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Introduction

WMG has reported details of the second quarter of its current financial year ending September 2016. Revenue in the January to March period was up at both current and constant exchange rates compared with the first three months of 2015.

Highlights

  • Revenue from streaming has overtaken that of physical formats to become the biggest source of income for recorded music.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the latest financial results from WMG.
  • Assesses different revenue sources and details how digital has become important to the company.

Key questions answered

  • What share of WMG revenue is derived from digital sources?
  • What is the biggest source of revenue for the music publisher Warner Chappell?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Streaming the big success story for WMG
  • Recorded music results
  • Music publishing results

Appendix

  • Author

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