LyricFind, the world’s leader in legal lyric solutions, today announced that it has signed up the global rights for song lyrics from all four major publishers: EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. This is the first time that licenses from all four major publishers have been commercially available on a global basis.
Alongside the licensing deals with the major publishers, LyricFind has also signed worldwide deals with several key independent publishers including Kobalt. These licenses expand on LyricFind’s existing deals with over 2,700 publishers in the United States, allowing LyricFind to offer the most complete catalogue around the world.
With these licensing deals, LyricFind will now be offering its solutions to clients in 20 significant territories including USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Korea, Russia and India. Clients of LyricFind include Universal Music’s artist sites (such as Lady Gaga), Slacker, Shazam and Microsoft Bing, and these global deals will allow such services to hugely increase the catalogue of lyrics that they can showcase for their customers.