US music rights group SESAC Digital Licensing and BMG have expanded their partnership with new digital licensing offers for BMG’s Anglo-American repertoire in Southeast Asia and Australia/New Zealand.
On behalf of BMG, SESAC will negotiate license agreements with worldwide on-line service suppliers and with native on-line service suppliers within the respective markets.
The enlargement follows an settlement for the Indian market in early 2019.
The partnership will likely be administered by Mint Digital Providers, an alliance between SESAC and Swiss authors’ rights society SUISA.
Mint administers license agreements for on-line providers by drawing on a database that features roughly 20 million documented musical works.
Among the many songwriters whose works will now be represented by Mint are Sir Ringo Starr, Bruno Mars, Bebe Rexha, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Camille Purcell, Yusuf / Cat Stevens, Jess Glynne, George Ezra, Aphex Twin, Deliver Me The Horizon, Lenny Kravitz, Gossip, and The Nationwide.
Alongside BMG’s Anglo-American repertoire, the deal in Australia additionally contains BMG publishing purchasers together with Crowded Home, Wolfmother, Alison Wonderland, JET, Peking Duk, What So Not, Ladyhawke, Minimize Copy, Tyron Hapi (co-writer and producer of Masked Wolf’s ‘Astronaut In The Ocean’), and lots of different multi-platinum artists from the area.
“We’re excited to take the subsequent steps with BMG as we proceed our development in each Southeast Asia and the ANZ area.”
Stated Alexander Wolf, SESAC and The Harry Fox Company
Alexander Wolf, President of Worldwide, SESAC and The Harry Fox Company, mentioned: “We’re excited to take the subsequent steps with BMG as we proceed our development in each Southeast Asia and the ANZ area.
“The collaboration won’t solely present efficiencies throughout the territories, it can additionally ship worth to BMG’s purchasers with sooner royalty funds by Mint.”
“With SESAC and Mint we’ve discovered a great accomplice for digital licensing and royalty administration in these quickly rising areas.”
Ben Katovsky, BMG
BMG COO Ben Katovsky, mentioned: “With SESAC and Mint we’ve discovered a great accomplice for digital licensing and royalty administration in these quickly rising areas.
“We frequently search one of the best digital alternatives for our purchasers and are excited to ship a good higher service to them by this new partnership.”Music Enterprise Worldwide