Liechtenstein-headquartered music rights group, SESAC Digital Licensing, and Clever Music Australia (a part of the Clever Music Group) have partnered by way of an unique digital licensing deal for the Clever Music catalog in Asia (excluding Japan, South Korea and China).
On behalf of Clever Music, SESAC Digital will negotiate agreements with on-line service suppliers within the markets of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam.
This partnership can be administered by Mint Digital Providers, an alliance between SESAC (US) and Swiss authors’ rights society SUISA.
Mint administers licenses for on-line companies for a database that features roughly 30 million musical works.
The Clever Music catalog now licensed by SESAC Digital and administered by Mint in these Asian territories consists of copyrights by a variety of writers and composers from all musical genres together with Ludovico Einaudi, Tan Dun, Vivid Sheng, Du Yun, Sufjan Stevens, Dustin O’Halloran, Phillip Glass, Minnie Riperton, Sylvia Dee and Arthur Kent, Eddie Cash, Kaija Saariaho, Ravi Shankar, Nico Muhly, Olafur Arnalds, Ross Edwards and Evan Dando.
Chris Butler, Director of World Rights Growth, Clever Music Group said: “These are thrilling occasions for Clever Music. Our numerous catalog appeals to music lovers the world over and we’re delighted to be taking this essential strategic step in Asia with SESAC/Mint.”
Jane English, Managing Director of Clever Music Australia, stated: “We’re thrilled to be embarking on this partnership with SESAC/Mint. As we proceed to develop within the quickly rising Southeast Asia area this collaboration will assist us ship worth to the Clever Music songwriters.”
Alexander Wolf, President Worldwide of SESAC and Harry Fox, commented: “We’re grateful that Clever Music has entrusted their fabulous catalog to SESAC Digital. The enlargement of our presence in Asia will profit all our writers and publishers.”
Fabian Niggemeier, CEO of Mint, said: “We’re excited to welcome Clever Music and their superb writers into the Mint household. We sit up for maximizing the worth of probably the most revered music catalogs all through Asia.”
The Sydney workplace of world impartial writer Clever Music Group now completely handles all the firm’s rights for Asia (excluding Japan) together with efficiency, mechanicals, grand rights, rent supplies and synchronization.Music Enterprise Worldwide