Global copyright collection agency announces addition of music publishing catalogs for: Metallica, Bridgeport Music, Thomas Dolby, Gerenecia360, Songwriters Guild of America (SGA), plus more
Expansion provides global one stop direct licensing, recovery, administration and income tracking for all needed digital rights for both music and spoken word
New York, NY — September 14, 2021 – Word Collections, the digital rights and royalty collection agency launched in 2020 by TuneCore and Audiam founder Jeff Price, representing the spoken word copyrights of icons such as George Carlin, Robin Williams, Muhammed Ali and others, has today confirmed aggreements to represent the music publishing catalogs of songwriters Metallica, Thomas Dolby, Bridgeport, and Gerencia 360.
Expanding quickly from spoken word to music, Word Collections now provides global direct copyright licensing and collection with digital services not only for comedians and other spoken word performers but also for self published songwriters and music publishing administrators.
Word Collections’ existing repertoire of copyrights includes spoken word works controlled by the Dick Gregroy Estate, Billy Crystal, Drew Carey, Robin Williams Estate, George Carlin Estate, Margaret Cho, Bill Hicks Estate, David Cross, Louie Anderson, Bill Engvall, Muhammad Ali Estate, Robert Schimmel, Jim Breuer, Andrew Dice Clay and more.
Founder and CEO Jeff Price comments “The world’s songwriters, comedians, authors and poets need a simple and efficient global pipeline for licensing, collections, income tracking, auditing, and payment. The global digital services need a simple and efficient global technology licensing solution to allow them to legally license the world’s works and make sure the royalties end up in the pockets of the rights holders. For rights holders, Word Collections’ direct licensing combined with its data increase their royalty payments by over 30%, stops their money from ending up in black boxes, and more quickly gets their money into their pockets typically a year sooner. For digital services, Word Collections provides one entity to license all needed rights and make royalty payments.”
Current list of Word Collections music publishing clients:
Songwriters Guild of America (SGA)
Current list of Word Collections spoken word clients:
Dick Gregory Estate
Muhammad Ali Estate
Robin Williams Estate
George Carlin Estate
Bill Hicks Estate
Robert Schimmel Estate
Andrew Dice Clay
Buddy Hackett Estate
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Rights holders interested in working with Word Collections should contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org / (929) 274-1863
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