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Warner/Chappell Music Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with International Superstar German Violinist, David Garrett

on October 8, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with international superstar, German classical violinist, songwriter and recording artist, David Garrett. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer and publish Garrett’s future songwriting. Lars Karlsson, Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Germany, made the announcement.
Garrett said, “Warner/Chappell Music has done a lot of great work with some of my favorite composers and musicians, and I’m delighted to have them as my new publishing


Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Announces Partnership With Christian Tattersfield’s Good Soldier

on October 3, 2013 - 12:00am

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) today announced a partnership with Good Soldier, the new label being launched by Christian Tattersfield, Co-CEO, Warner Music UK. The deal with ADA covers digital and physical distribution services for new releases around the world, outside of North America.

Dan Chalmers, President, Rhino & ADA UK said, "Christian's track record for breaking great talent speaks for itself, so this is a very prestigious signing for us and testament to our ability to work with the cream of the indie community.


Christian Tattersfield to Step Down as CEO of Warner Music UK in February 2014

on September 29, 2013 - 12:00am


Lousada becomes Co-CEO alongside Tattersfield with immediate effect

Miles Leonard to helm Warner Bros. Records UK

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG) today announced that Christian Tattersfield has decided to step down from his role as CEO, Warner Music UK and Co-Chairman, Warner Bros. Records UK in February 2014. Max Lousada will assume the position of CEO, Warner Music UK thereafter. Lousada and Tattersfield become Co-CEO’s of the UK company with immediate effect and report to Steve Cooper, CEO, WMG.


WMG Announces Bart Cools To Lead Global Dance Music Strategy

on September 26, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG) today announced that Bart Cools will assume the role of Executive Vice President, Global A&R and Marketing, Dance Music, Warner Recorded Music.

In this newly–created position, Cools will spearhead the company’s worldwide dance music strategy, leveraging WMG’s global A&R and marketing teams as well as its expanded rights expertise to identify leading dance music talent and develop long-term artist careers across all revenue streams, including recorded music, live performances, synchronization, merchandise, sponsorship and brand partnerships.


Warner Bros. Records Names Brian Frank SVP, Marketing & Strategy

on September 17, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner Bros. Records today announced the appointment of Brian Frank to Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy. Frank previously served as Global Head of Content & Executive Vice President for Beats Music, a digital streaming service that he developed alongside Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. In this role, Frank will oversee the legendary label’s marketing efforts, and he will also help drive long-term strategy as a member of Warner Bros. Records’ senior management team. Frank will report directly to Cameron Strang, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros. Records.

“Brian shares our unique vision