Warner Bros. Records

  1. Maverick Staff Faces Layoffs

    June 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT GM Savage among expected cuts. With the Warner Music Group taking control of Maverick Records, look for the label's staff to be reduced by more than half when it moves to Warner Bros. Records' headquarters in Burbank, Calif. Sources say ...

  2. Lang To Sing 'Hymns' For Nonesuch

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After more than 15 years on Warner Bros. Records, k.d. lang has switched to Nonesuch Records. Her first release for Nonesuch will be "Hymns of the 49th Parallel," out July 27. After more than 15 years on Warner Bros. Records, k.d. lang h ...

  3. Warner Music Looks To Slash Artist Roster

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The newly private Warner Music Group, having significantly <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/business_finance/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000450149">reduced its worldwide staff The newly private Warner Music ...

  4. Trick Pony Signs With Curb

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Country act Trick Pony has signed a new deal with Curb/Asylum after recording its first two albums for Warner Bros. Nashville. The group's label debut is due in the fall, with an as-yet-untitled singl Country act Trick Pony has signed a new d ...

  5. Biz Vets Form 'Upper-Demo' Label Sovereign

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST New album by Heart due in June. Five music-industry veterans have established Sovereign Artists, an "artist-friendly" independent label aimed at upper-demographic listeners. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Sovereign bows in late June with &qu ...

  6. Maverick Files Suit Against Warner

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST As expected, Madonna's Maverick Records label today (March 25) sued Warner Music Group (WMG), Time Warner Inc. and Warner Bros. Records, alleging that they breached a joint-venture agreement. The acti As expected, Madonna's Maverick Reco ...

  7. 'Seal IV' To Get DVD Release

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Bros. Records will release a special DVD edition of Seal's album "Seal IV" on April 20. The two-disc set includes the album on CD (originally released Sept. 9, 2003), as well as a DVD featuring Warner Bros. Records will relea ...

  8. WMG Restructuring Hits Nashville

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Execs exit Warner Bros. Nashville, Word Entertainment. Execs exit Warner Bros. Nashville, Word Entertainment. News ...

  9. WMG Restructuring Hits Nashville

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A number of high-placed executives are exiting Warner Bros. Nashville and Word Entertainment as part of the massive restructuring process by the Warner Music Group (WMG). A number of high-placed executives are exiting Warner Bros. Nashville and Wo ...

  10. WMG Confirms Restructuring, Exec Departures

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group today (March 2) confirmed a restructuring of its operations that will encompass the elimination of 20% of its global workforce of 5,300 and the exit of several key recorded music ex Warner Music Group today (March 2) confirmed a ...

  11. New WMG Regime Readies Pink Slips

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Warner Music Group is expected to begin issuing pink slips today (March 2) in a process that could play out over the next month. Some 1,000 employees around the world are being cut as WMG's new ow The Warner Music Group is expected to beg ...

  12. J Records' Johnson Shifting To Warner Bros.

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST J Records VP of urban promotion Cynthia Johnson will join Warner Bros. Records in early March as senior VP of urban promotion. J Records VP of urban promotion Cynthia Johnson will join Warner Bros. Records in early March as senior VP of urban prom ...

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