Simran A. Singh

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NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma materThe College of William & Mary
Occupation
  • Entertainment attorney
  • director

Simran A. Singh is an American entertainment attorney and film and television producer. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Singh, Singh & Trauben, LLP, a a law firm based in Beverly Hills, California.[1][2]

Biography

Singh is a graduate of The College of William & Mary and The University of Miami School of Law. He started his career as an attorney at Universal Music Group and now represents Grammy Award and Billboard Music Award winning music artists including Missy Elliott, the estate of Selena, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna (singer)|Ozuna, Natti Natasha, and Luny Tunes, among others.[3][4][5][6][7]

In 2015, Singh represented co-director of 2016: Obama's America, John Sullivan, in a lawsuit against Pure Flix Entertainment seeking at least $10 million in damages and alleging that the faith-based hit motion picture God's Not Dead (film)|God's Not Dead was based on a "faith-based Dead Poets Society" concept called Proof that was created by his clients.[8]

In 2017, Singh represented Selena's father, Abraham Quintanilla in a lawsuit against her widow, Chris Pérez, demanding that Perez and Endemol Shine North America stop production of a television series based on an unauthorized book written by Perez entitled To Selena, with Love.[9] He also represented former NFL running back, Darren McFadden, in a lawsuit against his former financial advisor claiming the ex-financial planner misappropriated and mishandled $15 million.[10][11]

In 2018, Singh was announced as a producer of music-driven family drama inspired by the legacy of Selena Quintanilla with a put pilot commitment from American Broadcasting Company|ABC.[12] He was also credited as an executive producer of Selena: The Series, scheduled to be released on December 4, 2020 on Netflix.[13][14]

Singh was named as a Billboard (magazine)|Billboard Top Music Lawyer in 2019 and 2020.[15][16]

In 2019, he helped broker a collaboration between Daddy Yankee and Katy Perry for a remix of the Daddy Yankee multi platinum and 7 time Billboard-winning song, Con Calma.[17] He also represented Ozuna (singer)|Ozuna in a global deal with Sony Music Entertainment and his casting in Fast & Furious 9.[18][19] Singh represented Anuel AA in a worldwide publishing deal with Kobalt Music Group|Kobalt Music.[20]

In 2020, he represented Ozuna (singer)|Ozuna in a renewal of a publishing deal with Kobalt Music Group|Kobalt Music.[21] He also represented Daddy Yankee in a multi million dollar agreement with Universal Music Group, which is the richest music deal ever in Latin music.[22][23]

{{Section}|Filmography}} He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.

Film

Year Film Credit
2014 Where Hope Grows Producer

Television

Year Title Credit
2020 Selena: The Series Executive Producer

References

  1. "Simran Singh - Forbes Los Angeles Business Council". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-11-03.
  2. "Revealed: Billboard's 2019 Top Music Lawyers". Billboard.com. 2019-08-26. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  3. "Revealed: BIllboard's 2019 Top Music Lawyers". Billboard.com. 2019-08-26. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  4. "Christopher Navarro Joins Law Firm Singh, Singh & Trauben as Partner". Billboard.com. 2019-04-30. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  5. "Missy Elliott Signs With WME". The Hollywood Reporter. 2017-08-09. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  6. "Selena Quintanilla's estate sues record label for digital royalties". MySanAntonio.com. 2015-04-07. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  7. "Revealed: Billboard's 2019 Top Music Lawyers". Billboard.com. 2019-08-26. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  8. "'2016: Obama's America' Co-Director Slaps $10M Lawsuit On 'God's Not Dead' Producers For Allegedly Lifting Idea". Deadline.com. 2015-05-29.
  9. "Selena's Father Sues Chris Perez And Endemol To Block TV Series About Her Life". Forbes.com. 2016-12-03. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  10. "In former Razorback Darren McFadden's lawsuit, ex-adviser told to pay fees". Arkansas Democrat Gazette. 2017-09-18. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  11. "Darren McFadden claims ex-financial planner mishandled $15M". ESPN.com. 2016-06-09. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  12. "ABC Sets Music-Driven Family Drama Inspired By Legacy Of Selena Quintanilla With Put Pilot Commitment". deadline.com. 2018-01-10. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  13. "Selena Scripted Series a Go at Netflix". The Hollywood Reporter. 2018-12-11. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  14. "Netflix's 'Selena: The Series' Gets Premiere Date & Trailer". Deadline.com. 2020-10-06. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  15. "Revealed: Billboard's 2019 Top Music Lawyers". Billboard.com. 2019-08-26. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  16. "Revealed: Billboard's 2020 Top Music Lawyers". Billboard.com. 2020-07-27. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  17. "With 'Con Calma,' Daddy Yankee masterminds his next 'Despacito'". Los Angeles Times. 2019-05-08. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  18. "The Future Is Ozuna: How Sony's Global Deal Reflects a Changing Marketplace". Billboard.com. 2019-11-14. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  19. "Ozuna Joins Vin Diesel in 'Fast & Furious 9'". Variety.com. 2019-10-21. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  20. "Anuel AA Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal With Kobalt". Billboard.com. 2019-01-28. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  21. "Ozuna Renews Publishing Deal with Kobalt Music". Billboard.com. 2020-09-28. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  22. "Daddy Yankee firma millonario contrato musical: ¿De qué se trata?". 2020-09-10. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  23. "Daddy Yankee firma contrato multimillonario con disquera". PrimeraHora.com. 2020-09-10. Retrieved 2020-11-04.

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