Round Hill was founded in 2010 by Josh Gruss, who continues to be the Company’s CEO today. The mission of the company was simple: to build a high-quality catalogue of music rights and to deliver a great songwriter and artist service with honesty and integrity.
Today, Round Hill is one of the largest independent music rights companies in the world for Anglo-American material. It includes a robust music publishing division with strong sync and copyright/royalty administration capabilities, a music production library, neighbouring rights business, record label and Nashville songwriter services group, delivered through offices in New York, Los Angeles, Nashville and London. Round Hill consistently ranks as a top 10 independent publisher by market share in the USA.
Round Hill’s catalogue boasts over 300,000 copyrights including hit songs such as “Waterloo Sunset,” “Are You Lonesome Tonight”, “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” “A Little Less Conversation”, “Baby I Love You” “Be My Baby”, “Be Bop A Lula”, “Chapel of Love”, “Cabaret”, “Can’t Help Falling In Love” “God Bless The Child,” “Happy Together,” “Love Me Tender”, “A Little Less Conversation”, “All of Me,” “She Loves You,” “Video Killed The Radio Star,” “Calendar Girl,” “Living In America,” “Summer of 69,” “Cool Kids,” “Best Day Of My Life,” “Fever,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “The Kids Are Alright,” “Total Eclipse Of The Heart,” “Smooth,” “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” “Shine,” “Bye, Bye, Bye,” “When a Man Loves a Woman,” “Cherry Pie,” “Iris,” “Land of A Thousand Dances,” “I Got You (I Feel Good),” “Marry You” and “What A Wonderful World”. On its roster, Round Hill has many legendary songwriter clients including, Kander & Ebb, Pomus & Shuman, Stephen Sondheim, Phil Spector, Ray Davies, Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Jim Steinman, Elvis Presley, Jellybean Benitez, Craig David, Gil Scott-Heron, Billie Holiday, Bobby Darin, Neil Sedaka, Andreas Carlsson, Jimmy Robbins, Johnny Rzeznik, Morgan Taylor Reid, Ashley Gorley, Ed Roland, Gramatik, Tim Myers, Ruelle, Cobi, Shawn Hook, Tash Neal, Jeffery David, Joey Moi, Chris Tompkins, John Hampson, Billy Duffy, Early James, Jim Vallance, Katie Pruitt, Wade Kirby, Charlie Hunter, Ryan Shaw, Nigel Hall and bands such as Offspring, BUSH, The Goo Goo Dolls, Matchbox Twenty, LIT, Triumph, American Authors, Florida Georgia Line, Dropkick Murphy’s, Lettuce, Umphrey’s McGee, The Cult, Black Pistol Fire, and The Foxies.