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Warner/Chappell Music Appoints Jake Ottmann To Senior Vice President, A&R

on March 19, 2013 - 4:43pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp., today announced the appointment of Jake Ottmann to Senior Vice President, A&R. Based in New York, he will sign and develop new and established songwriting talent, as well as provide senior level support to Warner/Chappell’s East Coast creative team. Effective immediately, Ottmann will report to Jon Platt, President, Creative – North America, Warner/Chappell Music.

Jon Platt said, “Jake is an exceptional music executive, who combines an unwavering commitment to songwriters, with wide-ranging creative


Warner/Chappell Music Extends Worldwide Co-Publishing Partnership With This Music

on March 7, 2013 - 3:48pm

Warner/Chappell Music—the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp.—today announced that it has extended its worldwide co-publishing partnership with leading Nashville-based music publishing company, THiS Music. Under the agreement, Warner/Chappell will continue to publish and administer THiS Music’s repertoire. THiS Music was formed in 2006 by General Manager Rusty Gaston and songwriters Tim Nichols and Connie Harrington, and launched in partnership with Warner/Chappell Music.
"THiS Music is a renowned Nashville brand known for top shelf hit songs, and extraordinary songwriters


Word Entertainment Appoints Dale Mathews To SVP, Music Publishing And Church Resources

on March 4, 2013 - 3:53pm

27-Year Publishing Vet to Oversee Newly Combined Publishing and Print Music Divisions of Christian Entertainment Company
Word Entertainment—a Christian entertainment company offering an array of artist services including recorded music, publishing, merchandising, booking and marketing —today announced the appointment of Dale Mathews to Senior Vice President, Music Publishing and Church Resources, Word Entertainment.


Warner Music Nashville Promotes Peter Strickland To Executive Vice President & General Manager

on February 21, 2013 - 4:00pm

Warner Music Nashville (WMN), the Nashville-based recorded music operation of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Peter Strickland to Executive Vice President & General Manager, WMN. In his new position, Strickland will help oversee day-to-day operations of WMN’s country division. Peter previously served as Senior Vice President, Brand Management & Sales, and will continue to report to John Esposito, President and CEO, WMN.
“Throughout two decades of loyal and outstanding service to Warner Music’s country division, Peter has demonstrated his amazing skills at creative


Beyoncé Signs Publishing Partnership with Warner/Chappell Music

on February 21, 2013 - 3:57pm

17-Time Grammy® Winner Joins Award-Winning Music Publisher

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a global publishing agreement with 17-time Grammy® winner and multi-million-selling superstar Beyoncé. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer Beyoncé’s future songwriting, including her much-anticipated next album.

“It’s an honor to join Warner/Chappell Music and to continue working with my friend Jon Platt,” said Beyoncé.  “I trust his vision and admire his professionalism and I look forward to our partnership.”