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Seymour Stein Honored with Trustees Award from the Recording Academy

on July 18, 2018 - 11:08am

Sire Records Co-Founder and Chairman Announces Departure from Warner Music Group

Sire Records Chairman and musical industry icon Seymour Stein was honored with the Recording Academy’s prestigious Trustees Award on Saturday night, July 14th, at the organization’s Special Merit Awards ceremony and tribute concert, held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Billed as “GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends,” the event will be broadcast later this year as part of the Great Performances series on PBS.

The award was presented to Stein by Henry Rollins, who said, “Seymour is the ultimate visionary indie,


Warner Music Group and Internet Media Services Partner to Accelerate Digital Advertising Opportunities in Emerging Markets

on July 3, 2018 - 9:51am

IMS Will Manage Advertising Inventory Across All WMG’s YouTube Channels in Russia, Poland, Spain, Portugal, and Most of Latin America

Internet Media Services (IMS), the leading digital marketing and communications company, and Warner Music Group (WMG) have entered a strategic partnership to create and promote new advertising opportunities in emerging markets across the globe. IMS will manage the advertising inventory for WMG’s YouTube channels in Russia, Poland, Spain, Portugal, and all of Latin America, with the exception of Brazil.


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

on June 22, 2018 - 12:16pm

Win Underscores Company’s Genre-Spanning Authority

Gucci Mane Named Rhythm & Soul Songwriter of the Year

WCM Songwriters Earn 25 Most Performed Song of the Year Awards

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named 2018 Music Publisher of the Year at last night’s annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. This prestigious honor follows WCM’s recent win as Publisher of the Year at the ASCAP Latin Music Awards, reinforcing the company’s command of the industry’s fastest-growing genres.


Elektra Music Group To Be Launched Oct. 1st

on June 18, 2018 - 9:56am

Stand-Alone Label Group Will Include Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, Roadrunner, Low Country Sound & Black Cement Labels

Mike Easterlin & Gregg Nadel Named Co-Presidents

Label Group to Launch with Fully Staffed Team

A stand-alone, fully staffed label group to be known as Elektra Music Group will be launched on October 1st. Elektra Music Group will include Elektra, Fueled By Ramen (FBR), Roadrunner, Low Country Sound, and Black Cement Records – which will each be nurtured as a unique, independent label brand.


Elektra Founder Jac Holzman Launches Cosmic Ringtones & Sonic Realms

on June 15, 2018 - 10:54am

Album Follows in Footsteps of Holzman’s Groundbreaking 1960s 'Authentic Sound Effects Series'

Features Electronic Music interpretations Composed by Adam Holzman

Collection Targets $200 Million Global Ringtone Market

Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman has launched his latest venture, Cosmic Ringtones & Sonic Realms… Your Universe Is Calling. Conceived and produced by Holzman, the collection includes a series of instrumental pieces composed, performed, and recorded by Holzman’s son Adam, a world-renowned keyboardist and synthesizer artist.