Just recently, the President of Warner Music Asia Pacific and Chairman & CEO of Warner Music Japan, Lachie Rutherford, announced that Akanishi Jin will be signing on with the company, as they will be handling his recording career going forward.
You can read the full statement below.
"I am happy to be here today to announce that Jin Akanishi one of the great stars and talents in the Japanese entertainment industry will be joining the Warner Music family as of today. Warner Music Group and Warner Music Japan will sign Jin on a global basis and we will become responsible for his recording career in both English and Japanese language.
We first met Jin in early summer this year and I was impressed with his vision and the high aspirations he has for his career. He is a first class entertainer, he writes, arranges and produces most of his songs and he is now eager to team up with first class creators and producers in the US.
I am very confident our relationship with Jin will be a productive and successful one for both Warner Music and the artist and I am looking forward indeed to working with him in the future."
President, Warner Music Asia Pacific
Chairman & CEO, Warner Music Japan
Source: Warner Music Japan Official