Cloud 9 Music
Cloud 9 Music opened its doors on 1 December 2004, and has since become one of the leading music companies in the world.
Cloud 9 Records represents artists such as Jebroer, Gio, Rochelle Glowinthedark and many more. It also represents labels like ROQ N Rolla Music, Equipe Music, Young Elephants, and Pagara Music Group. Over the last decade, the compilation division has enjoyed the biggest market share – apart from the major players – in the compilation charts, with compilations such as ‘Hardstyle The Ultimate Collection’, ‘De Leukste Kids Hits’, ‘Ibiza Lounge’ and ‘Tomorrowland’.
On the publishing side, Cloud 9 Music is the leading independent Benelux Publisher, representing a wide range of authors and catalogues. Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Fedde Le Grand, Dirtcaps, Daniel Gibson (Within Temptation), Fais, Lost Frequencies, Frontliner and Sevn Alias are just some of the names represented by its publishing department. As a sub-publisher, Cloud 9 Music represents Bucks Music, Ultra Music, Dipiu Music, Roba Music, Scorpio Music, Just Isn’t Music (Ninja Tune), Pen Music and many more.
Cloud 9 Music has interests in three other publishing companies. The company has entered into a joint-venture with publisher Downtown USA, called Downtown Music Benelux. Dowtown owns offices in New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, London, Tokio and Amsterdam. The focus of the company is on the pop-alternative side of music, with writers and bands such as Mr. Probz, HAEVN, San Holo, Ryan Tedder, Jake Reese, Ted Riley, Naughty Boy, Santigold, Eefje de Visser, Benny Blanco, F1rstman and Jebroer.
The second publishing company is boutique-publisher Phrased Differently. Cloud 9 Music has 50% interest in the UK-based publisher. Phrased Differently possesses seven studio’s in London and represents over twenty artists and songs like ‘How Deep Is Your Love’ by Calvin Harris and ‘Stargazing’ by Kygo. The catalogue comprises over 2000 songs, including singles by Calvin Harris, Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, Tinie Tempah, Britney Spears, Olly Murs, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Hardwell, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Little Mix, Avicii and Tiësto.
The third publishing company in which Cloud 9 Music has an interest is its publishing office in Belgium, Tous Ensemble Publishing, with Belgium imprints Mostiko and Regi Penxten. The catalogue includes over 60 Belgium single-chart hits from recent years and represents Lost Frequencies, Regi Penxten, Romeo’s and many more.
In 2016 Cloud 9 Music entered into a partnership with one of the leading Dutch Booking Agencies, AT Bookings. AT Bookings is the home of Ronnie Flex, Mr. Polska, Jebroer, SFB, Van Dik Hout, Van Velzen and Barry Hay.