LyricFind, the world’s leader in lyric licensing solutions, is pleased to announce its worldwide partnership with Wixen Music Publishing, Inc., which represents over 2,000 songwriters and artists. Under the terms of this new global licensing agreement, Wixen’s catalog of lyrics will be made available to LyricFind customers.
“This agreement marks a milestone for LyricFind,” said Darryl Ballantyne, LyricFind co-founder and CEO. “We look forward to our new partnership with Randall, Sharon, and Andrew Wixen and their team at Wixen Music Publishing, Inc. and to helping them generate new revenue from licensed lyrics.”
LyricFind, the world leader in licensed lyrics solutions and data, has agreed to a partnership with music publishing giant Wixen Publishing. LyricFind will be the licensing partner for the over 2,000 artists/songwriters under the Wixen banner, which includes heavyweights such as Tom Petty and Rage Against the Machine.
The partnership will bring a much-needed revenue stream to Wixen’s roster, as the legal licensing of lyrics provides financial support and ensures that the Wixen roster’s lyrics are properly accounted for in the digital realm.
“LyricFind plays an integral role in bringing the written words of songwriters to customers in the digital age, and I am very pleased that we have reached an agreement that resolves all previous disputes between the parties and establishes a mutually beneficial partnership going forward,” said Randall Wixen, Founder and President of Wixen Music Publishing, Inc.
In establishing this new partnership, Wixen and LyricFind are deeply committed to upholding industry best practices and ensuring that songwriters and music publishers are paid accurately and timely for the legitimately licensed uses of their musical works in the digital age.
About Wixen Music Publishing, Inc.
For over 40 years, Wixen Music Publishing, Inc. has represented many of the top writers and catalogs of the past hundred years, and has taken many actions to protect its clients’ repertoires. Creatively-driven, forensically-oriented, and non-conflicted, the family-run company is not affiliated with any financial play or investment vehicle and is known for putting its clients’ interests first.
With 15 years of commitment to establishing and maintaining strong relationships with publishers, LyricFind continues to champion fair licensing practices, all while providing premium quality and accurate lyric content. LyricFind is the world’s leader in licensed lyrics and has licenses from over 6,000 music publishers, including all the majors: Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing. LyricFind has built a quality-controlled, vetted database of lyrics available for licensing and synchronized technology, servicing clients like Amazon, Deezer, Google and many more.