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News: Lyor Cohen Appointed New YouTube Music Chief


Manager and Executive Irving Azoff has expressed his concern with Youtube’s ethical practices for a while now, penning an open letter here. Lyor Cohen has now been appointed as the new Music Chief over at YouTube hoping to resolve the companys’ relationship with major record labels. As had this to say:

‘As a prolific manager, label executive and label owner, Lyor has a long history as a defender of artist rights,’ he said. ‘We are counting on you, Lyor, to lead YouTube to provide fair payments to artists and give them more creative control. Congratulations, Lyor, I know you can get it done.’

There is no word on what exactly Lyon Cohen will do over at Youtube just as yet, but we’ll keep you updated as details unfold….

via Billboard