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Statement on the Passing of Legendary Songwriter Rod Temperton

on October 5, 2016 - 8:10am

Today the passing of Rod Temperton was announced by Jon Platt, Chairman & CEO of Warner/Chappell, the legendary songwriter's music publisher:

"Rod Temperton, British Composer and Musician, died last week at the age of 66 in London following a brief aggressive battle with cancer.  His funeral was private. He was often referred to as The Invisible Man. He was the sole writer of multiple successful songs such as 'Thriller,' 'Off The Wall,' 'Rock With You,' 'Give Me The Night,' 'Sweet Freedom,' 'Always & Forever' and 'Boogie Nights' to name just a few.

"His family is devastated and request total

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Warner/Chappell Hosts Exclusive Party for Yello

on September 28, 2016 - 7:20pm

Pictured from L-R: Natascha Augustin (WC), Lars Karlsson (WC), Boris Blank (Yello), Markus Hedke (WC), and Dieter Meier (Yello)
Photo Credit: Katja Ruge

Last night, Warner/Chappell Music - the publishing arm of Warner Music Group - hosted an event at Berlin’s exclusive Soho House to celebrate the launch of Toy, the latest album from veteran trailblazing electronic band Yello, aka songwriting duo Boris Blank and Dieter Meier.

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Rhett Akins Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Nashville

on September 27, 2016 - 1:40pm
Rhett Akins, Warner/Chappell Music and BMI Celebrate Rhett's 24 No. 1 Hits
Top Row (Left to Right): Alison Junker (WC), Will Overton (WC), Matt Michiels (WC), Ben Vaughn (WC), Jon Platt (WC), Rhett Akins, Jess Rosen (Greenberg Traurig LLP), Leslie Roberts (BMI), Steve Butler (WC), Travis Carter (WC), Phil May (WC), Phil Graham (BMI). 
Bottom Row (Left to Right): Lisa Boullt, Alicia Pruitt (WC), Jessi Vaughn (WC)

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with award-winning songwriter Rhett

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Dyo Signs Publishing Deal with Warner/Chappell

on September 26, 2016 - 12:00am

Warner/Chappell Music—the publishing arm of Warner Music Group—today announced that it has signed a publishing deal with Pop/R&B songwriter and performer Dyo, formerly known as Ms D. 

Dyo originally came to the attention of the music world by co-writing and appearing as a featured artist on Wiley’s hits “Heatwave", "Can You Hear Me?

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Songwriter JT Harding Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Music and THiS Music

on September 19, 2016 - 12:59pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, along with Nashville-based music publishing company THiS Music, today announced that it has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with Nashville songwriter J.T. Harding. Harding’s latest hit is Dierks Bentley and Elle King’s “Different for Girls,” which has been one of the top country songs of the summer and is currently No. 1 on Billboard Country charts in the United States and Canada.

“Adding JT Harding to our THiS Music team is a dream come true,” said Rusty Gaston, General Manager/Partner, THiS Music.