ClicknClear, a platform that streamlines music use in efficiency sports activities, has struck a take care of Warner Chappell Music, opening entry to over 1.3 million songs for gymnasts, determine skaters, and others worldwide.
This, alongside partnerships with the Worldwide Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and the Worldwide Skating Union (ISU), unlocks a $1 billion annual income potential for the music business inside this untapped market, out of a complete addressable market of over $2.4 billion, ClicknClear stated in a press launch on Monday (January 22).
Over 100 million younger folks worldwide take part in sports activities like gymnastics and determine skating, the place music performs a vital position. ClicknClear’s platform permits athletes and coaches to legally use music for his or her routines, whereas guaranteeing correct compensation for artists and songwriters.
The FIG and ISU offers designate ClicknClear because the official music licensing platform for these sports activities globally, encompassing all the pieces from grassroots to elite ranges of the sports activities.
Switzerland-headquartered FIG is the oldest established worldwide federation of an Olympic sport. It has greater than 160 nationwide federation members globally. In the meantime, the ISU, based in 1892, has over 100 nationwide federation members. These nationwide federations oversee the actions of many tens of millions of creative gymnasts, rhythmic gymnasts, and determine skaters worldwide.
For Warner Chappell Music, the partnership presents a chance to achieve extra revenue from its catalog whereas simplifying licensing processes for athletes and sports activities organizations.
“To have the ability to concurrently announce partnerships with one of many world’s most profitable music publishers and two prestigious international choreographed efficiency sports activities is a robust validation of our know-how platform, the standard and dedication of our crew, and the momentum behind our enterprise,” stated ClicknClear’s Founder and CEO, Chantal Epp.
“The addition of Warner Chappell’s catalog of songs and compositions means we have now much more nice music available on our platform for our sports activities.”
Chantal Epp, ClicknClear
“The addition of Warner Chappell’s catalog of songs and compositions means we have now much more nice music available on our platform for our sports activities, whereas the addition of the FIG and ISU will allow Warner Chappell to hitch all our writer and label companions in accessing extra sources of income.”
Epp added that the offers mark progress in ClicknClear’s purpose of constructing a “frictionless relationship” between the music business and choreographed efficiency sports activities.
ClicknClear tackles the challenges related to incorporating music into choreographed efficiency sports activities. Its applied sciences embody rights administration, licensing, and license verification. The corporate says it goals to fight copyright infringement, safeguarding music customers whereas guaranteeing honest compensation for creators.
“We all know that athletes use our songwriters’ music to encourage them as they carry out. This partnership with ClicknClear will make it simpler to make sure our writers are appropriately remunerated for his or her work wherever it’s used all over the world and scale back circumstances of copyright infringement in sport.”
Daniel Lang, Warner Chappell Music
With over 1,000 music publishers and labels already onboard, ClicknClear boasts a complete library of music rights together with from Common Music Publishing, Sony Music, Warner Music, BMG, Kobalt, Harmony, Downtown, and lots of of independents.
“We all know that athletes use our songwriters’ music to encourage them as they carry out. This partnership with ClicknClear will make it simpler to make sure our writers are appropriately remunerated for his or her work wherever it’s used all over the world and scale back circumstances of copyright infringement in sport,” stated Daniel Lang, VP, Worldwide Digital Licensing and Society Relations at Warner Chappell.
This information follows ClicknClear’s 2023 take care of the US Nationwide Federation of State Excessive Faculty Associations to implement the licensing of its music companions’ catalogs to be used in cheer, dance, gymnastics, present choir, and marching band by all 19,500 US excessive faculties.
Elsewhere at Warner Chappell, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group not too long ago struck a partnership with Small World Information, the label and writer based by Ghanaian music entrepreneur and artist SmallGod. It additionally inked a deal with iconic singer-songwriter Dido, overlaying each her upcoming music and her catalog across the identical time.
The writer’s catalog additionally contains the works of songwriter Rick Boardman, producer, DJ and songwriter Nia Archives, singer-songwriter Amy Allen, and catalogs represented by Brazilian music writer Deck, South Korea’s MZMC Inc. and 153/Joombas, amongst many others.
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