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Plan B Reveals “ILL MANORS”; Brit Award-Winning Artist Sets US Release

on July 30, 2012 - 12:00am

Album Debuts At #1 In The UK This Week And Also Serves As Soundtrack To Self-Penned Directorial Film Debut

“ILL MANORS” Arrives On August 21st

Atlantic Records has announced the US release of “ILL MANORS,” the new album from Plan B.  The album arrives in stores and at all US DSPs on August 21st.

“ILL MANORS” is proving a phenomenon in Plan B’s native United Kingdom, entering the album charts at #1.  The collection follows the Brit Award-winning artist’s milestone second album “THE DEFAMATION OF STRICKLAND BANKS,” which decisively established Plan B as one of Britain’s most exciting and talented


Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Expands Suite of Label & Artist Services

on July 27, 2012 - 12:00am

ADA joins forces with Independent Label Group (ILG) to provide one comprehensive solution to indie community

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) announced today the expansion of its services to the independent music community by officially joining forces with Independent Label Group (ILG). ILG’s resources and expertise in radio promotion, publicity and marketing will be added to ADA’s current offering which covers digital & physical sales and account management, synch licensing, analytics, production, college marketing, product development and custom products.


Mike Caren Named President, Worldwide A&R, Warner Music Group

on July 23, 2012 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced the promotion of Mike Caren to President, Worldwide A&R. Working across Warner Music’s legendary labels, such as Atlantic, Elektra and Warner Bros. Records, as well as its international affiliates, Caren will provide wide-ranging creative leadership and support to the company’s artist development activities. His responsibilities will include discovering new artists, nurturing existing signings and working closely with the company’s A&R executives around the world.


Ed Sheeran Lighting It Up In The U.S.; New Dates And Larger Venues Added To British Star’s First-Ever Headlining North American Tour Thanks To Enormous Popular Demand

on July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
“VH1 You Oughta Know Tour With Ed Sheeran” Gets Underway September 8th In Orlando

Intimate NYC Date Set For July 24th At Irving Plaza Completely Sold Out

“The A Team” Scores At Multi Format Radio Nationwide After “+” Enters Soundscan/Billboard 200 At #5

Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran is proving to be as much a phenomenon here in the U.S. as he is in his native England.  In response to his rapidly increasing popularity, the British troubadour has just added a number of new dates to his upcoming North American headline tour, much of which had already sold out within minutes of going on sale.


"The Warner Sound" Recruits Three Star Hosts

on July 2, 2012 - 12:00am

Renowned Reality Star, Radio Personality, and Hip-Hop Journalist

Join Warner Music Group’s Original YouTube Channel

NEW YORK, July 2, 2012—The Warner Sound (, Warner Music Group Corp.’s original YouTube channel built on a love of music, today officially announced three fresh faces to host its various programs. Reality star Erin Lucas, radio personality Krystal Bee, and hip-hop journalist Shaheem Reid, will all lead interviews, report news and present special features for the channel.