Stingray® Qello Signs Licensing Agreement with The Orchard

  • Agreement covers an initial 108 concerts by today’s biggest headliners

 

Montreal, December 5, 2018 – Stingray today announced that Stingray Qello, a service that transforms any screen into a live concert experience, has signed a licensing agreement with The Orchard, a pioneering music, film and video distribution company operating in more than 40 global markets. Under this agreement, Stingray Qello will be granted the license to 108 sought-after concerts by artists represented by The Orchard such as Adele, Amy Winehouse, David Bowie, Jason Aldean, Dr. Dre, and Eminem. Additional shows will be added over the term of the agreement.

Stingray develops relationships with music labels and distribution companies to not only license content but also actively promote artists, their album releases, and tours to audiences in 156 countries.

Stingray Qello, which has been described by Forbes as “the Netflix of Concert Films and Documentaries”, already delivers a catalog of full-length performances by Queen, Pink Floyd, Lady Gaga, Metallica, Nirvana, The Doors, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Santana, Bon Jovi, Imagine Dragons, Dave Matthews Band, Norah Jones, David Bowie, The Police, Eric Clapton, and so many more.

“We are excited to expand our live show catalog with industry leader The Orchard,” said Mathieu Péloquin, Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications of Stingray. “This partnership is an important step demonstrating to the music industry that Stingray Qello is essential to promote artists and engage with audiences. This agreement also helps ensure that Stingray Qello will continue being the choice destination to watch full-length concerts by the biggest headliners of today and yesterday.”

Stingray Qello Highlights

  • The world’s largest catalog of concert films, award-winning music documentaries, and live streaming music events from the 1920s to today.
  • Available on Amazon Channels, Apple TV, Roku, Google TV, Samsung Smart TV, on mobile devices, on the web at QelloConcerts.com, and more.
  • Library spans all musical genres from classic rock, rock, progressive rock, blues, pop, country, metal, folk, jazz, EDM, indie, Christian & gospel, singer-songwriter, and more.
  • Vast collection of award-winning documentaries presenting the stories behind the music of The Beatles, Tom Petty, The Band, Tupac, and more+

About Stingray

Montreal-based Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 101 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries For more information: www.stingray.com.

About The Orchard

The Orchard is a leading independent film, TV and music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. Founded as a music distributor in 1997, The Orchard is a global innovator in the film and television distribution space, known for cutting-edge technology that provides filmmakers with up-to-the minute trending data and analytics on their projects. Recent film releases include All About Nina, We The Animals, American Animals, Flower, William Friedkin’s The Devil and Father Amorth, BPM (Beats Per Minute) and Thelma. Upcoming releases include Under the Eiffel Tower, Birds of Passage and El Angel. The company’s film division has enjoyed recent successes as the Academy Award®-nominated documentaries Cartel Land and Life, Animated; and Taika Waititi’s The Hunt for the Wilderpeople. For more information on The Orchard, please visit www.theorchard.com.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Mathieu Péloquin

Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications

Stingray

1 514-664-1244, ext. 2362

mpeloquin@stingray.com