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Cat Kreidich Named President of ADA Worldwide

on April 7, 2021 - 12:05pm

Warner Music Group (WMG) announced today that highly regarded music leader Cat Kreidich has been promoted to President of ADA Worldwide, WMG’s independent label and artist services arm. Kreidich, who joined ADA as EVP at the end of last year, will be based at the company’s headquarters in New York and report directly to Max Lousada, CEO, Warner Recorded Music. She succeeds Eliah Seton who, after over a decade with WMG, has taken a new role outside the company.

Warner’s many touchpoints serving the independent music community will come under Kreidich’s remit, including ADA, the Asylum label,

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Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

on April 6, 2021 - 9:00am

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, for the second quarter ended March 31, 2021, and will hold an earnings update conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To access the conference call, please dial (833) 646-0491 or (918) 922-6618. The passcode for the call is “Warner Music.”  We suggest you call in 10 minutes prior to the start time. If you do not anticipate asking a question, we recommend joining via the webcast at www.wmg.com. You will be able to replay the conference call up until Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 11:30 a.m.

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Warner Chappell Music Extends Publishing Deal with Rising Star Saweetie

on April 1, 2021 - 12:30pm

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has extended its worldwide publishing agreement with multi-platinum artist and songwriter Saweetie. The powerhouse rapper – who is also signed to Warner Chappell’s sister label, Warner Records – has captured fans with anthems like “Back to the Streets” ft. Jhené Aiko, “Tap In” and “Pretty Bitch Freestyle,” along with her RIAA 2x-platinum certified hit “My Type.” In January, Saweetie released her newest single, “Best Friend” with breakout artist Doja Cat, which currently sits at No. 1 on Rhythmic radio.

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ADA Worldwide Announces Exclusive Partnership with Billy Mann & Benton James and the Launch of Joint Venture icons+giants

on March 31, 2021 - 9:02am

Warner Music Group’s ADA Worldwide today announced an exclusive partnership with Billy Mann and Benton James for the launch of new JV label, icons+giants. Founded by Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, and artist manager, Mann, along with A&R executive and artist manager, James, the enterprise will combine their savvy digital marketing and proven A&R track record with ADA’s continually widening global influence, resources and connected artist services.

Eliah Seton, President of Independent Music & Creator Services, Warner Music Group, said: “On behalf of everyone at ADA and

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Warner Chappell Music Announces New A&R Leadership Promotions

on March 31, 2021 - 9:01am

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, announced today the promotions of Katy Wolaver to Senior Vice President, A&R, and Wallace Joseph to Vice President, A&R. Over the past few years, they’ve helped to sign and develop high-profile talent like Ava Max, Summer Walker, Sasha Sloan and many more. In their new roles, they will continue to report to Ryan Press, President of A&R, U.S. and work closely with him to grow the company’s roster of legendary songwriters and producers.

                

Press shared: “Katy and Wallace both have an amazing ear for talent

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