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Warner Music Group and Providence Equity Partners Join Forces to Invest in Music Catalogs

on December 10, 2019 - 10:26am

New Platform to Promote Recording Artists and Songwriters Across the Globe

 

Warner Music Group (“WMG”) and Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”) today announced plans to invest in world-class recorded music and music publishing catalogs via a newly established platform, Tempo Music Investments (“Tempo”).

 

Tempo was launched with $650 million in equity and debt capacity, with most of the equity coming from Providence, a leading investment firm specializing in the media, communications, education and information industries.

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NLE Choppa Joins Forces With Warner Records for Label Imprint ‘No Love Entertainment’

on July 11, 2019 - 7:49pm

16-Year-Old Rising Rap Sensation Announces His Own Project as Debut Release on the Newly Formed Venture

Choppa is unique. His intensity, voice and dark sense of humor set him apart from the fray.” – XXL

“This early in his career, NLE Choppa has shown dexterity.” – Pitchfork

“Bouncy-menacing track [Shotta Flow] quickly catapulted [NLE Choppa] to stardom.” – Complex

Warner Records today announced that the company has partnered with NLE Choppa for the launch of his label, No Love Entertainment (NLE).  NLE Choppa will christen the venture with the release of brand new music (details

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Warner Music Group’s ADA Worldwide Partners With Drag Management Firm, Producer Entertainment Group, On Global Music Distribution Deal

on June 27, 2019 - 11:04am

Multiple New Releases Planned from Top LGBTQ Artists

 

Just in time for Pride, Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the global independent distribution division of Warner Music Group, announces a partnership with Producer Entertainment Group (PEG), the management firm and record label behind the most successful drag artists. ADA will distribute all new releases from PEG Records, the independent label responsible for the world’s top drag music. ADA will also manage PEG's extensive catalog of over 25 full-length albums, EPs, and dozens of singles.

 

The partnership, which begins

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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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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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