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Alex Kamins Promoted to Vice President, Global Digital Business Development - Innovation & Emerging Technology, Warner Music Group

on May 2, 2018 - 10:50am

Appointment Solidifies Strategic Presence on the West Coast

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced the promotion of Alex Kamins to Vice President, Global Digital Business Development – Innovation & Emerging Technology, effective immediately. Kamins will relocate from WMG’s New York headquarters to its Los Angeles office to lead West Coast-based partnerships and drive new digital media and business diversification opportunities.

Kamins will continue to bolster WMG’s strategic business efforts through partnerships, licensing deals, and investments focused on established and emerging digital

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Jeff Sosnow Promoted to Executive Vice President, A&R for Warner Bros. Records & Reprise Records

on May 1, 2018 - 6:06pm

Warner Bros. Records has announced the promotion of Jeff Sosnow to Executive Vice President, A&R. In his expanded post, he will oversee the signing and developing of outstanding artists for both the Warner Bros. and Reprise labels.  Sosnow, who has served as Senior Vice President, A&R for Warner Bros. Records since 2012, has achieved an impressive track record at the label, working with artists such as Tegan and Sara, Deftones, Mastodon, Mac Miller, AJR, Death from Above, The Head And The Heart, Twin Shadow, Houndmouth and Rufus Du Sol.

“The bedrock of every great label is the strength of its

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Carianne Marshall Named COO, Warner/Chappell Music

on April 11, 2018 - 12:08pm

Carianne Marshall will join Warner/Chappell Music as COO, it was announced today by Warner/Chappell Chairman & CEO Jon Platt. Marshall was most recently Partner, Head of Creative Services, and Head of Creative Licensing at SONGS, the prominent independent music publisher, where she worked closely with songwriters such as Lorde, The Weeknd, Diplo, and DJ Mustard, among many others. Beginning in June, Marshall will report to Platt and will be based at the company's Los Angeles headquarters.

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Jon Platt, Warner/Chappell Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to be Honored with City of Hope’s 2018 Spirit of Life Award

on April 9, 2018 - 3:48pm

City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, announced today that its Music, Film and Entertainment Industry group will present the 2018 Spirit of Life® Award to Jon Platt, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Warner/Chappell Music. The Spirit of Life® Award is City of Hope’s highest honor, and each year recognizes a philanthropic leader whose work has fundamentally impacted music, film or entertainment.

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Two Acclaimed Albums from WMG's Erato Label Featuring Today's Finest Francophone Musicians Chosen by BBC Music Magazine

on April 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Pictured (L to R): Victor Orive-Martin, Alain Lanceron, Bertrand Chamayou, Melissa Lesnie, Robert Sobel (on Behalf of conductor John Nelson), Patrick Lemanski

The BBC Music Magazine Awards took place today in a ceremony at Kings Place in London.

In the Opera category, the winner is Berlioz's Les Troyens: the milestone 4CD opera recording on Warner Classics with an all-star cast headed by Joyce DiDonato, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Michael Spyres and Marianne Crebassa, with the Orchestre Philharmonic de Strasbourg and maestro John Nelson.

The Chamber Music Album of the Year award went to the

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