CD Baby is employing the use of the HFA's rights management service, Slingshot™ to assist in the distribution of publishing royalties generated with any CD Baby artists' recordings are accessed via iTunes Match.
“Slingshot is a wonderful rights management platform that compliments the ever-growing set of tools CD Baby is creating to help our 350,000 artists. We are enthusiastic to work with HFA in the coming months in order to efficiently distribute publishing royalties,” said Robert Filomena, CD Baby’s Director of Music Publishing.
“Slingshot’s goal is to streamline the royalty administration process for distributors and enable payments to rights holders,” commented Lauren Apolito, HFA’s Vice President of Strategy & Business Development. “We are pleased to work with CD Baby to simplify the royalty process so it can focus on enhancing its client offerings.”