Integrity, Columbia/Sony Extend Distribution Agreement
July 14, 2010 at 6:18 AM (PT)
INTEGRITY MEDIA and COLUMBIA RECORDS/SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT announced the extension of their long-standing business arrangement for the next five years. Under the new agreement COLUMBIA RECORDS will distribute releases on INTEGRITY MUSIC and INO RECORDS, and INTEGRITY MUSIC will release key inspirational COLUMBIA RECORDS releases to Christian retailers.
"There is a power and a joy that flows through INTEGRITY's music that listeners really respond to. COLUMBIA RECORDS is proud to be part of INTEGRITY's mission and on-going success as a guiding light in the contemporary Christian music market," said COLUMBIA RECORDS Chairman STEVE BARNETT.
"We are thrilled to renew our relationship with STEVE BARNETT and the COLUMBIA RECORDS team. Our longstanding relationship with SONY has been a key driver in building the INTEGRITY MUSIC and INO RECORDS brands in this strategic marketplace. We look forward to the next chapter with the COLUMBIA RECORDS/SONY MUSIC team," said INTEGRITY MEDIA CEO MICHAEL COLEMAN.