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Saregama Inks Global Licensing Deal With Facebook

Saregama Inks Global Licensing Deal With Facebook Saregama today, said it has entered into a global deal with Facebook to license its music for video and other social experiences across products offered by the social media giant. This partnership will allow users to choose from a wide variety of music to add to their social experiences such as videos, stories via music stickers and other creative content, a statement said. Users will also be able to add songs to their Facebook profile, it added. The announcement comes weeks after Swedish music…

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Brand Licensing Celebrity Licensing Music Licensing 

Gene Simmons & IMG Partners To Launch Licensed Products

LONDON (18 November 2019) – Gene Simmons, co-founder of rock band KISS, multi-hyphenate entrepreneur and one of rock music’s most recognized personalities, has appointed IMG as his first exclusive global licensing representative. IMG will work with Simmons to build a licensing program targeting multiple product categories including apparel, homeware, automotive, travel accessories, gaming, and electronics, with products launching in early 2020. Additionally, IMG’s representation of Simmons will include promotions, commercial tie-ins, and brand endorsements. Gene Simmons said: “IMG is the world’s leading licensing agency and our aim is to create a whole new range of products…

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Music Music Licensing 

KickO unites music legends on World Music Day to bring music closer to children!

Rsearch says that music helps release the “happy chemical” in human body, infact we are programmed to be happier when we listen to music. And on the occasion of this World Music Day, destination of unlimited happiness, Sony YAY! Is all set to celebrate the magical gift of music and spread unlimited smiles amongst its young fans. On the day when the world celebrates music, Sony YAY! aims to ensure that children from different walks of life strengthen their musical connect and not miss out on this magical form of…

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Music Music Licensing 

Amara Muzik partners with Believe as strategic partners in audio video

Amara Muzik Pvt. Ltd., well-known regional music label headquartered in Chennai, has entered into a strategic partnership with Believe to distribute Amara Muzik’s, Audio and Video content on Music Platforms Worldwide. Believe will expand the geographic markets of Amara Muzik that owns copyrights to a large catalogue of Bengali, Odia, Chattisgarhi and Rajasthani Film and Independent music. Commenting on this deal, Amara Muzik’s Managing Director and serial entrepreneur Mr. Naveen Bhandari said “We have been associated with Believe for many years now in scattered different ways. This deal will ensure…

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Changing tides of the Indian licensing industry

Licensing & Merchandising in India is dynamically changing with advancements in technology and digital space. With a number of international brands strategizing on India via licensing, this has now opened new prospects to the industry. Last year India ranked among the top 25 global markets for licensing and merchandising. Pegged at $ 1,476 million, India really matches the global markets in terms of the ongoing trends with fashion as their marquee category.  Over the years India has managed to create great Indian IP’s while bringing global IP’s within the country.…

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Collaborations Music Licensing 

Universal Music signs licensing agreement with uduX

Universal Music Group has signed an licensing agreement with Nigerian music streaming service uduX. Universal Music Group is the first major music company to license its catalog to uduX. uduX is currently available via monthly subscription through Habari by GTBank, a leading platform for music, shopping and lifestyle content launched in November 2018. Reports said that the service will also be fully incorporated into the Nigerian music market. Users will now have access to UMG’s extensive catalog of both Nigerian and global recording artists including Eminem, Tekno, Post Malone, Nicki Minaj, Lady Zamar, Lil…

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Music Music Licensing 

Music licensing goes digital through PLUS

With PLUS (Performance License For Usage Of Sound Recording), an online portal, executives can issue licenses, and receive payments within minutes. In the world of public performance licensing digitization and the proliferation of the internet across India has created limitless possibilities. ‘Public performance royalties’ are the monetary compensation paid to music labels for the privilege of playing their songs publicly. They are enshrined in the Copyright Act of 1957, and are a very important source of revenue for record labels. Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) monetises public performance rights by ensuring…

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Music Music Licensing 

Facebook signs licensing deals with Indian music labels

Social media platform Facebook has signed licensing agreement with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films, according to reports. Reports said that the facebook signed agreement to licensing their music to use in videos, messages, stories and other creative content. With this announcement, the users will be able to share music content on both Facebook and its photo sharing app Instagram. This move comes after Facebook also extended its licensing agreements to Thailand, which takes the total number of countries covered to 40. Yash Raj Films is one of…

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Collaborations Global Licensing Music Music Licensing 

Boomplay signs licensing deal with Warner Music

Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, has signed a direct licensing agreement with Warner Music to bring the record company’s diverse global roster of music to the region. Under ther terms of agreement, it will allow Boomplay to distribute Warner Music’s extensive catalogue of more than one million songs to its community of listeners in ten countries; Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The deal will provide Warner Music’s artists with direct access and exposure to Boomplay’s millions of users…

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Tubi signs licencing deal with NBCUniversal

Tubi, the world’s largest ad-supported video on demand has signed a licensing deal with NBCUniversal, which will add nearly 400 television episodes and movies as part of its aggressive plan to expand in 2019. The Tubi customers will be able to access a variety of movies and television series from one of the world’s leading content libraries – completely free. Titles include iconic TV series such as Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, The A-Team, Punky Brewster, The Incredible Hulk, Quantum Leap and the original versions of Magnum, P.I.,…

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