Magnus Media, Pulse Music Group Form Publishing Venture For Latin Artists
August 2, 2016 at 1:15 PM (PT)
MARC ANTHONY's MAGNUS MEDIA has formed a joint venture relationship with PULSE MUSIC GROUP, a music publishing, management and music services company.
The partnership will seek to sign LATIN songwriters, producers, artists, as well as grow and develop MAGNUS’ music publishing division and creative team. PULSE will provide exclusive worldwide music publishing administration and sync licensing services for MAGNUS
Founded in 2010, PULSE MUSIC GROUP built its initial success as an independent music publisher with interests in a remarkable catalog of hits including KATY PERRY's "Teenage Dream," "California Gurls," "Roar" and "Wide Awake," NEON TREES' "Animal" and PHILLIP PHILLIPS' "Home," among others. After joining forces with FUJI MUSIC GROUP in 2014, PULSE
has expanded its client roster to include some of today's most influential songwriters and artists including BØRNS, EL-P of RUN THE JEWELS and KAYTRANADA. The company's other major ventures include iconic producer RICK RUBIN's publishing company AMERICAN SONGS,
Since 2015, MAGNUS has been assembling a roster of artists and athletes that includes LATIN music icons MARC ANTHONY and ALEJANDRO SANZ, urban music stars GENTE DE ZONA, award-winning producers SERGIO GEORGE and MOTIF and radio personality ENRIQUE SANTOS. The MAGNUS SPORTS division encompasses a roster of over 60 athletes including CHICAGO CUBS’ AROLDIS CHAPMAN and JORGE SOLER, among others
PULSE MUSIC GROUP Co-CEO SCOTT CUTLER said, "I can’t think of a better home
for LATINO artists and writers than with MARC and MICHEL VEGA at MAGNUS. I have been
a fan of MARC’s career and talent for many years. He set the bar for crossover success and his star power, coupled with MICHEL VEGA’s unparalleled executive experience, makes MAGNUS MEDIA a unique company in the LATIN market. Our new venture creates a great new option for any artist looking for real global support and mentorship.”
MAGNUS MEDIA CEO MICHEL VEGA added: “For quite some time we’ve been looking for the right partner to establish our publishing infrastructure. SCOTT and MARIA [EGAN] and the entire PULSE team impressed us from day one with their passion and commitment to expanding opportunities for LATINO content creators. This move gives MAGNUS full service capabilities in songwriter representation and a strong partner to help cross over our talent to the general market, film, television, commercials, and other platforms”.
Commented PULSE MUSIC GROUP President/Head Of Creative MARIA EGAN: “LATIN music is one of the most important and exciting areas of growth and creativity in the global music industry and there is no doubt MAGNUS is the most interesting new company in this space. In just one year MARC and MICHEL have made MAGNUS an important force as a label and management company and are filling the void that existed for a powerful independent that can identify and develop the next generation of LATINO superstars and creative talent. Our publishing partnership is the product of a shared vision that strong independents, sharing creative expertise and resources can make a profound impact on global culture - we couldn’t be more excited"