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WMG Acquisition Corp. Announces Launch of Senior Secured Notes Offering

on April 16, 2019 - 2:55am

Warner Music Group Corp. (“Warner Music Group” or “WMG”) today announced that, through its wholly owned subsidiary WMG Acquisition Corp.

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Panic! At The Disco Break Arena Merchandise Sales Records on ‘Pray For The Wicked’ Tour

on April 15, 2019 - 11:31am

American rock band Panic! At The Disco have broken arena merchandise sales records across the UK and mainland Europe on their recent ‘Pray For The Wicked’ tour.

The band, whose merchandise was in collaboration with Manhead Merch, now hold arena sales records at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Arena Birmingham, Manchester Arena and ISS Dome, Düsseldorf.

The tour followed the release of the band's sixth studio album ‘Pray For The Wicked’, released on Fueled By Ramen in the US and WEA internationally, which debuted at No.2 in the UK’s Official Albums Chart and No.1 on the

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Adam Smith Joins UPROXX as Chief Revenue Officer

on April 11, 2019 - 1:23pm

UPROXX, one of the world’s largest digital media and content companies, today announced that Adam Smith has joined its senior management team as Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, Smith will oversee UPROXX’s revenue growth and help explore new partnerships and branding opportunities in the digital space. He will be based in Los Angeles and report directly to UPROXX CEO Benjamin Blank.

 

“Adam’s experience across diverse media properties and content platforms makes him a perfect fit for UPROXX’s multi-dimensional approach to telling stories that shape culture,” said Blank.

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R&R Records Sets Joint Venture with Warner Bros. Records

on April 9, 2019 - 3:24pm

Label Founded in 2016 by Ben Persky and Mason Klein

First Signings are Dijon and Wens

R&R Records has inked a joint venture with Warner Bros. Records (WBR), it was announced today by WBR Co-Chairman & CEO Aaron Bay-Schuck and R&R founders Ben Persky, Mason Klein, and Will Perliter. Based in L.A., R&R was launched in 2016 with the goal of providing an alternative approach for independent artists, focusing on an aggressive digital strategy. In its first two years, the label amassed a quarter billion streams, introducing artists such as Mt. Joy and Sorcha Richardson.

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School of Rock Launches Worldwide Talent Search with Industry Giants Atlantic Records and Artist Partner Group

on April 3, 2019 - 3:35pm

Global Music Educator Brings Young Hopefuls to Center Stage with Talent Search Program

 

For more than 20 years, School of Rock has been the leader in performance-based music education, bringing musicians of all ages to some of the most iconic stages in the world. This year, in partnership with Atlantic Records and Artist Partner Group (APG), School of Rock will launch a major worldwide artist search called Center Stage. This incredible new talent search will provide the opportunity for musicians around the world to be seen by record label executives.

 

Beginning this month, singers can

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