Sony Music Entertainment Australia has signed a new global distribution deal with UNIFIED Music Group that commenced on March 1, 2018.The deal sees Sony Music Entertainment, in partnership with its distribution arm The Orchard, provide UNIFIED’s Recorded Music division with a market-leading worldwide solution to support its continued growth across the globe.
Denis Handlin, chairman & CEO, Australia & New Zealand and president, Asia, said: “I am thrilled to announce the launch of this very special global distribution deal with UNIFIED. I have tremendous respect for Jaddan and the team at UNIFIED, and we have already celebrated some incredible achievements together. We look forward to furthering our partnership under this deal to a new level of success and growth by working with UNIFIED’s brilliant roster of artists and taking them to the next level in Australia and the world.”
Sony Music Entertainment Australia has a partnership with UNIFIED specifically through its artist management division that represents Sony Music Entertainment signed artists Amy Shark and Tash Sultana (in conjunction with Lemon Tree Music). A new global distribution deal will see the alliance between Sony Music Entertainment and UNIFIED continue for further success in 2018 and beyond.
Jaddan Comerford, CEO & founder of UNIFIED Music Group, said: “UNIFIED could not be happier to be embarking on this new relationship with Denis Handlin, Rob Stringer, Brad Navin and the entire Sony Music and Orchard team worldwide. We’ve been desperate for a global solution so we can continue to scale and provide opportunities to our artists in the ever-changing landscape that is recorded music.”