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Warner Music Group Recording Artists and Songwriters Take Home 20 Awards at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards

on February 11, 2013 - 4:16pm


Warner Music Group recording artists, songwriters and distributed recordings received twenty awards at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night.  Among the WMG artists recognized were: Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, who received four awards (including Producer Of The Year) – more than any other artist; fun., who received Song Of The Year and Best New Artist; and Skrillex, who received three awards including Best Dance Recording and Best Dance/Electronica Album.  Other WMG award recipients include Halestorm, Zac Brown Band, Dr.
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Atlantic Records Group Scores At 55th Annual Grammy Awards; Label Group’s Big Winners Include Fun., Skrillex, Zac Brown Band, And Halestorm

on February 11, 2013 - 4:14pm


The Atlantic Records Group and its artists were among the biggest winners at last night’s 55th annual Grammy Awards, taking home a number of the annual event’s top awards.  
 

Fueled By Ramen recording group fun. was honored with two of the Grammys’ foremost awards, including “Song of the Year” – for the worldwide #1 single, “We Are Young feat. Janelle Monáe” – as well as the ever-prestigious “Best New Artist.”
 

OWSLA/Big Beat/Atlantic recording artist Skrillex continues his remarkable reign over the Dance/Electronica categories, following last year’s three-trophy triumph with still another trio
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Warner Music Group to Acquire the Parlophone Label Group

on February 7, 2013 - 4:21pm

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG), an Access Industries company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Parlophone Label Group from Universal Music Group, a subsidiary of Vivendi, for £487 million (around $765 million) in an all-cash transaction.

 

The Parlophone Label Group, formerly a part of EMI Music, includes a broad range of some of the world’s best-known recordings and classic and contemporary artists spanning a wide array of musical genres, as well as some of the industry's leading executive talent.

 

Len Blavatnik, Chairman and founder of Access
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Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, February 14, 2013

on February 7, 2013 - 4:18pm

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Thursday, February 14, 2013 for the first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2012 and will hold an earnings update conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To access the conference call, please dial 888-790-6706 or 517-623-4984. 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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET by dialing 866-367-5568 or 203-369-0228.  The call will also be available via webcast at

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Warner/Chappell Music Extends Partnership With Barry Gibb Of The Bee Gees

on January 29, 2013 - 4:23pm


Legendary Hit Songwriter Re-Signs with Award-Winning Music Publisher


Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has extended its partnership with superstar Barry Gibb.  Under the agreement, Warner/Chappell will continue to administer the rights to Gibbs' incredible catalog of songs, dating from 1967 to the present.


As a member of legendary Australian pop group, The Bee Gees, Gibb co-wrote worldwide hits including "How Deep Is Your Love,” “Stayin Alive,” “Words,” “Tragedy,” and “You Win Again,” as well as “Heartbreaker,” “Islands in the

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