Here’s all the music industry news you need to know this morning.
At 5pm Saturday 29 July in Brisbane, Katie Noonan, Kate Ceberano and Eurovision star Isaiah will perform John Farnham’s powerful anthem ‘You’re The Voice’ as part of a very special Queensland Music Festival (QMF) mass choral initiative inviting voices from across Australia to sing out against domestic violence – via QMF
Dan McCarroll, President of Warner Bros Records in California, is leaving the label. McCarroll joined Warner Music in 2014 from Capitol Records, where he also served as President. The news of his departure arrives amid a lot of industry chatter concerning the future of the label and its leadership team, led by Chairman & CEO Cameron Strang. – via MBW
Sony/ATV re-signs global admin deal for wealth of Michael Jackson songs – via MBW
Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds have announced that Ed Sheeran is to play in their global concert series Give a Home in Washington D.C., USA, taking place on 20 September. – via RotD
Facebook acquired content rights management startup Source3 – via TechCrunch
EMP Label Group, the label founded by Megadeth’s David Ellefson, has signed a deal with iconic horror director/writer/producer Adam Green (Hatchet, Holliston) to create Ariescope Records, Green’s own label imprint which will be manufactured, marketed, and distributed by EMP – via Ariescope