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Atlanta Hip-Hop Producer Turbo Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Agreement with Warner Chappell Music

on June 13, 2019 - 11:38am

Warner Chappell Music today announced that it has entered into a global co-publishing deal with Atlanta-based super producer/songwriter Turbo. The agreement covers all past and future songs, including his work on Lil Baby & Gunna’s RIAA platinum single “Close Friends,” which is currently No. 1 on the Urban radio chart.


“Turbo is one of the most prominent hip-hop producers to break over the last year,” said Ryan Press, President, A&R, U.S., Warner Chappell Music. “His signature sound is a game changer, attracting trailblazing artists and influential fans alike to his music.


David Saslow Named EVP, International Artist Relations and A&R for Atlantic Records

on June 6, 2019 - 11:00am

David Saslow has been named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, International Artist Relations and A&R for Atlantic Records. The announcement was made today by Atlantic Chairman & COO Julie Greenwald and Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman. Saslow, who joined Atlantic in 2007, is based at the label’s New York headquarters.


In his new post, Saslow will oversee Atlantic’s international repertoire in the U.S., focusing the development of creative, custom-tailored strategies to nurture the domestic careers of both superstars and emerging talent.


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.


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


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