Topping both the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 and Billboard Hot Christian Songs Charts, NF’s “Let You Down” co-written and produced by longtime friend Tommee Profitt is earning Capitol CMG their first pop No. 1. The global, multi-genre track has sold 5.8 million tracks worldwide and is platinum in 16 countries alongside landing in the top 10 at radio in over 10 countries. “Let You Down” and Profitt were recognized with a No. 1 party at Music Row’s ASCAP building on Thurs., Apr. 12.
“Humbled beyond words,” explains Profitt. “A top 40 No. 1 is never something that was even on my radar. I feel so grateful for the opportunity to make music with one of my best friends. NF is one of the most talented artists I know, and it’s been a honor to be a part of his journey since the beginning. So thankful for my entire team at Capitol CMG Publishing and Universal Music Publishing Group, this entire experience has been a dream.”
Profitt is a long-time collaborator with NF whose friendship dates back to their Michigan roots. NF’s latest No. 1 album, Perception, was produced by Profitt is currently at 1.25 billion streams and 1 million albums globally. Additionally, Profitt’s work has been showcased through many TV and film venues including The Good Doctor, 24, Concussion, NFL and more.
“We could not be more thrilled to have our first ever pop No. 1 song as a publisher with Tommee,” shares Capitol CMG Chief Creative Officer Brad O’Donnell. “Tommee is an incredibly gifted writer and producer and we love our partnership with him. He cares deeply about artists and songs and has a unique ability to connect with artists to create their best work. We believe this is only the first of many No. 1’s for him!”
“ASCAP is thrilled to congratulate Tommee and the entire Capitol CMG Team on the enormous, multi-genre impact of this song, and the incredible global reach that it continues to have,” adds Michael Martin, VP of Membership.
About Capitol Christian Music Group
An unwavering vision combined with a commitment to excellence and an arsenal of exceptional talent continues to make Capitol Christian Music Group the leader in the Christian/Gospel music industry. Representing such iconic artists as Chris Tomlin, TobyMac and Amy Grant, CCMG is a multi-faceted company whose assets include such legendary labels as Sparrow and ForeFront Records as well as the industry’s top distribution company and an award-winning, global leading publishing company. Formerly known as EMI Christian Music Group, CCMG is a division of Capitol Music Group, a Universal Music Group company. Over the years, the venture has grown from a scrappy family-owned independent music label to a multi-faceted business that includes CCMG Label Group (Sparrow Records, ForeFront Records, sixstepsrecords, Hillsong, Credential Recordings, Rend Family Records and Jesus Culture Music), CCMG Publishing, Motown Gospel and Commercial Partnerships. The company’s roster features top names in the Christian and gospel communities, among them Jeremy Camp, Hillsong UNITED, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett, Crowder, Kari Jobe, Rend Collective, Matt Redman, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Mandisa, Matthew West and VaShawn Mitchell. For more information, visit www.CapitolChristianMusicGroup.com.