|WMG Acquires Spinning Records
Posted: September 7, 2017
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (CelebrityAccess) -- Warner Music Group the popular indie electronic music label Spinnin' records.
Headquartered in the Netherlands and founded in 1999, Spinnin' Records is currently the label home for a roster that includes Alok, Bassjackers, Bob Sinclar, Chocolate Puma, EDX, Fedde Le Grand, Kris Kross Amsterdam, KSHMR, Lucas & Steve, Mike Williams, Oliver Heldens, Quintino, Sam Feldt, Throttle, Tujamo, Ummet Ozcan, Vinai and Watermät.
Previous releases from the label include hits by DJs and producers such as Afrojack, Armand van Helden, Bingo Players, Cheat Codes, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Solveig, Martin Garrix, Nicky Romero, Tiësto, Yellow Claw and others.
As well, Spinnin' Records also operates successful music publishing and artist management divisions.
Within WMG Spinnin’ Records will be run by its co-founder Roger de Graaf as CEO, who will work closely with Bart Cools, WMG’s EVP, Global A&R and Marketing, Dance Music. Following the acquisition, co-founder Eelko van Kooten has decided to leave the music business to pursue interests in other industries.
Roger de Graaf, CEO & Co-Founder of Spinnin’ Records said: “Spinnin’ has found the perfect home at Warner Music. Max, Stu, Bart, and the team really believe in our culture and commitment to artist development. They share our vision for growing Spinnin’ by creating even bigger opportunities for our artists and their music. It’s been an incredible journey so far and, as we look to the future, everyone at Spinnin’ Records would like to thank our close friend Eelko for everything he’s done for our company, artists, and industry. His partnership and leadership mean he will forever be part of the Spinnin’ family.”