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Warner Music Group Announces the Appointment of Dirk Ewald as SVP, Global Catalogue Management

on November 4, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG) today announced the appointment of Dirk Ewald to SVP, Global Catalogue Management, reporting into Kevin Gore, President & CEO, Rhino Entertainment & Global Catalogue. Based in London, Ewald will work closely with recorded music teams around the world to harness consumer insights, identify commercial opportunities and devise high profile global, regional and local marketing campaigns for catalogue and compilation releases. He will also be responsible for overseeing the creation and diversification of product lines and developing strategies for associated rights.

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Slash Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music

on October 22, 2013 - 12:00am

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joins Award-Winning Music Publisher
 
Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with guitar icon Slash. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer all of Slash’s future material, alongside most of his catalog dating back to 1985, including his work with Slash’s Snakepit and Velvet Revolver, as well as all of his solo material.
 
Slash said, “Warner/Chappell is great at what they do, and I know that many of my friends and colleagues rely on them for their

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Warner/Chappell Music Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with CMA, ACM, And ASCAP Song of the Year Winner, Lee Miller

on October 17, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with songwriter Lee Miller. Miller is the recipient of many top industry awards and has written hit songs for such renowned artists as Tim McGraw, Jamey Johnson, and Trace Adkins, among others. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will publish the Kentucky-native’s songwriting. Ben Vaughn, Executive Vice President, Warner/Chappell Music Nashville, made the announcement.
 
"I’m honored to join the Warner/Chappell family,” said Miller.

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Warner/Chappell Music Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with International Superstar German Violinist, David Garrett

on October 8, 2013 - 12:00am

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with international superstar, German classical violinist, songwriter and recording artist, David Garrett. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer and publish Garrett’s future songwriting. Lars Karlsson, Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Germany, made the announcement.
 
Garrett said, “Warner/Chappell Music has done a lot of great work with some of my favorite composers and musicians, and I’m delighted to have them as my new publishing

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Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Announces Partnership With Christian Tattersfield’s Good Soldier

on October 3, 2013 - 12:00am

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) today announced a partnership with Good Soldier, the new label being launched by Christian Tattersfield, Co-CEO, Warner Music UK. The deal with ADA covers digital and physical distribution services for new releases around the world, outside of North America.

Dan Chalmers, President, Rhino & ADA UK said, "Christian's track record for breaking great talent speaks for itself, so this is a very prestigious signing for us and testament to our ability to work with the cream of the indie community.

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