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Warner Music Group Unveils New Leadership at Warner Bros. Records

on October 3, 2017 - 12:56pm

Aaron Bay-Schuck Named Co-Chairman & CEO; Tom Corson Named Co-Chairman & COO

Chairman & CEO Cameron Strang to Step Down at the End of 2017

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced a leadership transition at the iconic Warner Bros. Records (WBR). Aaron Bay-Schuck will be named Co-Chairman & CEO and Tom Corson will be named Co-Chairman & Chief Operating Officer. Both will report to Max Lousada who, yesterday, began his new role as WMG’s CEO, Recorded Music. The duo will work as a partnership, with Corson running the label’s operations and Bay-Schuck leading WBR’s creative direction.

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Warner Music UK Strengthens Senior Management Team

on September 20, 2017 - 10:19am

Peter Breeden Appointed COO & CFO

Mel Fox Appointed Chief Transformation Officer

Warner Music UK (WMUK) is strengthening its management team by announcing new roles for two senior executives: Peter Breeden becomes Chief Operating Officer, in addition to his existing duties as Chief Financial Officer, while Mel Fox has been promoted to Chief Transformation Officer. As members of WMUK’s senior management team, Breeden and Fox will report to WMUK Chairman & CEO Max Lousada, who becomes CEO, Recorded Music, WMG, on October 1.

Breeden will step into a broader operational role, helping to inform

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Songwriter Rhett Akins Marks An Unbroken Seven-Year Run On The Country Top 40

on September 14, 2017 - 10:46am

Latest hit "Small Town Boy" is his 28th No. 1 since 2010

 Warner/Chappell Nashville songwriter Rhett Akins has had at least one song in the Country Airplay chart every week for the past seven years, which includes 28 No. 1 songs during that time. The award-winning singer-songwriter’s currently charting hits include this week’s No. 1, Dustin Lynch’s “Small Town Boy” & Easton Corbin’s “A Girl Like You.”  Rhett’s song “Kinda Don’t Care” by Justin Moore impacts Country Radio next week.

Akins is the recipient of 29 BMI Awards, as well as six Triple Play Awards, which recognize three No.

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The Harmony Program Marks 10th Anniversary

on September 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group Expands Partnership With

Innovative New York City Music Education Organization

 

The Harmony Program, an innovative non-profit organization providing music education in under-served communities across New York City, has announced a yearlong celebration of its 10th anniversary.

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Warner Music Group Acquires Spinnin’ Records

on September 7, 2017 - 12:06pm

Pioneering recorded music, publishing & artist management company to be run by Co-Founder Roger de Graaf

 

Warner Music Group (WMG) has acquired Spinnin’ Records, one of the world’s leading independent electronic music companies. Headquartered in the Netherlands and founded in 1999, Spinnin’ Records is also home to successful music publishing and artist management divisions.

Recording artists currently signed to Spinnin’ Records include Alok, Bassjackers, Bob Sinclar, Chocolate Puma, EDX, Fedde Le GrandKris Kross AmsterdamKSHMR, Lucas & Steve, Mike Williams, Oliver Heldens, Quintino, Sam

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