Coye said: “Interval Presents allows us to develop and share podcast content that propels new and engaging conversations about hot topics and issues that matter to diverse communities – all from a cultural perspective. is just the beginning and as we grow, we hope to stay true to our roots in music while using audio art as a vehicle to explore new storytelling ground and ultimately connect deeply with our audience.”
“Interval Presents is a natural progression of Warner Music Group’s long history of producing generation-defining music, supporting creatives and driving culture,” added Oana Ruxandra, Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President. Business Development, WMG. “There is a thirst for more inclusive and authentic podcast content and, with Allan in the lead, we are excited to launch an audio platform that will connect with this growing audience and shine a light on a wide range of voices and perspectives. .”
The first slate of podcasts from Interval Presents, which will run throughout the year, will include various formats, including storytelling-driven talk shows and episodic shows. Audiences can expect live entertainment from award-winning artists such as Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyongoh (represented by CAA and Mainstay Entertainment) who will host a show focused on non-fiction cultural storytelling that explores the African diaspora; Grammy-nominated singer Jason Derulo (represented by UTA) who will headline a Clamor-produced podcast series that uses vocal performances to tell a fictional noir-tinged love story; and Grammy-nominated songwriter and entrepreneur Billy Manwho will challenge the stigma attached to failure in a show featuring some of the world’s biggest stars and their stories of coping with adversity.
Spontaneous judgment – the production company behind the long-running podcast and radio show, Spontaneous judgment – will produce the aforementioned Nyong’o show as well as a slew of future content for Interval Presents.
Additionally, Interval Presents has partnered with production company Very wellwho developed Idris and Sabrina Elba Podcast Coupledom and the Ambie-nominated series The messenger; as well as a first audio production company Dual Elvisthe company behind award-winning podcasts land of disgrace, About a girl, Expensive young rocker, here comes the breakand much more.
Awfully Nice will produce a docu-series for Interval Presents that explores thought-provoking questions. The first season, hosted by the artist Xiuhtezcatl asks, “What if California seceded from United States‘Double Elvis will produce two shows launching later this year – a series about the history of media and the role communities of color have played in the worlds of radio, print and television we know today. Each season will cover some form of media, and each episode will tell the empowering and inspiring stories of individuals who have left an undeniable impact on their industries, despite the challenges and difficult battles they have faced. podcast will tell the incredible stories of Warner Music artists who defied expectations, defined major cultural moments and redefined themselves at times when the stakes were highest. The first season will be based on the life of the legendary Atlantic Records artist Aretha Franklinthe queen of soul.
WMG’s labels and digital editorial brands will retain their autonomy and continue to produce podcast content under their own banners, while exploring opportunities to work alongside Interval Presents on projects and initiatives.
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About Warner Music Group
With a heritage spanning more than 200 years, Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs who are changing the culture of entertainment around the world. Operating in over 70 countries through a network of affiliates and licensees, WMG’s Recorded Music division includes renowned labels such as 300 Entertainment, Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, Elektra, Erato, First Night, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Music Nashville. the music publishing arm of WMG, Warner Chappell Music, has a catalog of over one million copyrights spanning every musical genre, from Great American Songbook standards to the greatest hits of the 21st century. Warner Music Group is also home to ADA, the independent artist and label services company, as well as the next-generation artist services division WMX, which includes consumer brands such as Songkick, the live music app; EMP, the e-merchant of goods; UPROXX, the youth culture destination; and HipHopDX, the hip-hop music information site. In addition, WMG counts storytelling powerhouse Warner Music Entertainment and social media content creator IMGN among its many brands. Follow WMG on Instagram, TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.
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