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Pete Ganbarg Promoted to President of A&R for Atlantic Records

on January 16, 2018 - 12:04pm

Industry Veteran Assumes Newly Created Post

Pete Ganbarg has been promoted to the newly created position of President of A&R for Atlantic Records, based at the company’s New York headquarters. The announcement was made today by Atlantic Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman and Chairman & COO Julie Greenwald. In his new role, Ganbarg will continue to oversee A&R for Atlantic as well as its subsidiary labels, including Fueled By Ramen and Roadrunner. Ganbarg, who began his music industry career nearly 30 years ago, joined Atlantic in 2008 as Executive Vice President of A&R.

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JENNIFER IVORY NAMED GENERAL MANAGER OF WARNER BROS. RECORDS UK

on January 9, 2018 - 12:11pm

Warner Bros. Records UK today announced that Jennifer Ivory has been named General Manager of the label, reporting to President Phil Christie. Ivory’s promotion is in recognition of her work with the likes of Dua Lipa, Royal Blood, Muse, Liam Gallagher, Biffy Clyro, Foals, Michael Bublé and Green Day. In her role she will continue to steer artist marketing as well as digital and creative content.

In the last 18 months Ivory has directed marketing campaigns that have seen Dua Lipa become the most streamed female artist of 2017 and Royal Blood land their second consecutive number one album.

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France Gall Passes Away

on January 8, 2018 - 5:36am

Warner Music France, and its President Thierry Chassagne, have paid tribute to the memory and work of France Gall, an outstanding artist whose colossal success made her one of the most popular and loved singers in France. They send their warm and affectionate thoughts to her family at this difficult time.

In May 1971, France Gall was the first French singer produced by Warner Music France, which had been created just three months earlier by Bernard de Bosson.

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Danny Ocean’s “Me Rehúso” Breaks Record for Latin Song with Most Weeks on Spotify’s Top 50 Global Chart

on December 11, 2017 - 12:15pm

Surpasses Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” ft. Daddy Yankee

Danny Ocean’s “Me Rehúso” has broken the record to become the Latin song with the most weeks on Spotify’s Top 50 Global chart, surpassing Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” ft. Daddy Yankee. “Me Rehúso” entered the chart on April 1st, and has now logged 36 weeks and counting. Just four months after its global chart debut, the song reached its peak position, No. 18, on the prestigious list – which tracks the popularity of every track released around the world.

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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended September 30, 2017

on December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

•           Total revenue for the full year grew 10.2% or was up 11.5% in constant currency

•           Digital revenue for the full year grew 24.7% or was up 26.0% in constant currency

•           Net income for the full year was $149 million versus $30 million in the prior year

•           OIBDA for the full year was $473 million versus $507 million in the prior year

•           Total revenue for the quarter grew 9.0% or was up 7.6% in constant currency

•           Digital revenue for the quarter grew 19.8% or was up 18.6% in constant currency

•           Net loss for the quarter was $38

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