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A&R Worldwide Newsletter Vol. 805

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF CORE RECORDS Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced the launch of The Core Records, a new global label venture led by Kevin “Chief” Zaruk and Simon Tikhman, co-founders of The Core Entertainment (TCE), a leading entertainment and talent management company. This collaboration will focus on signing and developing new artists, leveraging UMG’s extensive network of industry-leading...
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A&R Worldwide Newsletter Vol. 804

WARNER RECORDS UNVEILS JV WITH MARC BYERS’ PROTECT THE CULTURE Protect the Culture, a new label founded by respected music industry veteran and entrepreneur Marc Byers, has entered into a worldwide joint venture with Warner Records. Byers will also serve as an A&R consultant for Warner Records, focusing on the vibrant African music scene. He will work closely...
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A&R Worldwide Newsletter Vol. 803

GLOBAL SUPERSTAR KAROL G PARTNERS WITH INTERSCOPE RECORDS Global superstar Karol G has partnered with Interscope Records (IGA), for her future recordings, which reaffirms her long-term relationship with Universal Music Group (UMG). Karol G is currently one of the most successful Latin female artists in the world, generating nearly 80 billion global music streams to date. This year, with the release...
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