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Warner Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

on June 21, 2019 - 9:55pm

Grammy-Winning Joelle James Scores Top R&B / Hip-Hop Song for “Boo’d Up” and Shane "Murda Beatz" Lindstrom Wins Top Rap Song for “Nice for What”

 

LOS ANGELES – June 21, 2019:  Warner Chappell Music (WCM) was named Publisher of the Year for the second consecutive year at last night’s annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, and it shared the top honor with Universal Music Publishing Group.

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Arts Music Strikes Global Music Deal with Holly Hobbie

on June 21, 2019 - 2:49pm

Warner Music Group Division Launches Imprint with Cloudco Entertainment

Warner Music Group’s Arts Music division has signed a multi-season deal with global TV producer Cloudco Entertainment (formerly known as American Greetings Entertainment) to release original music from the hit Hulu original live-action series, Holly Hobbie. The first single, “Be the Change (Theme Song)” was released today, kicking off a cascade of tracks to follow throughout the summer, culminating with the full soundtrack album release on September 5th.

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Warner Music Asia Strengthens Its Team With Key New Appointments

on June 17, 2019 - 5:11am

Warner Music Asia has announced the appointment of two new senior executives and the promotion of a third as it further strengthens its senior executive team in the region.

Brayden Crossley has been promoted to the new role of SVP, Marketing, Greater China and South East Asia. Darren Ho joins the team as SVP, Marketing Strategy, Brand & Business, Greater China and South East Asia. Phil Luen has been appointed SVP, Digital Business Development and Research & Analysis, South East Asia and Korea.

All three senior executives will be based in Hong Kong and report directly to Simon Robson,

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Atlanta Hip-Hop Producer Turbo Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Agreement with Warner Chappell Music

on June 13, 2019 - 11:38am

Warner Chappell Music today announced that it has entered into a global co-publishing deal with Atlanta-based super producer/songwriter Turbo. The agreement covers all past and future songs, including his work on Lil Baby & Gunna’s RIAA platinum single “Close Friends,” which is currently No. 1 on the Urban radio chart.

 

“Turbo is one of the most prominent hip-hop producers to break over the last year,” said Ryan Press, President, A&R, U.S., Warner Chappell Music. “His signature sound is a game changer, attracting trailblazing artists and influential fans alike to his music.

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David Saslow Named EVP, International Artist Relations and A&R for Atlantic Records

on June 6, 2019 - 11:00am

David Saslow has been named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, International Artist Relations and A&R for Atlantic Records. The announcement was made today by Atlantic Chairman & COO Julie Greenwald and Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman. Saslow, who joined Atlantic in 2007, is based at the label’s New York headquarters.

 

In his new post, Saslow will oversee Atlantic’s international repertoire in the U.S., focusing the development of creative, custom-tailored strategies to nurture the domestic careers of both superstars and emerging talent.

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