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    Copyright Management for the Modern Age

    Downtown’s platform has been purpose-built for the challenges of today and the opportunities of tomorrow. Designed for clarity, speed and accuracy, our unparalleled systems expedite payments by up to 12 months and effectively monetizes, protects and enhances the value of your catalog. We recognize the unique properties of different songs and songwriters and customize our global collection mechanisms for each client. This process enables us to uncover revenue derived from 100 countries and over 20,000 unique income sources worldwide.

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    Sturgill Simpson Sails To The Top

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    Sturgill Simpson Sails To The Top

    Downtown congratulates country singer and songwriter Sturgill Simpson on his third studio album, A Sailor's Guide to Earth, which has sailed to # 1 on the Country, Rock, Folk, Tastemaker, and Vinyl album charts, and hit # 3 on the Billboard 200, right under the late Prince’s leading two spots - a remarkable accomplishment for a top album that only has one writer.

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    Downtown Acquires Rock Icon Nikki Sixx’s Mötley Crüe Catalog

    Jul 14, 2016

    Downtown Music Publishing has acquired rock icon Nikki Sixx's complete Mötley Crüe publishing catalog featuring hits such as "Dr.
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    Americana Day

    Jul 4, 2016

    In celebration of Independence Day, Downtown is spotlighting the American-as-apple-pie genre -- Americana.
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    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 27: Elliot Wolff attends The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) 26th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 27, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/FilmMagic)

    Downtown Remembers Elliot Wolff

    Jun 27, 2016

    Today, the Downtown community mourns the
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    Catalog Highlights

    Downtown Decades: 1960s

    The 1960’s was an era defined by music, perspective, and change — ranging across genres of Rock, Latin, Jazz, to R&B. It was a pivotal time, as rock music came of age and began to dominate the pop music charts. The Beatles were significant to defining the zeitgeist of western culture in the ‘60s. Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney “Love Me Do”, was their first hit in the UK, propelling their career.

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