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Tony, Oscar, and Grammy Award Winner Stephen Schwartz Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music

on February 15, 2019 - 10:24am

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with prolific musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. The composer of hit musicals Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, Schwartz is the recipient of three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award.


“Stephen is a legend,” said Kurt Deutsch, Senior Vice President, Theatrical & Catalog Development for Warner/Chappell Music.


Ashley Winton Named Senior Vice President of Creative Services for Warner/Chappell Music

on February 13, 2019 - 2:32pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, announced today the appointment of Ashley Winton as Senior Vice President of Creative Services. Based in New York and reporting to the company’s Co-Chair and COO Carianne Marshall, Winton will work alongside Executive Vice President of Sync and Creative Services, Rich Robinson, to create and find new opportunities to serve songwriters at every stage of their careers.


Michael Lynton Joins Warner Music Group Board of Directors as Chairman

on February 12, 2019 - 1:14pm


Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG) today announced that Michael Lynton has been elected non-executive Chairman of the Board, effective February 7th. Lynton is currently Chairman of Snap Inc. and was previously CEO of Sony Entertainment, which included overseeing Sony Pictures, Sony Music Entertainment and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. The WMG Board of Directors now numbers 11, including the most recent additions, in 2017, of international economist Noreena Hertz and WMG CEO of Global Recorded Music Max Lousada.


Len Blavatnik, Chairman & Founder of Access Industries, said: “Michael’s accomplished


Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Ashley Monroe Signs Global Publishing Deal with Low Country Sound & Warner/Chappell Nashville

on February 7, 2019 - 1:23pm


Left-Right: Justine Avila (Shopkeeper), Marion Kraft (Shopkeeper), Dave Cobb (Low Country Sound), Ashley Monroe, Ben Vaughn (Warner/Chappell), Jessi Vaughn (Warner/Chappell), Travis Carter (Warner/Chappell)


Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and member of the country music supergroup Pistol Annies, Ashley Monroe, has signed a joint worldwide publishing agreement with Low Country Sound and Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. Monroe has written No.


Eliah Seton Named President of Independent Music & Creator Services at Warner Music Group

on February 6, 2019 - 9:35am

Role Encompasses ADA Worldwide, Asylum Records, and Level,

Plus Arts Music Division


Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced that Eliah Seton has been named President of Independent Music & Creator Services. Seton’s promotion from President of ADA Worldwide to this new position recognizes his leadership of WMG’s expanded commitment to the growing independent music community, through ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance), the Asylum Records label, and Level – WMG’s platform for unsigned artists.