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Ben Cook Appoints Magnus Ribbeklint As General Manager, Atlantic Records UK

on October 24, 2017 - 12:18pm

Magnus Ribbeklint is named General Manager of Atlantic Records UK reporting to President, Ben Cook.

Ribbeklint joins Atlantic UK having worked as General Manager of Warner Music Sweden, as well as Vice President, Marketing, Warner Music Nordics. A widely-respected leader in his field, Ribbeklint has been instrumental in guiding the company through the evolving digital landscape, with an innate understanding of the streaming era.

Ben Cook said “Magnus is a brilliant creative and digital strategist.

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Crispin Hunt Signs Deal with Warner/Chappell

on October 5, 2017 - 5:45am

Multi-platinum selling songwriter Crispin Hunt has signed a worldwide deal with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group.

Hunt initially found fame as vocalist for Longpigs, the Sheffield-based alternative rock band. He was also the principal songwriter behind their critically acclaimed debut album The Sun Is Often Out. Since 2000 Hunt has pursued a songwriting and production career , writing for a huge variety of artists including Ellie Goulding, Florence and the Machine, JP Cooper and Jake Bugg.

He is also well known for serving as Chair of the British

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Rationale Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal with Warner/Chappell Music

on September 29, 2017 - 12:17pm

London-based singer/songwriter and producer Rationale has signed a worldwide deal with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. Rationale, who has a recording deal with Warner Bros. Records UK, is set to release his self-titled debut album on 6th October 2017.

Rationale said: “I know a lot of writers and artists signed to Warner/Chappell. If you ask any one of them, they'll tell you that their team is nothing short of brilliant. They work incredibly hard and there's a real family atmosphere that I love.

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Ian Monsod Appointed Managing Director, Warner Music Philippines

on September 29, 2017 - 10:53am

Warner Music Group today announced thatIan Monsod has been appointed Managing Director of Warner Music Philippines. He will take up the role on October 2 and report to Calvin Wong, Warner Music’s President, South East Asia, Hong Kong and Korea.

Warner Music Philippines is home to artists including Ben & Ben, Jireh Lim, Kithara, LeAnn & Naara, Mark Carpio, Midnight Meetings, Moonstar 88, Quest, and Sud.

Ian Monsod said: “I’m thrilled to join the Warner Music Philippines family as Managing Director.

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Breakthrough Artist Dua Lipa Lands First Number One Single in UK & Ireland with ‘New Rules’

on August 18, 2017 - 1:19pm

Today the multi award-winning breakthrough artist Dua Lipa, signed to Warner Bros. Records UK, celebrated her first number one single with ‘New Rules’ in the UK as well as in Ireland. Dua is the first solo female to reach the number one spot in the UK since Adele, back in October 2015. Her self-titled album is also the biggest debut record released by a British female artist this year.

The ‘New Rules’ video, released on 7th July and directed by Henry Scholfield, got the attention of her legions of fans and hundreds have now created their own versions of the video.

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