The Estate of Michael Jackson and the music publishing company BMI have struck a new deal allowing BMI to continue to publish Michael’s back catalog of music.
Executors of the Estate John Branca and John McClain released in a statement; “Michael first signed with BMI in the nascent stage of his solo career and BMI has never wavered in its commitment to his extraordinary talent. This is a significant agreement, commensurate with the robust growth of interest in his music and his enduring contribution to the culture.”
BMI’s President and CEO said in a statement; “The influence of Michael Jackson’s revolutionary music is undeniable. We are extremely pleased that his estate continues to entrust BMI to represent his extraordinary catalog.”
Michael has had his music with BMI since 1979. The length of the new deal was not announced.
Source: Variety & MJWN