Planet Events is Spain’s leading concert promoter and booking agency for national and international Latin performers. Established in 1999, it ranks among the world's top 50 promoters. It is owned jointly by Gran Vía Musical and Rosa Lagarrigue Management (Grupo RLM), the leading music management and booking agency.
With the acquisition of a 70% stake in Grupo RLM by Gran Via Musical in February, 2008, ties between the three companies have become closer. The operation also included Merchandising On Stage (MOS), an RLM company dedicated to the development of artists’ rights and brands in the world of leisure and entertainment.
The move also highlighted parent company PRISA’s commitment to the music industry, both in the media as well as in the field of concert and artist management, throughout Spain and Latin America.
RLM is Spain’s leading music artist and tour management company, with a long and successful track record of more than 30 years and a significant presence in the Americas. It has unrivaled contacts and well-established relationships as well as extensive knowledge of markets. RLM has an experienced professional team and exclusively represents worldwide top Spanish stars with an international following such as Abraham Mateo, Alberto Iglesias, Alejandro Sanz, Ana Torroja, David DeMaría, Francisca Valenzuela, Malú, Paloma San Basilio, Porta Raphael and Rozalen.
Merchandising On Stage (MOS) is Spain’s leading company in the area of project management for merchandising in the entertainment and music sectors.
On Stage manages, project by project, all rights-related issues regarding performer, band and event name and image. It enjoys the support of Prisa Radio brands such as 40 Principales radio, as well as access to performers represented by RLM and Planet Events. It also produces music events, placing the company in an unrivaled strategic position.
Nova is a Gran Vía Musical publishing company, set up in the early 1970s and aimed at securing performing rights to the most popular bands, singers and songwriters in Spain. In 2001, Gran Vía Musical acquired the music publishing company Lirics & Music, S.L, alongside record label Horus.
YES fm is a digital music streaming service for all listeners and individually tailored to suit users’ tastes. Top features include Click & Go, the customization of playlists and content, and recommendations from experts.
The online music platform is designed to enhance the user experience and enables them decide how, when and where they want to listen to the music of their choice, both on mobile devices or via the website.
YES fm is a service that seeks to recommend, reveal and expose users to the hottest trends in the music world. When users register, they can create their own profile as well as follow others, andthe service subsequently tracks and learns from their music listening habits by recommending other playlists, songs and artists. Social features allow users to share their content both within and outside YES fm, to follow a "star " or learn more about an artist they have selected as a favorite.
YES fm’s main feature is playlists, called 'stations'. Users can filter by genre and theme or find music via the search engine. To further facilitate the user experience, YES fm also offers two basic tools: "Click & Go", which is a search function based on chosen style, decade and activity (running, traveling, dancing... ) and 'quick stations', which automatically generates a new station based on the choice of one, two or three artists. With this choice, the system returns a station featuring the chosen artists as well as other related artists. 'The Spy' is another feature offered by the service, and sees a daring reporter discover what music celebrities are currently listening to and then offers their stations to users: artists, sports personalities, writers, journalists... will all be revealing lists of songs they like to listen to.
PRISA Radio, with a long and successful track record, knowledge and leadership in music radio, is behind the launch of this new online music platform for the Spanish market, available on both mobile devices and the internet.