Bucks Music Group

Bucks Music Group signs exclusive publishing and admin deal with Ash Howes

Howes has written and produced for household names such as Little Mix, One Direction, Ellie Goulding and Kylie

London, 23rd September 2021 Bucks Music Group has signed prolific songwriter and producer Ash Howes to an exclusive worldwide songwriting agreement, alongside an administration agreement for his back catalogue.

Howes has written career-defining hits for a range of big-name artists including Ellie Goulding, One Direction, Little Mix and Kylie Minogue.

Notable works in his catalogue include worldwide hits Love At First Sight and In Your Eyes for Kylie, and cuts with Natalie Imbruglia, 5ive, Atomic Kitten and Celine Dion.

He was music director for X Factor for 10 years and has worked on international campaigns for globally recognized brands including Virgin, Samsung and Nat West.

Bucks Music Group Director, A&R Sarah Liversedge Platz said: “Ash has an enviable track record with some of the biggest names in pop. It’s a privilege to be the custodians of his back catalogue, and we are super excited to be working with him creatively as he continues his writing career.”

Ash Howes said: “I instantly clicked with Sarah and Flash and look forward to being a part of the Bucks team.”

Howes manager Jill Hollywood of Echobeach Management, said: “Ash is a proven hit writer and has helped shape the careers of some of the biggest names in UK pop. He continues to write beautiful songs. Bucks were quick to recognise his ongoing potential to write smashes, as well as being proactive guardians of his catalogue. We very much look forward to working with Sarah, Flash [Taylor, Senior A&R] and all the team.”

Bucks Music Group

Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s leading and longest running international, independent music publishers.