Primary Wave Music Publishing

  1. Backbeat: Primary Wave Hosts 7th Annual Pre-Grammys Party with CeeLo, 'Voice' Contestants

    February 10, 2013 12:51 PM EST Above, L-R: T Mo, CeeLo Green, David Chidekel (CeeLo Lawyer), Khujo, Gipp Primary Wave hosted their annual pre-Grammy party on Saturday night at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood. Guests arrived at 7pm and were escorted to an outdoor patio out ...

  2. Steven Tyler Signs Worldwide Publishing Administration Deal With ole

    June 12, 2012 4:35 PM EDT ole announced today that it had signed an exclusive worldwide music publishing administration deal with Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, covering all of his co-writes on the forthcoming Aerosmith album Music From Another Dimension -- due out Augus ...

  3. EMI: Who's Bidding? Nearly Everyone Who Bid for Warner Music Group

    July 28, 2011 6:00 PM EDT With the deadline for first-round bids in the EMI auction looming this weekend, sources say that many of the suitors who bid on Warner Music Group have also bid on the British major. While nearly a dozen suitors made bids for WMG, in an auction wo ...

  4. Publishing Briefs: Jon Bon Jovi, Primary Wave, Bug and more

    October 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Jon Bon Jovi has renewed an administration agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group, with a new long-term, exclusive worldwide agreement. In addition to overseeing the superstar's extensive catalog, the deal covers future works. -- ...

  5. Primary Wave, The Agency Group Partner

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing and Marketing and worldwide talent agency The Agency Group have signed a strategic alliance. The Agency Group will tap into Primary Wave's strategic marketing, sponsorship, sales, and branding services for its ar ...

  6. Briefs: EMI, Primary Wave, Smule, Thumbplay, NBA

    December 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- EMI's Capitol Records group is suing video sharing site Vimeo for copyright infringement. Vimeo, a division of online media powerhouse IAC, allows users to upload user-generated videos of all types. The complaint claims that the Vimeo staf ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Publishing Briefs: Harry Fox, Extreme, Primary Wave

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- The Harry Fox Agency has cut a deal to provide royalty administration services to Napster. HFA will calculate and distribute mechanical royalties to publishers for Napster's subscription music service and will provide copyright research se ...

  9. Primary Wave, Phillana Williams Launch JV

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing and Marketing has entered into a joint venture with record industry veteran Phillana Williams, the former head of urban marketing at Arista Records and Island/Def Jam, to begin a new urban artist management company. W ...

  10. Primary Wave, Trustkill Ink Publishing Agreement

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has entered into a worldwide marketing, publishing and administration agreement with Trustkill's owned Bullet Tooth Publishing. The deal includes Bullet Tooth's niche rock and metal catalog including Bleedin ...

  11. Primary Wave Signs John Forte

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing has entered into a co-publishing venture with John Forte, a singer/songwriter and un-official fourth member of The Fugees. Under the terms of the pact, Primary Wave will provide a variety of marketing and administrati ...

  12. Primary Wave Names Key Execs

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has appointed Aimee Berger to the position of executive director of brand partnerships. Previously, Berger was an attorney for Warner Chappell Music Publishing, Island Records and Arista. She also founded the tour pro ...

  13. Strokes Guitarist Inks Deal With Primary Wave

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has signed a co-publishing agreement with Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., through which the company will provide Hammond with a variety of marketing and administration services. Hammond's writing credits in ...

  14. Primary Wave Opens West Coast Office

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has opened the doors on its West Coast office, which is headed by music industry veteran Michelle Belcher, who joined the company in January. Previously, Belcher worked in film and TV at BMG Music Publishing, along wi ...

  15. Primary Wave Inks Morales

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing had entered a co-publishing venture with songwriter/producer Steve Morales. Morales' credits include co-writes of Christina Aguilera's "Get Mine, Get Yours," Celine Dion's "Right in Front ...

  16. Horowitz Joins Primary Wave

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robert Horowitz has joined Primary Wave Music Publishing as COO/head of business development. He was a director at Credit Suisse where he was the architect of Primary Wave's capital structure. Horowitz will oversee the company's business ...

  17. Two Case Studies: Primary Wave, Bug Music

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Two independent publishers are finding opportunities by exploiting areas that the major publishing companies are neglecting. In fact, those holes were big enough to inspire Larry Mestel and his partners to form Primary Wave Music Publishing in Jan ...

  18. Primary Wave, Serletic Form Venture

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing has entered into a co-publishing venture with Grammy Award-winning producer Matt Serletic and his company, Emblem Music Group. Serletic has co-written songs recorded by Matchbox Twenty, Rob Thomas, Willie Nelson and C ...

  19. Primary Wave, Parker Ink Deal

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing and singer/songwriter Graham Parker have signed a marketing and administration agreement. Under the terms of the pact, Primary Wave will provide a variety of services, including music consulting, for Parker's cat ...

  20. Primary Wave Inks Aerosmith Frontman

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing has landed a deal with Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler. Set up as a strategic partnership, the deal includes the acquisition of an interest in Tyler's share of copyrights -- about 160 songs -- and an agreement to ...

  21. Primary Inks McMann

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing has entered into a multi-year marketing and administration agreement with singer/songwriter Gerard McMann. Under the terms of the agreement, Primary Wave will provide a wide range of services, including music consulti ...

  22. Primary Wave Inks Earle

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing has sealed a worldwide administration deal with Grammy winner Steve Earle. Under the three-year agreement, the publisher will work the songs on Earle's "Washington Square Serenade" album released on New ...

  23. Primary Wave Seals Horror Deal

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has entered into a marketing and publishing administration deal with Evolution Entertainment and its production arm, Twisted Pictures, producer of the "Saw" horror film series. Primary Wave will administer t ...

  24. Primary Wave, Reveille Ink Deal

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has entered into a two-year marketing and administration agreement with Reveille, the independent production company that produces "Ugly Betty," "The Office" and other television programs. Under th ...

  25. Primary Wave Acquires Earle Catalog

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired the copyright interests in the songs written by multiple Grammy Award-winner Steve Earle. The catalog of about 200 songs includes such hits as "Copperhead Road," "Guitar Town" and &quo ...

  26. Primary Wave Increases Stake In Hall & Oates Songs

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has sealed a deal acquiring the copyright interests of Sara and Janna Allen, the sisters who co-wrote many hit songs with Hall & Oates, Billboard.biz has learned. Among the catalog of roughly 70 songs co-written b ...

  27. Primary Wave Lands Lennon Share

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired a significant share of Julian Lennon's economic interest in the Beatles songs co-written by his father, John Lennon. The share comes from the so-called writer's share of the songs rather than an ...

  28. EMI Adminstering Cobain Catalog

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pub giant handling Primary Wave's interest. EMI Music Publishing will be handling worldwide administration of Primary Wave Music Publishing's recently acquired interest in the Kurt Cobain catalog. EMI has been the exclusive administrator ...

  29. Report: Love Sells 25% Of Nirvana Songs

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Acquired by former Virgin Records COO. The rumors that Courtney Love was going to sell the rights to the Nirvana songs have come true. Rolling Stone reports Love has sold 25 percent of the publishing catalog to Larry Mestel of Primary Wave Music P ...