With at least six confirmed bidders, Warner Music Group is currently the centre of an acquisitional feeding frenzy. Now make that seven: social games giant Zynga has entered the bidding, with an audacious...
April 1st, 2011 by Music Ally
February 21st, 2011 by Music Ally
A report in the Financial Times has claimed that Warner Music Group has asked for preliminary bids this week, both for its music publishing arm Warner-Chappell, and for the entire company.
January 28th, 2011 by Music Ally
Ethan Kaplan has announced his departure from Warner Music Group, where he was heading up the label's emerging technology unit.
January 24th, 2011 by Music Ally
This has come out of the blue, but reports in the Financial Times and New York Times both suggest that Warner Music Group may be considering selling part or all of its business.
May 19th, 2010 by Music Ally
This summer sees the release of the latest book examining the troubled early years of the digital music industry. It's by author Fred Goodman, and titled 'Fortune's Fool: Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music,...
April 12th, 2010 by Music Ally
There's a buzz around social digital music retail at the moment, with Mflow about to launch in the UK, and Apple quietly ramping up its partnership with Facebook. Another company worth watching is WaTunes,...
March 8th, 2010 by Music Ally
French online video service has bagged another major label deal, with Warner Music Group. The deal means it will be able to stream WMG's catalogue of videos in the US, Europe and Africa
February 24th, 2010 by Music Ally
Fresh from launching a new ad-supported mobile music videos service, 3rd Space chairman Warwick Hill has criticised Warner Music Group's decision to control its own advertising on YouTube. "Warner is a...
February 22nd, 2010 by Music Ally
Warner Music Group remains the only major label not to sign up for the Vevo music videos joint venture - something the latter's CEO Rio Caraeff thinks is a mistake.