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New Roc Nation Nashville Division Partners With Warner/Chappell & Jesse Frasure

on June 28, 2016 - 9:50am

Roc Nation Nashville, a newly formed division of Roc Nation, the full-service entertainment company, has entered into a publishing partnership with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group (WMG). Under the agreement, WCM will publish Roc Nation Nashville’s music publishing repertoire. This marks the latest pact between Roc Nation and WCM, which first joined forces in 2013, when the companies signed global publishing agreements for JAY Z and Roc Nation’s music publishing roster.


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

on June 24, 2016 - 9:50am

Award Follows Publisher of the Year Wins at Both ASCAP Pop and Country Awards


Matt Young Named EVP, Warner Music Artist Services

on June 20, 2016 - 1:10pm

Veteran Exec to Lead Unified Direct-to-Fan Division Serving WMG and Third Party Partners


Warner/Chappell Music Chairman & CEO Jon Platt Elected to ASCAP Board of Directors

on June 13, 2016 - 9:00am

ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) President and Chairman Paul Williams announced today that Warner/Chappell Music Chairman & CEO Jon Platt has been elected to the ASCAP Board of Directors.

“Jon is a tremendous talent in the publishing industry, and we are thrilled to have him join the ASCAP Board,” said Williams. “Our publisher and songwriter members face complex challenges in the digital era that call for a progressive outlook, and Jon is one of the best leaders of his generation.


Warner Music Group Promotes Aton Ben-Horin to Global Vice President, A&R

on June 10, 2016 - 9:30am

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced the promotion of Aton Ben-Horin to Global Vice President, A&R. In this newly created position, Ben-Horin will continue to provide A&R resources and creative support across WMG’s recorded music labels, including Atlantic and Warner Bros. Records, as well as its international affiliates. He will also assist in the development of new talent and existing signings by helping to identify songs, songwriters and producers, in collaboration with WMG’s A&R executives around the world. Ben-Horin was previously Senior Director, Global A&R, WMG.