"Trevor Morris: An Eight-Figure Music Rights Deal"

Composer Trevor Morris, known for his Emmy-winning scores for shows like "Vikings" and "The Tudors," made headlines with an "eight-figure deal" for his music catalog, according to Variety. The exact amount was undisclosed, but the deal reportedly involved the acquisition of Morris's publishing and master recordings.

Morris's music is represented by Multimedia Music Group, a leading independent music publisher. The company's president, Michael S. Smith, commented on the deal, stating, "Trevor's body of work is truly exceptional, and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to represent him and his catalog."

The deal comes as the music industry continues to see a surge in investment and consolidation. According to the Hollywood Reporter, music publishing deals have reached record levels, with companies like Sony/ATV and Universal Music Publishing Group leading the way.

Music rights encompass various types of intellectual property, including songwriting copyrights, publishing rights, and master recordings. Music Rights Societies, such as ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC, help manage and collect royalties for these rights. Understanding how music rights work is crucial for artists and investors alike.

For more information on Trevor Morris and his music, visit his official website.

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