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Stanford Offers Online Creativity Course Featuring Warner Music Group Artists

on February 20, 2014 - 11:50am

Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music.

Stanford University announced today the launch of ‘Creativity: Music to My Ears,’ a free, massive open online course (MOOC) teaching creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Taught by Stanford Engineering Professor Tina Seelig, the course features contributions of Warner Music Group artists, songwriters and executives.


Warner Music Group and Shazam Announce Landmark Strategic Alliance

on February 19, 2014 - 11:53am

Next-Generation Music Label and Highly Integrated Marketing Relationship


Initial Successes Include Innovative Campaigns for Bruno Mars, Wiz Khalifa and Chromeo


Warner Music Group (WMG) and Shazam® today announced an innovative strategic alliance that will discover new acts and sign them to a Shazam branded label under WMG, and that will collaborate in enhanced marketing across WMG’s roster of artists.        


The global partnership will create a ground-breaking connection between music fans, emerging artists, and WMG’s A&R teams.

Banks Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music

on February 14, 2014 - 12:10pm

Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with acclaimed singer and songwriter Jillian Banks AKA Banks. The Los Angeles-based 25 year old recently released the track “Brain” from her upcoming full-length debut, and has received acclaim from the likes of Billboard, Pitchfork, and SPIN, among many others.
Banks said, "The second I met Jon, Lucas and the Warner/Chappell team I knew they would be my family."
“Banks has written some of the most stunning and emotionally gripping music we’ve heard in


Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Results for Fiscal First Quarter Ended December 31, 2013

on February 6, 2014 - 12:12pm

•Revenue grew 7% on a constant-currency basis

•Digital Recorded Music revenue increased 9% on a constant-currency basis  

•Adjusted OIBDA up 7% with growth in both Recorded Music and Music Publishing

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its first-quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2013.

“There were a number of bright spots this quarter, including strong growth in steaming revenue for our recorded music business and solid performance from our music publishing business,” said Stephen Cooper, Warner Music Group’s CEO.

Warner Music Nashville Promotes Kevin Herring To Senior Vice President, Promotion

on February 4, 2014 - 12:14pm

Kristen Williams Promoted to Vice President, Promotion, Warner Music Nashville
Warner Music Nashville (WMN), the Nashville-based recorded music operation of Warner Music Group (WMG), today announced the appointment of Kevin Herring to Senior Vice President, Promotion, and Kristen Williams to Vice President, Promotion. Herring—who will report directly to Peter Strickland, Executive Vice President & General Manager, WMN—will oversee all radio promotion on behalf of WMG's country divisions, which include Atlantic, Elektra, and Warner Bros.