The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) held its second Annual Membership Meeting this week, sharing key metrics from the last year.
Reservoir has announced the acquisition of the catalog of songwriter and recording artist Louis Prima. The deal includes both publishing and recorded music catalogs.
£211m royalty distribution to PRS for Music members represents a 18% year-over-year increase of £32.5 million
Ralph W. Peer has been named Managing Director, peermusic Australia, expanding his role within the world’s premier independent music publishing firm
PRS for Music are launching an online portal publishing songwriter credits alongside critical links between works and recordings identifiers.
Cyanite has signed a global deal with music giant BMG to unlock new value from its three-million-track catalog.
The MLC’s new Distributor Unmatched Recordings Portal (DURP) will allow distributors to see the publicly available data for the unmatched recordings they’ve released.
More Than 46% of Music Played on Broadcast & Cable TV in US is Production Music, Says New Report
New report finds that nearly half of all music played on top US broadcast and cable television networks is production music.
Major Takeover Among German Music Publishers as ROBA Teams with Fund in €10m+ Acquisition of GERIG
This is one of the bigger music publishing takeovers in Germany with a seven figure NPS and selling price in the €10-20 million range.
Litmus Music Launches with $500 Million Fund to Spend on Recorded and Publishing Rights
The venture has an initial $500 million at its disposal, and aims to acquire and manage music rights, including both music publishing and recorded music.
Independent music powerhouse Concord Music has acquired music publishing company Native Tongue and will expand in Australia and New Zealand with the launch of Concord Music Publishing ANZ.
Reservoir announces deals with Arab superstar Mohamed Ramadan and Egyptian label 100COPIES, in conjunction with PopArabia.