UMGD Partners With Echospin
August 25, 2009 at 5:21 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP DISTRIBUTION has entered into an agreement with ECHOSPIN, wherein UMGD's family of labels and artists will utilize ECHOSPIN's technologies to integrate direct-to-fan sales and promotions into their websites, allowing, for the first time, a major music company and its artists, across all genres, to sell digital, physical and mobile goods all in one location.
"ECHOSPIN has created a market leading commerce and media delivery platform that facilitates the sale and promotion of digital, physical and mobile products all in one shot," stated UMGD Pres./CEO JIM URIE. "It will provide our artists with unmatched opportunity and reach in the marketplace. As UMGD continues to expand and lead the industry in direct-to-fan initiatives, this agreement with ECHOSPIN will provide our artists and labels with more flexibility on how they distribute their music, while providing fans much easier access to a broad variety of content from the artists they are passionate about."