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Maria Weaver Named President of WEA, Warner Recorded Music's Global Artist & Label Services Network

on November 16, 2020 - 9:59am

Warner Music Group (WMG) announced today that Maria Weaver has been named President of WEA, Warner Recorded Music's global artist and label services network. Weaver was most recently Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Comcast Advertising and previously held senior marketing and creative services posts at Interactive One, HBO, and Showtime. She will be based in New York and report to Max Lousada, Global CEO of Recorded Music for WMG.

Weaver will oversee the array of expertise and resources under the WEA umbrella, including streaming account management & playlisting,


Pablo Alborán Renews His Agreements with Warner Music Spain and Warner Chappell Music Spain As He Launches His New Album ‘Vértigo’

on October 29, 2020 - 2:29pm

During his decade-long music career, the Málaga-born singer and songwriter has achieved more than 42 Platinum album certifications; amassed over three billion YouTube views and two billion audio streams; attracted in excess of 21 million online followers, and has also sold out hundreds of shows in Europe and Latin America.

He has also received countless recognition and awards – including Grammy, Latin Grammy and World Music Awards nominations.


Warner Chappell Music Signs Pop/Rock Trio X Ambassadors in an Exclusive Publishing Deal

on October 20, 2020 - 9:07am

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has entered into a worldwide publishing agreement with the multitalented rock band X Ambassadors. The group consists of lead vocalist Sam Harris, keyboardist Casey Harris, and drummer Adam Levin. Known for their infectious, anthemic sound, the band’s RIAA platinum hits include the Billboard chart smashes, “Renegades” and “Unsteady.” In addition, X Ambassadors are in-demand co-writers and producers, having collaborated with Lizzo on the Grammy-winning “Jerome,” in addition to “Cuz I Love You” and “Heaven Help Me.”



Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" Heard Over 230 Million Times in the Last Two Weeks

on October 14, 2020 - 1:32pm

Legendary Grammy Award-winning band Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 smash, “Dreams,” has been heard more than 230 million times in the last two weeks across streaming services, social media, and U.S. radio. The classic track exploded when a feel-good video of Idaho resident Nathan Apodaca lip-syncing Stevie Nicks' vocals took over social media. The video ignited a “Dreams Challenge” with people all over the world making their own version of the video on platforms like TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and Reels. Even band members Mick Fleetwood and Stevie Nicks got in on the global event by making their own


Warner Chappell Music Enters Exclusive Worldwide Administration Deal with Grammy Award-Winning Rock Band Greta Van Fleet

on October 13, 2020 - 9:01am

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has entered into an exclusive worldwide administration agreement for upcoming releases with Grammy Award-winning rock band Greta Van Fleet. Formed in 2012, the Michigan-bred group’s breakout success came with their 2017 EP, the RIAA-certified gold album From The Fires, which earned them a Grammy win for Best Rock album and four nominations. Their latest single, “My Way Soon,” was released last Friday on all streaming platforms.

Warner Chappell Music Senior Vice President, A&R, U.S., Greg Sowders, shared: “From the first