Warner Music’s first week on the stock market shows investor confidence

Warner Music returned to the Stock Market after nearly a decade as a private business and it’s been a good first week. At the end of their first day trading on the Wall Street market…

Warner Music Group closed their first day trading 20% above IPO price

Warner Music’s late launch on Wall Street has paid off as their first day showed huge value on their shares. Warner Music Group launched their Initial Public Offering on Wall Street last week after delaying…

Major label Warner Music Group have launched their Wall Street IPO

It’s been a long time coming, Warner Music Group are now publicly sharing stocks on the Wall Street market. This week Warner Music confirmed the launch of their Initial Public Offering (IPO) after going private…

Netease Cloud Music just licensed over 1 million Warner tracks for nearly 1 billion users

The huge Chinese music streaming platform has just gained the rights to a huge catalogue of music from Warner Chappell. NetEase Cloud Music is a giant in the music streaming landscape. With over 800 million…

Is Saudi Arabia looking to buy Warner Music Group?

Interesting reports have been circulating about one of the world’s biggest labels but are these simply rumours? Last week The Hollywood Reporter published an article suggesting that Saudi Arabia had made an offer on Warner…

Huawei gets the approval of all 3 major labels for Spotify rivalling music app

Huawei Music has launched in Europe to take on the plethora of music streaming services with over 50 million tracks. Chinese phone, tech and software developers Huawei have launched a brand new music streaming service…

Warner Music and Sony Music Own $200 Million in Shares of Tencent Music in China

Tencent Music has just filed for it’s IPO in the United States. Within that filing it was announced that Warner Music Group (through its Chinese subsidiary) and Sony Music have bought $200m of shares in…

Shazam creating curated music video experiences with Vadio

Shazam’s music discovery apps will now feature music videos and channels of streaming music videos thanks to a new partnership with Vadio. Shazam have struck a deal with music video platform Vadio to create visual…

Master Quality audio format MQA hires WMG veteran as CEO

Mike Jbara, a veteran at Warner Music Group, has joined MQA to lead the new master quality audio format in it’s next stage. Mike Jbara will be taking the role of Chief Executive Officer at…

Happy Birthday is Free: The Song Enters the Public Domain After Federal Court Ruling in USA

Its now official, Happy Birthday is in the public domain. In a 43-page decision, US District Judge George King ruled that the original copyright on the song, filed by the Clayton F. Summy Co. in…