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Imagine Dragons catalogue sells to Concord for reported $100m+

The latest megabucks publishing-catalogue acquisition is bucking the trend… by not involving Hipgnosis Songs Fund. Instead, it’s Concord Music Publishing that has swooped to buy the writer’s share and a...
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Hipgnosis and Concord make latest publishing investments

Two of the most active music firms involved in buying up publishing catalogues have started 2020 with a bang. UK-based Hipgnosis has acquired a catalogue of 157 songs from Blink-182 co-founder Tom DeLonge, hopeful of a...
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Concord COO is launching a new music-rights business

Music firm Concord’s COO Glen Barros left the company at the end of 2019, in order to launch what Billboard is describing as “a new music rights business venture”. He’d spent the last 25 years working at Concord,...
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Concord acquires Victory Records and Another Victory Publishing

Music firm Concord has announced its latest acquisition: Chicago-based independent label Victory Records, including the catalogue of its sister company Another Victory Publishing. The deal was for an undisclosed amount, although Billboard’s...
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Paul McCartney not anti-streaming says Concord digital exec

Paul McCartney's solo catalogue may have been pulled from the streaming music services it hadn't already been pulled from (Bulletin, 9-Feb-12), but it's likely to reappear soon according to Phillip Bailey, director of digital...
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Starbucks steps back from Hear Music label

Changes are afoot at Starbucks in relation to its Hear Music label. The coffee chain is stepping back from the day-to-day operations of the label, handing them over to partner Concord Music Group (it's a 50-50 joint...