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Jhene Aiko Signs Deal with BMI


Def JamJhene Aiko has signed with BMI for representation of the public performances of her music.

“I’m excited about joining the BMI family. Looking forward to the future,” she said in a statement. The news comes on the heels of her hit single “The Worst” hitting #1 on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart. The Def Jam singer has become the first female artist to top the charts with a debut single since 2008.

“Jhené Aiko has brought a new and fresh sound to music,” said Catherine Brewton, BMI VP of writer/publisher relations, in a statement. “Her smooth voice and compelling lyrics are the perfect combination to fill a void in popular music.”

Fans can expected her major label debut, Souled Out, to be released later this year.

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