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Legendary Spanish Artist Melendi Signs Deal with Warner/Chappell

on May 10, 2019 - 11:17am

Multi-platinum selling Spanish singer songwriter Melendi has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group (WMG). The deal covers both his extensive back catalogue and new music that he is currently working on.

Melendi has sold more than four million records to date and is the most streamed artist ever in Spain, according to figures from Spotify.  He is also known to millions as a judge on the Spanish and Mexican editions of TV singing competition The Voice.

Melendi says: “I am glad to start this new chapter in my life with

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Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results For Fiscal Second Quarter Ended March 31, 2019

on May 7, 2019 - 7:31am
  • Total revenue grew 13.2% or was up 17.6% in constant currency
  • Digital revenue grew 20.8% or was up 25.0% in constant currency
  • Net income was $67 million versus a net loss of $1 million in the prior-year quarter
  • OIBDA was $191 million, up 25.7% from $152 million in the prior-year quarter

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its second-quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2019.

“Our second-quarter results were strong,” said Steve Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.

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Norman Wonderly Named EVP, Creative for Warner Bros. Records

on May 6, 2019 - 11:39am

Innovative Designer Oversees Visual Identity for Artists & Label

 

Norman Wonderly has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Creative for Warner Bros. Records (WBR), based at the company’s Los Angeles headquarters. Wonderly joined WBR in 2010, when he was tapped as SVP of the label’s Creative Services team. He was previously Publisher of Alternative Press magazine, where he worked for twenty years. Wonderly reports to WBR Co-Chairman & COO, Tom Corson.

 

Since coming on board at WBR, Wonderly has overseen creative campaigns and music videos for acclaimed artists such as Bebe Rexha, Dua

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Kinga Siennicka Named Managing Director, Warner Music Poland

on May 2, 2019 - 5:23am

Kinga Siennicka has been appointed Managing Director, Warner Music Poland with immediate effect. Based in Warsaw, Siennicka will report directly to Alfonso Perez-Soto, Warner Music’s EVP, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

She has been promoted into this position from her previous role as Vice Chair of Marketing and Promotion, Warner Music Eastern Europe.

Kinga Siennicka says: “Taking up the leadership of our company in Poland is a real privilege. We’ve got a creative and dynamic local music scene and we’re an increasingly important market for international acts too.

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Warner Music Group Corp. To Conduct Earnings Conference Call On Tuesday, May 7, 2019

on May 1, 2019 - 4:24pm

Warner Music Group Corp. will release its financial results on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, for the second quarter ended March 31, 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, June 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

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