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  Warner Music Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warner Music Group is one of the four major record labels.
Amongst the historic compositions in which the publishing rights are controlled by WMG are the works of Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.
Universal Music Group's oldest label, Deutsche Grammophon, was founded in 1898 as the German licensee of Berliner Gramophone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Warner_Music_Group   (514 words)

  
 Newsvine - Warner Music Group Reports 4Q Profit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Warner, home to recording artists such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gnarls Barkley and Green Day, said net income totaled $12 million, or 8 cents per share, for the three months ended Sept. 30 compared to a loss of $30 million, or 21 cents per share, a year ago.
Domestic recorded music sales were down 10 percent during the quarter, while international revenue was flat compared to the year-ago period.
Warner shares fell 62 cents, or 2.4 percent, to close at $24.80 on the New York Stock Exchange.
www.newsvine.com /_news/2006/12/01/464866-warner-music-posts-4q-profit   (709 words)

  
 About WMG
Warner Music Group (WMG) became the only stand-alone music company to be publicly traded in the United States in May 2005.
With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Bad Boy, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Lava, Maverick, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word.
Warner Music International, a leading company in national and international repertoire operates through numerous international affiliates and licensees in more than 50 countries.
www.wmg.com /about   (230 words)

  
 Business: Warner Music Group to go public
Warner Music, home to acts like Madonna, Linkin Park and Kid Rock, filed a document with the Securities and Exchange Commission detailing plans to sell up to $750-million of common stock in an initial public offering.
A day after the investor group closed on its $2.6-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc.'s music division in March 2004, Bronfman, Warner Music's chairman and chief executive, began restructuring the company, consolidating labels, slashing artist rolls, ousting several top executives and trimming 20 percent of the work force.
In its SEC filing Friday, Warner Music said proceeds from the IPO will be used to repay debt and for general corporate purposes.
www.sptimes.com /2005/03/12/Business/Warner_Music_Group_to.shtml   (415 words)

  
 Warner Music Group (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Formerly part of Time Warner, the Warner Music Group was purchased in March 2004 by Edgar Bronfman Jr.
Warner Music International, a leading company in national and international repertoire operates through 37 affiliates and numerous licensees in more than 50 countries.
Warner Music Group also includes Warner-Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.
www.discogs.com.cob-web.org:8888 /label/Warner+Music+Group   (267 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Warner Music Group Launches Cordless Recordings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cordless Recordings is the brainchild of legendary music executive, Jac Holzman, the founder and former Chief Executive Officer and creative head of WMG's Elektra and Nonesuch Records.
With the Cordless label, the Warner Music Group is experimenting with a new approach to introducing tomorrow's great artists while offering a home for established musicians who want to make the most of today's online world.
With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Bad Boy, East West, Elektra, Lava, Maverick, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=100835   (910 words)

  
 Pressplay Expands Music Offering With Warner Music Group Content
Music companies, including BMG, EMI Recorded Music, Madacy, Matador, Navarre, OWIE, Razor & Tie, Roadrunner, Rounder, Sanctuary, Sony Music Entertainment, TVT, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and Zomba separately provide their content to pressplay on a non-exclusive basis.
Warner Music Group is home to some of the world's leading record companies, including The Atlantic Group, Elektra Entertainment Group, Rhino Entertainment, Warner Bros. Records Inc. and Word Entertainment.
Warner Music Group also includes one of the world's leading music and print music publishers, Warner/Chappell, and WEA, Inc., which is composed of three companies, WEA Corp., WEA Manufacturing, and Ivy Hill.
www.timewarner.com /corp/newsroom/pr/0,20812,669571,00.html   (621 words)

  
 frontline: the way the music died: inside the music business: warner music group | PBS
The sale was completed for $2.6 billion, with Time Warner holding the option to buy back up to 15 percent of the company within the next three years.
Warner Music Group, now the largest privately-held independent music company in the world, oversees an international array of labels in addition to divisions that cover marketing, distribution, and publishing of the company's assets.
Sales for the Warner Music Group were $4.3 billion in 2003, up from $4.1 billion in 2000.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/music/inside/warner.html   (203 words)

  
 Warner Music Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Warner Music homepage is not particularly useful though it does note (in the About Us section) that the company operates in more than 65 countries through subsidiaries, affiliates, and non-affiliated licensees.
Formerly known as the International Federation for the Phonograph Industry, the IFPI is the trade organisation of the international recording industry, comprising 1400 record producers and distributors in 76 countries.
Time Warner may be found in volume four, pages 673 to 676, with an update in volume seven, pages 526 to 530.
www.lib.washington.edu /business/tlc/archive/warnermusic.html   (2984 words)

  
 Warner Music Group Rejects $4.23 Billion Bid
Warner Music Group has rejected an EMI bid of $4.23 billion and issued this press release today:
"Warner Music Group Corp. recently received a preliminary non-binding proposal from EMI Group Plc.
The Warner Music Group Corp. board of directors has carefully evaluated the proposal in conjunction with the company's outside legal and financial advisors.
www.coolfer.com /blog/archives/2006/05/warner_music_gr_12.php   (137 words)

  
 Warner Music Group Announces Landmark Ringtone Agreement With Skype, Global Internet Calling Company - About Skype
“Warner Music Group is pleased to partner with Skype as they launch the first music personalization products in the Internet voice calling category,” said Alex Zubillaga, Executive Vice President, Digital Strategy and Business Development at Warner Music Group.
With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Bad Boy, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Lava, Maverick, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word.
Warner Music Group also includes Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.
www.skype.com /company/news/2006/skype_wmg.html   (547 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Lyor Cohen to head Warner Music Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The move reunites Cohen with Bronfman, who led a group of investors that purchased Warner Music Group in November for $2.6 billion.
He will become one of the top music executives in the world at a time when the industry is facing significant restructuring and cost-cutting challenges in the face of declining sales and music downloading.
Warner's share of the market is second only to Universal; as of last November, Warner had approximately 18% of overall market share, while Universal had about 28%, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2004-01-25-cohen-warner-music_x.htm   (983 words)

  
 Warner Music Group Q3 2006 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (WMG) - SeekingAlpha
Warner Music Group is the only major music Company that reported digital album share in the U.S. above its physical album share for the June quarter and year to date.
Warner Music today is built upon the same entrepreneurial spirit and inventiveness that characterized the Company's earliest days.
Warner I think is either Number 2 or Number 3 and Warner remains the Number 1 label in sales.
media.seekingalpha.com /article/14964   (8691 words)

  
 Warner Second To Settle In Payola Investigation
Warner Music Group Corp., the third largest record company in the United States, has agreed to abandon the industry-wide practice of providing radio stations and their employees with financial incentives and promotional items in exchange for "airplay" for Warner’s recordings.
"Warner is the second major player in the music industry to come forward and acknowledge that these practices are wrong," Spitzer said.
Under the Assurance, Warner, building on guidelines it issued earlier this year in response to the AG's investigation, has agreed to stop making payoffs in return for airplay and to make full disclosure of all items of value provided to radio stations.
www.oag.state.ny.us /press/2005/nov/nov22a_05.html   (435 words)

  
 Warner Music Group Acquires Ryko Corp
Today Warner Music Group announced it has acquired Ryko Corp for $67.5 million.
Music at WMG, said, “Recognized as a leader in independent music with a
And there's some irony that Warner will now be responsible for Lather, which they refused to release back in the late 70s.
www.coolfer.com /blog/archives/2006/03/warner_music_gr_11.php   (999 words)

  
 Warner Music Group Corp, WMG - Stock quote - CNNMoney
Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter Results for the Period...
Warner Music Group Chairman and CEO, Edgar Bronfman, Jr., to Be Interviewed at CSFB G...
Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Friday, December 1, 2...
money.cnn.com /quote/quote.html?symb=WMG   (333 words)

  
 FOXNews.com - Earnings: Washington Post, Warner Music - World Market Analysis | Financial News | Market Data | Stock ...
Warner Music, the fourth largest music company and home to such acts as Madonna and Green Day, posted a net loss of $7 million, or 5 cents a share, in the second quarter, versus a net profit of $4 million a year earlier.
But on a diluted basis, the company posted a year-earlier loss of 28 cents a share, despite the bottom-line profit which was due to unrealized gains of $39 million on warrants issued to former parent Time Warner Inc. (TWX) that were recognized in net income, but excluded from the earnings per share.
Warner Music said its major sellers during the quarter included Madonna, James Blunt and Sean Paul helping to push U.S. recorded music revenue up by 22 percent.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,194399,00.html   (733 words)

  
 The Official Warner Bros. Records Website
From High School Musical to The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Ashley Tisdale is staying busy, and now she's in the studio recording her debut album!
Warner Bros. Records teams up with ShoZu.com* & YouTube to bring you live video footage directly from Paris' cell phone for this global event.
Warner Bros Records - Established in 1958, Warner Bros. Records is the home to hit artists like Madonna, Faith Hill, Linkin Park, Tom Petty, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Flaming Lips, R.E.M., and more.
www.warnerbrosrecords.com   (1075 words)

  
 Warner Music Group's IPO Blues [Fool.com: Motley Fool Take] August 9, 2005
But the big trick with Warner Music Group is watching how its digital recorded music sales progress -- that operation offers better margins than the CD business.
These revenues represented a higher percentage of the overall take for the recorded music segment (which went up 2% as well) for the third quarter, increasing a point to 6% of revenues.
Performance royalties (generated when songs are executed in public, such as being played on the radio) offset the success in music publishing, with the company saying it had fewer radio hits.
www.fool.com /News/mft/2005/mft05080917.htm   (492 words)

  
 Warner Music Group : advertising and marketing profile at Adbrands.net
Now an independent public quoted business, Warner Music is the world's #4 music group, with labels including Atlantic, Elektra and Sire.
Previously part of the mammoth Time Warner media behemoth, the company began investigating ways of strengthening itself in the face of falling record sales in 2000.
In the end, however, Warner went independent, after Time Warner agreed to sell it to a consortium headed by former Seagram boss Edgar Bronfman.
www.mind-advertising.com /us/warnermusic_us.htm   (262 words)

  
 Bronfman group buying Warner Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Warner Music is home to Madonna, R.E.M., and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus Canadian artists Alanis Morrisette, Barenaked Ladies and Great Big Sea.
Under the deal, Time Warner will have an option to buy back a minority stake in Warner Music.
"Warner Music Group is one of the world's greatest recorded music and music publishing companies, and we have great faith in its potential for growth as an independent company and in the long-term opportunities of this industry," said Bronfman, the chief executive of the new company.
www.cbc.ca /news/story/2003/11/24/warner_031124.html   (1119 words)

  
 Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group Corp. Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter Results for the Period Ended September 30, 2006
Warner Music Group Chairman and CEO, Edgar Bronfman, Jr., to be Interviewed at CSFB Global Media Week Conference on Tuesday, December 5, 2006
The Company has no obligation to update the information in the e-mail alerts or otherwise from this website, which speak as of their respective dates.
www.wmg.com   (130 words)

  
 Billboard PostPlay: Warner To Launch "E-Label"
News.com: Warner Music Group is creating a new online music-distribution mechanism that will rely on digital downloads instead of CDs.
Edgar Bronfman Jr., Warner Music's chairman and CEO, said Monday that the new mechanism will be called an "e-label," in which artists will release music in clusters of three songs every few months rather than a CD every few years.
Edgar Bronfman, CEO of Warner Music, said yesterday in his Aspen Summit keynote that the war between the content industry and consumers is over.
billboard.blogs.com /billboardpostplay/2005/08/warner_to_launc.html   (439 words)

  
 Warner Music Group Stock Report (WMG) | Quote & News
Warner Music Group Chairman and CEO, Edgar Bronfman, Jr., to Be Interviewed at CSFB Global Media Week Conference on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 (MWR)
With about $3.5 billion in revenue, Warner Music Group is one of the largest music companies in the world.
Warner Music was formerly a subsidiary of Time Warner, was purchased by a consortium of private equity investors in 2004, and is now a public company trading on the NYSE.
quote.morningstar.com /Switch.html?ticker=WMG   (313 words)

  
 Warner Music Group
Candidate should be able to read and administer contracts, have the ability to write income statements and must possess strong analytical skills.
Candidate should posses good communication skills and have the ability to present the Warner Music Group favorably to 3rd parties.
Strongly prefer related Music business and contract administration experience, and 3rd party reporting.
www.showbizjobs.com /dsp_currentjob.cfm?jobid=12709   (200 words)

  
 Punknews.org | About Warner Music Group
The Warner Music Group is the world's largest privately held independent music company.
The DVD contains 90 minutes of interviews and stories from all five band members, behind-the-scenes footage in the studio, on the tour bus, both backstage and on stage of the Long Beach Arena show, in band members' hotel rooms, and even home with some of the guys.
Also included are the music videos for "MakeDamnSure" and "Liar (It Takes One To Know One)".
www.punknews.org /labels/warner   (788 words)

  
 Time Warner: Home
Time Warner announced its third quarter 2006 results on Wednesday, November 1.
Time Warner announced its first quarter 2006 results on Wednesday, May 3.
Time Warner announced its first quarter 2005 results on Wednesday, May 4.
www.aoltimewarner.com   (135 words)

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