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Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher Of The Year At The 27th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

on June 27, 2014 - 7:39am

First Time Warner/Chappell Wins the Prestigious Title in Thirteen Years
 
Mike WiLL Made It Named Songwriter of the Year
 
Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has been named 2014 Music Publisher of the Year as announced at last night’s 27th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. This is the first year that WCM has won the top honor at three of ASCAP's prestigious ceremonies — the Rhythm & Soul, Pop, and Country Music Awards.

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Ed Sheeran’s “x” Arrives Everywhere Today

on June 23, 2014 - 11:51am

The long-awaited sophomore album from British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, “x,” arrives in stores, DSPs and all streaming partners today via Atlantic Records. The album – which Ed calls a collection of some of the best songs he’s ever written – features the Pharrell Williams-produced ‘song of summer’ “Sing,” the emotionally candid, “Don’t,” which was produced by Rick Rubin & Benny Blanco and “Thinking Out Loud,” which recalls Van Morrison and likewise has the sound of an instant classic. The companion video for “Sing” is streaming now at Sheeran’s official YouTube page (
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Lauren Alaina Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Music

on June 17, 2014 - 11:53am

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with country singer/songwriter Lauren Alaina. Easily capturing America’s hearts with her Southern charm and bright, bold voice, Alaina was runner-up on American Idol Season 10. Following the competition, Alaina was signed to Mercury Nashville / 19 / Interscope Records.
 
Alaina’s first album, Wildflower, debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart and No.

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Warner/Chappell Production Music Creates Custom Music For ESPN’s Coverage Of The 2014 FIFA World Cup

on June 12, 2014 - 11:55am

Warner/Chappell Production Music, Warner Music Group’s production music arm, has created a new theme and package for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be broadcast on ESPN. Warner/Chappell Production Music produced over 150 tracks overall at their state-of-the-art studios in Salt Lake City, UT. Featuring a modified theme from the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Warner/Chappell Production Music created new opens, bumpers, vamps and closers. In addition, world-renowned percussionist, Alex Acuna, provided all the ethnic percussion tracks at the legendary Ocean Way Studios in Los Angeles, CA.
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Global Hit-Makers Nico & Vinz Sign Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music

on June 12, 2014 - 11:52am

“Am I Wrong” No. 1 Most-Shazamed Song Worldwide
 
Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with Norwegian singing/songwriting duo Nico Sereba and Vincent Dery AKA Nico & Vinz. The artists are enjoying massive success with their hit single, “Am I Wrong,” which is currently the No. 1 most-Shazamed song in the world, and has been certified triple platinum in Norway, platinum in Sweden, gold in Denmark, and is currently No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.
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