Tileyard Music partners with Sentric Music Group for global publishing administration deal

Chris Meehan, Sentric CEO

Tileyard Music and Sentric Music Group have announced a global partnership that will see Sentric take on global administration of the Tileyard Music Publishing catalog, and extends to a seven figure Joint Venture deal for future signings.

Tileyard Music is a management, publishing, and label with a roster including writers such as Steve Manovski and Marli Harwood, and artists including Joel Corry, Sigala and Ella Eyre.

Tileyard Music Publishing represents a catalog of over 4,000 songs. The catalog includes records from Kygo, The Chainsmokers, Sigala, David Guetta and Kylie Minogue.

It regularly holds writing camps for global names such as Ava Max, David Guetta, Sigala and many more.

The group’s roster has generated over 8 billion streams, one Diamond record, 41 Platinum records, 38 Gold records, seven Silver records as well as five UK No.1s – and over 100 top 40s internationally. It most recently clocked up 6 weeks at No1 in the UK this year with Joel Corry.

Sentric Music Group is an independent publisher based in Liverpool, with offices in London, Hamburg and New York. It boasts an international infrastructure including direct royalty collection with over 120 global territories.

It represents more than two million works and over 200,000 songwriters, either directly or via industry partners, including music publishers, independent labels, management companies and distributors.

It is also home to a number of brands across multiple genres including Black Rock Publishing, IQ Music Publishing and Big World Publishing.

“We are delighted to announce this partnership today.

Michael Harwood, Tileyard

Tileyard Music Co-founder Michael Harwood, said: “We are delighted to announce this partnership today.

“Sentric have proven themselves to have unrivalled expertise and technical ability in terms of administration as well as faster, more efficient collection and we have seen first hand the benefit to writers and artists.”

“Charlie, Michael and the Tileyard team are exceptional at what they do.”

Chris Meehan, Sentric

Chris Meehan, Sentric CEO, said: “The partnership between Sentric and Tileyard excites me for many reasons but mainly because, as companies built on similar principles, we get to combine our strengths and expertise to define a new and unique offering for artists and songwriters.

“Charlie, Michael and the Tileyard team are exceptional at what they do.

“I look forward to utilising their skills alongside Sentric’s team, technology and experience in publishing, creative and sync to drive this partnership to continued success.”

“Sentric’s view of the modern day music business perfectly aligns with ours.”

Charlie Arme, Tileyard 

Charlie Arme, another Tileyard Music Co-founder, added: “Sentric’s view of the modern day music business perfectly aligns with ours.

“All too often we hear that managers and clients want maximum proactivity from publishers.

“We pride ourselves on 80% of our catalog being generated by our hardworking A&R teams pitching efforts.

Added Arme: “When combined with world class collection and one of the most revered sync teams this is such a compelling offer for managers and artists alike.

“We are so excited about the possibilities of this partnership.”Music Business Worldwide

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