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busbee Launches Music Company Altadena in Exclusive Joint Venture with Warner Bros. Records

on December 10, 2018 - 11:03am

Altadena Signs Publishing Deal with Warner/Chappell Music


Grammy-nominated Warner/Chappell songwriter and producer busbee announced today the creation of Altadena, a music company that will identify and develop a new generation of artists and songwriters. Altadena launches as a joint venture with Warner Bros. Records to provide a full range of services to its recording artists.


busbee’s Altadena also enters into a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music to provide support for its roster of songwriting talent and additionally has established a creative partnership with


Media Veteran Charlie Corwin Joins New UPROXX Advisory Board to Help Drive Expansion into TV & Film

on December 4, 2018 - 9:53am

UPROXX, one of the world’s largest digital media and content companies, today announced entertainment industry heavyweight Charlie Corwin as the first appointment to its new advisory board. Corwin’s primary focus will be helping steer UPROXX’s expansion into television and film. The Corwin announcement comes on the heels of UPROXX’s acquisition by Warner Music Group (WMG).


Corwin was most recently CEO of Imagine Entertainment, founded by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.


Oana Ruxandra Named EVP, New Business Channels – Chief Acquisition Officer for Warner Music Group

on December 3, 2018 - 10:12am

Effective today, Oana Ruxandra has joined Warner Music Group (WMG) in the newly created position of EVP, New Business Channels – Chief Acquisition Officer. Ruxandra, who reports directly to WMG CEO Steve Cooper, returns to the company to help attract non-traditional partners and identify unconventional M&A opportunities.


Michael Chester Named Executive Vice President, Promotion for Warner Bros. Records

on December 3, 2018 - 9:49am

Michael Chester has been appointed Executive Vice President, Promotion for Warner Bros. Records (WBR). In his new post, he will oversee all aspects of the label’s promotion initiatives and strategies. Chester comes to WBR from Scooter Braun’s SB Projects, where he served as SVP, Marketing and Promotion, working closely with Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and many other chart-topping artists. Based in Los Angeles, Chester will report to Warner Bros. Records Co-Chairman & COO Tom Corson.


In making the announcement, Tom Corson said, “Over the past two decades, Mike has played a central role in


ADA Worldwide Partners With Wilco’s dBpm Records on Global Distribution Deal

on November 30, 2018 - 10:52am

ADA Worldwide announces an exclusive partnership with dBpm Records, a full-service record label founded in 2011 by the rock band Wilco. ADA Worldwide will globally support the label across sales, distribution and retail marketing efforts for all upcoming releases, including Wilco front-man Jeff Tweedy’s first all-original solo album, WARM, out today. Headquartered in Chicago, the label has released all of Wilco’s albums since The Whole Love in 2011 including Tweedy’s Sukierae and covers album Together At Last.


“We are thrilled to welcome dBpm Records to the ADA family,” says ADA Worldwide