Zac Brown Band Certified With 10 Platinum Singles

Reach Music Publishing client Zac Brown also to be awarded at SESAC Country Music Awards

Press Release updated: Nov 1, 2017 13:48 EDT

Reach Music, publishing administrator for Zac Brown, congratulate Zac Brown Band on receiving 10 platinum singles as certified in September 2017 by the RIAA. Michael Closter, President of Reach Music, also announces several upcoming events involving Zac Brown Band to be held next week in Nashville.

Zac Brown, as a member of the performing rights organization SESAC, will be receiving a songwriter award as co-writer for “My Old Man“, the lead single from Zac Brown Band’s current album release “Welcome Home“. This will be awarded during SESAC’s annual Country Music Awards held on Nov. 5, 2017.

Zac Brown Band also earned a nomination for CMA Vocal Group of the Year. The 51st annual CMA Awards airs live Wednesday, Nov. 8 on ABC.

The 10 platinum singles, representing at least 1 million in sales (counting both sales and on-demand streams), and are part of the NMPA Gold & Platinum certification program, are for the following songs co-written by Zac Brown and performed by Zac Brown Band:

Chicken Fried” (5x platinum), “Toes” (3x platinum), “Knee Deep (ft. Jimmy Buffett)” (3x platinum), “Colder Weather” (2x platinum), “Whatever It Is” (2x platinum), “As She’s Walking Away (ft. Alan Jackson)“, “Free“, “Goodbye in Her Eyes“, “Highway 20 Ride” and “Keep Me In Mind“.

“Zac Brown, among his many talents, is an incredibly gifted songwriter,” said Michael Closter. “We are thrilled to be a part of his team for the past 5 years by representing his catalog of songs and collecting his songwriting royalties throughout the world.”

About Reach Music

Reach Music Publishing, Inc., and its entity Reach Global was founded in 1993 by Michael Closter. Reach is an independent music publisher, representing thousands of copyrights from all musical genres. Based in Burbank, California, Reach offers global copyright administration and royalty collections, creative song placement, music licensing and royalty advances. Clients include Zac Brown, John Mayer, Dangerbird Publishing (Fitz and The Tantrums), Chuck D, Public Enemy, Common, Danzig, The Misfits, Zakk Wylde, Ice-T, Lisa Loeb, Lindsey Stirling and The Knack. For more information, visit

Source: Reach Music Publishing Inc.

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