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By | Published on Wednesday 2 May 2018

Childish Gambino

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• Kobalt has signed Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, and his songwriter collective Wolf + Rothstein, to a worldwide publishing administration deal.

• Babymetal have announced that they are launching their own record label. The company, Babymetal Records, is being set up in partnership with 5B Artist Management & Records and Cooking Vinyl.

• Jeff Sosnow has been promoted to Executive Vice President, A&R for Warner Bros. Records and Reprise Records. “Warner Bros has long been known as an artist-driven company”, says Sosnow.

• Music publicity firm the Zeitgeist Agency has hired Elliot Mitchell to head up its new artist PR division. “I’m THRILLED to be joining Zeitgeist and opening this division at such an exciting time for the company”, says Mitchell.

• Alison Wonderland has released the video for ‘Easy’, from her new album ‘Awake’.

• King Dude and Myrkur have recorded a downbeat cover of Abba’s ‘The Winner Takes It All’.

• Pitou has announced new single, ‘Give Me A Glass’.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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