US-based music publishing administrator Regard Music has joined IMPEL for pan-European licensing of its represented works.
Regard Music is a publishing companies firm based by Sean O’Malley.
O’Malley, an government with greater than 20 years of expertise in music publishing and operations, together with licensing, royalty assortment and distribution, information processing and methods growth, is a former COO of World Music Rights.
Earlier than that, he labored at ASCAP for eight years and supervised a multi-coast group to resolve assortment points on behalf of its members.
Regard’s consumer record contains songwriters and composers, together with Robin Thicke, four-time Grammy winner Lyle Lovett, New Orleans pianists James Booker and Professor Longhair, singer-songwriter Kat Edmonson, South London singer and producer Kay Younger and on-line meditation firm Headspace.
IMPEL is the worldwide collective licensing company representing digital music publishing rights.
It’s 100% owned and managed by its members, which embrace revered unbiased publishers reminiscent of Bucks Music Group, Beggars Music, Reservoir Music, Kassner Music CTM, ABKCO, Truelove Music, Faber Music and Mute Track.
The IMPEL membership represents a group of works recorded by artists together with Ed Sheeran, Stormzy, Dua Lipa, David Bowie, Ray Charles, Rihanna, Beyonce, Calvin Harris and Elvis Presley.
In 2021, new IMPEL members included Los Angeles-based Levantine Music, the Portugual-based music writer Lusitanian Music Publishing, and the royalty-free music and content material platform Artlist, who grabbed headlines in 2020 when financing large KKR invested $48 million into it.
“IMPEL is the suitable match for Regard and its purchasers.”
Sean O’Malley, Regard Music
Sean O’Malley, Regard Music CEO, mentioned: “IMPEL is the suitable match for Regard and its purchasers due to their experience and independence within the European market.
“Working collectively, we are able to obtain our collective targets of clearer reporting and higher returns for our author and writer purchasers with out the restraints of politics and every day inertia plaguing the bigger business.”
“There’s a synergy in our respective philosophies that speaks to a willingness to interrupt the mould and to innovate.”
Sarah Williams, IMPEL
Sarah Williams, IMPEL CEO, added: “I imagine that Sean’s determination to accomplice with IMPEL at this stage of Regard’s evolution is a vital step for each organisations.
“There’s a synergy in our respective philosophies that speaks to a willingness to interrupt the mould and to innovate.
“We even have an important deal to supply one another when it comes to data and experience and I believe that, collectively, we are able to push the boundaries for unbiased music publishing. That is an thrilling time.”Music Enterprise Worldwide