Beverly Hills, CA – Genius Brands International, Inc. (OTCQB:GNUS), a global brand management company dedicated to providing entertaining and enriching ‘content with a purpose’ for toddlers to tweens, announced today that it has appointed INgrooves Music Group, one of the largest digital distribution & marketing companies in the world, as its global audio digital distribution partner. The announcement was made by Genius Brands International (GBI) CEO Andy Heyward.
“INgrooves is one of the largest and most efficient distributors of digital audio content in the world. We are confident to see dramatic increases in our already growing digital revenue numbers, as a result of this new deal, comments Heyward. “Digital audio platforms such as iTunes and others, have historically generated six figure revenues from the Baby Genius catalogue, and we expect to see that dramatically increase as we transition now to INgrooves with its aggressive and efficient systems.”
“Andy and his team at Genius Brands are developing an excellent catalog of children’s material that fans are going to love,” said INgrooves General Manager, Amy Dietz. “I know I speak for the entire INgrooves team when I say we are proud of this partnership and we look forward to working on each project and delivering this enriching content to children and their parents all around the world.”
In addition to managing worldwide distribution for the GBI catalog, INgrooves will be providing various global sales and marketing and strategic services, including digital music service promotion, project management, release strategy guidance, and more.
Working in collaboration with INgrooves, GBI is positioning the company as a key player in the global children’s entertainment media market. In addition to its Baby Genius® product line, GBI will also work with INgrooves on the worldwide audio distribution of its children’s brand portfolio, which includes entertainment content from the Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 (SLAM7) franchise, created by the legendary Stan Lee and featuring an all-star voice cast; the animated television series Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club, which airs in the U.S. on the Hub Network; and the innovative series Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, which demonstrates how much fun science can be.