Artist News Business News Deals Gigs & Festivals Industry People Labels & Publishers Media One Liners Releases

One Liners: Korn, Arlo Parks, Dagny, more

By | Published on Thursday 3 February 2022



Sony Music Publishing has signed Dagny to a worldwide publishing deal. “I’m super excited to be joining the wonderful Sony Music Publishing family”, she says. “I’m especially happy they share my vision of continuing to develop my artist career as well as helping me progress as a songwriter for other artists”.

CCS Rights Management has signed a sub-publishing agreement covering its home country of Canada with Irish publisher Bardis Music Company. “I’m very pleased to represent Bardis Music in Canada”, says CCS President Jodie Ferneyhough. “The legendary company is synonymous with Irish music, and we are truly privileged to be selected as their sub-publisher”.



The global grouping for the indie music community, the Worldwide Independent Network, has appointed its board for 2022, with Maria Amato, CEO of the Australian Independent Record Labels Association, as Chair. “Today’s news marks the first time that WIN has been chaired both by a woman and by someone from outside Europe and the Americas”, says former WIN Chair and Beggars boss Martin Mills. “Combined with the just-announced formation of the new Turkish trade association, this speaks volumes about the progress of the independent movement worldwide”.

Kobalt has promoted Emily Bines to VP Creative. “To me, there is no better home for creators who value transparency and teamwork than Kobalt”, she says. “I am THRILLED to continue to grow alongside an impeccable global team of music lovers who, at our core, strive to always put our songwriters first”.

Carl Smith has been named the new Editor of The Official Charts Company’s website, He joins from Bauer Media’s Heat. “It’s an honour to join the Official Charts team at such an exciting time for the brand”, he says. “We have some huge plans to celebrate 70 years of the iconic Official Singles Chart, while looking to the future and recruiting a whole new generation of Official Charts followers”.

Josh Remsberg has joined Warner Records as SVP Commercial Revenue. He moves over from Universal Music, where he has spent the last two decades. “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the Warner family”, he says. “The industry is evolving rapidly, and I’m looking forward to helping this great label seize every opportunity to do world-class work in support of our talent”.

Downtown Music has announced two promotions in its legal and business affairs team. Previously Head Of Corporate Legal Affairs at Downtown’s FUGA subsidiary, Claire Jacobs has been named Downtown’s VP Of International Legal & Business Affairs, and Amber Charania, previously Legal Counsel for Downtown, has been promoted to the role of Director Of Legal & Business Affairs.



The second stage of the All-Party Parliamentary Group On Music’s inquiry into the barriers facing UK artists touring the EU post-Brexit is set to take place on Monday, with veteran promoter Harvey Goldsmith, Association Of British Orchestras CEO Mark Pemberton, LIVE Touring Group Chair Craig Stanley, and PEARLE’s Director Anita Debaere and Head Of Public Affairs Silke Lalvani set to give evidence. Sign up to watch live here.



With their new album, ‘Requiem’, out this Friday, Korn have released new single ‘Lost In The Grandeur’. The band are playing a launch show at the Hollywood United Methodist Church tomorrow. If you can’t get there, the good news is that they’re livestreaming it on YouTube. If you’re in the UK, the bad news is that it starts at 4am.

Arlo Parks has released new single ‘Softly’. “The song is about how it feels to brace yourself before the blow of a break up and reminisce about the days where it all felt luminous”, she says.

There’s a new Illuminati Hotties single everyone. It is called ‘Sandwich Sharer’.

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

READ MORE ABOUT: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |