Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City and with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, Toronto, London, and Abu Dhabi. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 26,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. Reservoir holds a regular Top 10 U.S. Market Share according to Billboard’s Publishers Quarterly, was twice named Publisher of the Year by Music Business Worldwide’s The A&R Awards, and won Independent Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Music Week Awards.
Its publishing catalog includes historic pieces written and performed by greats like Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael, and John Denver; the contemporary-classic catalogs of Sheryl Crow and Phantogram; and current award-winning hits performed by the likes of Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars, Cardi B and more. The company’s roster of active writers and producers includes the award-winning James Fauntleroy, Ali Tamposi, and Jamie Hartman, plus popular performing artists 2 Chainz, Young Thug, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and Migos’ Offset and Takeoff.
Reservoir’s collection of film music includes rights to scores created by award-winning composer-producer Hans Zimmer, as heard in the motion pictures The Lion King, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Gladiator, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and over 150 other titles.
The company also represents a multitude of recorded music through Chrysalis Records and Philly Groove Records and manages artists through its ventures with Blue Raincoat Music and Big Life Management.
Justin Bieber “Hold On”
Ariana Grande “34+35 Remix” feat. Doja Cat & Megan Thee Stallion
Dua Lipa “Break My Heart”
Justin Bieber “Holy” feat. Chance The Rapper
Miley Cyrus “Midnight Sky”
Post Malone “Goodbyes” feat. Young Thug
Internet Money “Lemonade” feat. Gunna, Don Toliver & NAV
Lady A “Champagne Night”
Beyoncé “MOOD4EVA” with JAY-Z, Childish Gambino & Oumou Sangaré
5 Seconds of Summer “Youngblood”
Childish Gambino “This Is America” (2019 Grammy for Song and Record of the Year)
Shawn Mendes x Camila Cabello “Señorita”
Migos “Bad & Boujee”
Britney Spears “Gimme More”
Independent Publisher of the Year win at the 2020 Music Week Awards, with the company also earning Publisher of the Year nominations for three consecutive years in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Ivor Novello ‘PRS for Music Most Performed Work’ win for Calvin Harris x Rag’N’Bone Man’s “Giant.”
Eleven tracks on Ariana Grande’s #1 UK Official Chart & Billboard 200 album Positions, plus 4 cuts on the bonus album including #2 Hot 100 single “34+35 Remix” feat. Doja Cat & Megan Thee Stallion.
Nine tracks on Celeste’s #1 UK debut album Not Your Muse.
Blue Raincoat Music Publishing in conjunction with Reservoir signed a worldwide publishing deal with the estate of Nick Drake, to represent the singer’s entire catalogue of works.
Three cuts on Lewis Capaldi’s Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent, named UK’s #1 best-selling album for the 2nd year in a row, with a co-write on Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia, which ranked #3 via the Official Albums Chart of 2020.
Reservoir partnered with PopArabia, the leading music publisher and music rights consultancy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
In 2020, the company acquired historic American music publisher Shapiro Bernstein bringing titles including “In The Mood,” “Ring Of Fire,” & “Papa Loves Mambo” and extending the catalog to include titles dating back to 1900.