Parlophone Label Group

  1. Alain Lanceron Named President, Warner Classics and Erato; Senior Team Confirmed

    April 07, 2014 7:10 PM EDT Warner Music Group has announced Alain Lanceron will lead its Classics division as president. The label also named a full senior team supporting him.  In his newly-created role of President, Warner Classics and Erato, Lanceron will head Warner Mus ...

  2. Investors Put $2.4 Billion Into Music In 2013, Streaming Tops List

    January 31, 2014 5:48 PM EST The big got bigger and the rich got richer in 2013. In the 57 investment deals totaling over $2.4 billion tracked by Billboard, nearly 9 in 10 dollars invested went to a traditional music company, an EDM concert promoter or a company that stre ...

  3. Executive Turntable: Ari Taitz, Kenny Weagly Promoted at ADA; Shawn ‘Tubby’ Holiday Joins Columbia, More

    November 12, 2013 3:09 PM EST Taitz, Weagly Promoted ADA International ADA, Warner Music Group announced two key appointments to strengthen its international concerns.  Ari Taitz was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, ADA Worldwide and Kenny Weagly is expanding his role as ...

  4. Warner Music U.K. Restructures After Parlophone Buy, Christian Tattersfield & Miles Leonard Promoted

    July 26, 2013 4:20 AM EDT Warner Music U.K. has fine-tuned its management structure following its acquisition of the Parlophone Label Group (PLG) earlier this month. Christian Tattersfield will lead the combined company as CEO, WM U.K. He also will act as co-chairman of ...

  5. Warner Music Group Closes on Acquisition of Parlophone Label Group

    July 01, 2013 12:03 PM EDT Warner Music Group, the major label acquired by Len Blavatnick and Access Industries in 2011, has completed its acquisition of the Parlophone Label Group from Universal Music Group in a deal announced in May . The deal was closed for £487 milli ...

  6. Updated: Warner Music Group’s Acquisition of Parlophone Approved by European Commission

    May 15, 2013 7:53 AM EDT The European Commission today approved the acquisition of Parlophone Label Group by Warner Music Group, WMG announced. In February, it purchased PLG from Universal Music Group for £487 million (around $765 million) in an all-cash transaction. Af ...

  7. Morning Fix: Mariah Carey Debuts New Song, 'Boston Strong' Organizer Speaks, Rudimental Grabs Top Spot on U.K. Albums Chart

    May 06, 2013 9:01 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE PEPSICO CUTS TIES WITH LIL WAYNE FOLLOWING EMMETT TILL LYRIC CONTROVERSY PepsiCo is cutting its ties with Lil Wayne after the rapper made a crude reference to civil rights martyr Emmett Till in a ...

  8. Warner Music Group to Lower Its Debt Repayments

    May 03, 2013 7:34 PM EDT The Warner Music Group will not only get lower rates than previously thought for the $820 million term loan it will take on to pay for the Parlophone Label Group, but the deal will also allow WMG to reduce the rate the company is paying on its e ...

  9. Warner Music Group Outlines Parlophone Integration Process, Expects $70 Million in Annual Cost Savings

    April 25, 2013 10:26 AM EDT In a memo to the Warner Music Group staff today, CEO Stephen Cooper has laid out the procedure by which the Parlophone Label Group will be integrated into the company. Warner acquired Parlophone from Universal Music Group in February as part of ...

  10. Warner Music Working With Impala, Merlin to Sell Parlophone Assets to Indies

    February 19, 2013 4:33 PM EST In a deal designed to help ease its purchase of Parlophone Label Group past European regulators and increase parity between the major labels and the independent music sector, Warner Music Group has agreed to make some of its assets available for ...