The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) has entered into a publishing licensing, administration and management agreement with Spotify to clear mechanical publishing rights for the digital music service.
Under the agreement, Spotify will utilize HFA's end-to-end publishing licensing, reporting and royalty services to support the company's launch in the United States. HFA has more than 46,000 affiliated publishers.
"HFA has the technology and operational backbone to supply Spotify with an all-encompassing mechanical publishing licensing, administration and management solution to help bring the service to millions of new customers." HFA president/CEO Gary Churgin said in a statement