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Song Credit Provider Jaxsta Partners Signs Data Deal With Merlin

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Los Angeles, CA – (CelebrityAccess) – Jaxsta Limited announced it has signed a commercial data access agreement with digital rights agency Merlin.

The direct data feed provided by Jaxsta’s data partners (record labels, publishers, industry associations) provides Jaxsta with access to Merlin’s data sources as opposed to crowd-sourced information with the goal of improving data accuracy on Jaxsta’s platform.

In addition to the Merlin CDAA, Jaxsta has entered into numerous partner agreements in the past two years that provide the company access to the credits of more than 80% of global music releases.

These data partners include Adarga Entertainment Group, Alligator Records, ATO Records, Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), Big Deal Music Group, Bright Antenna Records, CD Baby, Epitaph Records, Fat Beats Records, Foundation Media, Hillsong, Mad Decent, Merge Records, Mushroom Music Publishing, Narnack Records, The Official Charts Company (OCC), Polyvinyl Records, The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), The Recording Academy, Sentric Music, Sony Music Entertainment and The Orchard, Soulspazm Digital, Unified Music Group, Universal Music Group, Virtual Label and Warner Music Group, with additional deals expected in the comin gmonths.

Charles Caldas, CEO of Merlin said, “Delivering accurate and transparent data reporting is of crucial importance both to Merlin and our growing global membership of independent labels and distributors. This partnership with Jaxsta will help ensure our members’ repertoire is properly accredited, wherever in the world it is accessed and enjoyed.”

Jaxsta, which launched in 2015, provides credit information for more than 19 million recordings. Credits include more than 5 million production credits, 4 million profiles (individuals, groups, companies and organizations); 2.5 million album/single/soundtrack releases; 2.5 million individual credited recording engineers; and 1.9 million credited individual songwriters.

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