Just off the press Today: SendMe Mobile and Sony Music announced that they will be providing Sony Music ringtones, videos and images, including never before available content.
I am a fan of good music and given the popularity of media content on mobile devices, and the ability to find content from all four major U.S. music labels, including Sony, the possibilities are endless. Check out the press release below:
SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK (October 26, 2009) – SendMe Mobile, the
premier mobile media company, today announced a multi-faceted
partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to offer mobile phone users
access to Sony Music’s roster of acclaimed artists through
As part of the agreement, SendMe will offer users a comprehensive
selection of Sony Music ringtones, videos and wallpaper images of
artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Franz Ferdinand,
T-Pain, Wyclef Jean and more.
In addition, SendMe will deliver additional ringtones, images and
video content from Sony Music’s extensive catalog never available
before to mobile users.
“With Sony Music, we’re giving mobile phone users access to the most
in-demand mobile entertainment, including content from some of the
hottest labels such as Epic, Columbia, Jive, RCA and more,” said
Russell Klein, co-founder and CEO of SendMe. “Along with more
offerings for our subscribers, this partnership reinforces the value
of SendMe’s portfolio approach for content providers.”
Subscribers can download media directly onto their mobile devices at
SendMeMobile.com or through one of SendMe’s distribution channels,
such as Eventful, Univision and IAC /ask.com.
In addition, SendMe and Sony Music will unveil special co-branded
sweepstakes to promote Sony Music’s hottest artists. For example, the
recently introduced “Viva Las Vegas with Mario” offers fans the chance
at an exclusive weekend in Las Vegas with the Grammy-nominated artist.
Mario fans entered to win on SoLow.com, SendMe’s mobile game and
contest platform where the player with the lowest unique guess wins
unique prizes and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
“SendMe is connecting artists and fans in exciting and innovative ways
by offering a full suite of mobile entertainment services,” commented
Michael Paull, Executive Vice President, Global Digital Business, Sony
Music Entertainment. “We are pleased to make our unparalleled roster
of music available to SendMe subscribers as more and more consumers
continue to look to their mobile phones for engaging entertainment.”
With this partnership, SendMe now offers content from all four major
U.S. music labels and claims the most robust mobile entertainment
library on the market, also featuring content from dozens of emerging
labels, top game publishers, movie studios and other leading content
About Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a
roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local
artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast
catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in
history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from
every genre, including American Recordings, Arista Nashville, Arista
Records, Aware, Battery Records, Beach Street Records, Black Seal, BNA
Records, Cinematic, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Epic
Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records, Fo-Yo Soul, GospoCentric,
Hitz Committee Entertainment, J Records, Jive Records, LaFace Records,
Legacy Recordings, Masterworks, Polo Grounds, RCA Records, RCA
Nashville, RCA Red Seal, RCA Victor, Reunion Records, Slightly
Dangerous, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International,
Verity Records, and Volcano Entertainment. Sony Music Entertainment is
a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. For more
information, visit www.sonymusic.com.
SendMe, Inc. turns any mobile phone into a portable playground. As the
premier mobile media company, SendMe’s family of destination sites
lets you take the fun from the Web to your mobile phone with the
broadest and best content, entertainment and community out there.
SendMe’s three properties – SendMeMobile.com, SoLow.com and mbuzzy.com
- deliver content from today’s pop culture sensations, niche
independent creations, stuff from our own community, and one-of-a-kind
mobile games that will keep you coming back for more. Included in our
premium content at SendMeMobile.com are wallpapers, one-of-a-kind
mobile games, and the hottest, latest mobile ringtones. Whether you’re
searching for a TV show ringtone or a comedy ringtone, SendMe brings
it all to you – how you want it, when you want it. So when you’re
looking for new ways to show your personal style, eager for some
mobile gaming excitement, or trying to stay connected to the people
and things you love the most, turn to SendMe. Founded in 2006 by three
veteran online and mobile entrepreneurs, SendMe is funded by Amicus
Capital, GrandBanks Capital, Spark Capital, Triangle Peak Partners,
and True Ventures. For more information, visit www.SendMeMobile.com.