Warner Music Latin America

  1. Robbie Lear Appointed GM for WMG Artist Service Co. Get In Latin America

    April 30, 2013 10:57 AM EDT Robbie Lear, the former Managing director of EMI Mexico, has been appointed GM of Get In Latin America, the Warner Music Group-owned artist-service company. Lear will be based out of Mexico reporting directly to Iñigo Zabala, president of Warner ...

  2. Viacom and Warner Partner to Develop New Latin Talent, Isabella Castillo First Signing

    March 21, 2013 5:55 PM EDT Warner Music Latina and Viacom International Media Networks of the Americas (VIMN) have signed an exclusive distribution and expanded-rights partnership to develop the network’s roster of new music acts for the Latin market. Register today for t ...

  3. Ricardo Montaner Signs Recording Deal With Sony

    March 05, 2012 10:40 AM EST On The Dotted Line... (from left) Afo Verde, Sony's Chairman and CEO for the Latin Region, Spain and Portugal; Sony's head of legal affairs Barry Fiedel; Sony Music U.S. Latin general manager NIr Seroussi; and Ricardo Montaner. Venezuela ...

  4. Meet Billboard's 2011 Latin Power Players

    August 19, 2011 10:00 AM EDT For the second consecutive year, leaders of the Latin music industry are being honored with a Billboard Power Players report that recognizes this vital and important part of the music industry. The Billboard Power Players series highlights the ach ...

  5. Latin Power Players: Inigo Zabala

    August 01, 2011 10:52 PM EDT Iñigo Zabala President, Warner Music Latin America Although Warner Music's U.S. Latin market share remains smaller than that of its competitors -- at midyear 2011 it stood at 6.2%, according to Nielsen SoundScan -- the label's boutique s ...

  6. Warner/Chappell Latin Launches Digital Initiative

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music Latin America has partnered with Warner Music Group's recorded music division on a digital initiative to benefit its artists and songwriters globally. The publisher has joined with Warner Music Latin America in order to ...

  7. Latin Conf. Day 2: The Evolving Digital World

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Independent Latin artists have lost their right to complain about labels not signing them, according to "The Evolving Digital World" panel at the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami. Before the digital age, "the biggest hurdle ...

  8. 6 Questions With Ricardo Arjona

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Guatemalan singer/songwriter Ricardo Arjona's recording contract with his longtime label Sony BMG ended this year, he didn't attempt to renew or start a bidding war among the other majors. He easily could have. Arjona is one of the ...

  9. Ricardo Arjona Switches Management Team

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Following the recent announcement of his shift to Warner Music Latin America, after spending the majority of his career with Sony BMG, singer/songwriter Ricardo Arjona has also added a new management team. Effective immediately, the artist will be ...

  10. Ricardo Arjona Signs With Warner Music Latina

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After spending the majority of his career signed to Sony, and later, Sony BMG, Guatemalan singer/songwriter and top-selling artist Ricardo Arjona has signed a long-term recording deal with Warner Music Latina. The deal was closed this month, and A ...

  11. Vergara Named Operations VP At Nacional/Cookman

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gerardo Vergara has been named VP of operations for indie Nacional Records/Cookman International. Vergara will report directly to Tomás Cookman, the company's president and CEO. A veteran who has worked with some of Latin music's biggest ...

  12. Warners' Web Deal For Latin Artists

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Latin America has signed a deal to make its music videos available on the video-sharing Web site, Terra TV. The content and revenue partnership with Terra Latam, the leading Latin American internet company, will allow Terra TV users t ...

  13. Latin Executive Shuffle

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Luana Pagani, Sony BMG's longtime senior VP of marketing for Latin America announced plans to leave her post to launch her own consultancy firm. Pagani, the most senior ranking woman in a major Latin label was also, for many years, Sony BMG L ...

  14. Ringtones Get A Pretty Face

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST A girl and a song. Warner Music Latin America is banking on that combination to bolster mobile music sales of its catalog. Beginning this month, a series of video ringtones featuring celebrity Latin models synchronized with hit Warner Music tracks ...

  15. WMI, elHood.com Partner For Online Communities

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International has partnered with Latin social network site elHood.com to launch official artist communities under the elHood banner. The Warner/elHood communities will allow on-demand access to Warner Music Latin America's audio ...

  16. WMI, elHood.com Partner For Online Communities

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International has partnered with Latin social network site elHood.com to launch official artist communities under the elHood banner. The Warner/elHood communities will allow on-demand acc Warner Music International has partnered with ...

  17. Warner Latin Appoints New-Media Exec

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alfonso Perez-Soto has been named new-media director for Warner Music Latin America and U.S. Latin. Based in Miami, Perez-Soto will report to Warner Music Latin America president Inigo Zabala. Alfonso Perez-Soto has been named new-media director f ...

  18. Sources: Layoffs Hit Warner Música

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Música, the U.S. Latin division of Warner Music Group, has been hit with a round of layoffs. Sources say approximately eight people were let go Tuesday and Wednesday, including VP of A&amp Warner Música, the U.S. Latin division ...