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UK MUSIC NEWS: ESTELLE LAUNCHES NEW LONDON RECORDS

British artist Estelle has announced the launch of her independent label New London Records. The label is in partnership with BMG. The star said in a statement: “This is a new and exciting move for me. BMG has been an awesome partner throughout my career, and with New London we plan to continue bridging the gap between soul, pop, London and New York — uniting them through music.”  BMG executive president Richard Blackstone added, “Estelle has been a valued member of the []

CLIVE DAVIS REPLACED BY BARRY WEISS AS BMG LABEL HEAD

Photograph: AP – Clive with Whitney Houston Legendary music executive Clive Davis has been replaced by Barry Weiss as chairman and chief executive officer of the BMG label group. Parent company Sony BMG announced the move Thursday (April 17th). The 74-year-old Davis will become chief creative officer of Sony BMG. Two other BMG executives also departed in the label shakeup. Continue Reading…. Clive can’t be a happy man right now, but it was bound to happen at some point. All those top dog label executives who are over []