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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for the Fiscal First Quarter Ended December 31, 2011

on September 12, 2012 - 12:00am

• Digital revenue up 17% year over year
• OIBDA grew 10% and OIBDA margin expanded
• Cash balance and Free Cash Flow increased

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fiscal first quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2011.

“This quarter’s results reflect a solid performance throughout WMG as we grew digital Recorded Music revenue and total Music Publishing revenue," said Stephen Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.  “Going forward we will continue to focus on long-term artist development, revenue diversification and cost management.”

“Our continued focus on executing cost


Jon Platt Named President, Creative - North America, Warner/Chappell

on September 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Acclaimed executive strengthens Warner/Chappell’s senior management team
Warner/Chappell Music’s Chairman and CEO, Cameron Strang, today announced the appointment of Jon Platt to the newly created position of President, Creative - North America, Warner/Chappell Music. Platt will oversee Warner/Chappell’s A&R activities in North America, including in Los Angeles, New York and Nashville, as well as playing a key role in shaping the company strategy.

Matchbox Twenty Celebrate “North” With Non-Stop Promotional Schedule

on August 30, 2012 - 1:00am

Multi-Platinum Band Set Live TV Appearances On NBC’s Today And CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman

Exclusive Fashion’s Night Out Event Slated For NYC’s Bloomingdale’s On September 6th

First All-New Collection In A Decade Streaming Now On The iTunes Store

“North” Arrives On September 4th

Emblem/Atlantic recording group Matchbox Twenty has announced a jam-packed schedule celebrating next week’s release of their highly anticipated new album, “NORTH.”  The collection – which includes the hit single, “She’s So Mean” – arrives this Tuesday, September 4th.

The days ahead will see Matchbox Twenty


Trey Songz Earns First #1 Album With “Chapter V”

on August 29, 2012 - 12:00am

Acclaimed R&B Superstar’s New Album Also Tops Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums & Digital Albums Charts

First Single “Heart Attack” Earns RIAA Gold Certification

“Chapter V” Available Everywhere Now

“CHAPTER V,” the highly anticipated new album from Songbook Entertainment/Atlantic recording artist Trey Songz, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, making this the first #1 album for the R&B superstar. The album – which features the hit singles, “Heart Attack” and “2 Reasons (feat. T.I.)” – sits atop both the “Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums” and “Top Digital Albums” charts.


Flo Rida “Whistles” To The Top Of The Charts

on August 16, 2012 - 12:00am

“Whistle” Becomes Superstar MC’s Third #1 “Hot 100” Hit;

Miami-Based Rapper To Perform “Whistle” On VH1’s “Do Something Awards” Airing Tuesday, August 21st;

Fourth Studio Album “Wild Ones” Available Now

IMG/Poe Boy/Atlantic recording artist Flo Rida once again dominates Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart. The superstar MC’s summer anthem, “Whistle,” ranks #1 this week, knocking Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” out of the top spot.