Kobalt Music Group Signs MPL To Exclusive Administration Deal Outside The U.S. And U.K.
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Kobalt Music Group Signs MPL To Exclusive Administration Deal Outside The U.S. And U.K. Kobalt to Represent Paul McCartney and MPL's Prestigious Song Catalogues of Classic Hits by Legendary Writers/Composers of the 20th Century PR Newswire NEW YORK and LONDON, July 24, 2012 NEW YORK and LONDON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kobalt Music Group Ltd.

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Kobalt Music Group Signs MPL To Exclusive Administration Deal Outside The U.S. And U.K. Kobalt to Represent Paul McCartney and MPL's Prestigious Song Catalogues of Classic Hits by Legendary Writers/Composers of the 20th Century PR Newswire NEW YORK and LONDON, July 24, 2012
NEW YORKandLONDON,July 24, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- Kobalt Music Group Ltd. (Kobalt) is honored to announce the signing of an exclusive long-term deal with Paul McCartney and MPL, one of the world's largest, privately owned music publishing companies, which was founded by Paul McCartney in 1971.The deal will take effect fromJuly 1, 2012. With the exception of the US,Canada, UK and Eire territories, Kobalt will administer the songs of three MPL catalogues:MPL Communications,MPL Music Publishing, andCherio Corporation (Cherio)throughout the world and provide synch licensing.MPL encompass one of the largest collections of classic hits by Paul McCartney, as well as over one thousand major songwriters and composers. Willard Ahdritz, Founder and CEO of Kobalt, stated: "We are honored that MPL has chosen Kobalt to be its administration company outside the US,Canadaand UK/Eire. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Paul McCartney and MPL, and to represent this prestigious publishing company, which includes some of the most timeless hits ever written." An MPL spokesperson said, "Kobalt is a forward-thinking, state-of-the-art company with excellent leadership and staff and is a great fit for our catalogues. Weare excited to see what new opportunities this relationship will present." The MPL Communications catalogue includes all ofPaul McCartney's post-Beatlessolo material, works byLinda McCartneyand songs byPaul McCartney & Wings. Majorhits include "Ebony and Ivory," "Say Say Say," "Jet," "My Love," "Band On The Run," "My Brave Face," "Listen To What The Man Said," "With A Little Luck," "Spies Like Us," "Silly Love Songs," "Vanilla Sky," "Freedom," "Dance Tonight" and the recent single, "My Valentine," among many others. The MPL Music Publishing and Cherio catalogues contain an unsurpassed collection of standards written by such legends asFrank Loesser,Carl Perkins,Joe Young,Harry Warren,Big Joe Turner,Jelly Roll Morton, Maurice Williams, Louis Jordan,Bessie Smith,Loudon Wainwright III, Hugh Masekela,Jule Styne,Roy Orbison,Hoagy Carmichaeland over 1,200 other major songwriters.They include songs from famous Broadway musicals such asGuys and Dolls,How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, andThe Music Man, among others and such classics as "Unchained Melody," "Blue Suede Shoes," "Till There Was You," "Baby, It's Cold Outside," "Luck Be a Lady," "Sentimental Journey," "Wonderful Copenhagen," "The Inch Worm," "Seventy Six Trombones," "Stay," and
"Honey Don't" among thousands of others. About Kobalt Music Group, Ltd. Kobalt Music Group, Ltd. (Kobalt) is the leading global independent music publisher and service-based music company offering unparalleled transparency, online copyright administration and royalty tracking, creative and synch/licensing services, weekly online balances, digital collections and advances to writers, publishers, performers and other rights holders. With over 125 employees in offices inLondon,New York,Nashville,Los Angeles,Berlin, SydneyandStockholmas well as agents in over 20 major territories, Kobalt administers more than 200,000 copyrights worldwide on behalf of over 1,200 content holders, including the world's top songwriters, artists and other music publishers. For more information go to: www.kobaltmusic.com Kobalt Music Group Contact Rogers & Cowan Eileen Thompson-Ray 310/854-8137 – email:eray@rogersandcowan.com Kobalt logo and image of Willard Ahdritz available upon request. MPL Contact Stuart Bell Tel +44207-484-5012 - email: stuart.bell@dawbell.com