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Bruno Mars Scores 5th No. 1 Single On Billboard’s “Hot 100”

on April 10, 2013 - 12:00am

“When I Was Your Man” Marks Second Consecutive Single From RIAA Platinum Certified “Unorthodox Jukebox” To Rise To The Top Spot;

Mars Makes History As Top Male Solo Artist With Most No. 1s On The “Mainstream Top 40” Airplay Chart;

Grammy Award-Winning Artist To Open 2013 Billboard Music Awards With Live Performance From Las Vegas On May 19th;

Sold-Out Worldwide Arena Tour Kicks Off In June

“When I Was Your Man” – the latest hit single from Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars’ new album, “UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX” – has ascended to the #1 spot on Billboard’s “Hot 100.” The single’s chart-topping

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Warner Music Group Expands Global A&R Team

on April 3, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced the appointments of Aton Ben-Horin (@Aton) as Director of Worldwide Rhythm & Pop A&R and Latoya Lee (@MissLatoyaLee) as Manager of Worldwide Urban A&R. In these newly created positions, Ben-Horin and Lee will report to Mike Caren (@MikeCaren), President, Worldwide A&R. The two executives will provide additional A&R resource and creative support across Warner Music’s recorded music labels, including Atlantic, Elektra and Warner Bros. Records, as well as its international affiliates.

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New West Records, The Award-Winning Independent Label, Partners With Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA)

on April 2, 2013 - 12:00am

Los Angeles-based independent record label New West Records, home to a renowned roster of indie rock and alternative country artists, today announced its growing partnership with Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the independent music distribution arm of Warner Music Group.

ADA will now provide exclusive digital and physical distribution services in the US for all releases from the label’s roster of artists, which includes forthcoming releases from three-time Grammy winner Steve Earle & The Dukes (and Duchesses)--The Low Highway, due out April 16 and Grammy Award-winning

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Sumerian Records Partners With Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA)

on April 2, 2013 - 12:00am

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the independent music distribution arm of Warner Music Group, today announced a partnership with Sumerian Records. Based in Los Angeles, California and Washington D.C., Sumerian Records is home to a world-class roster of progressive hard rock music.

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Warner/Chappell Named Music Publisher of The Year

on March 25, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM)—Warner Music Group’s global music publishing company—has been named Music Publisher of the Year at the 32nd Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards in Toronto. Voted on by music industry experts, the award underscores the strength of WCM’s showing on the Canadian charts as well as the company’s ongoing worldwide success.

“Over the last two years, we’ve focused on providing unparalleled support and service to Warner/Chappell’s songwriters, artists and publishing partners.

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