APM Inks first-of-its-kind Music Rights Deal With NHL

05 Nov 2021

APM Music, renowned for the unique quality and range of its production music library, is proud to announce a worldwide partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL®), effective immediately. Over the next seven years, APM Music will supply music for the NHL and its 32 clubs for in-stadium, social media, comprehensive regional and national television and radio broadcast programming, promotional content, and commercial productions.


Deal terms allow the NHL and its member clubs to tap into the production and creative partnership advantages that APM offers starting with the sheer volume of catalog size. APM Music has over 980,000 tracks, and 18,000 albums currently available, with new releases going out every 4-6 weeks, and unmatched diversity spanning all styles, genres, and representing the hottest trends as well as global regions and time periods.


‘It’s an honor to provide the best music and service to the NHL (and all 32 teams), particularly as the NHL enters this new era for its U.S. broadcast/distribution partners," said Director of Sports Entertainment, Matthew Gutknecht. "We can’t wait to see and hear the new sound of the NHL. This is a history-making and unprecedented, first-of-its-kind deal for APM, setting needs of creative distribution and broadcast aspiration partners."


"The National Hockey League is excited to partner with APM Music,” said John Bochiaro, NHL Vice President of Game Presentation. “The NHL and each NHL Club will have access to APM’s production music, one of the largest available, for use across our collective in-arena, digital, and broadcast channels. We look forward to seeing production throughout the League reaching new levels in terms of quality, distribution reach, and synergy across the variety of platforms with the help of APM Music.”



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About APM Music Everyone who has ever experienced music synchronized to the picture knows the undeniable impact that it plays. APM Music has been a crucial part of that experience for over 35 years with everything from the smallest of indie films to the largest blockbuster studio releases; television sitcoms to commercials and sports broadcasting; video games to mobile handheld games; and, even musical greeting cards to online user-generated content. You name any possible traditional use for music to its application to new technologies and we are there. It’s no surprise then that APM Music is the world's leading creative music house and production music library, renowned for the unique quality and range of our music, indispensable because of our service, and respect for our integrity. We offer every imaginable music genre from current indie band sounds and bombastic trailer cues to timeless classical music recordings. With over 160 diverse libraries, we have the largest, deepest, and broadest music collection in the industry - over 980,000 tracks produced by the industry’s most respected and admired libraries including KPM Music, Bruton, Sonoton, Cezame, and Kosinus. We use only the foremost orchestras, top session players, revolutionary artists, and indie trendsetters to record the compositions and songs created for APM Music. APM provides a full range of music services including music replacement services, custom scoring, and Music Director assistance to help you find the best tracks for your production. Additionally, we offer a wide variety of choices for digital access to our music, including our state-of-the-art search, download, and project management application, as well as local server installation, portable drives, and more. It is our commitment to creativity, quality, and customer service that has made us the industry leader for more than 35 years. To find out more, contact us: https://apm-music.force.com/support/s/contactsupport


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