"We’re excited to welcome Gavin Rossdale to Roc Nation; a phenomenal artist, writer and individual. He brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the company and consistently pushes boundaries," stated Tamara Coniff, EVP of of Publishing Business Affairs for Roc Nation. “We look forward to a long and successful relationship with Gavin in the Roc Nation family."
“I’m thrilled to be partnering with Roc Nation for the next chapter of my career,” says Rossdale. “This is a creative company with a forward-thinking team and a passion for music. I’m excited for what lies ahead.”
Rossdale, who was recently announced as one of the new coaches on the hit television series, “The Voice UK,” is the lead vocalist, guitarist and main songwriter behind multi-platinum rock band BUSH, Gavin Rossdale has sold close to 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada alone. Together with BUSH, he’s compiled an amazing string of 18 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock charts, including 11 that hit the Top 5. Six of these became No. 1 hits: “Comedown,” “Glycerine,” “Machinehead,” “Swallowed,” “The Chemicals Between Us” and “The Sound of Winter.” As a solo artist, he hit No. 1 on iTunes with “Love Remains The Same,” which sold close to 2 million copies alone.
In 2011, BUSH returned with The Sea of Memories, their first release in 10 years. That album saw them return to the top of the charts in grand style, with lead single “The Sound of Winter” making rock radio history as the first self-released song ever to hit No. 1 at Alternative Rock Radio (where it stayed for six consecutive weeks). The band is currently working on a follow-up to 2014’s Man on the Run.