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Beyoncé Set to Perform at City of Hope Gala

on September 17, 2018 - 1:03pm

 

IT IS HER FIRST SOLO PERFORMANCE AFTER

THIS SUMMER’S HUGELY SUCCESSFUL OTRII STADIUM TOUR

IN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

 

GLOBAL ICON JOINS JAY-Z AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS TO HONOR

WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC CHAIRMAN AND CEO JON PLATT

ON OCTOBER 11 IN LOS ANGELES

 

It was announced today that global icon Beyoncé will perform at the City of Hope gala on October 11 in Los Angeles. This will mark her first solo performance following the successful run of the biggest tour of the summer, with JAY-Z.

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Warner Music Group Enters Into Agreement to Acquire EMP Merchandising, A Leading European Music & Entertainment E-Tailer

on September 17, 2018 - 11:44am

EMP To Remain A Stand-Alone Direct-to-Fan Unit Run By Current Leadership Team

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EMP Merchandising Handelsgesellschaft mbH (EMP), one of Europe’s leading specialty music and entertainment merchandise e-tailers. EMP is currently owned by Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm based in New York. Once the deal is complete, EMP will become a stand-alone, direct-to-fan business unit within WEA, WMG’s global artist and label services division headed by President Tony Harlow.

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Statement from Tom Corson and Warner Bros. Records Regarding Mac Miller

on September 7, 2018 - 7:40pm

 

“All of us at Warner Bros. Records are deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news of Mac Miller’s untimely passing. Mac was a hugely gifted and inspiring artist, with a pioneering spirit and a sense of humor that touched everyone he met. Mac’s death is a devastating loss and cuts short a life and a talent of huge potential, where the possibilities felt limitless. We join all of his fans across the globe in extending our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.” – Tom Corson, Co-Chairman & COO, Warner Bros. Records

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Atlantic Podcasts Launches INSIDE THE ALBUM

on September 5, 2018 - 5:39pm

 

** LISTEN TO THE FIRST EPISODE FEATURING DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL HERE**

 

EXCLUSIVE NEW DOCUMENTARY PODCAST SERIES GIVES UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS TO THE CREATIVE PROCESS BEHIND THE MAKING OF POPULAR ALBUMS WITH INSIGHT FROM ARTISTS, PRODUCERS, WRITERS, A&R, AND MORE

 

FIRST SEASON FOCUSES ON DIVERSE RANGE OF WORKS FROM ARTISTS INCLUDING

DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, VANCE JOY, BRENT COBB, WALLOWS,

NOTHING,NOWHERE., GRANDSON, THE CREATORS OF BROADWAY’S MEAN GIRLS,

AND MULTIPLE GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNER JASON MRAZ

 

NEW SERIES FOLLOWS ATLANTIC PODCASTS’ PREMIER HIT WHAT’D I SAY

 

Atlantic Podcasts has

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Elektra Music Group Grows A&R Team

on September 5, 2018 - 10:52am

 

WILL McDONALD JOINS AS VP, A&R AND MARKETING, IN NASHVILLE

 

SHAWN COHEN APPOINTED SENIOR DIRECTOR, A&R, IN LOS ANGELES

 

Stand-Alone Company Set for Oct. 1 Launch

 

Elektra Music Group, the newly formed stand-alone music company set to launch on October 1st, has announced two appointments to its A&R team. Will McDonald has joined the label as Vice President, A&R and Marketing, based in Nashville. Shawn Cohen has been named Senior Director, A&R, based in Los Angeles. McDonald and Cohen report to New York-based Elektra Music Group Co-Presidents Mike Easterlin and Gregg Nadel.

 

“As we said

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