@musicbizworld: SoundExchange Moves Into Publishing Rights by Acquiring Canadian Body CMRRA

According to our sources, the Washington D.C-based organization has fully acquired mechanical rights collection agency the CMRRA (Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.).

The deal will bring together the management of a vast tranche of Anglo-American sound recordings and music publishing repertoire.

The two companies are expected to continue to be run separately, but with increased collaboration behind-the-scenes.

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