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Warner Chappell Music Acquires Gene Autry Music Group

on May 30, 2019 - 11:08am

Publishing Catalogue Includes Over 1,500 Songs Written by or Associated with “America’s Favorite Singing Cowboy”

Warner Chappell Music today announced the acquisition of the four publishing companies comprising the Gene Autry Music Group. Together, these catalogues contain more than 1,500 songs.

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Warner Bros. Records Evolves Into Warner Records

on May 28, 2019 - 10:36am

61 years after the founding of Warner Bros. Records, the renowned label is being rebranded as Warner Records across the globe. This marks the latest step in the company’s evolution, following Aaron Bay-Schuck joining as U.S. Co-Chairman & CEO in October 2018, Tom Corson being appointed U.S. Co-Chairman & COO in January 2018, and Phil Christie being named President of the UK label in 2016. The name change also follows the U.S. company’s recent move to a new, state-of-the-art headquarters in downtown LA’s Arts District.

Warner Records has unveiled a bold new logo, with an artful simplicity and

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Warner Chappell Music Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal with Tony-Nominated Eddie Perfect

on May 20, 2019 - 1:53pm

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Australian multi-hyphenate Eddie Perfect. The songwriter’s work recently made its Broadway debut in two highly anticipated musicals: King Kong and Beetlejuice. King Kong, based on the classic 1933 film, opened at the Broadway Theatre in October of 2018, and Beetlejuice, based on the 1988 Tim Burton flick, recently opened at the Winter Garden Theatre.

 

“Eddie is an incredibly charismatic and hilarious guy and a talented overall performer – but he can also develop lyrics that inconspicuously

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Piotr Kabaj to Leave Warner Music Eastern Europe

on May 17, 2019 - 11:15am

Following the announcement of Kinga Siennicka’s appointment as Managing Director of Warner Music Poland, Piotr Kabaj is leaving Warner Music Group (WMG) after a career in the music industry spanning nearly 30 years.

Kabaj co-founded Pomaton in 1990, originally to publish songbooks, before then branching into local recorded music.  The company went on to become in 1993 a licensee for EMI, before being majority owned by the global music company.  In 2013, it was sold to WMG as part of the Parlophone Label Group divestment process following the break-up of EMI.

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Warner Chappell Music Unveils New Logo and Brand Identity

on May 13, 2019 - 1:41pm

First Rebrand Since 1987

 

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) today unveiled a dynamic new logo and brand identity. These changes follow the beginning of a new era for the global publishing powerhouse, which recently introduced its new leadership duo of Co-Chair & CEO Guy Moot and Co-Chair & COO Carianne Marshall, and moved into a new state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters in downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District. This is the company’s first rebrand since 1987.

 

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Warner Chappell Music’s new logo marries a regal “crown” monogram with the flourish of human handwriting.

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