishing company that has such a great global footprint. This year has been unbelievable, with the success of ‘Jerusalema’ and the great reception of my album Xola Moya Wam."

 “I look forward to seeing where this relationship with Sony/ATV takes me. I appreciate the trust and belief Rowlin, Munya and the Sony/ATV global family have in me and will strive to deliver only my best," said Nomcebo Nkwanyana.

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