Sony/ATV, PRS For Music and GEMA launch joint venture called SOLAR

(London – September 25, 2014) – Sony/ATV Music Publishing, UK collection society PRS for Music and German society GEMA have announced that they have entered into a new agreement to administer licences for Sony/ATV and EMI’s pan-European digital rights for Anglo-American repertoire. The move builds on the success of current licensing vehicles CELAS and PAECOL to provide a one-stop shop for licensees wishing to access both repertoires, which include some of the world’s most iconic songwriters and composers. Full text of the press release