Range Media Partners inks global distribution deal with Capitol Music Group and Virgin Music for new label

Range Media Partners Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Matt Graham

Music, film and television management company Range Media Partners has entered into a worldwide distribution deal with Capitol Music Group (CMG) and Virgin Music & Artist Label Services (Virgin).

The deal spans all physical and digital distribution channels, and will focus on releases under a new label, entitled Range Music.

In addition to benefiting newly signed artists, Range says that the partnership is designed to expand the global reach and resources available to it.

The company plans on drawing upon Virgin’s label services for commercial support, radio promotion and more.

In addition, Range says that talent “that may be concluding existing record contracts will be able to utilize Range Music as a potential new avenue”.

Alongside the music division, Range represents a wide range of talent across the film and TV industries, and says that it will now be able to “provide opportunities within sync, licensing and streamline soundtracks” for its roster of nearly 50 filmmakers.

Range represents actors such as Emilia Clarke, Bradley Cooper, Gabrielle Union, Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy, Ramy Youssef, Taron Edgerton, and Keira Knightley, directors including Michael Bay, M. Night Shyamalan and Alma Har’el, and musicians Mariah Carey, Jack Harlow, Wale, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Justin Tranter, MAX, Midland, HARV, Nova Wav, Sean Douglas, D Smoke, DAYA and many more to be announced soon.

“We endeavor to provide a safe harbor for artists and managers to grow and take advantage of our ample resources across the entire entertainment landscape.”

Matt Graham, Range Media Partners

Range Media Partners Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Matt Graham, said: “Range Media Partners is a home for creators and managers alike.

“As a collective of experienced managers who came from across the industry’s best companies, we benefit from a diversity of ideas, tastes and relationships that help to create a tremendous multiplier effect for our management clients and any artists that we partner with at our new Range Music label.

“We endeavor to provide a safe harbor for artists and managers to grow and take advantage of our ample resources across the entire entertainment landscape.”

“We are excited to be partnering with the great executive talent at Range Media Partners on our new venture, Range Music, that will be devoted to artist development and utilize the best of Virgin and Capitol to achieve our goals.”

Jeff Vaughn and Michelle Jubelirer, CMG

According to CMG Chairman & CEO Jeff Vaughn and CMG President and COO Michelle Jubelirer, said: “We are excited to be partnering with the great executive talent at Range Media Partners on our new venture, Range Music, that will be devoted to artist development and utilize the best of Virgin and Capitol to achieve our goals.”

“Through our new partnership with Range, we can take advantage of Virgin’s ability to execute artist-friendly recording agreements and expedite the signing process, enabling us to focus on breaking artists and enhancing the careers of established talent, together.”

Jacqueline Saturn, Virgin Music 

Virgin President Jacqueline Saturn, said: “Through our new partnership with Range, we can take advantage of Virgin’s ability to execute artist-friendly recording agreements and expedite the signing process, enabling us to focus on breaking artists and enhancing the careers of established talent, together.Music Business Worldwide