Company Overview

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Founded:
2001
Founders:
Willard Ahdritz
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Funding:
$156M
Description:
Kobalt Music Group is an independent music publisher and music services company to world's top artists, writers and publishers.

Detailed Description

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About Kobalt Music Group Kobalt Music Group (Kobalt) is the leading global independent music services company, offering music publishing, label services and neighbouring rights services worldwide. Kobalt provides its clients with unparalleled transparency, online copyright administration and royalty tracking, including a real-time online portal, creative and synch/licensing services, weekly online balances, digital collections and advances to writers, publishers, performers and other rights holders.

With 210 employees in offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, Atlanta, Berlin, Sydney and Stockholm as well as agents in over 20 major territories, Kobalt administers more than 600,000 songs on behalf of content holders, including the world’s top songwriters, artists and other music publishers. Kobalt counts among its clients Paul McCartney and MPL Communications, Disney Music Group, Max Martin, Dr. Luke, Dave Grohl, Lady Antebellum, Stevie Nicks, No Doubt, Ryan Tedder, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Skrillex, the Miles Davis catalog and Herbie Hancock among many others. In 2013, Kobalt Music Group was honored as the first ASCAP Publishing Administrator of the Year. The company also received its sixth consecutive award for Independent Publisher of the Year at the Music Week Awards (UK).

Current Team (9)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $156M

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Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (3)

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    Balderton Capital

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Offices/Locations (8)

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  • Kobalt Music Publishing PTY Ltd

    24-30 Springfield Ave Suite 203

    Potts Point

    Sydney,

  • Kobalt Music

    Fleminggatan 61 NB PL2

    112 32 Stockholm

    Stockholm,

  • KMG Germany GmbH

    Oberwallstrasse 1

    10117

    , Berlin

  • Kobalt Music Publishing - Music Row

    1019 17th Avenue S.

    Suite 201

    Nashville,

  • Kobalt Music Group

    8201 Beverly Boulevard

    Suite 400

    Los Angeles, 90048

  • Kobalt Music Publishing America

    83 Walton Street NW

    Suite 400

    Atlanta, 30303

  • Kobalt Music Group Ltd.

    4 Valentine Place

    London, SE1 8QH

  • Kobalt Music Publishing America

    317 Madison Avenue

    Suite 2310

    New York, NY 10017

    USA

Images (1)

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