Warner/Chappell Music sold its West London office to British organization John Lyon’s Charity for £22.6 million ($32.7 million). The former power station comprises 16,170 square feet of offices.
Alexander Buhr was named managing director of Decca Classics in London. Buhr will continue to serve as managing director of Mercury Classics.
Artist manager Adam Torres announced the launch of Urban Latino MGMT Group, a management, marketing and sports company with a roster that includes longtime client Don Omar, Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova and actor Kareem Savinon.
Bruce Springsteen announced that Simon & Schuster will publish his autobiography, Born to Run, on Sept. 27.
Filmmaker Duncan Jones, son of the late David Bowie, and wife Rodene announced they are expecting a child in June. Jones posted the note on Twitter, captioned, “1 month since dad died today. Circle of life. Love you, granddad.”
The James Murphy-fronted LCD Soundsystem inked a deal with Columbia Records.
Apple executive Jimmy Iovine married model-actress Liberty Ross at a star-studded ceremony held at David Geffen’s Beverly Hills mansion. Guests included Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Dre, Pharrell Williams and Scooter Braun.
Singer/model/actress Vanity (aka Denise Matthews), who toured with and was romantically involved with Prince in the ’80s as frontwoman of Vanity 6 and who later became a Christian evangelist and an ordained minister, died in Fremont, Calif., from kidney failure. She was 57.
Superfly, the producer of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, named former Roc Nation executive Jennifer Justice its first-ever president of corporate development.
Ally-Jane Grossan, series editor of 33 1/3, joined Bandcamp as senior editor of its new editorial team.
Kobalt elevated Ryan Wright to chief marketing officer.
Imagem Production Music, the United Kingdom’s largest independent library music company, announced it will rebrand itself as Cavendish Music after its acquisition by Canadian music publisher Ole.
The Los Angeles Dodgers signed a multiyear exclusive booking agreement with Irving Azoff and Tim Leiweke’s Oak View Group to bring live music to Dodger Stadium.
VH1 ordered a full series of its made-for-TV drama The Breaks, based on Dan Charnas’ best-selling book The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop.
Academy Award-winning composer Ennio Morricone was awarded the 2,574th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, to be unveiled Feb. 26.
Keith Jopling joined Spotify as global head of strategic intelligence.
Longtime Warner Bros. publicist Luke Burland left the company by mutual agreement.