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.
[Capitol CMG Team with Tommee Profitt. From L to R: Peter York, Jimi Williams, Josh Kotras, Tommee Profitt, Karrie Dawley, Brad O’Donnell, Lindsey O’Halloran Photo Credit Jordan Merrigan]
[ASCAP with Tommee Profitt. From L to R: ASCAP's Michael Martin, Tommee Profitt, Kele Currier. Photo Credit Jordan Merrig]