French Rights Society SACEM Announces a Partnership with Music Sales

The French Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers of Music (SACEM) has signed a brand new take care of The Music Sales Group to deal with digital licensing for a part of its catalog.

The Paris-based SACEM group inked an settlement to deal with licensing and distribution of royalties for the Anglo-American catalog of greater than 120,000 works.

The settlement has been efficient since July 1, 2018, in additional than 130 territories throughout the globe.  It covers well-known composers and musicians from the 1920s by means of immediately.  Philip Glass, Michael Nyman, Bobby Hebb, Ed Cobb, and John Holt are only a few of the notable artists included within the catalog.

SACEM has labored extensively with impartial publishers to help in digital licensing and expertise throughout a number of territories.  In 2018 alone, SACEM struck offers with publishers like PEN Music, The Music Goes Round Publishing, and IMPEL.  The Music Sales Group turns into the most recent high-profile companion.

CEO Jean-Noël Tronc appeared happy with the deal between the 2 corporations, stating that the partnership highlighted how SACEM has grow to be an business chief in multi-territory licensing.  “This partnership additional cements SACEM’s business place because the companion of selection for each worldwide and impartial music publishers.

“The proven fact that Music Sales, who has associates in lots of territories and is aware of completely properly the European and world atmosphere of collective administration, has chosen SACEM is for us an honor and additional proof that the providers and instruments we provide to our companions make the distinction and are one of the best in school.”

The SACEM group has been advocating (and gathering) for musicians, composers, and songwriters rights since its founding in 1851.  Amazing to assume that ideas like music IP licensing had been alive in 1851, although SACEM was one of many first organizations into the sector.