Musicnotes, Inc. Announces Digital Sheet Music Agreements with Zomba Music Publishing and Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc.
Madison, WI – July 21, 2003 – Musicnotes, Inc., the leading source for digital sheet music on the Internet, announced today it has entered into a licensing agreement with Zomba Music Publishing and Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing to offer digital sheet music from their respective catalogues for sale and distribution on the Musicnotes.com web site. Zomba Music Publishing and Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing are units of BMG.
Zomba Music Publishing and Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing publish diverse catalogues of music performed by artists including Justin Timberlake, Macy Gray, Linkin Park, and R. Kelly, as well as a large selection of Christian music from artists such as Jars of Clay, Fred Hammond, Michael W. Smith and others.
Under the agreement, Musicnotes has the right to display and sell downloadable digital versions of sheet music titles in the Zomba Music Publishing and Brentwood-Benson catalogues to users of the Musicnotes website around the world. Musicnotes Inc. already represents music published by Warner Bros. Publications, Universal Music Group, BMG Music Publishing, Peermusic, Universal Music Group, and Famous Music.
“The Zomba and Brentwood-Benson catalogues represent some of the most popular and sought after artists and songwriters in music today. We are proud to offer this great music to our customers and to allow our ever-growing audience to find it and enjoy it using our digital technology,” said Musicnotes CEO, Kathleen Marsh. “The addition of titles from these two legends in music publishing will both help expand and embellish our popular music selections, as well as give us further opportunity to serve the Christian market, which is quickly becoming one of today’s most important music segments.”
"Our partnership with Musicnotes will allow music fans access to a wide range of pop, rock, R&B and Contemporary Christian hits and classics from Zomba Music Publishing and Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing," said Richard Blackstone, Head of Zomba Music Publishing. "Musicnotes has been aggressively promoting BMG Music Publishing's catalogue to its customers for the past two years and I am thrilled they will now be doing the same for Zomba and Brentwood-Benson."
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About Musicnotes: Musicnotes, Inc. has an impressive catalog of over 16,000 digital sheet music titles that has been built on the strength of content agreements with Warner Bros. Publications (which encompasses the Universal Music catalogue), BMG, Peermusic, Famous Music, Zomba Music, and several other music publishers. They also carry a complete catalog of over 260,000 mail-order items in their online catalog. The Musicnotes’ multi-genre digital offering includes everything from Elton John and Vanessa Carlton to George Gershwin and Beethoven.
Kathleen Marsh, CEO
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Tim Reiland, Chairman and CFO
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Bill Aicher, Creative Director
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