UMG And Glassnote Entertainment Announce Global Distribution Agreement
February 13, 2014 at 4:19 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP and GLASSNOTE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP have signed an agreement under which UMG will become the exclusive worldwide distributor of GLASSNOTE’s recordings (excluding AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND and SOUTH AFRICA), effective MARCH 1st.
GLASSNOTE also announced the launch of its affiliate company RESOLVED. RESOLVED is described as "a multi-faceted company designed to offer individualized support and services to entertainment entrepreneurs, emerging producers and independent labels." RESOLVED, which will also be distributed by UMG, will provide resources, both financial and creative, marketing and operational support, mentorship and strategic guidance to these entrepreneurs with the goal of helping them grow their businesses creatively and commercially.
UMG Chairman/CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE said, “As a company that places entrepreneurs at the center of our business, we are particularly pleased to welcome GLASSNOTE and RESOLVED to the UNIVERSAL MUSIC family. DANIEL GLASS is, quite simply, one of the most successful label entrepreneurs of the last decade. He represents the kind of innovation and creativity that defines who we are and who we aspire to be as an organization, and we’re looking forward to many years of collaboration and growth together.”
GLASSNOTE Pres./Founder DANIEL GLASS said, “We are honored and excited to embark on this new journey with UNIVERSAL. LUCIAN understood our vision from the start and his embrace of passionate, creative, entrepreneurs makes Universal the perfect home for our companies.”