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Lorelei Williams Named Executive Director of the WMG / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund

on July 27, 2021 - 9:07am

The Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF) today announced the appointment of Lorelei Williams as its first Executive Director. Based in New York, Williams will serve as an employee of Moore Impact, the Fund’s fiscal sponsor, and report to the organization’s President, Yvonne Moore.

Williams will work closely with the Fund’s Board to bring to life its vision of building more equitable communities and creating real change in the lives of historically underserved and marginalized populations through investing in organizations at the forefront of this

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Legendary Drummer Travis Barker Signs Global Publishing Deal With Warner Chappell Music

on July 22, 2021 - 9:00am

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has signed an exclusive worldwide administration deal with acclaimed musician, record producer, songwriter, and pop-punk icon Travis Barker. Named punk’s first superstar drummer by Rolling Stone, Barker’s impressive career spans more than three decades. 

Famously known as the drummer for the hugely influential, multi-platinum band Blink-182, Barker has also enjoyed major success with his outfits Transplants and +44, alongside a prolific solo career.

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Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

on July 21, 2021 - 1:01pm

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, for the third quarter ended June 30, 2021, and will hold an earnings conference call that morning at 8:30 a.m. ET.

To access the conference call, please dial (833) 646-0491 or (918) 922-6618. The passcode for the call is “Warner Music.” We suggest you call in 10 minutes prior to the start time. If you do not anticipate asking a question, we recommend joining via the webcast at www.wmg.com. You will be able to replay the conference call up until Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 11:30 a.m.

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Warner Music Group Acquires the Assets of 12Tone Music

on July 20, 2021 - 8:59am

Warner Music Group (WMG) and 12Tone Music announced today that they have entered in an arrangement where Warner Music Group will acquire the assets of 12Tone Music, the independent label founded in 2018 by Doug Morris.

Most recently distributed by ADA, Warner’s independent label and artists services arm, 12Tone’s catalog and roster include outstanding world-class talent such as Aftermath’s four-time Grammy winner Anderson .Paak, the 88rising collective (featuring global superstar Joji among their roster), Centricity’s Christian music superstar Lauren Daigle's Look Up Child, breakthrough

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Nancy Dubuc Joins Warner Music Group Board of Directors

on July 13, 2021 - 3:01pm

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Thomas H. Lee Named WMG Director Emeritus

Warner Music Group Corp. (“WMG”) today announced the election of Nancy Dubuc to the company’s board of directors, including being named chairperson of the Audit Committee and a member of the Executive Committee, effective today.

At the same time, Thomas H. Lee announced his intention to step down from the company’s board of directors after more than 17 years of service. In 2004, he led the investor group which purchased the company from Time Warner.

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