The Orchard today announced its partnership with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the leading global music publisher, to provide its distributed artists and labels with an integrated publishing solution, widening the scope of The Orchard’s comprehensive suite of services for recorded music.
Through its global network, Sony/ATV will handle all aspects of global song representation and royalty collection, allowing The Orchard’s clients to benefit from the scale, infrastructure and premium royalty rates of the publishing industry leader. Harry Nach, Kiddtetoon, G Herbo, Summer Salt and Unique Leader Records are among the first of The Orchard’s distributed clients to utilize publishing services through this new cooperation.
The Orchard thrives on empowering creators, and now we can build an environment where songwriters have the space to grow roots and take advantage of The Orchard as a true home for artists” – Brad Navin, CEO, The Orchard.
This partnership is one of many ventures under the One Sony initiative, which expands collaboration among Sony’s vast network of businesses. Additionally, this initiative creates new opportunities for Sony Music’s artists’ catalogs across entertainment platforms.
“As a leader in artist services we are pleased to expand our offerings through this partnership with Sony/ATV. The Orchard thrives on empowering creators, and now we can build an environment where songwriters have the space to grow roots and take advantage of The Orchard as a true home for artists,” said Brad Navin, CEO, The Orchard.
Sony/ATV Chairman and CEO Jon Platt stated, “We are happy to share our extensive music publishing network and expertise with The Orchard in this new venture. The Sony/ATV family believes in the importance of creative development and professional support, so we are uniquely positioned to provide world-class service to more of The Orchard’s talented community of songwriters.”
“As an artist, the best feeling is knowing you have the ability to freely create,” said rapper Harry Nach. “The Orchard and Sony/ATV have given me space to express myself completely, and now as a writer, I can take full advantage of my craft and continue to make music that not only feels good, but speaks to who I am as a person.”