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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for the Fiscal Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2012

on August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
•Digital revenue up 13%, and 16% on a constant-currency basis
•Cash balance of $219 million following $114 million semi-annual cash interest payment
Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fiscal third quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2012.
“There were several bright spots in our results for the quarter,” said Stephen Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.  “In our Music Publishing business, we grew OIBDA, OIBDA margin and constant-currency revenue.

Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, August 9, 2012

on August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Thursday, August 9, 2012 for the third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET by dialing 888-296-6944 or 203-369-3072.  The call will also be available via webcast at

Warner/Chappell Music and Miramax Announce Agreement on Sale of Miramax Music Library

on July 31, 2012 - 12:00am

Purchase by Warner/Chappell Extends Companies’ Partnership and Paves Way for Future Collaboration

Extensive Miramax Collection Includes Scores to Oscar® Winning Movies

Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, and Miramax, one of the world’s leading independent film and television studios, today announced an agreement under which Warner/Chappell will acquire the masters and publishing rights for all film music owned by Miramax.


Plan B Reveals “ILL MANORS”; Brit Award-Winning Artist Sets US Release

on July 30, 2012 - 12:00am

Album Debuts At #1 In The UK This Week And Also Serves As Soundtrack To Self-Penned Directorial Film Debut

“ILL MANORS” Arrives On August 21st

Atlantic Records has announced the US release of “ILL MANORS,” the new album from Plan B.  The album arrives in stores and at all US DSPs on August 21st.

“ILL MANORS” is proving a phenomenon in Plan B’s native United Kingdom, entering the album charts at #1.  The collection follows the Brit Award-winning artist’s milestone second album “THE DEFAMATION OF STRICKLAND BANKS,” which decisively established Plan B as one of Britain’s most exciting and talented


Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) Expands Suite of Label & Artist Services

on July 27, 2012 - 12:00am

ADA joins forces with Independent Label Group (ILG) to provide one comprehensive solution to indie community

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) announced today the expansion of its services to the independent music community by officially joining forces with Independent Label Group (ILG). ILG’s resources and expertise in radio promotion, publicity and marketing will be added to ADA’s current offering which covers digital & physical sales and account management, synch licensing, analytics, production, college marketing, product development and custom products.