Deals and Signings
Sly Stone Sells US Publishing Catalog to Michael Jackson Estate (Billboard)
The Sly and the Family Stone bandleader sealed the deal ahead of his 1976 U.S. Copyright Act reversion rights taking effect.
UMPG Signs Robbie Williams To Global Administration Deal (MBW)
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed a global administration deal with Robbie Williams’ publishing company, Farrell Music. The agreement includes Robbie Williams’ existing catalogue and future works.
‘Fantastic class’: Mute Song joins IMPEL (Music Week)
Mute Song has joined IMPEL in a move that managing director David McGinnis said will mean the “best possible service” for the publisher’s clients.
Dataclef and Indian Performing Right Society Expand Services Agreement (MBW)
Dataclef and the Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS) have expanded their services agreement, growing their business relationship from claiming and reports processing to comprehensive back office and rights management services including tariff administration, member self-service tools, and brand support.
LyricFind inks eBay deal for its lyrics-based merchandise (Music Ally)
LyricMerch is getting an interesting distribution partner: eBay, which will be a new shop-window for LyricMerch, as well as a place for “targeted merchandise campaigns”.