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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for The Fiscal Second Quarter Ended March 31, 2012

on May 12, 2012 - 12:00am

• Cash up $104 million to $272 million from $168 million at December 31, 2011
• Free Cash Flow increased significantly
• OIBDA grew and OIBDA margin expanded

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fiscal second quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2012.

“With growing digital and non-traditional revenue partially offsetting the impact of a light release schedule as compared to the prior-year quarter, this quarter’s results show the benefits of the company’s transformation," said Stephen Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.


Halestorm Makes History; “Love Bites (So Do I)” #1 At Active Rock, First Ever Female-Fronted Group To Top The Format

on May 8, 2012 - 12:00am

Massive World Tour Includes U.S. Headline Trek, Festival Appearances, And Full Scale European Itinerary

Atlantic recording group Halestorm has made history with their electrifying new single, “Love Bites (So Do I).”  The track – featured on the Pennsylvania-based band’s breakthrough new album, “THE STRANGE CASE OF…” – has ascended to #1 at Active Rock radio outlets nationwide, marking the first ever female-fronted group to top the format’s airplay ranking.

Halestorm will celebrate its sensational success with an epic summer touring schedule, comprising a U.S.


Ed Sheeran Readies “+” For America; U.K. Phenomenon’s Debut Full Length Available For Pre-Order On The iTunes Store Today

on May 8, 2012 - 12:00am

Series Of Major Tv Performances To Herald Album, Including TBS’ Conan On May 8th And A Release-Day Appearance On NBC’s Today; NYC Headline Shows Sell Out Within Minutes; “+” Available Everywhere On June 12th  

Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced an array of activity surrounding the eagerly awaited U.S. release of his acclaimed debut album, “+.”  A record-breaking sensation in the British singer/songwriter’s native U.K., “+” arrives on these shores on June 12th. 

Pre-orders for “+” are available on the iTunes Store starting today ( The album is being


Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, May 15, 2012

on May 4, 2012 - 12:00am

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 for the second fiscal quarter ended March 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 Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET by dialing 866-489-3826 or 203-369-1670.  The call will also be available via webcast at



Once, Composed by Warner/Chappell Songwriters The Swell Season, Leads Tony Awards with 11 Nominations, Including Best Musical

on May 1, 2012 - 12:00am

Warner/Chappell Songwriters’ Musicals Receive Total of 48 Nominations, Including All Four Best Musical Nominations, and Ten each for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess and Nice Work If You Can Get It

Musicals composed by songwriters from Warner/Chappell Music, Warner Music Group’s global music publishing company, today were honored with 48 nominations for the 66th Annual Tony Awards, including all four Best Musical Nominations, as well as 11 total for the critically-acclaimed, stage musical adaptation Once, composed by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová of The Swell Season, the most for any show this