5W Public Relations Expands Corporate Practice Adding TuneCore To Client Roster

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest independent public relations firms in the U.S., today announced the addition of TuneCore to its diverse roster of corporate clients.

TuneCore is the largest digital music distributor and has one of the highest revenue-generating music catalogs in the world. TuneCore Artists have sold over 214 million units and 1.2 billion streams, generating over $320 million dollars in gross music sales. TuneCore distributes artists' music to iTunes, Amazon MP3, Spotify, Rdio, Google Play, eMusic, Deezer, Simfy and many other major download and streaming sites for a low-cost subscription service fee while the artist keeps all their rights and 100% of the revenue from the sale of their music. TuneCore launched their Music Publishing Administration business in 2011 creating yet another opportunity for artists to collect their unclaimed royalties from around the world.

"5WPR looks forward to working with TuneCore helping them grow their business and spread the word of the great services they offer," said Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5W Public Relations. "We are confident that with focused branding and their sophisticated platform, there's no doubt that TuneCore will continue to grow as a frontrunner in its industry."

Since its launch in 2006, more than 230,000 artists have distributed their music through TuneCore including TuneCore artists: Nine Inch Nails, Drake, Civil Wars, Sonic Youth, Beck, Lil' Wayne, Jay-Z, Aretha Franklin, Keith Richards, Blood On The Dance Floor, Public Enemy, Willie Nelson, They Might Be Giants, MGM Studios, Bjork, Moby, Girl Talk, and hundreds of thousands more indie bands and performers.


5W Public Relations (www.5wpr.com) is a full-service PR agency known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, issues and ideas. With more than 90 professionals serving clients in B2C (Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit), B2B (Corporate Communications and Reputation Management), Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and digital strategy, 5W brings leading businesses a resourceful, bold and results-driven approach to communications.

Contact: Ronn Torossian, ronn@5wpr.com, 212-999-5585

SOURCE 5W Public Relations

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