Music Business Worldwide

Mike Caren, CEO, APG: 'I hate the word rules.'

November 14, 2016 Music Business Worldwide Season 1 Episode 6
Music Business Worldwide
Mike Caren, CEO, APG: 'I hate the word rules.'
Show Notes

An interview with Mike Caren, the founder of APG.

Mike Caren started his career in A&R 21 years ago, aged 17, at Atlantic subsidiary Big Beat Records. Since then, he has signed or co-signed over 20 artists that have achieved gold or platinum status.

From 2009 to 2012, he served as Co-President alongside John Janick of the relaunched Elektra Records (Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Cee Lo Green).

He established Artist Partners Group in 2013 as a sister company to Artist Publishing Group, which is administered by Warner/Chappell.

In addition to APG, he has a global remit as Warner Music Group’s Creative Officer.