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Steve “Stevo” Robertson Named General Manager/SVP of A&R, Pop/Rock for Atlantic Records Nashville as New York-Based Label Continues to Bolster Its Music City Presence

on July 12, 2018 - 1:15pm

Steve “Stevo” Robertson has been promoted to the newly created position of General Manager/Senior Vice President of A&R, Pop/Rock, Atlantic Records Nashville. Robertson, who relocated from Florida to Nashville three years ago, joined Atlantic in 1997 and has been SVP of A&R since 2010. His new appointment recognizes the continued expansion of Atlantic’s pop/rock A&R team in Nashville, and the label’s deep-seated commitment to the city’s diverse music community. Robertson’s current A&R roster includes Paramore, Shinedown, A Day to Remember, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Josie Dunn, and others.


Warner Music Group and Internet Media Services Partner to Accelerate Digital Advertising Opportunities in Emerging Markets

on July 3, 2018 - 9:51am

IMS Will Manage Advertising Inventory Across All WMG’s YouTube Channels in Russia, Poland, Spain, Portugal, and Most of Latin America

Internet Media Services (IMS), the leading digital marketing and communications company, and Warner Music Group (WMG) have entered a strategic partnership to create and promote new advertising opportunities in emerging markets across the globe. IMS will manage the advertising inventory for WMG’s YouTube channels in Russia, Poland, Spain, Portugal, and all of Latin America, with the exception of Brazil.


Scott Cherkin Joins WEA as SVP, Global Consumer Acquisition & Retention

on June 29, 2018 - 1:50pm

Newly-Created Role to Focus on Direct-to-Consumer Strategy

WEA, the global artist and label services arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), has hired Scott Cherkin to join the company in the newly-created role of Senior Vice President, Global Consumer Acquisition and Retention. He will be based in New York and report to WEA President, Tony Harlow.

As WEA intensifies its focus on broadening its reach and fan offerings, Cherkin will be tasked with pioneering an effective global direct-to-consumer strategy.


Warner/Chappell Music Crowned Publisher of the Year at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

on June 22, 2018 - 12:16pm

Win Underscores Company’s Genre-Spanning Authority

Gucci Mane Named Rhythm & Soul Songwriter of the Year

WCM Songwriters Earn 25 Most Performed Song of the Year Awards

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named 2018 Music Publisher of the Year at last night’s annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. This prestigious honor follows WCM’s recent win as Publisher of the Year at the ASCAP Latin Music Awards, reinforcing the company’s command of the industry’s fastest-growing genres.


Elektra Music Group To Be Launched Oct. 1st

on June 18, 2018 - 9:56am

Stand-Alone Label Group Will Include Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, Roadrunner, Low Country Sound & Black Cement Labels

Mike Easterlin & Gregg Nadel Named Co-Presidents

Label Group to Launch with Fully Staffed Team

A stand-alone, fully staffed label group to be known as Elektra Music Group will be launched on October 1st. Elektra Music Group will include Elektra, Fueled By Ramen (FBR), Roadrunner, Low Country Sound, and Black Cement Records – which will each be nurtured as a unique, independent label brand.