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Rob Wiesenthal Appointed Chief Operating Officer/Corporate, Warner Music Group

on December 20, 2012 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced that Rob Wiesenthal has been appointed Chief Operating Officer/Corporate, Warner Music Group, a new position, effective January 1, 2013.  Wiesenthal will be based in New York and report directly to Steve Cooper, CEO, Warner Music Group.  All other reporting relationships at the company remain unchanged.

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Bruno Mars Continues Reign Over Billboard’s “Hot 100” With “Locked Out Of Heaven” At No. 1 For Second Straight Week

on December 20, 2012 - 12:00am

"Unorthodox Jukebox” Marks Grammy Winner’s Highest First Week Sales Debut, Entering At No. 2 On The Billboard 200;

“Jukebox” Also Marks Mars’ Second No. 1 Album Debut In The U.K., While Making Chart History As Fastest Selling Solo Album Of The Year;

“Locked Out Of Heaven” Sits At No. 1 On European Airplay Chart And Becomes Mars’ Fifth No. 1 On The BDS Pop Songs Chart;

Mars’ New Single “When I Was Your Man” Sits In The Top 10 On iTunes Singles Chart After Spectacular Debut Performance On The Season Finale Of The Voice

Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars is standing tall atop Billboard’s “Hot

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Kanine Records Partners With Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA)

on December 18, 2012 - 12:00am

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the independent music distribution arm of Warner Music Group, today announced a partnership with independent record label Kanine Records. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Kanine Records has been instrumental in the careers of such revered acts as Grizzly Bear, Chairlift and Surfer Blood, among others. ADA will contribute its digital & physical distribution services to releases from the label’s roster of artists.

In making the announcement, David Orleans, President, ADA, said “Kanine Records is a label that’s pushing musical boundaries with their ability to

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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results For The Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended September 30, 2012

on December 13, 2012 - 12:00am

Both physical and digital Recorded Music revenue grew in the quarter

•Digital Recorded Music revenue growth more than offset physical decline in the fiscal year
•Adjusted OIBDA and Adjusted OIBDA margin expanded in the quarter and fiscal year
•Positive Free Cash Flow of $80 million for the quarter and $151 million for the fiscal year
Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results for the period ended September 30, 2012.
“We had a very productive year.
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Paramore Unveil “Paramore”

on December 12, 2012 - 12:00am

Grammy-Nominated Band Announces Highly Anticipated Fourth Studio Album;

Self-Titled Release Marks The Group’s First New Album In Over Three Years;

Eagerly Awaited First Single “Now” To Be Revealed Soon;

“Paramore” Arrives Everywhere On April 9th, 2013

Fueled By Ramen recording group Paramore has unveiled early details of their hugely anticipated, self-titled new album.  “PARAMORE” arrives everywhere on April 9th, 2013.

The Grammy-nominated band’s first all-new release in more than three years, “PARAMORE” marks the eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2009’s RIAA gold-certified “brand new eyes.”  The