Warner Music Europe

  1. 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 ...

  2. Warner Music Spain Acquires Newiscom

    August 12, 2011 1:09 PM EDT Warner Music Spain has acquired Madrid-based Newiscom, the events production/marketing agency, as part of its strategy to diversify revenue sources for its local acts and touring international artists. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, m ...

  3. Irish Govt To Hold P2P Talks

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eamon Ryan, the Irish Minister For Communications, has pledged to hold roundtable talks on the issue of illegal file-sharing. The discussion will involve representatives from government, the Internet service providers and the music industry. Speak ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. WMG Onboard With Dailymotion Video Service

    March 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has joined EMI in licensing its music video catalog to the French-based Dailymotion online video service. The deal covers the U.S., Europe and Africa, allowing Dailymotion users to view Warner videos on-demand, which includes mu ...

  6. @MIDEM: Muzu.TV Expands Reach

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Dublin-based Music video site Muzu.TV has struck a number of syndication deals with digital partners including AOL Music and the Telegraph Media Group, which it says will help prove the viability of a free ad-funded music service. The deals were u ...

  7. Vodafone Adds Warner To Mobile Music Store

    September 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Vodafone has signed up Warner Music to offer over-the-air access to DRM-free music from the major. It now has all four majors on board for its music download store, with a total catalog of 1 million tracks. The mobile phone network already offers ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Pan-European Deal For Warner, 7Digital

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music has extended its existing partnership with U.K.-based music store 7digital to sell Warner's Music's catalog across Europe. Effective immediately, the new deal allows 7digital stores in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy and ...

  10. Opera Star Jenkins Signs 360-Degree Warner Deal

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mezzo soprano opera singer Katherine Jenkins has left Universal Classics & Jazz for an exclusive worldwide partnership with Warner Music Entertainment (WME), a division of Warner Music Group. Jenkins and her management company Bandana Manageme ...

  11. Marshall Out At Warner Bros. U.K.

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Korda Marshall, managing director of Warner Bros. Records U.K., is leaving the company. Widely regarded as one of the leading A&R men of his generation, Marshall will leave upon completion of his contract later this month. He joined Warner Mus ...

  12. We7 Signs Up Warner to Ad-Funded Streaming

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music is the latest major to sign up to U.K.-based ad-funded online music service We7, and it is the first to offer paid-for MP3s on the platform. Users can stream unlimited tracks and full albums for free on We7.com, in return for listenin ...

  13. WMI, Odyssey Strike Ukraine Pact

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International has struck an exclusive licensing agreement with Odyssey that will see the Ukrainian distributor import, manufacture and distribute the music major's CD and DVD product. Through the agreement, effective from today, ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. WMI, 7digital Strike Euro Download Deal

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Digital download store 7digital.com on Tuesday becomes the first major European service of it kind to offer Warner Music's repertoire in the MP3 format, through a new deal struck with Warner Music International. An online marketing campaign w ...

  17. Warner U.K. Adds 679

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music has acquired 679 Recordings, home to British urban acts The Streets and Kano plus alt-rock band Mystery Jets, for an undisclosed sum. The label becomes a wholly-owned division of Atlantic Records U.K.; founder Nick Worthington remains ...

  18. Warner Buys Finland's HMC

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Nordic has acquired the multi-faceted Helsinki Music Company, a Finnish firm with operations in recorded music, merchandising, music publishing and touring. With immediate effect, HMC becomes a wholly-owned division of Warner Music Fi ...

  19. B-Unique Goes Atlantic Route, Starts Management Arm

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST B-Unique, the British label home to Kaiser Chiefs and Primal Scream, has struck a deal with Warner Music U.K. that will see it become integrated into Atlantic Records U.K., with effect from February 2008. The new partnership, unveiled today, will ...

  20. Penzer Joins WMI's Biz Development Team

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music U.K. has recruited Noel Penzer to the role of business development director, with immediate effect. Penzer is tasked with growing the U.K. company's digital revenue, and enhancing its physical business and activities in other mus ...

  21. Majors Cheer MusicStation's U.K. Christmas Arrival

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Vodafone U.K. has pledged to launch its MusicStation application ahead of Christmas 2007, enabling users to download unlimited tracks to their handsets for a weekly £1.99 ($4) subscription. The telecoms giant claims one million tracks licensed fro ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Marketing Exec Lauriot-Prevost Joins WMI

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Matthieu Lauriot-Prevost has made a swift return to the record business. The former EMI marketing executive has joined Warner Music International in the role as senior VP, marketing. Based in London, Lauriot-Prevost will be responsible for all asp ...

  24. 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. " ...

  25. Albertini Splits With WMI

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a surprise move, Warner Music International chairman/CEO Paul-René Albertini has exited the company, with immediate effect. The French executive has been replaced by veteran U.S. broadcast exe In a surprise move, Warner Music Internati ...

  26. Albertini Splits With WMI

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a surprise move, Warner Music International chairman/CEO Paul-René Albertini has exited the company, with immediate effect. The French executive has been replaced by veteran U.S. broadcast exe In a surprise move, Warner Music Internati ...