Business News Deals Labels & Publishers

BMG and Bella Union announce alliance

By | Published on Wednesday 6 February 2013

Bella Union

Indie music company Bella Union has announced an alliance between its publishing division, Bella Union Songs, and BMG Chrysalis. The partnership will result in a joint venture business representing songwriting talent globally, with BMG providing rights management services, and both BMG and Bella Union providing creative support to its acts.

Confirming the deal, Bella Union co-founder Simon Raymonde told CMU: “Over the last few years, I have seen at close hand how BMG has worked so wonderfully with some of our artists such as Beach House and Fleet Foxes. I can’t wait to get started on the opportunity to work with such a committed and passionate team and together develop artists, songwriters and producers”.

Kate Hyman, SVP of Creative at BMG Chrysalis US, added: “We are thrilled and excited to be working on publishing deals with Simon, one of the industry’s A&R greats. This is the perfect next step for Bella Union and BMG”.


GET MORE CMU


SIGN UP TO CMU FOR FREE | GO PREMIUM | LISTEN TO THE CMU PODCAST | GET TRAINED

OR READ MORE ABOUT: | |

  • CMU Podcast: SFX, RIAA, PRS/PPL, Rita Ora
  • US trade groups say Canadian copyright reforms haven’t gone far enough
  • Bloc announces 2016 festival to be its last
  • IMMF on major labels’ equity share commitment: “It’s how you share that makes it fair”
  • Edith Bowman heads up relaunched Virgin Radio presenter line-up
  •