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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results For Fiscal First Quarter Ended December 31, 2016

on February 7, 2017 - 7:30am

Total revenue grew 8.0% or was up 10.6% in constant currency; Digital revenue grew 27.6% or was up 30.2% in constant currency; Net income was $24 million versus $28 million in the prior-year quarter; OIBDA was $157 million versus $137 million in the prior-year quarter


Ben Vaughn Named President, Warner/Chappell Nashville

on February 1, 2017 - 10:12am

Jon Platt, Chairman & CEO of Warner/Chappell Music, today announced that Ben Vaughn has been promoted to President, Warner/Chappell Nashville. In this expanded leadership position, Vaughn will head the company’s entire Nashville operation, reporting directly to Platt. He will oversee all creative and commercial activities across A&R, administration, business development, finance, and human resources. Vaughn will continue to have a hand in signing and developing songwriters, while actively engaging in songwriter advocacy and rights protection initiatives.


Warner/Chappell Production Music Now Exclusively Licensing CPM's 40,000 Track Catalog in US and Canada

on January 10, 2017 - 10:53am

Warner/Chappell Production Music, Warner Music Group’s production music department, proudly announces that the renowned CPM Music Library is available for licensing immediately in the US and Canada. Warner/Chappell Production Music first took ownership of the catalog in 2010, and has since represented the collection outside of the US and Canada. With the addition of the US and Canada, Warner/Chappell Production Music now represents CPM worldwide through its global offices and sub publishing relationships.
One of the largest and most respected production music catalogs in the world, CPM,


RIP George Michael

on December 25, 2016 - 8:36pm

We are all deeply saddened to hear that George Michael has passed away. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family and his friends.

We join millions of fans in mourning the untimely passing of this towering talent. He was the epitome of the consummate pop star, a singer/songwriter who enthralled the world, always keeping us guessing where his music would take us next.

After the global phenomenon of WHAM!, George transformed himself and his art, emerging as a solo superstar who then tirelessly broke new ground and set higher standards.


Alicia Pruitt Promoted to SVP, A&R, Warner/Chappell Nashville

on December 12, 2016 - 11:15am

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Alicia Pruitt to Senior Vice President, A&R.