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Warner/Chappell Names Monica Lee President, Asia-Pacific

on November 14, 2016 - 10:00am

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Monica Lee to President, Asia-Pacific. In this new position, Lee will oversee the publisher’s operations across the region. She will continue to be based in Hong Kong and report to Jon Platt, Chairman & CEO, WCM.

Lee previously served as Senior Vice President, WCM, Asia-Pacific, a role in which she expanded Warner/Chappell activities in developing markets, such as China and South Korea, and fostered greater collaboration between local and international songwriters.

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MNEK Honoured With ASCAP Vanguard Award

on November 11, 2016 - 2:24pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) UK songwriter MNEK was honoured with the ASCAP Vanguard Award at the 2016 ASCAP Awards in London last night.

The Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and recording artist has co-written for artists including Beyoncé and Madonna, as well as achieved huge success performing his own songs, and signed to WCM UK in 2015. The Vanguard Award recognises the impact of outstanding members of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) who will help shape the future of music.

MNEK said: "I am so grateful to have won this award.

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Warner/Chappell Music Wins Big Again at Country Music Week, Named ASCAP's Publisher of the Year for Fourth Year Running

on November 3, 2016 - 11:24am

Publisher Wins Record 38 Performance Rights Organization Awards

Ashley Gorley Named ASCAP SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR for Fourth Time, and Third Year in a Row

Chris Stapleton Receives ASCAP VANGUARD AWARD and CMAs for MALE VOCALIST and VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Brothers Osborne Win ASCAP SONG OF THE YEAR for “Stay a Little Longer” and CMA for VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Sean Douglas Wins BMI SONG OF THE YEAR for Thomas Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man”

Little Big Town Named CMA VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR for Fifth Year Running

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) and its songwriters swept Country Music Week in Nashville, with the

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Warner Music Group Opens New Financial Shared Services Center in Nashville

on October 28, 2016 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced the creation of a new center of excellence for Shared Services in Nashville, Tennessee.

To establish the new center, WMG will move some of its US departments, including the US Accounting Operations, Cash Management and Recorded Music Rights Administration. By combining these financial, legal, and administrative functions under one roof, the company will be well positioned to develop expertise, processes, and best practices in Shared Services for its US recorded music and music publishing divisions.

Located at Nashville City Center and due to open in

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NPG Records & Warner Bros. Records Announce Two New Prince Releases, Both with Previously Unreleased Music from The Vault

on October 21, 2016 - 12:00am

Greatest Hits Collection PRINCE 4Ever Arrives On November 22

Remastered, Deluxe Version of Purple Rain Due In Early 2017

 

Today, NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announced two new Prince releases that will celebrate the iconic artist’s music and introduce fans to previously unreleased material from his legendary vault. This will mark the first Prince recordings released since his passing on April 21st of this year.

Released on November 22nd in the U.S.

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