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Pete Ganbarg Promoted to President of A&R for Atlantic Records

on January 16, 2018 - 12:04pm

Industry Veteran Assumes Newly Created Post

Pete Ganbarg has been promoted to the newly created position of President of A&R for Atlantic Records, based at the company’s New York headquarters. The announcement was made today by Atlantic Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman and Chairman & COO Julie Greenwald. In his new role, Ganbarg will continue to oversee A&R for Atlantic as well as its subsidiary labels, including Fueled By Ramen and Roadrunner. Ganbarg, who began his music industry career nearly 30 years ago, joined Atlantic in 2008 as Executive Vice President of A&R.

“Atlantic is above all an

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Danny Ocean’s “Me Rehúso” Breaks Record for Latin Song with Most Weeks on Spotify’s Top 50 Global Chart

on December 11, 2017 - 12:15pm

Surpasses Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” ft. Daddy Yankee

Danny Ocean’s “Me Rehúso” has broken the record to become the Latin song with the most weeks on Spotify’s Top 50 Global chart, surpassing Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” ft. Daddy Yankee. “Me Rehúso” entered the chart on April 1st, and has now logged 36 weeks and counting. Just four months after its global chart debut, the song reached its peak position, No. 18, on the prestigious list – which tracks the popularity of every track released around the world.

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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended September 30, 2017

on December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

•           Total revenue for the full year grew 10.2% or was up 11.5% in constant currency

•           Digital revenue for the full year grew 24.7% or was up 26.0% in constant currency

•           Net income for the full year was $149 million versus $30 million in the prior year

•           OIBDA for the full year was $473 million versus $507 million in the prior year

•           Total revenue for the quarter grew 9.0% or was up 7.6% in constant currency

•           Digital revenue for the quarter grew 19.8% or was up 18.6% in constant currency

•           Net loss for the quarter was $38

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Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

on December 1, 2017 - 1:40pm

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2017, and will hold an earnings update conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To access the conference call, please dial (844) 868-0142 or (832) 777-5759. The passcode for the call is “Warner Music.”  We suggest you call in 10 minutes prior to the start time. You will be able to replay the conference call up until Friday, January 5, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

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2018 WMG Grammy Nominations

on November 28, 2017 - 8:03pm

Today, the Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. Warner/Chappell’s Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar led the pack with eight and seven nominations respectively, followed by Atlantic Records artist & Warner/Chappell songwriter Bruno Mars with six. Bruno and Jay-Z landed nominations in the three top categories: Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year.

The rich diversity across our company is impressively demonstrated by the fact that we have nominations in over 50 categories spanning some 20 musical fields, including Pop, Dance/Electronic,

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