Since 1st of July 2012, ARESA GmbH (Anglo-American Rights European Service Agency), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GEMA, is representing the mechanical rights in the Anglo-American repertoire of BMG Rights Management for online and mobile distribution within the European Economic Area (EEA) and additional territories.

The repertoire definition of ARESA GmbH consists of any musical work share published by a BMG Rights Management company and written by a member of the Anglo American societies (PRS, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, AMRA, SOCAN, IMRO, SAMRO or APRA) or a musical work share written by a writer or composer who is not a member of any society or represented by Global Music Rights.

ARESA is representing – amongst others – the catalogues of Chrysalis, Bug, BMG, Cherry Lane, Famous, Virgin, Stage Three and Evergreen, including hundreds of thousand works. These catalogues are including songs for artists like Adele, Aerosmith, The Black Eyed Peas, Black Sabbath, Blondie, Bruno Mars, David Bowie, Duffy, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Kings of Leon, Nirvana, OMD, One Direction, The Rolling Stones, Ryan Adams, Take That, Tears for Fears, ZZ Top.


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