Warner Music Italy

  1. Business Matters: Here Comes Dynamic Ticket Prices

    April 19, 2011 8:02 AM EDT Here Comes Dynamic Ticket Prices -- Ticketmaster has partnered with analytics company MarketShare to create tools that will allow clients to set and adjust prices for live events. The press release says the tools "will allow sports teams, art ...

  2. Italy's 2010 Music Sales Drops Slightly to $234 Million, Offset by Strong Digital Revenues

    February 23, 2011 4:02 PM EST FIMI, the Italian recording industry association, just announced its sales figures for 2010. The €170 million (about $234 million) in overall sales for 2010 represents a relatively small drop of less than 4% from 2009's €176 million total ($2 ...

  3. Marco Carta Wins Sanremo Festival

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Italy pop artist Marco Carta was the winner of the 59th edition of Italy's flagship Sanremo festival. Carta, 23, who was discovered last year on the TV talent show "Amici," won the five-night festival with the song &quo ...

  4. Warner Music Gets In To Spanish Artist Services Firm

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International has acquired a majority stake in Spanish artist services company, Get In, for an undisclosed amount. The San Sebastian-based company was formed in 1990 by Inigo Argomaniz and has operations in artist management, live pro ...

  5. Mazza Appointed FIMI Pres

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Italian major labels representative body FIMI has confirmed Enzo Mazza as president and named its new executive committee, following a May 22 assembly in Milan. Universal Music Italy CFO Corrado Filpa has been appointed vice president. The body� ...

  6. Ferro Joins Giannini's Management Firm

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Italian singer-songwriter Tiziano Ferro has signed to a new management company. The artist joins A&R Management, which has been set up by Fabrizio Giannini, the former deputy GM and VP of A&R at Ferro's label, EMI Italy. Giannini tell ...

  7. EMI Italy A&R Giannini Splits

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fabrizio Giannini, deputy managing director of EMI Music Italy and GM of the company's music division, has resigned, with effect from June 30. Giannini, who moved to EMI from Warner Music Italy in 2001, is one of Italy's leading A&R ...

  8. Reid Rises, Caccia Out At WMI

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST London-based Warner Music International has handed responsibility for all its operations in continental Europe to John Reid, its vice chairman of music, content and marketing, as company veteran Gero Caccia prepares to exit. WMI announced today (F ...

  9. Homegrown Acts Dominate 2006 Italy Record Sales

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Local artists took the honors in Italy last year, according to 2006 sales results released by local trade body FIMI. FIMI reports that local artists accounted for 80% of album sales in 2006, in a market that has traditionally seen a 50:50 split be ...

  10. Religious Groups Blast Madonna

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Attack comes just before Sunday gig near Vatican. Madonna appears to have upset certain religious elements in Italy with her plans to wear a crown of thorns in a crucifixion scene in her concert at Rome's Stadio Olimpico ("Olympic Stadiu ...

  11. Global Pulse

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Italy president/CEO Massimo Giuliano is pleasantly surprised by the success of Vinicio Capossela's eighth album "Ovunque Proteggi" (Atlantic), which has given the singer/songwriter the fi Warner Music Italy president/CE ...

  12. Sugar Finds New Italian Distributor

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie label signs with Warner Music. Italian indie label Sugar has signed a domestic distribution deal with Warner Music Italy. The three-year agreement becomes effective on January 1, 2006. Sugar has been distributed in Italy by Universal Music I ...

  13. Warner Artists Dominate Italy's Festivalbar

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nek, Pausini and Powter top the awards list. Nek (Warner Music Italy) was the overall winner at this year's Festivalbar, which concluded in the Roman Arena in Verona, Italy on Sept. 13. Laura Pausini, another Warner artist, won the Best Tour ...

  14. Italy's FIMI Elects Officers

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Italian record labels' trade association Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) elected Enzo Mazza as its new president during an assembly May 31 in Milan. Italian record labels' trade association Federazione Industria Musicale I ...

  15. Italy's FIMI Elects Mazza As Pres

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Italian industry association FIMI has elected Enzo Mazza as its new president during an assembly this morning (May 31) in Milan. At the same time, the trade body appointed a new governing committee. Italian industry association FIMI has elected En ...

  16. WMI Ups Caccia To COO

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International has promoted executive VP Gero Caccia to COO. Warner Music International has promoted executive VP Gero Caccia to COO. Caccia has been instrumental in completing Warner's territorial realignment, which included the ...

  17. WMI Ups Caccia To COO

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International has promoted executive VP Gero Caccia to COO. Warner Music International has promoted executive VP Gero Caccia to COO. Caccia has been instrumental in completing Warner's territorial realignment, which included the ...