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Vava Signs to Warner Music China

on August 9, 2019 - 7:36am

Chinese rap superstar VAVA has signed to Warner Music China. The artist, often dubbed ‘The Queen of Rap’ or the ‘Rihanna of China’, has shot to prominence over the last couple of years with hits such as ‘My New Swag’, which gained international attention when it featured in the movie Crazy Rich Asians.

VAVA is the stage name of rapper and hip-hop artist Mao Yanqi, who is originally from the province of Sichuan in southern China.


Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for Fiscal Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2019

on August 6, 2019 - 12:00am

Total revenue grew 10.4% or was up 13.4% in constant currency

Digital revenue grew 12.5% or was up 15.5% in constant currency

Net income was $14 million versus $321 million in the prior-year quarter

OIBDA was $124 million, up 25.3% from $99 million in the prior-year quarter

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its third-quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2019.

“Our third-quarter results are proof of our continued momentum,” said Steve Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.


Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

on July 31, 2019 - 6:19pm

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, for the third quarter ended June 30, 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, September 5, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.


Daniel Mora Promoted to Managing Director of Warner Chappell Music Colombia

on July 31, 2019 - 10:58am

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) today announced the promotion of Daniel Mora to Managing Director, Warner Chappell Music Colombia. He reports to Gustavo Menendez, President, Warner Chappell Music, Latin America.


“From the moment I met Daniel – back then a musician and songwriter himself – I could tell that he had the potential to do great things in the industry, and for this company,” said Menendez. “He’s a creative force and a hard-working leader who knows the business inside and out.


John Franck Named EVP, Commercial & Marketing for ADA Worldwide

on July 30, 2019 - 9:37am

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the global independent distribution division of Warner Music Group, today announced the appointment of John Franck to EVP, Commercial & Marketing. In this newly created role, the highly regarded executive will have oversight of ADA’s global commercial relationships, digital marketing, and digital sales & strategy. He will report to Eliah Seton, President of Independent Music & Creator Services, Warner Music Group.


“John has built a reputation as a brilliant and creative thinker, a determined and process-oriented executive, and a warm and kind soul,”