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Arts Music Strikes Global Music Deal with Holly Hobbie

on June 21, 2019 - 2:49pm

Warner Music Group Division Launches Imprint with Cloudco Entertainment

Warner Music Group’s Arts Music division has signed a multi-season deal with global TV producer Cloudco Entertainment (formerly known as American Greetings Entertainment) to release original music from the hit Hulu original live-action series, Holly Hobbie. The first single, “Be the Change (Theme Song)” was released today, kicking off a cascade of tracks to follow throughout the summer, culminating with the full soundtrack album release on September 5th.

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Warner Chappell Music Acquires Gene Autry Music Group

on May 30, 2019 - 11:08am

Publishing Catalogue Includes Over 1,500 Songs Written by or Associated with “America’s Favorite Singing Cowboy”

Warner Chappell Music today announced the acquisition of the four publishing companies comprising the Gene Autry Music Group. Together, these catalogues contain more than 1,500 songs.

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Piotr Kabaj to Leave Warner Music Eastern Europe

on May 17, 2019 - 11:15am

Following the announcement of Kinga Siennicka’s appointment as Managing Director of Warner Music Poland, Piotr Kabaj is leaving Warner Music Group (WMG) after a career in the music industry spanning nearly 30 years.

Kabaj co-founded Pomaton in 1990, originally to publish songbooks, before then branching into local recorded music.  The company went on to become in 1993 a licensee for EMI, before being majority owned by the global music company.  In 2013, it was sold to WMG as part of the Parlophone Label Group divestment process following the break-up of EMI.

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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results For Fiscal Second Quarter Ended March 31, 2019

on May 7, 2019 - 7:31am
  • Total revenue grew 13.2% or was up 17.6% in constant currency
  • Digital revenue grew 20.8% or was up 25.0% in constant currency
  • Net income was $67 million versus a net loss of $1 million in the prior-year quarter
  • OIBDA was $191 million, up 25.7% from $152 million in the prior-year quarter

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its second-quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2019.

“Our second-quarter results were strong,” said Steve Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.

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Warner Music Group Corp. To Conduct Earnings Conference Call On Tuesday, May 7, 2019

on May 1, 2019 - 4:24pm

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, for the second quarter ended March 31, 2019, 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 Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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