Warner Music Group has just announced that legendary music exec Lyor Cohen will officially step down as Chairman/CEO of Recorded Music for WMG.
Here's how Billboard is reporting it:
"In making the announcement, Cohen said, "To all the artists and employees who live and die for the music every day, and who personally sacrifice for the good of the creative process: 'keep on keepin' on' in the tradition of a company that respects and honors the artistic community."
Len Blavatnik, Chairman and...Read Full Story
Lyor Cohen appears headed back to artist management after his exit this week as the CEO of Warner's recorded music division, according to several sources. The New York Daily News adds that Cohen used a code name with friends as he secretly developed the new talent management company over the last for two years while still heading Warner Music.
“He’s working to bridge the gap between label and management,” a source told the News, saying that Cohen has wanted to help record companies and bands...Read Full Story
Warner Music Group has announced that their Chairman and CEO
of Recorded Music, Lyor Cohen, is stepping down as of September 30th.
Cohen, who had been with the company since 2004, is credited for restructuring
the Recorded Music division after joining Warner nearly eight years ago –
witnessing several hits with artists like The Black Keys, Bruno Mars, Cee Lo
Green and more.
"To all the artists and employees who live and die for
the music every day, and who personally sacrifice for the good...Read Full Story
Lyor Cohen, the chief executive of Warner Music Group Corp.'s recorded music division, is resigning at the end of September.
The company announced the move Monday.
Cohen was credited with restructuring the division after joining Warner in 2004. During his tenure, Warner had hits with artists such as The Black Keys, Bruno Mars and Cee Lo Green.
Cohen told artists and employees in a statement to "`keep on keepin' on' in the tradition of a company that respects and honors the artistic community...Read Full Story
New Music Seminar 2012, taking place in NYC June 17 - 19, previously announced an impressive list of speakers including Bob Pittman and Sean Parker. They've now expanded their of "announced players" to include a broad range from Lyor Cohen, CEO of Recorded Music of Warner Music Group, to Jon Irwin, CEO of Rhapsody and Just Blaze, music producer.
New Music Seminar Founder and Executive Director Tom Silverman states:
"The U.S. music business is flat at around $7 billion. This year's New Music...Read Full Story
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