Merlin

London, United Kingdom

4th Floor
London
WC2B 5PT
United Kingdom

Press Releases

Business

Caitie Sarnie Joins Merlin as Technical Operations Manager

Merlin, the independent’s digital music licensing partner, has announced the hire of Caitie Sarnie as Technical Operations Manager. Sarnie brings extensive experience in the digital and independent music realms, having served in various roles at Redeye Worldwide, a leading worldwide distribution and music services company.

Business

Merlin and JioSaavn Sign Enhanced Global Music Licensing Partnership

Merlin, the independent’s digital music licensing partner, has extended and enhanced its existing music licensing partnership with JioSaavn, a leading music and audio streaming service for South Asians. 

Business

Adaptr, Feed Media Group's All-In-One Music Solution for Startups, Inks Deal with Merlin

Feed Media Group, the leading B2B music licensing subscription service, announced today that it has signed a music licensing deal with Merlin, the independent's digital music licensing partner, for its Adaptr product. Adaptr is a subscription-based platform that makes it easy for startups to use music, and this deal provides access to an enormous catalog of licensed music from Merlin member labels, distributors, and their artists.

About Us

Merlin provides independents the means to own their future. We are a member led, music focused organization. We provide digital music licensing for the leading independents across the globe. Members benefit from Merlin’s premium deals, but work directly with key digital partners, to help them compete at the highest levels. Merlin’s collective approach has enabled our membership to grow to represent 15% of the global market share.

Our membership consists of independent labels, distributors, and other rights-holders from around the world, representing tens of thousands of labels and hundreds of thousands of artists from every country. The genres represented by our members span the spectrum – from hip hop to Afrobeats, ambient to alternative, Latin to pop, and R&B to rock. Merlin is for independents that want to own their future and ensure their rights are properly valued.

Merlin has premium deals with more than thirty digital music services around the world and is in conversations with dozens more. This includes Adaptr, Anghami, Apple, AWA, Boomplay, Deezer, Facebook/Instagram, iHeart, Jaxsta, JioSaavn, JOOX, KKBox, Mixcloud, NetEase Cloud Music, Pandora, Peloton, ROXi, SberZvuk, Slacker, Snap, SoundCloud, Soundtrack Your Brand, Spotify, Tencent, TikTok, Triller, VEVO, Yandex, and YouTube Music.

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London
4th Floor
53 Parker Street
London
WC2B 5PT
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 7439 8492

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New York, NY
10012
United States of America

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