Music Business

PUBLISHING NOTES: Warner/Chappell • ASACAP • SOCAN • Ole • UMPG • Round Hill • Deluge • More

image from ww2.valdosta.eduPaul Kahn has been named Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for Warner/Chappell Music. Kahn previously held senior roles at Viacom, EMI, Primedia and Himalaya Capital. 


ASCAP announced that Lisa Selden will join as  Senior Vice President, Administration Services.  She served most recently as SVP, Strategy, Operations and Business Development for Viacom Music Brands. 

Eric Baptiste has been reappointed as CEO of SOCAN.

Round Hill Music has signed an exclusive co-publishing deal with songwriters Schmarx and Savvy.

Republic Records artist and songwriter Post Malone has signed ave, worldwide publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group. 

ASCAP President & Chairman Paul Williams has been honored with the 2015 Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) Indie Award for his accomplishments and years of service to the music community.  

ole has signed an exclusive administration agreement with the publishing arm of Reviver Records.  The deal includes R&B icon Little Anthony, rising country duo LOCASH and the country rock band Blackjack Billy

image from ww2.valdosta.eduThe ole-Last Gang Publishing co-venture has signed a worldwide administration deal with Canadian DJ/producer Ryan Hemsworth.

Music publishing veteran Mark Friedman (Chrysalis Music, Red Stripe Plane Music, Verse), label exec David Robkin (Bigger Picture Group) and manager Larry Mazer (Emily West, Kiss, Breaking Benjamin, Lamb of God) have formed Deluge Music, a boutique publishing company with offices in Nashville and LA. 

Universal Music Publishing Group has signed an exclusive, worldwide agreement with STX Entertainment.

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