About Us

Gallo Music Publishers is the Publishing arm of Africa’s Largest Independent Major Label, Gallo Music Group and is home to South Africa’s most legendary songwriters and heritage of musical works. As part of Arena Holdings Pty Ltd in South Africa, we now operate physically in a number of Key African Territories covering East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa.

Our Global Presence in partnership with Warner Chappell Music, Edition Intro, Café Concerto, Mars Music, Ediciones Musicales Clippers, Fermata do Brasil, Hebbes Music, JNB Distribution, KDigital Media Publishing and Kanjian Music allows us to offer the very best African and South African Music anywhere in the world.

Gallo Music Publishers is the home to musical works of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Soul Brothers, Mahlathini and The Mahotella Queens, Caiphus Semenya, Dorothy Masuka, Jeremy Taylor, alongside Local Legends Mango Groove, Chicco, Sipho Hotstix Mabuse, Phuzekhemisi, Mfaz’omyama, Lusanda, Nico Carstens and others, too numerous to mention. With an outstanding track record of innovation in the territory spanning over 90 years, Gallo Music Publishers now also leads the pack in locally produced and commissioned production music libraries in The Gallo Music Library. We also represent some of the Worlds Richest Publishing catalogues from the likes of Shapiro Bernstein, Bert Russell, Black Bull Music/Stevland Morris Music, Gates Music, IMG, Edition Intro, Jack Russell, Sugar Music, Cooking Vinyl and Libraries such as Absolute Music Library, Jingle Punks and Italian Way to name a few.