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Warner/Chappell Songwriters Win Top Accolades at Swedish MPA Awards

on November 10, 2015 - 12:52pm

This past weekend, Swedish music publishing organization Musikförläggarna announced the winners of its annual songwriting honors, the MPA Awards, with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) songwriters taking home top accolades. WCM songwriters Tove LoIlya Salmanzadeh, and Ali Payami received “Most Performed Song of the Year” for “Love Me Like You Do,” performed by Ellie Goulding, while Tove Lo also took home “Breakthrough of the Year” and “International Success of the Year” alongside her co-writing partners Jakob Jerlstrom & Ludvig Soderberg of The StrutsTove Lo was nominated in all six of the MPA

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Warner Music Latin America Enters Strategic Partnership with Renowned Romanian Record Label, Roton Music

on October 30, 2015 - 2:50pm

Roton Music—one of Romania’s top independent record labels—and Warner Music Latin America—a division of Warner Music Group—today announced a strategic partnership, through which Warner Music Latin America will license and promote Roton’s music throughout Latin American territories. The deal expands on Warner Music Group’s 2011 agreement with the label, through which Roton represents Warner’s repertoire in Romania.

Dan Muraru, Managing Director, Roton Music, said, “We’re grateful for Warner Music’s continued trust in and appreciation for Roton’s artists.

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Elektra Records Celebrates 65th Anniversary

on October 10, 2015 - 9:29am

65 years ago today, Elektra Records was born in 19-year-old Jac Holzman’s college dorm room. On that day, the seeds were planted for what would become one of the most influential labels in music history, and a pillar of the Warner Music Group. Over the next 23 years, Jac guided the label from its eclectic early adventures in traditional folk, ethnic music, blues, and sound effects records into a golden age of contemporary folk, rock, and pop. The company’s independent, pioneering culture was born out of Jac’s taste, intelligence, passion, risk-taking, and audio expertise.

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"See You Again" By Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) Scores Third RIAA Platinum Certification

on October 9, 2015 - 12:34pm

Atlantic Records is proud to announce the third RIAA platinum certification of the worldwide #1 hit single, “See You Again,” by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth), marking sales now in excess of 3.5 million. The track – featured on “FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,” Atlantic’s official musical companion to Universal’s blockbuster action-thriller – is of course a global smash, with its deeply touching companion video having just reached 1 billion individual views at Wiz Khalifa’s official YouTube channel – The fastest video on YouTube in 2015 to reach 1 billion views.

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Catalyst Global Media Partners with Warner Music for Slate of Music Themed Bio-Pics and Feature Documentaries

on August 6, 2015 - 11:30am

It was revealed today that Catalyst Global Media, a multifaceted film and television financing and production company with an integrated music division has extended its existing partnership with Warner Music, one of the world's largest record labels, to include identifying and developing a slate of feature biopics and documentaries based on Warner Music’s artists.

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