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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for Fiscal Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

on August 6, 2015 - 7:30am

Total revenue declined 10% or 1% on a constant-currency basis; recorded Music revenue declined 10% or 1% on a constant-currency basis; digital revenue declined 3% or increased 4% on a constant-currency basis; OIBDA was $100 million versus $66 million in the prior-year quarter; and net loss was $43 million versus $184 million in the prior-year quarter.

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Craig Kallman, Julie Greenwald, and Tim Fraser-Harding on Chris Squire

on June 29, 2015 - 9:54am

As you may have heard, Chris Squire, co-founder and bassist of the groundbreaking British group YES, passed away this past Saturday. He was 67 years old and had revealed just last month that he had been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia.

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MNEK Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell

on June 19, 2015 - 2:08pm

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and recording artist, Uzo Emenike, AKA MNEK.

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Warner/Chappell Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Lady Antebellum

on June 18, 2015 - 11:19am

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Grammy Award-winning country group Lady Antebellum. The deal brings all three hit songwriters and group members — Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, and Hillary Scott — to Warner/Chappell, which will represent the majority of the Lady Antebellum catalog.  

The trio has co-written the vast majority of Lady Antebellum’s songs, including “I Run to You,” “Need You Now,” and “Bartender.” Between them, Haywood, Kelley, and Scott have also written material

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Ruby Marchand Named Vice Chair of Recording Academy

on June 4, 2015 - 2:07pm

Warner Music Group is proud to announce that long-time A&R executive Ruby Marchand, currently WEA’s Vice President of International Repertoire Development, has been elected Vice Chair of The Recording Academy. This is a tremendous honor that reflects the high esteem in which Ruby is held within the academy and across the industry.

Through her more than three decades at WMG — including 25 years at Warner Music International (WMI), followed by stints at Ryko and now WEA — Ruby has played a pivotal role in the global development and expansion of our A&R efforts. 

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