Azoff and One Direction
We’ve all been discussing recently why in reference to the TV Show “Sold Out”, ABC Family would mention Irving Azoff as “the man behind One Direction”. This is one reason why:
Global Music Rights
Global Music Rights was founded in 2013 by Irving Azoff and represents music rights holders for the licensing of their public performances. Former Performing Rights Organization (PRO) executives Randy Grimmett and Sean O’Malley run operations and bring with them more than 30 years of collective experience in music publishing. Global Music Rights offers licensing, distribution and collection services for the exclusive rights granted to music creators and owners by copyright law.
To add a bit of context, One Direction have associated themselves on their previous albums with the likes BMI and ASCAP, but now there is this:
Also, if you go look they are in good company along with, Snoop Dogg, Pharell, Taylor Swift, etc.