Richard Blackstone

  1. Publishing Briefs: INgrooves Music Publishing Announce Signings, BMG Chrysalis Signs 3 Winans Brothers, Riptide Music & Pigfactory Merge

    February 24, 2014 11:19 PM EST --- INgrooves Music Publishing , which was launched by digital music distributor INgrooves Music Group in July, has announced a slew of signings, including reggae artist Stephen Marley , folk-rock band Jamestown Revival , U.K. recording artist Nat ...

  2. Estelle Partners with BMG to Launch New London Records (Exclusive)

    August 12, 2013 1:50 PM EDT English R&B singer/songwriter Estelle has announced the launch of New London Records, an independent label in partnership with BMG, with whom she's worked as a writer since 2003. Estelle will release the second and third volumes of he ...

  3. BMG Signs Backstreet Boys for Publishing, Recordings

    July 19, 2013 6:25 AM EDT The Backstreet Boys celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, and to mark the milestone, will release their eighth album, "In A World Like This," through BMG on July 30. The group was previously signed to Jive Records. The title trac ...

  4. Pub Briefs: BMG Chrysalis Signs Bruno Mars; Carole King To Receive BMI Icon Award

    March 23, 2012 7:00 AM EDT BMG Chrysalis Signs Bruno Mars - BMG Chrysalis US has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with Bruno Mars, whose debut album, "Doo-Wops & Hooligans," has scanned 1.7 million units so far in the U.S., according to Nielsen So ...

  5. Blackstone Takes New Role Under Bronfman

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST A seismic shift is taking place in the top ranks of Warner/Chappell Music. Richard Blackstone is to move from his post as chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell Music to assume a new role as senior advisor to Edgar Bronfman, Jr., chairman and CEO of ...

  6. Warner/Chappell Gets The Biggest Picture

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stegall, Kates join forces as co-publishers. Warner/Chappell Music has teamed up with Biggest Picture, a company formed by singer, songwriter and producer Keith Stegall and music executive Alan Kates, to work as co-publishers for country and pop s ...

  7. Timbaland Re-Ups With Warner/Chappell

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music has extended its publishing agreement with songwriter/producer Timbaland and has acquired his extensive catalog of nearly 400 copyrights. Warner/Chappell Music has extended its publishing agreement with songwriter/producer Ti ...

  8. Warner/Chappell Taps Bortnick For Senior A&R Role

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most recently with Zomba Music Publishing. Warner/Chappell Music has appointed Bob Bortnick senior VP of A&R. He reports to Richard Blackstone, chairman/CEO of W/C and will be based in New York. Most recently, Bortnick was senior VP of A&R ...

  9. Warner/Chappell President Exiting In March

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner/Chappell president Rick Shoemaker is exiting the publishing arm of Warner Music Group at the end of March. Warner/Chappell president Rick Shoemaker is exiting the publishing arm of Warner Music Group at the end of March. The company didn� ...

  10. Warner/Chappell Music Appoints Senior VP

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nancy Taylor previously held positions with Arista, MCA. Warner/Chappell Music appointed Nancy Taylor senior VP, office of the chairman. She will be based in New York. Working closely with Warner/Chappell chairman/CEO Richard Blackstone, Taylor wi ...

  11. Mantel Named Zomba Music Publishing Pres.

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Replaces Richard Blackstone who left in May. Replaces Richard Blackstone who left in May. News Richard Blackstone ...

  12. Mantel Named Zomba Music Publishing Pres.

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Replaces Richard Blackstone who left in May. Attorney David Mantel has been named Zomba Music Publishing president for the U.S. He takes the reins from Richard Blackstone, who left the company in May to become chairman/CEO of Warner/Chappell Music ...

  13. Blackstone Begins At Warner/Chappell

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Richard Blackstone took hold of the reins at Warner/Chappell Music on May 28, one day after an early release from his Zomba employment agreement. NEW YORK -- Richard Blackstone took hold of the reins at Warner/Chappell Music on May 28, one day aft ...

  14. Blackstone To Helm Warner/Chappell

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. B ...

  15. Blackstone To Take Over Warner/Chappell

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. Warner Music Group has named Richard Blackstone as the new chairman/CEO of its publishing division, Warner/Chappell Music. B ...