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Warner Music Group Announces Partnership with Music Streaming Service Audiomack

on August 22, 2019 - 12:29pm

Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced it has entered a partnership with influential music streaming and discovery service, Audiomack, marking the platform’s first licensing deal with a major label. The two will work together on content concepts and explore ways to break emerging artists, connecting avid music fans and tastemakers with rising talent before they hit the mainstream.

 

“It’s important that we take a principled but adventurous approach to empowering entrepreneurialism,” said Allan Coye, Vice President of Digital Strategy & Business Development, Warner Music Group.

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Claudia Butzky Named Senior Vice President of Brand Partnerships, Strategic Marketing & Commercial Sync Licensing for Warner Records

on August 21, 2019 - 9:35am

Warner Records has named Claudia Butzky as Senior Vice President of Brand Partnerships, Strategic Marketing & Commercial Sync Licensing. Based in Los Angeles, Butzky will report to Tom Corson, Co-Chairman & COO, Warner Records.

 

“Claudia is one of the most well-respected and admired strategic branding experts, and she will be a tremendous asset to our artists and our company as a whole,” said Corson. “I have been fortunate to know and experience Claudia’s creative energy and innovative marketing firsthand, and her expertise in connecting music, artists and brands is truly impressive.

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Warner Chappell Music and Round Hill Announce Global Partnership

on August 14, 2019 - 12:42pm

Warner Chappell Music today announced the signing of an exclusive subpublishing agreement with Round Hill Music. The deal covers the world, excluding the U.S., Canada, the British Isles, and the Nordics. Under terms of the agreement, Warner Chappell will administer Round Hill copyrights as well as explore a diversity of creative opportunities for Round Hill songs and songwriters across the globe.

 

Founded in 2010, Round Hill has grown to become one of the largest independent music rights owners in the world.

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Daniel Mora Promoted to Managing Director of Warner Chappell Music Colombia

on July 31, 2019 - 10:58am

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) today announced the promotion of Daniel Mora to Managing Director, Warner Chappell Music Colombia. He reports to Gustavo Menendez, President, Warner Chappell Music, Latin America.

 

“From the moment I met Daniel – back then a musician and songwriter himself – I could tell that he had the potential to do great things in the industry, and for this company,” said Menendez. “He’s a creative force and a hard-working leader who knows the business inside and out.

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John Franck Named EVP, Commercial & Marketing for ADA Worldwide

on July 30, 2019 - 9:37am

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the global independent distribution division of Warner Music Group, today announced the appointment of John Franck to EVP, Commercial & Marketing. In this newly created role, the highly regarded executive will have oversight of ADA’s global commercial relationships, digital marketing, and digital sales & strategy. He will report to Eliah Seton, President of Independent Music & Creator Services, Warner Music Group.

 

“John has built a reputation as a brilliant and creative thinker, a determined and process-oriented executive, and a warm and kind soul,”

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