In a course of three years, ONErpm has developed the technology to register, identify and manage compositions in compliance with international standards, launching its new division, ONE Publishing, Billboard can announce today (Aug. 5).
Allowing composers and publishers to manage their catalogs and collect publishing royalties in an easy and transparent way, ONE Publishing has partnered with Collective Management Organisation (CMO) and streaming platforms including BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, HFA, MLC, MusicReports; as well as with regional partners in Brazil (UBC), Mexico (SACM), Colombia (SAYCO), Latin America (LatinAuthor), and Europe (Unison).
Additionally, signing direct contracts with YouTube, Spotify, Apple, Deezer, Lyricfind, and MusixMatch.
“I am honored to develop this new publishing initiative,” said Diego Maldonado, head of ONE Publishing, in a statement. “We truly believe in creating better solutions for musicians and with this powerful product we are raising the bar and closing an important gap for songwriters and artists around the world.”
Maldonado, who was formerly country manager in Colombia for seven years and led the company to grow to a market share of over 10%, will continue reporting to ONErpm’s founder and CEO, Emmanuel Zunz, in his new role
Of the new initiative, Zunz added: “The launch of ONE Publishing marks a milestone for our company as we solidify our position as a leading independent and truly global music company. The service is in line with our mission to be a full-service, modern music company that works tirelessly to create more value for creators.”
ONE Publishing will be available across all of ONErpm’s territories in 33 cities and 29 countries, as well as ONErpm premium distributed artists and labels, and DIY accounts that meet certain criteria.