New York, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2014
For the seventh year in a row, HFA, the nation’s leading provider of rights management services for the music industry, has collaborated with the GRAMMY Awards® to license on-demand listening services for voting members of The Recording Academy®.
HFA provided licensing research and clearance services to The Recording Academy for the GRAMMY®-nominated tracks posted for member voter consideration. The extremely time-sensitive process is accelerated by HFA’s dynamic database, sophisticated industry knowledge and extensive publisher relationships. Within a space of two weeks, HFA secured thousands of mechanical licenses for nominated content in 70 diverse GRAMMY categories including Pop, R&B, Rock, Dance/Electronica, Country, Christian, Jazz, Gospel, Americana, Reggae, Children’s, Instrumentals, Classical, Opera and Music Video.
“We look forward to our annual collaboration with The Recording Academy and are pleased to once again support them with the all-important listening function of the GRAMMY voting process,” said Michael Simon, President and CEO of HFA.
HFA is the nation’s leading provider of rights management, licensing and royalty services for the music industry. With over 48,000 music publishing clients, HFA issues the largest number of licenses for the use of music in both physical and digital distribution formats. HFA also serves the D.I.Y. market with Songfile®, the company’s fast and easy online licensing tool. Slingshot, HFA’s rights management service offering, includes a suite of information management and technology solutions designed to simplify and facilitate the administration of intellectual property rights. As a technology innovator, HFA is leading the industry in establishing global data standards and is a founding member of the Digital Data Exchange (DDEX). Additionally, for the past five years HFA has been recognized by InformationWeek on its Top 500 Relentless Innovators list. For more information about HFA visit harryfox.com and hfaslingshot.com.
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