Shani Gonzales has been promoted to running director of Warner Chappell Songs British isles. She will maintain the placement in addition to her present purpose as head of international A&R, starting October 1. She’ll report to Guy Moot, co-chair and CEO of Warner Chappell, the publishing arm of Warner Tunes Team. Currently and ideas to relocate to London.
The seasoned new music govt has signed and developed a lot of of leading artists, songwriters and producers, like Bibi Bourelly (Camilla Cabello, Rihanna, Selena Gomez), Claude Kelly (Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars), DJ Khaled, Juice WRLD, Justin Bieber, Labrinth, Melo-X, Nate Cyphert (Florida Georgia Line), Nic Nac (Chris Brown, DJ Khaled), Poo Bear, P2J (Beyoncé, Doja Cat, WizKid), Saint JHN, Travis Scott and WondaGurl (Drake, Rihanna, Travis Scott), between other people.
At WCM, Gonzales has worked with the A&R crew to carry new world wide songwriters into the fold. She commenced her occupation at BMI, and joined WCM’s A&R group in 2004. She went on to get the job done for Epic Documents, Def Jam and BMG just before returning to WCM in 2019. Because her return, Gonzales has targeted on integrating and connecting the company’s world-wide roster.
“I’m so thrilled for this new chapter and to work with the amazing workforce in London,” stated Gonzales. “I’ve beloved coming back again to Chappell and getting to know so several colleagues close to the environment above the last yr. We have acquired these a supportive and nurturing tradition, with Male and Carianne [Marshall, COO] searching to develop people’s professions more than the extensive-phrase and make a actually world wide staff. I’ve always experienced a deep respect for the United kingdom audio community and the Chappell roster is next to none!”
Added Moot: “Shani’s these types of a proficient leader who has catapulted so several songwriters to the really top rated with her tenacious push to see them succeed. With a normal affinity and intuitive link to her writers, I know that she’ll use her gift of fostering meaningful associations to further create and develop our vibrant United kingdom roster.”