NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Sony Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have expanded their exclusive distribution agreement to include digital rights, it was announced today by Thomas Hesse, President, Global Digital Business, U.S. Sales, and Corporate Strategy, Sony Music Entertainment and Ed Vetri, President, Wind-up Records.
Under the terms of this multi-year agreement, Sony Music Entertainment will deliver digital content from Wind-up's extensive artist roster across all commercial channels and on a variety of digital platforms, including online and mobile.
"We are thrilled to announce the extension of our long-term agreement with Wind-up Records. Over the years, Wind-up has successfully discovered, introduced and established many of today's most popular artists and in doing so, it has earned a reputation as one of the most respected labels in the industry," commented Mr. Hesse. "We look forward to further building Wind-up's presence in the digital space with this next phase of our evolving partnership."
Mr. Vetri added, "Sony Music Entertainment is a leader in digital sales and distribution services, and we are excited about the enormous opportunity this key partnership provides for our artists, and the value it adds to our business, as we capitalize on the strength and scope of their vast distribution network." –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers