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Sony Music Publishing in India announces deal with Kannada music label

By | Published on Tuesday 6 April 2021

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Sony Music Publishing in India has announced a deal with Bangalore-based Anand Audio, one of the largest record companies working with Kannada music. Under the deal, Sony’s newish publishing unit in India will provide admin and sync services to the Indian label’s songs catalogue, in doing so – say the two companies – delivering “new, global opportunities to Anand Audio’s community of songwriters”.

Confirming the deal, Anand Audio owner Anand Chabria says: “With the support of Kannada music lovers, we are excited to partner with Sony Music Publishing to find greater monetisation opportunities for our musical stakeholders”.

Meanwhile, Sony Music Publishing’s President of International, Guy Henderson, adds: “We are THRILLED that Anand Audio has decided to join the Sony Music Publishing team. We look forward to taking Anand’s songwriters and extensive catalogue with us on our journey as we continue to grow and develop Indian repertoire across the globe”.

And Sony Music Publishing India Director Dinraj Shetty says: “We are pleased to welcome Anand Audio to Sony Music Publishing, and we look forward to supporting its rich catalogue of songs with this creative partnership”.