Los Angeles, CA (September 4, 2019)
Capitol Christian Music Group has announced the renewal of their agreement for North America for Hillsong Music which includes the renowned Hillsong United, Hillsong Worship and Hillsong Young & Free.
“Hillsong has been an amazing partner of Capitol Christian Music Group for a decade,” says Peter York (Chairman, CEO of Capitol CMG). “I am extremely honored to have signed another long term record and publishing deal with them! They are passionate about their music and their mission and exemplify true partnership in every aspect of our relationship. We are pleased to represent their products to consumers for many years to come because of the high bar they maintain for creative content & compelling artistry. They are uncompromising in their efforts to positively impact the lives of people around the world.”
“We are absolutely thrilled to continue working with such a groundbreaking church as Hillsong,” says Hudson Plachy, co-president of Capitol CCMG. “The worldwide impact of their music is unmatched in the genre, and we are incredibly grateful to continue our long term partnership.”
“It is our great pleasure to announce the continuation of our long-standing relationship with Capitol Christian Music Group in North America,” says Hillsong Church’s Global General Manager George Aghajanian. “We are excited about the passion that drives both organizations to see the worship that comes from the heart of our church, Hillsong Church, and the other songs we represent reach and touch so many lives worldwide. Working with the right partner that authentically represents who we are is of paramount importance to us, and we are thankful for the work Peter York, Hudson Plachy, Brad O’Donnell and the entire CCMG team consistently put in to help us service our songs to the Church and the community in North America.”
Hillsong Worship has seen tremendous success alongside Capitol in recent years, most notably with their chart-topping singles “What a Beautiful Name” and “Who You Say I Am,” and their highly successful albums “There Is More” and “Let There Be Light.” In 2018, Hillsong Worship secured their first-ever GRAMMY Award for “What a Beautiful Name,” which additionally helped the anthem become the fastest growing song in modern church history. Their latest single “King of Kings” is quickly gaining momentum and tracking to become another staple in their vast catalog of songs sung by an estimated 50 million people worldwide each week.