Entercom and Global Music Rights Enter Into Long-term License Agreement
Entercom and Global Music Rights Invest in Business Relationship Granting Entercom Access to Global Music Rights Catalog
PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 24, 2021 – Entercom (NYSE: ETM) and Global Music Rights (GMR) announced today a long-term partnership which allows Entercom to perform GMR’s catalog of hit songs across all of its platforms. The multi-year deal starts immediately and paves the way for a strong partnership between the rapidly growing audio content and entertainment platform and the boutique performing rights organization featuring some of music’s most talented hitmakers including Nicki Minaj, Drake, Bruce Springsteen, and Prince. The commercial partnership benefits both Entercom and the Global Music Rights songwriters, unlocking access to some of music’s most popular and beloved performers for fans all over the country.
“We are excited to partner with Irving and the team at GMR,” said David Field, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Entercom. “They represent some of the top talent on radio today. The combination of Entercom’s reach and GMR’s music is a huge win for our audience.”
“Music always brings people together,” said Irving Azoff. “David is a music fan so it’s no surprise that he welcomed the opportunity to work together to bring great music to fans through Entercom’s network.”
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in major U.S. markets, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
About Global Music Rights:
Founded in 2013, GMR is the newest and most innovative player in performance rights licensing. GMR is a boutique PRO committed to transparency, concierge service and the empowerment of songwriters. GMR’s popular songwriters include Lizzo, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Harry Styles, Pharrell Wiliams, Bruno Mars, The Eagles, Pearl Jam, John Lennon, and George Harrison. For more information, visit www.globalmusicrights.com.