LOS ANGELES, CA, MAY 3, 2017—Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover services, production libraries, programming, and jingles and one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the U.S., today announced that it has partnered with BMG Production Music, one of the biggest brands in music, to offer BMG PM’s world-class commercial production music library to U.S. radio stations. Through this partnership, BMG Production Music has granted Benztown the exclusive right to distribute and offer its world-famous catalog of production music and elements to the U.S. radio market. For the first time ever, the same music used by entertainment icons such as Disney, HBO, Netflix, FOX, Sony Pictures and more, will now be available for local radio stations to use in their own commercial production and station branding. BMG Production Music’s internationally curated music catalog of over 100,000 tracks and growing spanning all genres, including Trailer music as used in Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, including: Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Martian, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The new BMG Production Music library brings Benztown’s libraries to 23 total, featuring the highest quality audio imaging workparts across 14 music and spoken word formats, including: AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports, JACK and Alien Imaging sound effects.
Dave “Chachi” Denes, Benztown President, said: "Just like Gollum, I’ve finally found my precious!”
Dave Bethell of BMG Production Music said: "We're all very excited by this unique partnership. Radio is at the core of what we do, and with the combination of incredible content, large volume, insane rockstar-level talent, and the amazing partnership at Benztown we're proud to bring the BMG Production Music catalogue to radio in the US for the first time."
Benztown is a leading international radio imaging, production library, programming, jingles and voiceover services company with over 2,300 affiliations on six different continents. In 2016, Benztown was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 by Inc. magazine for the fourth consecutive year as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies. With studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality audio imaging workparts for 23 libraries across 14 music and spoken word formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports, JACK, and Alien Imaging sound effects. Benztown’s proprietary web-based imaging solution, Benztown Branding, is used daily by nearly 1,200 broadcast radio stations and digital services worldwide. Benztown provides custom VO and imaging across all formats, including commercial VO and copywriting. Benztown Radio Networks produces, markets and distributes high quality programming and services to radio stations around the world, including: The Todd ‘N’ Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Sunday Night Slow Jams with R Dub!, Remote News Service, Vipology, Mr. Master, Explicitly Old School With Sir Mix-A-Lot, Nessa On Air, Dawson McAllister Live and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com.
About BMG Production Music
BMG Production Music is apremium full-service sound agency servicing the film, broadcast, games and advertising industries with pre-cleared music content. BMG Production Music is sculpting new ways to connect creatives with composers, offering online access to a curated catalog of around 400,000 tracks spanning all genres. Its custom music division can also produce tailor-made music prepared by BMG signed artists and songwriters for any project needing a personalized soundtrack. The new operation includes offices in LA, Nashville, London, Hilversum and Berlin. BMG Production Music is fully-owned by new music company BMG, the world’s fourth biggest music publisher and the first new global player in the recordings business in decades. www.bmgproductionmusic.com
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