Mike Batt

  1. Katie Melua, T-Bone Burnett Break Off Album Partnership

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. jazz-pop artist Katie Melua broke off a studio partnership with T-Bone Burnett for her new album, "The House." She then persuaded William Orbit to come out of self-imposed retirement to produce the new album. Melua's fourth alb ...

  2. Dramatico Cracks Entrepreneur Survey

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mike Batt's Dramatico Entertainment has made a healthy entry to a corporate tracking list. The independent record label and music publisher has opened at No. 31 on Real Business' LDC Hot 100 Survey, which tracks the fastest growing priva ...

  3. Popkomm Moves To Later Date

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Popkomm music fair will be taking place later than usual this year, on Oct. 8-10 in Berlin. Last year, the international music and entertainment business trade show -- organized by Messe Berlin -- boasted 886 exhibitors from 57 countries and a ...

  4. No Smiles At Dramatico As Comedy DVD Hits German No. 1

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Katie Melua's record label has attacked changes in German chart rules that have seen her "Pictures" (Dramatico) album kept off No. 1 by a comedy DVD. Comedian Mario Barth's spoken word DVD "Männer Sind Primitiv, Aber Glück ...

  5. Popkomm Debates On Indies, Internet

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mike Batt, founder and managing director of Dramatico Entertainment, used his Popkomm keynote speech this afternoon to call for a truce between independent and major music companies. "A lot of us who run indie labels tend to think of the majo ...

  6. Batt In, Redmond Out At BPI

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Restructuring at the British Phonographic Industry continues with the appointment of veteran British pop songwriter/producer Mike Batt in a newly-created non-executive role and the departure of director of communications & development Steve Re ...

  7. Melua Pieces Together Third IFPI Platinum Award

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Katie Melua's sophomore September 2005 album release "Piece By Piece" (Dramatic) scored a third IFPI Platinum Europe Award in November, according to new certifications unveiled by the trade body today (Dec. 11). "We are extreme ...

  8. Dramatico Ups Bowles To MD

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT London-based Dramatico Entertainment head of international marketing Andrew Bowles has been promoted to managing director. London-based Dramatico Entertainment head of international marketing Andrew Bowles has been promoted to managing director. B ...