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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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Nate Albert Named EVP of A&R for Warner Bros. Records

on April 2, 2019 - 9:32am

Widely Admired Musician and Exec Joins Senior Management Team

 

Nate Albert has joined Warner Bros. Records (WBR) as Executive Vice President of A&R, based at the label’s Los Angeles headquarters. Albert, who co-founded the platinum-selling band The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, has held senior A&R posts at Capitol Records and Republic Records, signing artists such as multi-Grammy winner The Weeknd and acclaimed singer/songwriter Maggie Rogers. The announcement was made by WBR Co-Chairman & CEO Aaron Bay-Schuck.

 

“As we continue to expand our global A&R presence, Nate comes to us with a

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Warner/Chappell Officially Unveils New Leadership

on April 1, 2019 - 9:35am

Guy Moot Named Co-Chair & CEO; Joins Carianne Marshall, Co-Chair and COO

 

Warner/Chappell Music officially announces its new leadership. Effective today, April 1, Guy Moot will become Co-Chair & Chief Executive Officer, alongside Carianne Marshall, who has been Co-Chair & Chief Operating Officer since January.

 

The announcement comes one month after Warner/Chappell’s move to a new, state-of-the art headquarters at Warner Music Group’s downtown offices. Both Marshall and Moot report to Warner Music Group CEO, Steve Cooper.

 

In making the announcement, Steve Cooper said, “It’s a time of

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