EMI CMG Distribution, Maranatha! Music Announce Long-Term Agreement
October 1, 2010 at 8:03 AM (PT)
MARANATHA! MUSIC and EMI CMG DISTRIBUTION have a long-term retail distribution agreement that begins TODAY (10/1). The new distribution agreement is for EMI CMG DISTRIBUTION to take over Christian and general market rights in NORTH AMERICA and digital rights worldwide for MARANATHA! MUSIC including three release of three new titles this month and the distribution of over 345 physical catalog titles an over 400 digital catalog titles and thousands of songs.
“MARANATHA! MUSIC has personified ‘Jesus Music,’ since the 1970s, and EMI CMG is honored to be entrusted as stewards of their rich catalog and advocates of their music. We look forward to the being a part of the next chapter of the MARANATHA! MUSIC story with many rewarding years ahead for both companies,” said EMI CMG DISTRIBUTION SR. VP/Sales & Marketing GREG BAYS.
“MARANATHA! MUSIC is thrilled to partner with a company that is so passionate about serving the church community and their customers. This new alliance with EMI CMG DISTRIBUTION certainly strengthens our ties to retail. The team has the experience and commitment to praise and worship music we needed to move MARANATHA! to the next level," said MARANATHA! MUSIC Pres. RANDY ALWARD.