Warner Recorded Music has entered a world three way partnership with Lee Daniels Music, headed by director/author/producer Lee Daniels.
Daniels has labored on movies together with Valuable, The Butler, and Monster’s Ball; the TV collection Empire; and plenty of extra.
The settlement encompasses recorded music initiatives, together with soundtracks, in addition to artist signings.
Its first undertaking – the unique movement image soundtrack for America vs. Billie Vacation, starring Warner Information artist Andra Day – gained this yr’s Grammy for Greatest Compilation Soundtrack for Visible Media.
America vs. Billie Vacation was directed by Daniels. It was launched on Hulu in February 2021, with the companion album launched by way of Warner Information and Warner Recorded Music worldwide.
Daniels continues to have a multi-year total cope with twentieth Tv.
Warner says that Amanda Ghost, CEO of AI Movie and co-founder of Unigram (each ventures backed by Len Blavatnik’s Entry Industries), was integral in establishing the partnership and launching the three way partnership.
She additionally acted as Govt Music Producer on America vs. Billie Vacation undertaking.
“Lee is a creative visionary who has crafted among the strongest, transferring, and fascinating works of our period.”
Max Lousada, Warner Recorded Music
Max Lousada, CEO of Warner Recorded Music, stated: “At Warner, we’ve constructed a thriving atmosphere for inventive pioneers and impressed entrepreneurs. Lee is a creative visionary who has crafted among the strongest, transferring, and fascinating works of our period.
“Music has all the time figured prominently in his productions, driving the narrative of nice movies corresponding to Valuable and The Butler, whereas taking part in a central function in his influential TV collection, Empire.
“The Billie Vacation soundtrack was a incredible method to begin our relationship, and we’re wanting ahead to working with Lee on an thrilling collection of initiatives impressed by his deep musical information and impeccable style.”
“I’m all the time in search of new methods to increase and develop. I’m a filmmaker before everything, however, theater and music are additionally such passions of mine. I’m excited to be teaming up with Warner Music.”
Daniels stated: “I’m all the time in search of new methods to increase and develop. I’m a filmmaker before everything, however, theater and music are additionally such passions of mine. I’m excited to be teaming up with Warner Music.
“It’s yet one more manner for me to maintain pushing myself creatively – and America vs. Billie Vacation is simply starting!”
“This enterprise brings collectively the genius of Lee Daniels, the dynamic world group at Warner, and an array of extraordinary creative voices.”
Amanda Ghost, AI Movie / Unigram
Ghost added: “This enterprise brings collectively the genius of Lee Daniels, the dynamic world group at Warner, and an array of extraordinary creative voices.
“Collectively, they’ll propel nice storytelling, create indelible pictures, and produce hit soundtracks. The Billie Vacation undertaking has already proven us the type of impactful experiences that can come from this collaboration, and there are some very particular motion pictures and music on the way in which.”Music Enterprise Worldwide