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Lively McCabe Entertainment Inks Deal with Round Hill Music to Mine Catalogue for Project Development

Jul. 31, 2018  

Lively McCabe Entertainment announces that it has inked a deal with Round Hill Music, a full-service, creative music company with a core focus on music publishing. The deal grants the company, recently launched by producer Michael Barra, access to Round Hill Music's catalogue of music and artists to package into new entertainment projects. Lively McCabe Entertainment will package and produce projects in which the music is instrumental to the storytelling -- as opposed to solely serving as the soundtrack. The projects will span across various media platforms, including the live stage, as well as television series, films, digital media, and book publishing.

Round Hill Music, founded in 2012 by Josh Gruss, along with Richard Rowe and Neil Gillis, set out to deliver the best creative company with an unmatched songwriter service, and to build the highest quality catalog. Today with 42 employees, Round Hill is a dynamic music company that has quickly become one of the top largest independent music rights companies in the world. It includes a powerful music publishing division, sync and royalty administration departments, noted music libraries as well as a record label. It consistently ranks as a top independent publishers in the nation and has become one of the largest independent rights companies in the world.

The Lively McCabe relationship will be overseen by Amy Birnbaum, Round Hill's Senior Director of Artist Relations, Marketing and PR.

Round Hill's catalog includes hit songs such as "Happy Together", "All of Me", "She Loves You", " Video Killed The Radio Star", " "Calendar Girl", "Living In America", "Cool Kids", "Best Day Of My Life", "Dirt" "I Saw Her Standing There", "Stop! In the Name of Love", "The Kids Are Alright", "God Bless The Child", "Hit Me With You. Best Shot", "Bye, Bye, Bye", "When a Man Loves a Woman", "Cherry Pie", "Land of A Thousand Dances", I Feel Good", "Marry You", "What A Wonderful World" and many more.

Round Hill boasts a long list of songwriter clients including Eddie Holland, Craig Wiseman, Neil Sedaka, Andreas Carlsson, Jimmy Robbins, Morgan Taylor Reid, Ashley Gorley, Gramatik, Confidence Man, Topaz Jones, Valerie Broussard, Cobi, Shawn Hook, Jeffery David, and bands such as American Authors, The Offspring, VHS Collection, Bronze Radio Returns, SHEL, Florida Georgia Line, Lettuce and Royal Teeth.

Round Hill's songwriters also write for bands/artists such as Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Echosmith, Chromeo, Royce Da 5'9, Rachel Platten, Marshmallow, Joseph, Shane Harper, Sam Fischer, Seal and many others.

Lively McCabe Entertainment is led by producer Michael Barra and co-founder Katie Dietz. The company specializes in packaging and adapting iconic intellectual property into new stories for theater, film/TV, and book publishing; and is represented by Max Grossman and Brad Rosenfeld at Abrams Artists Agency and Adam Cooper at Jackoway Tyerman.


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