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on January 22, 2015 - 2:03am

ADA is a worldwide service organization committed to independent artist and label development. As part of Warner Music Group, ADA gives the indie community access to an unparalleled global distribution system and a dedicated team that provides a complete spectrum of marketing, merchandising, promotion, and music licensing services. ADA was created in 1993 to focus on the independent music business, where some of the most successful artists and record labels have built their initial followings.

Warner/Chappell Music

on January 22, 2015 - 2:00am

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) can trace its history back more than 200 years, to the founding of Chappell & Company on London’s Bond Street in 1811. Since then, the company has been committed to discovering and supporting the greatest songwriters and composers across every musical era and genre. WCM provides deep expertise spanning a range of creative services and innovative opportunities for composers and copyright holders.

Warner/Chappell Production Music

on January 22, 2015 - 1:59am

Warner/Chappell Production Music is a global leader in the production music industry, with over 35 years of experience and success. It encompasses more than 90 catalogs worldwide and unites many of the most successful and respected independent brands in production music, including Frank Gari Productions and Gari Communications, 615 Music, Non-Stop Music, Groove Addicts, V – The Production Library, Full Tilt, and many others.


on January 22, 2015 - 1:52am

One of the most iconic and enduring labels in music history, Atlantic in its seventh decade continues to be marked by musical diversity, embracing a spectrum of chart-topping performers who span the contemporary musical landscape – including such stars as Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Death Cab For Cutie, and Wiz Khalifa. Atlantic, which was founded in New York City in 1947 by music pioneers Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson, started out as an independent, one-room operation dedicated to finding, recording, and promoting R&B and jazz.

Big Beat

on January 22, 2015 - 1:51am

Big Beat is home to such landscape-shifting artists as Skrillex, Icona Pop, Clean Bandit, Cash Cash, Galantis, Chromeo, Martin Solveig, Knife Party, and Robin Schulz. The label was founded in 1987 by then 21-year-old New York DJ and current Chairman & CEO of Atlantic Records, Craig Kallman, who started Big Beat in his bedroom, selling records on the street from a shopping cart.