John Reid

  1. Business Matters: Looking Forward to Live Nation and Warner Music Group's Earnings Releases

    August 03, 2012 5:04 PM EDT Live Nation, WMG Optimistic Ahead Of 2nd Quarter Earnings Reports * (Correciton appended: Live Nation's earning report is due Tuesday, Aug. 7 not Thursday, Aug. 9 as originally reported.) Both Live Nation and Warner Music Group report second ...

  2. Varied Bills Boost Boxscores as Touring Biz Sees Strong Midyear Results

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Varied Bills Boost Boxscores as Touring Biz Sees Strong Midyear Results Big-event tours and superstars are supposed to sell tickets, so the best indicator for the success of the touring industry is when the list of top tours also includes a health ...

  3. Jack White Composing 'Lone Ranger'' Score; Third Man Records Truck Giving Away Concert Tix in NYC

    April 25, 2012 8:21 AM EDT Walt Disney Pictures has wrangled Jack White to compose the score for "The Lone Ranger." The studio announced Tuesday that the Grammy-winning rocker will write, produce and perform the score for director Gore Verbinski's upcoming ad ...

  4. John Reid Leaves Warner Music for Live Nation

    January 16, 2012 11:46 AM EST Live Nation Europe announced the appointment of John Reid as President of Concerts in a statement released Monday (January 16). "We are delighted to have John join us at a time of exciting growth for Live Nation. His pedigree speaks for itsel ...

  5. Lyor Cohen Realigns WMG Senior Management, Warner Music Europe CEO John Reid Departs

    November 09, 2011 3:15 PM EST WMG Recorded Music Chairman and CEO Lyor Cohen In one of his first moves as the head of recorded music operations worldwide, WMG Recorded Music chairman and CEO Lyor Cohen has flattened the company's management structure by creating a global ...

  6. IFPI CEO John Kennedy To Step Down

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT John Kennedy and the IFPI have announced that he will step down as CEO and chairman next month, after five years in the role. His replacement has already been confirmed. Frances Moore , EVP and regional director, Europe at IFPI, will step up to th ...

  7. Tattersfield Named As Warner Music U.K. CEO

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has named Christian Tattersfield as CEO, Warner Music U.K. and chairman, Warner Bros Records U.K. Reporting to John Reid, vice chairman, Warner Music International and chairman, Warner Music Europe, Tattersfield will assume resp ...

  8. R.E.M. Accelerates To Euro Chart Zenith

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M.'s "Accelerate" (Warner Bros.) gives the band a winning return to European Top 100 Albums, debuting at No. 1 as Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) snags a fifth week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Single ...

  9. Morrissey Accepts Apology For Mag's Racist Claim

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Morrissey today accepted a public apology at London's High Court from the publishers of British music monthly Word Magazine over a suggestion that he was a racist and hypocrite. The former Smiths singer, whose full name is Steven Patrick Morr ...

  10. Warner, Puma Snare Nutini Marketing Campaign

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini is to be the face of an international multi-media marketing campaign for Puma, through a partnership struck between Warner Music U.K. and the footwear giant. Nutini will appear in Puma's new "Sport ...

  11. Siljemark Adds Finnish To Nordic Role

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International (WMI) has re-structured in the Nordic region, adding its affiliate in Finland to what was previously its Scandinavian arm. WMI has appointed Warner Music Scandinavia Jonas Siljemark as the president of the newly-re-named ...

  12. Chalmers Takes Reins Of Warners' Rhino Int'l, U.K.

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dan Chalmers has been appointed vice president of Rhino International and U.K. With immediate effect, all London-based staff within the Rhino reissues and compilations specialist will report to Chalmers, who reports to John Reid, vice chairman, WM ...

  13. Crosstown Invests In Reid

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crosstown Songs has purchased an ownership interest in the copyrights of John Reid, co-writer of such songs as Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This" and Tina Turner's "When the Heartache Is Over." Sony/ATV Music conti ...

  14. Phillips Out At Warner U.K.

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music U.K.'s long-time chairman Nick Phillips will leave the company today to "pursue new opportunities." At midday today, Warner Music International confirming the departure by way of a brief note issued to the media. " ...

  15. Reid Rises, Caccia Out At WMI

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST London-based Warner Music International has handed responsibility for all its operations in continental Europe to John Reid, its vice chairman of music, content and marketing, as company veteran Gero Caccia prepares to exit. WMI announced today (F ...

  16. Blunt Finally Tops Euro Album Chart

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It's a long way to the top but it's beautiful when you get there. James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" was released 52 weeks ago and entered Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart 28 weeks ago. However, It's a long ...

  17. Blunt Finally Tops Euro Album Chart

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It's a long way to the top but it's beautiful when you get there. James Blunt's "Back To Bedlam" was released 52 weeks ago and entered Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart 28 weeks ago. However, It's a long ...

  18. WMI Restructures Marketing, Business Development

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The reorganization of Warner Music International (WMI) continues with the elevation of executives John Reid and Jay Durgan. The latest moves see Reid -- who was managing director of WEA London Records The reorganization of Warner Music Internation ...