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WCM Philippines Signs Publishing Deal with ABS-CBN Music

WCM Philippines Signs Publishing Deal with ABS-CBN Music
Picture Credit score: Inigo Pascual courtesy of ABS-CBN Music

Warner Chappell Music Philippines has signed a worldwide publishing take care of ABS-CBN Music, one of many largest music catalogs within the Philippines.

Warner Chappell Music Philippines has introduced the signing of a worldwide publishing settlement with ABS-CBN Music underneath ABS-CBN Movie Productions, Inc., which has one of many largest music catalogs within the Philippines. The deal grants Warner Chappell Music international publishing rights to ABS-CBN Music’s whole catalog, which is predicted to open up new markets and alternatives for Filipino composers.

On the slicing fringe of the Filipino music scene, ABS-CBN Music is among the many most influential music corporations within the nation, selling unique Filipino compositions to the remainder of the world. It boasts greater than 300 songwriters on its roster and hundreds of songs in its catalog.

“This partnership with Warner Chappell Music is a superb alternative for Filipino music and our sensible songwriters to succeed in higher heights as ABS-CBN strives to champion Filipino artistry on the worldwide stage,” says ABS-CBN Music head Roxy Liquigan.

The ABS-CBN Music catalog contains the largest Authentic Pilipino Music (OPM) hits, a style of Philippine pop songs prevalent within the nation for the reason that late ’70s by beloved composers like Freddie Aguilar, George Canseco, Mike Hanopol, and Rey Valera. It contains timeless Filipino classics like “Anak,” “Jeproks (Laki Sa Layaw),” “Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko,” and “Kastilyong Buhangin.”

The catalog additionally options hits by at the moment’s greatest Filipino composers, together with “Dahil Sa’Yo” by Inigo Pascual and Gabriel Tagadtad, “Hawak Kamay” by Yeng Constantino, “Malaya” by Moira Dela Torre, “Mr. Proper” by Christian Martinez, “Nanghihinayang” by Larry Hermoso, and “Patuloy Ang Pangarap” by Jonathan Manalo. Moreover, successful songs within the Himig-Handog music competitions, equivalent to “Hanggang” by Ronnie and Gigi Cordero, “Kung Ako Na Lang Sana” by Soc Villanueva, and “Mabagal” by Dan Martel Tañedo — name ABS-CBN Music their residence.

“ABS-CBN Music has been our key accomplice within the Philippines for a few years. I’m very excited for this new deal and might’t wait to evolve our partnership to a brand new stage. Star Music has a powerful model within the area, and we stay up for enhancing that by way of our international assist and experience,” provides Jacqueline Chong, Managing Director, ASEAN, for Warner Chappell Music.