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Warner Music Nashville Promotes Peter Strickland To Executive Vice President & General Manager

on February 21, 2013 - 4:00pm

Warner Music Nashville (WMN), the Nashville-based recorded music operation of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Peter Strickland to Executive Vice President & General Manager, WMN. In his new position, Strickland will help oversee day-to-day operations of WMN’s country division. Peter previously served as Senior Vice President, Brand Management & Sales, and will continue to report to John Esposito, President and CEO, WMN.
“Throughout two decades of loyal and outstanding service to Warner Music’s country division, Peter has demonstrated his amazing skills at creative


Beyoncé Signs Publishing Partnership with Warner/Chappell Music

on February 21, 2013 - 3:57pm

17-Time Grammy® Winner Joins Award-Winning Music Publisher

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a global publishing agreement with 17-time Grammy® winner and multi-million-selling superstar Beyoncé. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer Beyoncé’s future songwriting, including her much-anticipated next album.

“It’s an honor to join Warner/Chappell Music and to continue working with my friend Jon Platt,” said Beyoncé.  “I trust his vision and admire his professionalism and I look forward to our partnership.”


Jay Z And Roc Nation Enter Into Global Music Publishing Administration Agreements With Warner/Chappell Music

on February 19, 2013 - 4:02pm

Legendary Star and Renowned Entertainment Company Join Forces with Award-Winning Music Publisher

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has entered into global music publishing administration agreements with 17-time GRAMMY® winner and multi-million-selling superstar Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, and the music publishing roster of entertainment company, Roc Nation, which is home to some of the world’s top songwriters, artists and producers.

Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer all of JAY Z’s future works, alongside his catalog


Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results For The Fiscal First Quarter Ended December 31, 2012

on February 14, 2013 - 4:06pm

•Digital revenue up 16% from prior-year quarter

•OIBDA grew 13% and OIBDA margin expanded by two percentage points
Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fiscal first quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2012.

“We are pleased with the start we’ve had to our fiscal year," said Stephen Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.  “We continue to make progress throughout our organization, while maintaining our focus on long-term artist development, innovation and growth and carefully managing costs.”

“Digital revenue, OIBDA and OIBDA margin all showed solid growth,” added Brian

Nikon® And Warner Music Group Announce Schedule For Three-Day Live Music Residency At Upcoming South By Southwest® (SXSW)

on February 13, 2013 - 4:09pm

“The Warner Sound Captured By Nikon” To Feature Daytime And Evening Showcase Performances By The Flaming Lips, Paramore, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tegan And Sara, Alt-J, Fitz & The Tantrums, Lianne La Havas, Atlas Genius, Icona Pop, And Many More

Evening Showcases To Be Captured By Nikon HD-SLR Cameras And Live-Streamed Via WMG’s Premium YouTube Channel, “The Warner Sound”

Nikon Inc. and Warner Music Group have announced full details of their upcoming residency at the 2013 South by Southwest® Music & Media Conference (SXSW®) in Austin, Texas.