Warner signs with Ibiza club Ushuaïa
Warner Music Group has signed a new partnership deal with Ibiza-based club and compilation brand USHUAÏA Entertainment. Where WMG will oversee the release and marketing of the Ibiza-based club’s annual USHUAÏA Ibiza compilation and the more specialist ANTS albums.
As WMG is looking to build a stronger presence within the electronic music scene the deal also covers the hunt for new music talent by USHUAÏA, from which artists/DJs could be pushed up through the Warner infrastructure globally.
“USHUAÏA Ibiza is an influential and iconic brand at the heart of the dance capital of the world.
“We look forward to working with them to discover new talent and promote their well respected compilations.” says Charlie Sanchez, President, Warner Music Spain
Bart Cools, EVP Global A&R and Marketing, Dance Music, Warner Music, says: “Dance is arguably the fastest travelling, most international genre of music and we are committed to providing a home to the greatest artists and brands in the world.”
Yann Pissenem, USHUAÏA Entertainment CO-Founder & CEO, says: “With its expertise and experience in the Dance Music genre, Warner Music Group was the ideal choice when USHUAÏA Entertainment set out to identify a partner. We are both committed to join forces to deliver cutting edge new albums for Dance fans.”
Yann Pissenem recently gave a keynote speach at International Music Summit giving where he and Bart Cools allegedly met to conclude the deal.