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British Singer Birdy Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell

Warner/Chappell Music, the publishing arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), has signed British singer and songwriter Birdy to a global publishing deal. Now 21, Birdy broke out at the age of 14 with a hit version of the song “Skinny Love.” 189 more words

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Rhett Akins’ Hot Streak: Tunesmith’s Songs Have Been on Country Airplay Charts for Seven Straight Years

Country singer-songwriter Rhett Akins was only a modest success as a performer, but since turning to songwriting full-time, he’s become one of Nashville’s radio juggernauts. Warner/Chappell Nashville announced today that Akins has placed at least one song on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart every week for the past seven years, including this week’s No. 464 more words

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Warner/Chappell Publishing, Warner Music Nashville Appoints Katie Jelen to 'Unified' Synchronization Role

Katie Jelen has been named Creative Manager, Synchronization for Warner/Chappell Music & Warner Music Nashville, it was announced today (Sept. 5). In her new position, Jelen will explore and develop new opportunities for repertoire works for use in film, TV, advertising, video games, and new media. 236 more words

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Veteran Music Publisher Jay R. Morgenstern Dies at 87

Jay R. Morgenstern, a 50-year veteran of music publishing, died on July 4 in Los Angeles. He was 87.

In a distinguished career, Morgenstern got his start in the industry as an accountant for music publishers in New York’s Tin Pan Alley and was involved with celebrated Broadway musicals like “Fiddler on the Roof” and “Cabaret,” a passion that would extend to amassing a sizable personal library of hundreds of show scores. 456 more words

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Warner/Chappell Names Rob Owen VP of Creative, Catalog and Marketing for the U.K.

Warner/Chappell Music has named Rob Owen VP of Creative, Catalog, and Marketing for the U.K. Owen starts on July 31 and will report to Mike Smith, Managing Director at Warner/Chappell UK. 212 more words

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Sarah Stennett's First Access Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music

First Access Entertainment, the music and management company run by Sarah Stennett in partnership with Warner Music Group owner Len Blavatnik, is keeping things in the family, signing a worldwide publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music. 203 more words

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Hailee Steinfeld Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music

Hailee Steinfeld, who burst onto the scene at age 14 with an Academy Award-nominated turn in the Coen brothers’ 2010 reboot “True Grit” and is pursuing a parallel career in pop, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music. 299 more words

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