Cherry Lane Music Publishing

  1. Imagem That! Meet An Unlikely U.S. Publishing Power Player

    November 19, 2012 12:54 PM EST Richard Stumpf has been a man on a mission since arriving at Imagem with the mandate to lead the Dutch-owned company into the U.S. pop/rock marketplace. As part of that mission, Stumpf, who serves as president of Imagem Music USA, has been worki ...

  2. Billboard Power 100: Hartwig Masuch

    January 26, 2012 8:00 PM EST No. 44 Hartwig Masuch CEO BMG Rights Management Twitter: @bmgrm The Rights Stuff... Private equity powerhouse Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts invested in Bertelsmann's BMG Rights Management division in 2009 to form a publishing joint venture th ...

  3. Acquiring EMI Music Was 'Not Urgently Necessary' for BMG, CEO Says

    November 15, 2011 2:39 PM EST "The acquisition of EMI Music Publishing would have been an interesting deal for us," Hartwig Masuch, CEO of BMG Rights Management in Berlin, told Billboard.biz following the company's sale to a Sony-led group of investors last week ...

  4. BMG's Purchase of Bug Music Finds It Closing in on Majors

    September 16, 2011 2:17 PM EDT There's been a persistent rumor about BMG Rights Management, the music publishing joint venture between German media giant Bertelsmann and private-equity firm Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts: If it doesn't succeed in acquiring the publish ...

  5. BMG Rights Management to Purchase Bug Music

    September 12, 2011 8:14 AM EDT BMG Rights Management is buying U.S. music publisher Bug Music, Inc., which was Founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Los Angeles. Financial terms of the transaction, which is expected to close by October, were not disclosed, although sources te ...

  6. Publishing Briefs: EMI, Alicia Keys, BMG, Cherry Lane

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- EMI Music Publishing has extended its relationship with songwriter Chip Taylor , author of such classic songs as "Wild Thing" and "Angel of The Morning." The new worldwide administration agreement sees EMI Music Publishing c ...

  7. Publishing Briefs: HFA, Cherry Lane, Bluewater Music and More

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The Harry Fox Agency will provide administration services to MediaNet, ensuring that the digital service provider is properly licensed and can make timely and accurate royalty payments and reports to copyright owners. "Both HFA's lice ...

  8. BMG Acquires Adage IV Catalog

    June 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BMG Rights Management is once again expanding its international reach, with the acquisition of the catalog of U.S. publisher Adage IV. The catalog contains songs recorded by artists including John Mayer, Ray Charles, Rob Thomas, Joni Mitchell, Fai ...

  9. BMG Rights Nashville Launches With Dann Huff, Darrell Franklin

    April 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BMG Rights Management has formed BMG Rights Nashville, a full service publishing company in partnership with producer Dann Huff and publishing executive Darrell Franklin. The initial BMG Rights Nashville stable of writers includes Busbee, Jonathan ...

  10. BMG Rights Management To Acquire Cherry Lane

    March 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BMG Rights Management has made an agreement to acquire Cherry Lane Music Publishing. The deal was confirmed by BMG Rights Management today (March 26). Billboard.biz first reported talk of a deal on Tuesday (March 23). The Cherry Lane roster of cli ...

  11. Memorial Service Set For Cherry Lane Exec Connelly

    January 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST A memorial service will be held tomorrow (Jan. 6), beginning at 3pm for former Cherry Lane Music Publishing executive VP of business affairs Mike Connelly, who passed away on Dec. 7 in Beacon, N.Y., after a decade-long battle with cancer. Connelly ...

  12. Cherry Lane Exec Mike Connelly Dies

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mike Connelly, executive VP of business affairs at Cherry Lane Music Publishing, died on Dec. 7 in Beacon, N.Y., after a decade-long battle with cancer. He was 56. Connelly, who had been with Cherry Lane for 24 years, was "one of the key peop ...

  13. Publishing Briefs: Victoria Espinel, Cherry Lane, Steven Curtis Chapman

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- President Obama 's choice for IP czar is a step closer to being confirmed. The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Victoria Espinel as the Administration's Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. Now, the ...

  14. Briefs: 50 Cent, Harry Fox, Rocket Science, Jordin Sparks

    November 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- 50 Cent 's "Before I Self Destruct" album, due next Tuesday (Nov. 16) on G-Unit/Shady Records/Aftermath/Interscope, is now available as an exclusive at iTunes until its physical release. -- The Harry Fox Agency will provide the 3 ...

  15. EMI, Fairwood Sign UAE Sub-Publishing Deal

    August 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has agreed a sub-publishing deal in the United Arab Emirates with Fairwood Music (Arabia) - the leading music publishing operation in the Middle East and North Africa (Billboard, April 25). Under the terms of the deal, Dubai-b ...

  16. Billboard Q&A: Lava's Jason Flom and Cherry Lane's Richard Stumpf Discuss Their New Partnership

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After leaving his post last year as chairman/CEO of EMI Music's Capitol Music Group, Jason Flom jumped right back in the game. First he entered a joint-venture partnership with Universal Republic, which is providing marketing, promotion, sale ...

  17. Publishing Briefs: Cherry Lane, International Songwriting Competition

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT --Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed Allan Pineda Lindo, (also known as Apl.de.Ap., a founding member of the Black Eyed Peas) to a long-term, worldwide publishing agreement. Cherry Lane has represented the publishing of The Black Eyed Peas si ...

  18. Cherry Lane Inks Tates

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed the husband and wife songwriting team of Sam and Annie Tate to a long-term, worldwide co-publishing agreement. The contract covers all new compositions going forward from the signing. Among the country artis ...

  19. Ex-Papa Roach Drummer Sues Band, Universal

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST David Buckner, former drummer with rock act Papa Roach, is suing the band over alleged unpaid royalties. Universal Music Group and Cherry Lane Music Publishing are also named in the lawsuit, filed Dec. 9 at the Superior Court of California, Sacram ...

  20. Cherry Lane Continues Deal With Icon

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing is continuing its multi-year administration agreement with Mel Gibson's Icon Productions. Under the conditions of the agreement, Cherry Lane - which administrates publishing for film companies including DreamWorks ...

  21. Cherry Lane Signs Badelt

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has inked a worldwide, long-term administration deal with film composer Klaus Badelt. Badelt has composed music for more than 25 major Hollywood films, including "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black P ...

  22. Cherry Lane Teams With Moe

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with moe's Al Schnier, Chuck Garvey and Rob Derhak. Moe, part of the jam band scene for nearly two decades, in January released their 12th recording, "Sticks & St ...

  23. Cherry Lane Inks T-Bone Walker Deal

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has entered into a worldwide administration agreement with Lord and Walker Music Publishing for the catalog of Aaron Walker, Sr., known as T-Bone Walker. Walker, who passed away in 1975, was a pioneer on the electric g ...

  24. Cherry Lane Ups Brooke Primont

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing has promoted Brooke Primont to VP creative services and marketing. She was senior director of film & TV music for the publisher. Primont will oversee all areas of Cherry Lane's synch exploitation for advertisi ...

  25. Cherry Lane Inks Hans Zimmer

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed film composer Hans Zimmer to a worldwide, long-term administration agreement covering his interests in about 500 tracks of his past work. Included under the deal are Zimmer's interest in tracks from fil ...

  26. Cherry Lane Extends DreamWorks, Signs Palmer

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has extended its multi-year administration agreement with DreamWorks Animation SKG and DreamWorks Studios, which covers all music and film soundtracks released by the companies. The deal includes worldwide administrati ...

  27. NMPA, Journalist Join YouTube Suit

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Several copyright holders are joining a class action infringement suit against YouTube, including the National Music Publishers' Assn., investigative journalist Robert Tur and the U.K.'s Rugby Football League. Following a suit filed by V ...

  28. Cherry Lane Signs 2929

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed a worldwide administration agreement with film production and finance company 2929 Productions. Among the 2929-owned copyrights that will be administered under the deal are music from the 2007 film "The ...

  29. Cherry Lane Signs Dilana

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with rocker Dilana Robichaux, who is best known for her participation on the CBS reality-show "Rock Star: Supernova." Robichaux is currently working on material ...

  30. Cherry Lane Joins YouTube Suit

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has joined the class action suit filed last month against YouTube and its parent company, Google. Indie publisher Bourne Co. and the Football Assn. Premier League are the lead plaintiffs in the proposed class action su ...

  31. Cherry Lane Offers Production Music

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed a deal with APM Music, a production music house formed as a joint venture between EMI Music Publishing and BMG Music Publishing. Under the deal, Cherry Lane will provide music from its catalog for APM to lic ...

  32. Cherry Lane's Wedding Day

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing signed a worldwide administration agreement for 17 songs in "The Wedding Singer - The Musical," the Tony-nominated play adapted from the film. Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin sealed the deal for their origina ...

  33. Cherry Lane Strikes Deal With ContentFilm

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed an exclusive worldwide administration agreement with ContentFilm, a London-based film and television sales company. ContentFilm acts as an executive producer to assist film producers in securing financing, t ...

  34. Cherry Lane Lands Mars

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has closed a publishing deal with Mick Mars, guitarist and co-writer for Mötley Crüe. Under the five-year deal, the publisher will administer Mars' catalog worldwide and will co-publish future compositions created ...

  35. Berlin Calling Cherry Lane Home

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Publishing veteran Michelle Berlin joins Cherry Lane Music Publishing as the company expands into the Nashville music community. Berlin, who will serve as creative director, reports to Richard Stumpf, senior VP of creative services and marketing f ...

  36. Cherry Lane Admins Full Elvis Rights

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing will now be handling full administration rights to the Elvis Presley catalog. The publisher, which previously administered 25% of the catalog for the estate of Jean Aberbach, will now be handling 100% of the admin righ ...

  37. Cherry Lane Picks Up Wolfmother

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed award-winning Australian rock trio Wolfmother to a publishing deal covering north America. The three-piece took out a trio of trophies at the Oct. 29 Australian Record Industry Assn. Awards in Sydney, winnin ...

  38. Weinsteins Pick Cherry Lane

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Some of the top indie-minded entrepreneurs in entertainment are finding their way to Cherry Lane Music Publishing. On the heels of Quincy Jones's move to the indie publisher is the company formed by hit film producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein ...

  39. Quincy Jones Moves Songs To Cherry Lane

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST The legendary Quincy Jones has moved his music publishing catalog of more than 1,600 copyrights from major publisher Warner/Chappell Music to indie publisher Cherry Lane Music Publishing. Jones and the New York-based Cherry Lane signed a multi-yea ...

  40. Cherry Lane Inks Deals With Will.I.Am, Wolfmother

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas frontman re-ups with publisher. Cherry Lane Music Publishing has recently inked deals with Black Eyed Peas frontman Will Adams, aka will.i.am, and Australian rock trio Wolfmother. The multi-year deal with will.i.am extends the publ ...

  41. Cherry Lane Ups Stumpf

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Takes over as senior VP of creative, marketing. Cherry Lane Music Publishing has promoted Richard Stumpf to senior VP of creative services and marketing. In his new position, Stumpf will continue to report to CEO and president of Cherry Lane, Pete ...

  42. Cherry Lane Signs Sex Pistols

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Band was inducted into Hall of Fame this year. Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed a North American administration deal with the members of British punk group the Sex Pistols. The deal, made with Steve Jones, Paul Cook and the Sid Vicious Esta ...

  43. Cherry Lane Restructures Management

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has restructured its management, promoting several members of its team and expanding their roles for the New York-based company. Mike Connelly, a 20-year Cherry Lane veter Cherry Lane Music Publishing has restructured ...

  44. There Is A Bright Side To Ory Record-Club Settlement

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In recent months the music publishing world has heard the rising howl of complaints directed at the proposed settlement in the Ory case against the record clubs, a settlement characterized by Cherry L David Hirshland is executive VP at Bug Music. ...

  45. Record Club Settlement Is A Copyright Fright

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The proposed settlement in the Ory case-the class action against the two big record clubs-with its new licensing scheme for the clubs, is as startling and unsettling a piece of prose as I have read in Peter Primont is CEO of Cherry Lane Music Publ ...

  46. Cherry Lane Music Publishing Prez Leaves

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Aida Gurwitz on May 3 left her long-time post as president of Cherry Lane Music Publishing, <i>ELW</i> has learned. NEW YORK -- Aida Gurwitz on May 3 left her long-time post as president of Cherry Lane Music Publishing, ELW has learned ...

  47. Gurwicz Splits As Cherry Lane President

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CEO Primont will take over day-to-day operations. Aida Gurwicz on Tuesday (May 3) left her long-time post as president of Cherry Lane Music Publishing, Billboard.biz has learned. CEO Peter Primont says he and Gurwicz held different visions for the ...

  48. Epic Names A&R Exec

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Al Smith shifts from Cherry Lane. Epic Records has named Al Smith as director of A&R. Smith joins from Cherry Lane Music Publishing, where, as VP of creative, he signed the Black Eyed Peas and John Legend. In his new role, based in New York, h ...

  49. Cherry Lane Signs West Indian Girl

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing has inked upcoming Astralwerks/Virgin band West Indian Girl to a worldwide co-publishing deal. Cherry Lane Music Publishing has inked upcoming Astralwerks/Virgin band West Indian Girl to a worldwide co-publishing deal. ...

  50. EA, Cherry Lane Form Pubbery

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Electronic Arts, the world's largest videogame maker, is teaming with Cherry Lane Music Publishing to form a new music publishing company, Next Level Music. Electronic Arts, the world's largest videogame maker, is teaming with Cherry Lan ...

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