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Dan Cohen Promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing at Nonesuch Records

on January 15, 2019 - 10:09am

Industry Veteran Joined Label’s Management Team Last Year


Dan Cohen has been named Nonesuch Records’ senior vice president of marketing. In his new role, Cohen oversees marketing, sales, publicity, new media, and content creation for the Warner Music Group’s acclaimed label.


Prior to joining Nonesuch in early 2018, Cohen was vice president of marketing at Republic Records, spearheading Lorde’s No. 1 debut and working with artists like James Blake and John Mellencamp. Cohen reports to Nonesuch President David Bither and is based at the label’s global headquarters in New York City.




Julian Petty Named Executive Vice President And Head Of Business & Legal Affairs For Warner Bros. Records

on January 14, 2019 - 9:36am

Warner Bros. Records (WBR) has announced the appointment of Julian Petty as Executive Vice President and Head of Business & Legal Affairs. Based in Los Angeles, Petty will report to Warner Bros. Records Co-Chairman & CEO Aaron Bay-Schuck and Co-Chairman & COO Tom Corson. Named a “Top Music Lawyer" by Billboard magazine in 2017 and 2018, Petty is a widely respected industry leader recognized for his talents as a proactive deal maker.


“As we’re developing a culturally connected, globally impactful team, Julian will play a vital leadership role,” said Corson and Bay-Schuck.


Warner Bros. Records Bolsters Media & Communications Team

on January 8, 2019 - 9:52am

Aishah White Joins As SVP, Media & Strategic Development

Yashar Zadeh Named Vice President


Warner Bros. Records (WBR) today announced two additions to the company’s Media & Strategic Development team: Aishah White has been named Senior Vice President and Yashar Zadeh has come on board as Vice President. White joins the label from her own highly successful public relations firm, AKW PR, while Zadeh was most recently with Biz 3 Publicity. Both report to Laura Swanson, the label’s EVP, Media & Strategic Development and will be based at the label’s Los Angeles headquarters.


“I’m so thrilled


Old Dominion Frontman Matthew Ramsey Signs Global Publishing Deal with Warner/Chappell Music

on December 20, 2018 - 11:02am


Front Row (L to R): Alison Junker, Travis Carter, Matthew Ramsey, Ben Vaughn

Back Row (L to R): BJ Hill, Will Overton, Katie Jelen, Jessi Vaughn, Phil May

Photo Cred: Bree Fish


ASCAP Artist-Songwriter of the Year and lead singer of the band Old Dominion, Matthew Ramsey, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group.


Justin Tranter and Katie Vinten Partner with Warner Bros. Records for Launch of New Label, Facet Records

on December 12, 2018 - 11:02am

Vinten Will Also Serve as A&R Consultant to Warner Bros. and Warner/Chappell Music


Warner Bros. Records (WBR) today announced that the company has partnered with award-winning songwriter Justin Tranter and Katie Vinten, most recently Co-Head of A&R for Warner/Chappell Music, to launch a new label, Facet Records. Vinten will also serve as an A&R Consultant to Warner Bros. Records and will continue with Warner/Chappell in a consultancy role, working with a selected roster of songwriters.


In making the announcement, Warner Bros.