We are delighted to announce that we have entered into a partnership with the world’s largest independent music publisher IMAGEM Music GmbH who were recently acquired by Concord in a landmark $600+ million deal.
This deal with IMAGEM allows us to strengthen our position to help funnel talent to the very top of the industry ladder. We aim to identify both brand new talent and established writers and sign them for publishing deals worldwide. The IMAGEM extensive roster includes such legends as Roders & Hammerstein, Phil Collins, Pink Floyd, Mark Ronson, Professor Green, The Kaiser Chiefs and more. The combination of our wonderful independent community and the IMAGEM Music worldwide influence looks set to be a potent one.
Who Are IMAGEM Music GmBH
IMAGEM Music GmbH is a leading international music publisher and rights management company. Founded in the Netherlands in 2008, the company has grown to become one of the most respected and successful music publishers in the world.
With offices in the USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, and France, IMAGEM Music GmbH is the home of some of the world’s most iconic and beloved musical works. The company is dedicated to protecting the rights of its artists and to helping them maximize their potential. IMAGEM Music GmbH is committed to providing a platform for its artists to develop their careers and to reach new heights in the music industry.
Jon Skinner, Founder and CEO Мusic Gateway said, “It’s very simple, we exist to funnel talent and empower creatives. Brick by brick, we are helping break down the traditional barriers that can stifle indies from success and provide a clear route to international markets. My creative team is here to grow and nurture the careers of our members and the Мusic Gateway service as a whole.”
Jens-Markus Wegener, Managing Director from IMAGEM Music GmbH said “Over the past few years I have built a great trusted relationship with Jon and it’s a pleasure to have done this deal so that IMAGEM can benefit from the wealth of talent the platform offers. We are excited to help them in their mission to allow independent writers to thrive.”
With this new venture in place, Мusic Gateway isn’t wasting any time and is already deep in negotiations with a number of writers based in LA, Toronto, Sydney, London & New York.
Alongside our time busting tools, we also allow our members to obtain sync licensing representation worldwide. This further enhances our members offering in light of their other recent announcement that they have secured an exclusive deal with ProTunes / Omnicom Group to supply music to their group of advertising agencies around the world. The exclusive deal is to supply music from indie artists, bands, composers and from the global community of unsigned music creators. Read more here.
Our A&R creatives are looking for writers, artists, bands, and composers who feel they would benefit from working with us directly via the platform. We have created an ongoing project to manage music submissions you can access this from within your account.