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Musical Chairs — Week 17 2021

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USAWarner Music Group's Label and Artist Services division WEA has appointed Benjamin Blank to the newly created position of President of Media. In this role, Blank will lead WMG's newly formed digital advertising and creative content division. Based in Los Angeles, Blank will continue to report to WEA's President Maria Weaver. Blank's remit includes youth culture platform UPROXX, live music app Songkick and hip-hop media platform HipHopDX. Blank will have oversight of the creative teams as well...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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French label executive and jazz producer Jean-Philippe Allard has died aged 67

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French music industry executive and producer Jean-Philippe Allard — whose passion for jazz led him to sign, work with and produce artists such as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Abbey Lincoln, Ornette Coleman, or John McLaughlin, among others — has passed away on May 18, 2024 at the age of 67, following a brief illness.

Allard's career started as a sales representative for PolyGram in Nancy. In 1987, he was named head the Jazz division of PolyGram France, a position he held for over a decade. During hi...

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Prescription Songs partners with Kobalt Music Group to sign Anderson East to a global publishing agreement

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Independent publishing company Prescription Songs has partnered with Kobalt Music Group to sign songwriter, artist and producer Anderson East to a global publishing deal.

“I’m very happy to be partnering with the talented and forward-looking team at Prescription,” Anderson said. “Their ability to exist outside the box while still able to recognize and value a well crafted song is rare and immensely exciting."

Anderson was signed through Prescription Songs' Nashville office, via Head o...

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Artist, producer and songwriter Jordan Witzigreuter signs exclusive co-publishing agreement with Big Machine Music

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Independent music publisher Big Machine Music (BMM), a subsidiary of HYBE America, has signed artist, producer and songwriter Jordan Witzigreuter to an exclusive co-publishing agreement. "I’m incredibly excited to be working with Mike Molinar, Timmy Haehl and the entire Big Machine Music crew,” says Witzigreuter. “They’ve been a dream team on every front and I can’t wait to keep growing as a songwriter and producer with them!"

“Jordan’s musical chops cover the whole spectrum as a phen...

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