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Warner Music Lands in Peru

on April 24, 2019 - 12:03pm

New Office Expands Warner Music’s LatAm Reach And Creates New A&R Opportunities

Warner Music has opened a new affiliate in Peru, one of the fastest-growing music markets in Latin America.  Warner Music Peru will be based in Lima and headed by Country Manager Angela Sarmiento Vera.

Sarmiento Vera is heading the operation after working at Warner Music Colombia for the last six years in various marketing roles.  She will report to Maria Mercedes Montejo, General Manager, Warner Music Andean Region.

Iñigo Zabala, President, Iberia and Latin America, Warner Music, says: “The music market in Peru

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Ryan Press Named President, A&R, U.S. for Warner/Chappell Music

on April 17, 2019 - 3:23pm

Creative Exec Is Key Member of Publisher’s Senior Management Team

Warner/Chappell Music has announced the promotion of Ryan Press to President, A&R, U.S. Press, who joined the publisher in 2009, has worked closely with an array of acclaimed songwriters and producers, among them Rihanna, Rae Sremmurd, DJ Khaled, Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, T-Minus, Tayla Parx, Gucci Mane, Mike Elizondo, Aloe Blacc, The-Dream, Priscilla Renea, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Wayne, Mike Will & Ear Drummers, The Stereotypes, Tay Keith, Ross Golan, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Murda Beatz, Hitmaka (Yung Berg), Southside, and many others.

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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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