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Musical Ringtones Coming to Skype
Posted on 26-Apr-2006 10:48. | Tags Filed under: News.



Skype has signed license agreements for worldwide distribution rights to potentially hundreds of thousands of musical works as ringtones for Skype. The agreements are with three major music publishing companies - EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, and Warner/Chappell Music - and the UK's collecting society for author/publisher rights, the MCPS-PRS Alliance.

The new licenses will allow Skype to distribute master tones from the roster of current partner Warner Music Group. Recording artists from Warner Music Group can now be downloaded as ringtones to Skype users in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Poland and within weeks in other countries.

Skype says more than 94.6 million registered users worldwide will be able to download and use these recordings as ringtones.

The publishing licenses and addition of licensed music content also coincide with other changes to the Personalise Skype store, including a more simplified user interface and a more visual presentation. Personalise Skype hosts all of Skype's digital content, including the new Featured Artist section - a section of the store exclusively dedicated to ringtones from one artist, rotated on a monthly basis.

Madonna, now featured on the site, is the first artist to headline the Featured Artist section of Personalise Skype. Personalise Skype now features ringtones such as "Push" and "Sorry" the new single from Madonna's latest multi-platinum album, Confessions on a Dance Floor, as well as past Madonna hits "Like A Virgin," "Vogue" and more. Planned future featured artists include Depeche Mode, Green Day and Red Hot Chili Peppers.



More information: http://personal.skype.com...

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