SME Adds Wind-Up Digital Distribution
January 13, 2009 at 10:00 AM (PT)
SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT has expanded its exclusive distribution deal with WIND-UP RECORDS to include digital rights. The new multi-year agreement allows SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT to deliver digital content from WIND-UP's artist roster across all commercial channels and on a variety of digital platforms, including online and mobile.
"We are thrilled to announce the extension of our long-term agreement with WIND-UP RECORDS," SME Pres./Global Digital Business, U.S. Sales, and Corporate Strategy THOMAS HESSE said. "Over the years, WIND-UP has successfully discovered, introduced and established many of today's most popular artists and in doing so, it has earned a reputation as one of the most respected labels in the industry," commented Mr. Hesse. "We look forward to further building Wind-up's presence in the digital space with this next phase of our evolving partnership."
"SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT is a leader in digital sales and distribution services, and we are excited about the enormous opportunity this key partnership provides for our artists, and the value it adds to our business, as we capitalize on the strength and scope of their vast distribution network," added WIND-UP RECORDS Pres. ED VETRI.