Russia: understanding Europe’s fastest growing market (Guest post)
This is a guest post from Alexander Blinov, Managing Director of Warner Music Russia, and Alexander Kasparov, Head of ADA Russia. We've been keeping a keen eye on Russia recently, and we asked them to explain this exciting...
September 14, 2021
ADA Latin steps up its efforts with more distribution deals
Warner Music Group is celebrating the growth of ADA Latin, the Latin division of its in-house distributor, which launched in July last year. Helmed by former Music Ally exec Juan Paz, the new division has signed deals with...
March 19, 2021
WMG strikes deal with Punjabi music firm Sky Digital India
As India’s music streaming market grows, so the western major labels continue to seek out partners to grow their foothold there. The latest example is Warner Music Group’s new distribution agreement with Sky Digital India,...
January 18, 2021
Warner Music’s ADA expands its business to Japan
WMG's distribution division ADA is expanding again: this time to the world's second largest recorded music market. ADA is opening up in Japan just a month after launching its ADA Asia arm in Singapore, while in July the...
October 19, 2020
WMG’s ADA Worldwide follows LatAm expansion with Asia launch
Warner Music Group's distribution arm ADA Worldwide is on an expansion drive. In July, it launched ADA Latin to oversee Latin America and Latin music in the US as well as Spain and Portugal. Now it's turning its attention...
September 15, 2020
WMG’s ADA sets up new ADA Latin division in Miami
Warner Music Group's in-house indie distributor ADA Worldwide has a new offshoot: ADA Latin. It'll be based in Miami, but will oversee Latin America, Latin music in the US and activities in Spain and Portugal. ADA has...
July 28, 2020
Warner Music Group invests in African distributor Africori
Warner Music Group is increasing its footprint in Africa with an investment in Africori, a distribution, rights management and artist development company. The deal will give Warner’s ADA distribution division access to...
April 21, 2020
Looking back and ahead, indie labels preach the gospel of patience
If nothing else, the 2017 edition of A2IM’s Indie Week—a gathering on New York City’s Lower East Side of over 800 representatives across the indie music spectrum, from labels and publishers to distributors, streaming...
June 20, 2017