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The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher

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The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher For Prince’s Iconic Catalog Of Songs
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a global leader in music publishing, today announced an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to become, effective immediately, the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince’s entire song catalog.

RCA Records Announces Deal with Kirk Franklin

RCA Records Announces Label Deal with Gospel Icon Kirk Franklin

 

First Fo Yo Soul Recordings Releases to be from Sibling Vocalists The Walls Group, and from BET “Sunday Best” Season 6 Winner


(NEW YORK, NY) – September 3, 2013 – RCA Records announced today that it has entered a long-term label deal with Gospel music icon Kirk Franklin to establish Fo Yo Soul Recordings, an inspirational music label which will showcase some of the genre’s most talented emerging artists and established performers.

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Dorinda Clark Coles’ “Serving Up Soul” Closes Deal with Rejoice Networks

Serving up Soul with Dorinda Clark Cole closes deal with Rejoice Networks
via RKD Music Management


Los Angeles, CA –  SERVING UP SOUL, hosted by Dorinda Clark-Cole, announces a major expansion of the radio show with Rejoice Radio Networks.  Rejoice will provide programming, distribution, advertising sales, marketing and affiliate sales for the two hour weekly radio. SERVING UP SOUL is nationally syndicated and serves up a two hour weekly music and lifestyle show of non-stop inspiration, health tips, and showcases some of the best music ever!

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Viking Announces Acquisition Of Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock’s Memoir

by Viking Announces Acquisition Of Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock’s Memoir Viking is pleased to announce the acquisition of the memoir of jazz legend Herbie Hancock.  Clare Ferraro, President of Viking, acquired world rights from Robert Barnett of Williams & Connolly.  Viking plans to publish in the fall of 2014, with …

SongVest & Larry Dunn of Earth, Wind & Fire Offers Opportunity To Share Partial Song Royalty Rights

A Unique Opportunity to Share in Earth, Wind & Fire’s Greatest Hits On SongVest

SongVest and Larry Dunn, founding member of the legendary band Earth Wind & Fire, will be offering some of his most dedicated fans a very unique opportunity to share partial song royalty rights to some of Earth, Wind & Fire’s Greatest Hits including their first #1 single, “Shining Star.”

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012

SongVest, the world’s first and only site to share a portion of or sell songs themselves as entertainment memorabilia, has announced their next auction with Larry Dunn and Earth, Wind & Fire. In addition to partial song royalty ownership, the winning bidder of Shining Star will have the opportunity to meet with Larry during a private recording session. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Grooveshark Signs Licensing Deals With DashGo & NuGroove Records

Grooveshark Signs Licensing Deals With DashGo & NuGroove Records

 

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Grooveshark has inked licensing deals with worldwide distribution network DashGo and indie label NuGroove Records. Grooveshark is eager to work alongside DashGo and NuGroove to build greater exposure for their talent roster.

DashGo represents 115 labels including Delicious Vinyl and Time Records; More than 4,500 bands like Coconut Records and Rock Mafia; and over 50,000 tracks come from DashGo. Known for their “edgy,” soulful hits, NuGroove is recognized for their format bending “Down to the Bone,” which has produced top jazz acts such as contemporary icons Michael Lington and Bob Baldwin. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Universal Music Enterprises Acquires Rights to Band WAR Music Catalog

WAR Will Be Everywhere During Band’s 40th Anniversary Year Following Deal With Universal Music Enterprises

 

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 5, 2011
/PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) has acquired the
rights to the extraordinary catalog of WAR, the band that created such
oft-covered and much-sampled funk-rock classics as “Why Can’t We Be
Friends?,” “Low Rider,” “Spill The Wine,” “The Cisco Kid,” “Slippin’
Into Darkness” and “Summer.”  WAR is the centerpiece of a long-term
exclusive license agreement which brings the entire Avenue Records
catalog to UMe, a division of Universal Music Group, the world’s leading
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Ne-Yo’s Compound Entertainment Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Island Def Jam Music Group

by Joint Venture Agreement Brings Ne-Yo’s Compound Entertainment to Island Def Jam Music Group   Ne-Yo to Release New 4th Studio Album, LIBRA SCALE, November 23rd on Def Jam Recordings First New Artist Signed to Compound Entertainment is Singer, Songwriter, Pianist Loren Allred NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-platinum, 3-time …