Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group (WMG) is an American major global music conglomerate headquartered in New York City. The largest American-owned music corporation worldwide, it is one of the 'big three' recording companies (the three largest in the global music industry). The company operates some of the largest and most successful recording labels in the world, including Warner Bros. Records and Atlantic Records. WMG also owns Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's largest music-publishing companies.

Formerly owned by Time Warner, the world's largest media conglomerate, the company was publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange until May 2011, when the company announced its privatization and sale to Access Industries, which was completed in July 2011. With a multi-billion dollar annual turnover, WMG employs in excess of 4,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 50 countries.

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... Please see the talk page for more information Further information Global music industry market share data Nielsen SoundScan reported that the big four accounted for 81.87% of the US ... Total annual unit sales (CDs, music videos, MP3s) in 2004 were 3 billion ... report published in August 2005, the big four accounted for 71.7% of retail music sales Independent labels—28.3% Universal Music Group—25.5% Sony Music Entertainment—21.5% EMI Group—13.4 ...
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... As a result, Warner Music Group has continuously blocked or muted videos on YouTube that feature music recordings belonging to its labels or to its publishing arm ... to artists who have songs published and controlled by Warner/Chappell, regardless of label ... and WMG much less apparent to YouTube users as music publishers, unlike record labels, generally do not brand themselves to their recordings ...

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