Concord has reached an agreement for the partial acquisition of the recording and publishing catalogues of children’s music artist Laurie Berkner.
Previously distributed by Concord, Berkner will to bring her full catalogue to the independent. It will be managed by Concord’s Kidz Bop team.
Berkner has been described as the “queen of kids’ music” by People Magazine and the “Adele of the preschool crowd” by The New York Times.
Vic Zaraya, president of Kidz Bop, said: “Laurie Berkner is one of the best children’s recording artists in the history of the genre. Her connection to children is unique and we look forward to working together to bring her music to fans everywhere.”
“I am honored that such an important force in the music industry as Concord values my work as an independent artist enough to partner together,” said Berkner. “I am very much looking forward to working with their Kidz Bop team to create new opportunities to share my music!”