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Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Expands Suite of Label & Artist Services

on July 27, 2012 - 12:00am

ADA joins forces with Independent Label Group (ILG) to provide one comprehensive solution to indie community

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) announced today the expansion of its services to the independent music community by officially joining forces with Independent Label Group (ILG). ILG’s resources and expertise in radio promotion, publicity and marketing will be added to ADA’s current offering which covers digital & physical sales and account management, synch licensing, analytics, production, college marketing, product development and custom products.

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Mike Caren Named President, Worldwide A&R, Warner Music Group

on July 23, 2012 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced the promotion of Mike Caren to President, Worldwide A&R. Working across Warner Music’s legendary labels, such as Atlantic, Elektra and Warner Bros. Records, as well as its international affiliates, Caren will provide wide-ranging creative leadership and support to the company’s artist development activities. His responsibilities will include discovering new artists, nurturing existing signings and working closely with the company’s A&R executives around the world.

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Ed Sheeran Lighting It Up In The U.S.; New Dates And Larger Venues Added To British Star’s First-Ever Headlining North American Tour Thanks To Enormous Popular Demand

on July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
“VH1 You Oughta Know Tour With Ed Sheeran” Gets Underway September 8th In Orlando

Intimate NYC Date Set For July 24th At Irving Plaza Completely Sold Out

“The A Team” Scores At Multi Format Radio Nationwide After “+” Enters Soundscan/Billboard 200 At #5


Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran is proving to be as much a phenomenon here in the U.S. as he is in his native England.  In response to his rapidly increasing popularity, the British troubadour has just added a number of new dates to his upcoming North American headline tour, much of which had already sold out within minutes of going on sale.

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"The Warner Sound" Recruits Three Star Hosts

on July 2, 2012 - 12:00am

Renowned Reality Star, Radio Personality, and Hip-Hop Journalist

Join Warner Music Group’s Original YouTube Channel

NEW YORK, July 2, 2012—The Warner Sound (http://www.youtube.com/thewarnersound), Warner Music Group Corp.’s original YouTube channel built on a love of music, today officially announced three fresh faces to host its various programs. Reality star Erin Lucas, radio personality Krystal Bee, and hip-hop journalist Shaheem Reid, will all lead interviews, report news and present special features for the channel.

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Warner Music Group Signs Licensing Deal With Legendary Label Tuff Gong International

on June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
Warner Music Group (WMG) and Tuff Gong International Caribbean Distributors, part of the legendary Marley stable of corporations, today announced an exclusive licensing agreement under which Tuff Gong will distribute Warner’s world-class releases throughout the Caribbean islands. Effective immediately the deal covers both new and catalog releases, as well as local synch, licensing and live performance rights.

Through the license Tuff Gong will distribute the albums of some of today’s top artists including Wiz Khalifa, Bruno Mars, Flo Rida, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Estelle.
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