Who We Are


History

Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City.

Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City and with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, Toronto and London. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 126,000 copyrights and 20,000 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 and was twice named Publisher of the Year by Music Business Worldwide’s The A&R 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, GladiatorThe 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 venture with Big Life Management.

Awards & Achievements


Reservoir holds a regular top 10 U.S. Market Share according to Billboard’s Publishers Quarterly.

In 2019 and 2017, the company was awarded Publisher of the Year at Music Business Worldwide’s The A&R Awards and earned a 2018 nomination, also.

Reservoir has been nominated for Music Week’s 2020 Indie Publisher of the Year, as well as Publisher of the Year for three consecutive years: 2017, 2018, 2019.

Reservoir Founder and CEO Golnar Khosrowshahi was named to Billboard’s 2020 Power List, as well as named one of Billboard’s Top 100 Most Powerful Female Executives for 2017, 2018, and 2019.

In 2018, Reservoir title “This Is America” performed by Childish Gambino and co-written by Young Thug, earned the Grammy for Song of the Year and Record of the Year.


Services

Publishing

Reservoir represents over 110,000 copyrights with titles dating as far back as the 1920s.


Management

The company manages artists through its venture with Big Life Management.

Recorded Music

Reservoir represents a multitude of recorded music through Chrysalis Records and Philly Groove Records.

Historic Pieces
Written By Greats


including Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael, David Crosby, Gram Parsons, Irving Burgie, John Denver, and Ricky Lee Jones

Contemporary-
Classic Catalogs


including Big & Rich, Lil Jon, Phantogram, and Sheryl Crow

Popular Hits


performed by: Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, Selena Gomez, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Drake, Post Malone, and more

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 Carribean series, Gladiator, and The Dark Knight

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.


Advocacy

Reservoir staff members hold
board position on the following
industry trade organizations