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Ashley Gorley Extends Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music And Combustion Music

on December 18, 2013 - 12:00am

Billboard’s No. 1 Country Songwriter of 2013 Re-Signs with Award-Winning Publishers
Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, together with joint venture publishing partner Combustion Music, today announced that they have extended their worldwide co-publishing agreement with top-charting country songwriter Ashley Gorley. Named the No. 1 Country Songwriter of 2013 by Billboard, Gorley has penned 13 No. 1 singles, most recently scoring with Luke Bryan’s “That’s My Kind Of Night” and Randy Houser’s “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight.”
"Combustion and Warner/Chappell are like


Warner Music Strengthens Marketing Teams For Warner Bros. Records And Warner Music International

on December 18, 2013 - 12:00am

Dion Singer Named EVP, Creative Marketing, Warner Bros. Records

Beth Appleton Named SVP, Marketing, Warner Music International

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced two appointments designed to expand the creative and marketing functions for both Warner Bros. Records and Warner Music International.  Dion Singer has been named EVP, Creative Marketing, Warner Bros. Records, based in Los Angeles. Beth Appleton, formerly Marketing Director, Warner Music Australia, has been named SVP, Marketing, Warner Music International, based in London.

Having worked for Warner Music for 18 years across a


Bruno Mars Named Billboard’s “Artist Of The Year”

on December 13, 2013 - 12:00am

2014 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Performer Celebrates By Announcing Second North American Leg Of The Blockbuster “Moonshine Jungle World Tour”

Grammy®-Winning Singer/Songwriter/Producer Once Again Among The Year’s Top Grammy® Nominees, Including “Record Of The Year” And “Song Of The Year” Nods For “Locked Out Of Heaven”


Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars has been named Billboard magazine’s “2013 Artist of the Year” – an extraordinary honor to cap off an already incredible year.


Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended September 30, 2013

on December 12, 2013 - 12:00am
  • Quarterly revenue grew 7% on a constant-currency basis including the Parlophone Label Group acquisition
  • Digital Recorded Music revenue growth more than offset physical revenue decline for the fiscal year
  • Adjusted OIBDA and Adjusted OIBDA margin grew for the fiscal year

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results for the period ended September 30, 2013.
“This was a year of significant accomplishment at Warner Music Group,” said Stephen Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.

Jon Platt Named President, North America, Warner/Chappell Music

on December 10, 2013 - 12:00am

Influential Publishing Executive Takes On Expanded Role
Jon Platt has been promoted to President, North America, Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), it was announced today by WCM Chairman and CEO Cameron Strang. Reporting to Strang, Platt will take on a newly expanded leadership role, overseeing teams across WCM’s offices in New York, Nashville, Miami, Toronto and the company’s headquarters in Los Angeles. Platt most recently served as Warner/Chappell’s President, Creative – North America.
"Jon is a once-in-a-generation executive, and a terrific leader, with a deep understanding of the artistic