Warner/Chappell Music has acquired Los Angeles-based Groove Addicts Production Music Library and London-based Carlin Recorded Music Library (CRML).

The acquisitions double Warner/Chappell's production music library, which now consists of more than 16 catalogs containing about 74,000 cues/songs. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

As part of the agreement, Groove Addicts Production Music Library and CRML -- and their respective catalogs -- will be exclusively marketed and licensed by Non-Stop Music, the production music company and a division of Warner/Chappell Music since 2007.

"The acquisitions of Groove Addicts and CRML further expand our global presence in a fast-growing, high-margin segment of the music publishing business and provide many more opportunities to showcase the songs in the Warner/Chappell catalog on a wide array of music platforms and services," Warner/Chappell Music chairman and CEO Dave Johnson said in a statement.

"Together with Non-Stop Music, these valuable libraries will strengthen our standing in the production music business and allow us to offer the music licensing community an even broader and deeper range of music from our catalog."

Both production houses were acquired as part of the deal and their employees will become part of the Warner/Chappell staff.

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