Over his past decade with Warner/Chappell, Ryan has been a passionate champion of many of the most original, compelling, and successful songwriters in the modern music landscape. To that end, it’s essential that we empower our executives and develop long-term careers across our team. We’re very happy to promote Ryan to this key role on our senior management team.” Moot and Marshall said: “Songwriters are our inspiration, and serving them with integrity is at the core of everything we do. As we enter a new era at our company, his outstanding A&R expertise, his deep understanding of songs and songwriting, and his powerful relationships throughout the creative community will make him an invaluable contributor to our successful evolution.
1 smash, “Sunflower,” while female producer duo NOVA Wav contributed to several songs on The Carters’ “Everything Is Love.” According to the announcement, among his recent projects, Press paired Warner/Chappell’s Swae Lee and Carter Lang with Post Malone and Louis Bellfor the No.
Warner/Chappell is home to extraordinary creative talent across all genres and cultures, and it’s a privilege to help them realize their visions and build their careers. It all starts with the songwriter, and there’s nothing more thrilling than watching a song evolve from its earliest form into music that touches people everywhere. Press noted: “The future of this company is incredibly exciting, and I want to thank Carianne and Guy for this new opportunity. I’m looking forward to leading our incredible A&R team, as we continue to attract amazing artists, songwriters, and producers.”
Warner/Chappell Music has announced the promotion of Ryan Press to president of A&R, U.S.
Erving Group, where he assisted in day-to-day operations and management, as well as being a manager and producer at Day One Productions.” /> Prior to Warner/Chappell, he founded Press Conference Management, an artist, songwriter, and producer management firm, and worked as a Creative Consultant at Notting Hill Music Publishing. Previously, he served in a co-management capacity at the J. Press came on board at Warner/Chappell as Senior Director, A&R, before being promoted to Vice President, A&R and then Co-Head, A&R.
Press, who joined the publisher in 2009, has worked closely with an array of acclaimed songwriters and producers, including Rihanna, Rae Sremmurd, DJ Khaled, Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, T-Minus, Tayla Parx, Gucci Mane, Mike Elizondo, Aloe Blacc, The-Dream, Priscilla Renea, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Wayne, Mike Will & Ear Drummers, The Stereotypes, Tay Keith, Ross Golan, Murda Beatz, Hitmaka (Yung Berg), Southside, and many others. Based at the company’s Los Angeles headquarters, he reports jointly to Warner/Chappell Co-Chairman & CEO Guy Moot and Co-Chairman & COO Carianne Marshall. His remit excludes Nashville.