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The Howard University School of Business announces a $4.9 million gift from Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF).
Warner Music Group released their first quarter results for the year end in 2020. Despite COVID-19's impact on concerts, merchandising, and physical revenue, WMG was lifted to new heights with streaming revenue. Just as D-Nice capitalized off the power of the internet to blast into a new stratosphere, so did Warner.
The streaming revolution has made a huge impact on the music industry, causing a return to strong profits and a new industry-wide optimism. One interesting sign and side effect of this new optimism is the announcement of potentially game-changing IPOs for major record labels.
Experienced music professional Kevin Gore has been named President, Global Catalog, Recorded Music at Warner Music Group.Per an internal memo sent by WMG CEO of Recorded Music Max Lousada, Gore would be replacing Tim Fraser-Harding, the current executive in the position, who has plans to leave the company.
Lizzo's star continues to rise, showing that she will be a force to reckon within this industry. The artist recently signed a global administration deal with Warner Chappell Music.
Wayne “Wayno” Clark Named Vice President, A&R for Asylum RecordsNoted music executive Wayne “Wayno” Clark has joined Asylum Records, Warner Music Group’s indie-spirited, streaming-focused imprint, as Vice President, A&R. In this role, he will cultivate Asylum’s fresh crop of talent and align them with premier producers and songwriters.
Warner Music Group (WMG) has promoted Eliah Seton to the position of President of Independent Music& Creator Services. [...]
Sesame Street Records is back.Sesame Street and Warner Music Group’s imprint Arts Music has partnered with each other to relaunch Sesame Street Record in the US and Canada.This new partnership will mark the first time in more than 20 years that new music from Sesame Street will be made available to the public on a regular basis.Many iconic
“They didn’t really know what to do with me.”Lil Durk stops by The Breakfast Club Radio Show and discusses why he left big label Def Jam. He explains to them how he felt that Def Jam was holding him back.His new signee King Von joins the interview as well.
Warner Music Group has announced the acquisition of UPROXX. Founded in 2008, UPROXX is one of the most influential media brands for youth culture, reaching more than 40 million people across the web, Facebook,Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube.UPROXX will continue to be run by current CEO/Chief Creative Benjamin Blank and Co-Founder/Publisher Jarret Myer.
Global Music Recording Market Report 2018/023 – Drivers and Restraints of Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Music Recording Market Global Briefing 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.North America was the largest region in the music recording market in 2017, accounting for around 55% market share. Western Europe was the second largest region accounting for around 22% market share.
Joie Manda Promoted To Executive Vice President Of Interscope Geffen A&M Interscope Geffen A&M promotes Joie Manda to Executive Vice President, effective immediately, reporting to John Janick, Chairman and CEO.Manda previously held the title of President of Urban Music for Interscope Records. Since joining the company in 2013, he has played an indispensable role at the label, having