SUBSCRIBE FOR FULL CONTENT ACCESS: VIEW OFFERS
Connect with us

Licensing

IMPEL signs Sean O’Malley’s Regard Music to a pan-European licensing agreement

Published

on

US-based music publishing administrator Regard Music has joined European licensing agency for independent music publishers IMPEL.

IMPEL will be responsible for licensing Regard Music's catalogue to online platforms in Europe. Regard Music is a boutique publishing services company founded by Sean O’Malley — co-founder with artist manager Irving Azoff and former ASCAP executive Randy Grimmett of new performing rights society Global Music Rights in 2013. Prior to that, O'Malley worked at US ri...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

Copyright & Regulation

Google discloses having licensing deals with over 300 news publishers in Europe

Published

on

Google has announced that it has licensing agreements in place covering more than 300 national, local and specialist news publications in Germany, Hungary, France, Austria, the Netherlands and Ireland. The new was disclosed in a blogpost by Sulina Connal, Director for News and Publishing Partnerships at Google

Connal wrote that there were "many more discussions ongoing" with publishers. The European Copyright Directive, via Article 15, introduced a neighbouring right for news publishers, for...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Creative Industries

Online beats marketplace Beatopia launches with subscription model

Published

on

Online beats marketplace Beatopia has launched on May 4, offering users access to a library of beats via a subscription model and a single unlimited license,

Beatopia was created by the team behind sound effects library Soundsnap. It was financed through a $2 million funding round led by Greek fund Elikonos Capital and the Research and Innovation Foundation of Cyprus.

Beatopia said that every track has been "hand picked and then mixed in house by world class engineers" and that each be...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Creative Industries

Believe renews licensing deals with China’s streaming platforms Tencent Music Entertainment and NetEase Cloud Music

Published

on

Paris-listed digital music company Believe has renewed licensing deals with China's main digital platforms Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) and NetEase Cloud Music.

Believe said the agreements will be "strengthening the wide range of services it provides to its labels and artists locally." The company added that the renewed deals will result "in wider opportunities to develop its local and international artists on the platforms."

Believe's Sylvain Delange

Believe Managing Director for...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Trending