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Charlie B & Nicholas Causarano Join WM Canada as A&R Directors

on July 6, 2022 - 6:59am

Charlie B and Nicholas Causarano have joined Warner Music Canada as A&R Directors to drive new hip-hop, R&B and pop signings across the country, while existing team member George Kalivas has also been promoted to become an A&R Director.

Charlie B is the stage name of Ajay Saxena. He is a DJ and producer whose career in music started with monthly residencies at clubs across North America and regular appearances on the culturally renowned BET 106 & PARK TV show.


Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund Announces First Annual Grantee Convening and Fourth Tranche of Grants

on June 13, 2022 - 9:25am
Two-day event will spark new ideas and drive collaborative change 
 advancing racial justice 
Includes two public panels featuring frontline social justice leaders                 
The Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF) today announced its first annual Grantee Convening event. From June 16-17, the Fund’s 27 current grantee partners will gather with WMG/BFF SJF Board members to share their work, and to find synergies in their efforts to advance racial justice across the arts, education, and criminal justice reform.   

Warner Music Israel Launches

on May 27, 2022 - 5:53am

Warner Music Group (WMG) has announced the launch of Warner Music Israel, a new recorded music affiliate based in Tel Aviv.

The company is headed by Mariah Mochiach, General Manager of Warner Music Israel, who brings with her a wealth of industry knowledge having spent over two decades working across A&R, marketing and artist management. Mochiach worked for more than 10 years at Lev Group Media, which has acted as an Israeli distributor for Warner Music in the past.

In her new role, Mochiach will report into Alfonso Perez-Soto, President of Emerging Markets, Warner Recorded Music and will


Warner Music Invests in Leading Polish Concert Promoter Big Idea

on May 27, 2022 - 5:51am

Warner Music Poland has taken a minority stake in BIG Idea, one of the country’s leading concert and festival promoters. BIG Idea works with leading talent agencies and has organized concerts that have been engaged with by 3.4 million people, with performances by artists including Anderson .Paak, Denzel Curry, Ghostemane, Lauryn Hill, Machine Gun Kelly, Mobb Deep, Playboi Carti, The Game, Trippie Redd and many more.

The deal will see the companies work together to launch a new festivals and expand the line-ups of BIG Idea’s existing Yass! Festival and other events.


Warner Music Group to Acquire Qanawat Music

on March 21, 2022 - 10:04am

Warner Music Group (WMG) has entered into an agreement to acquire Qanawat Music, a leading music distributor in the Middle East and North Africa. The deal, which is expected to complete soon, will see Warner Music significantly expand its presence across the region, with Qanawat Music becoming the company’s key local distributor and a source of upstreaming opportunities.

Qanawat Music was a division of Qanawat FZ LLC, a leading regional digital mobile solutions provider.