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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.


Warner Music Group Plans Move to New State-of-the-Art Building in L.A. Arts District - February 25 and March 18

on February 5, 2019 - 5:01pm

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced its move to a new state-of-the-art building in Downtown L.A.’s Arts District.


Warner/Chappell, the company’s music publishing arm, will relocate on February 25. Warner Bros. Records will move on March 18, along with the west coast teams for Atlantic, Elektra, Rhino, WEA, and ADA. WMG’s L.A. headquarters will be located in a historic building at 777 S. Santa Fe Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles’ burgeoning Arts District.


For the first time, WMG’s west coast operations will live under one roof.


Elsa Vivero Promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Digital Account Management at WEA

on January 31, 2019 - 3:49pm

Elsa Vivero has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Digital Account Management at WEA, the global artist and label services division of Warner Music Group. She reports to WEA President Tony Harlow and is based in New York.


In this role, Vivero and her team will continue to work closely with digital partners to enhance the global presence of WMG artists and labels—including via collaborative campaigns, editorial opportunities, and strategic planning.


“Elsa’s wide-ranging expertise, and the meaningful relationships she’s cultivated in her decades with WEA, will be key in