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Kobalt inks deal with Blackwell's Blue Mountain Music

Kobalt inks deal with Blackwell's Blue Mountain Music

Kobalt has signed a global administration agreement with Chris Blackwell's Blue Mountain Music Ltd, which includes the complete works of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 9:32AM
TVOTR

Kobalt Music Publishing signs TV On The Radio

Kobalt Music Publishing (KMP) has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Brooklyn indie band, TV On The Radio.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 19th 2015 at 10:03AM
Kobalt's AMRA 'will have major publishing clients within 12 months'

Kobalt's AMRA 'will have major publishing clients within 12 months'

Willard Ahdritz expects Kobalt’s newly announced digital collection society to have signed a major publishing client within 12 months.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:49AM
Willard

Kobalt enters into partnership with IM Global Music

Independent entertainment studio IM Global, a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Reliance ADA, and music publishing and global music rights management ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 6th 2015 at 1:11PM

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Kobalt Neighbouring Rights signs Ariana Grande, OMI, Lil Wayne

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights signs Ariana Grande, OMI, Lil Wayne

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights have made a string of new signings, including Ariana Grande (pictured), Lil Wayne, Magic!, OMI, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 5th 2015 at 2:33PM
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Spinnup's Glen Cooper: 'A&R instinct is wonderful, but data is very powerful'

Spinnup and Island Records’ Glen Cooper spoke of the importance of using data for A&R decisions at The Great Escape ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 15th 2015 at 2:11PM
Joss Stone signs three label services deals for new album

Joss Stone signs three label services deals for new album

Soul artist Joss Stone has inked deals with three different label services for the release of her seventh album, Water ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 7th 2015 at 3:57PM
Kobalt's ambition to monetise 1.5 billion people over the next six months

Kobalt's ambition to monetise 1.5 billion people over the next six months

Kobalt founder and CEO Willard Ahdritz has laid out ambitious plans for his company over the next six months, from expanding ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 12:56PM

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Kobalt plans Brazil and South East Asia expansion

The $60 million in funding announced by Kobalt last week will contribute towards the company’s physical expansion into Brazil and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 5th 2015 at 9:41AM
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Google Ventures invests in Kobalt as latest funding round raises $60m

Kobalt has raised $60 million in a Series C funding round led by Google Ventures. MSD Capital, the private investment ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:56AM
Kobalt acquires CEG Rights from Cutting Edge

Kobalt acquires CEG Rights from Cutting Edge

Kobalt has purchased CEG Rights, a movie music rights administration business, from film score financiers Cutting Edge Group.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 3:13PM
Kobalt: 'The music industry is suffering from a slow death'

Kobalt: 'The music industry is suffering from a slow death'

Willard Ahdritz is staring intently into my eyes. His wrist perches unnervingly close to my forearm, his fingers gently patting ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 24th 2014 at 2:42PM

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Berklee College of Music partners with Kobalt

Berklee College of Music partners with Kobalt

Berklee College of Music has partnered with Kobalt, collaborating to drive growth in the new music industry.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 19th 2014 at 11:19AM
Spotify revenues overtake iTunes for Kobalt clients in Europe

Spotify revenues overtake iTunes for Kobalt clients in Europe

Kobalt writers’ European earnings from Spotify have overtaken those from iTunes.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:27AM
Report: Royalty collection

Report: Royalty collection Gated Content

According to mid-year statistics released by Nielsen Soundscan, video and audio streams have increased 42% compared to the same ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:14PM
Ed Foster

Kobalt appoints Ed Foster as Brand and Sync Manager

Kobalt Music Group has appointed Ed Foster as brand and synchronisation manager.
 
Reporting to Michelle Stoddart; SVP, global creative ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:45PM

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Kobalt signs services agreement with Marathon Artists

Kobalt signs services agreement with Marathon Artists Gated Content

Kobalt Music Group has penned a services agreement with UK independent label, publishing, and management company Marathon Artists.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:58PM
Facebook, Pledge and Kobalt to speak at MMF event on Monday

Facebook, Pledge and Kobalt to speak at MMF event on Monday

The final line-up of guest speakers has been confirmed for Module Three of the MMF's 2014 version of its Artist/Music ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 29th 2014 at 5:24PM
James Grant

Involved Publishing signs with Kobalt

Involved Publishing has signed an exclusive worldwide deal with Kobalt for the administration of its dance music catalogue.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 14th 2014 at 11:32AM
Rebekah Alperin

Kobalt's Rebekah Alperin joins Universal Music Publishing Group

Kobalt's senior vice president of communications and marketing Rebekah Alperin has left the company to join Universal Music Publishing Group ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 11th 2014 at 9:48AM
Kobalt Neighbouring Rights signs Kravitz, Chili Peppers, Akon and more

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights signs Kravitz, Chili Peppers, Akon and more

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights (KNR) has added several international artists to its roster, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lenny Kravitz, Akon, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:13PM
Music Sales appoints two creative execs

Music Sales appoints two creative execs Gated Content

Bree Winwood (née Nevin) has joined Music Sales as its head of synchronisation.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 10th 2014 at 3:23PM
Goat

Kobalt strikes global publishing deal with Goat

Kobalt Music Group has struck a new worldwide publishing deal with Swedish musical collective Goat.
 
Through the deal, Kobalt ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2014 at 3:01PM
Kobalt

Kobalt secures further $115m investment

Kobalt Music Group’s investment subsidiary Kobalt Capital Ltd. has raised a further $115 million in expansion capital from 'long term ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jun 5th 2014 at 10:08AM
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Kobalt Music Group revenues up 37.7% in FY 2013 but losses widen

Kobalt Music Group saw its revenues increase 37.7% in its 2013 fiscal year but its losses widened by almost 30% ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:53AM