TuneCore Expands Global Royalty Collection For Songwriters — Adds Four Sub-Publisher Agreements

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To make the most of musical revenue, tapping into the global marketplace is more important than ever.

TuneCore’s Music Publishing Administration Group has extended its international reach.

TuneCore (NYC)  has just increased worldwide royalty access for its Music Publishing Administration Group clients, with the announcement that it has signed four new strategic Sub-Publisher agreements.

The four agreements and the territories they cover are expansive. They include:

Schubert Music Europe – France, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia & Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Slovenia, Luxembourg, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Andorra, Monaco, and Lebanon;

ROBA Music Verlag GMBH – Germany, Austria, and Switzerland;

Native Tongue Music Publishing PTY LTD. – Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Papua New Guinea;

Cafe Concerto International S.R.L. – Italy, Vatican City, and Republic of San Marino.

The new agreements come in addition to territories already covered, which include TuneCore Japan KK’s representation of Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan, along with direct society affiliations with MCPS/PRS – UK, Ireland; NCB/KODA – Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Iceland; BUMA/STEMRA – The Netherlands; SABAM – Belgium; CMRRA and SOCAN – Canada.

TuneCore Publishing Administration was launched by the digital distributor TuneCore in November of 2011. It provides an integrated service that allows TuneCore artists to collect the revenue from their music downloads and streams, and also allows them to receive their songwriter/publisher royalties from hundreds of societies, digital stores, and other sources, through one entity which acts as their Worldwide Publishing Administrator. The result is significantly streamlined global publishing administration for independent artists and publishers.

TuneCore Publishing Administration currently has 10,000 songwriters signed up for its service, representing 125,000 compositions. The service is available to all songwriters and publishers not currently represented by a Publishing Administrator.

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