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WMG has reported a solid first quarter of its 2020 financial year (October to December 2019), but a physical and download drop tempers its full year performance.


  • WMG has completed a calendar year with each of the four quarters exceeding $1bn for the first time (six quarters in a row including the last two of 2018).

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the latest financial results for WMG.
  • Assesses WMG revenue by source for the quarter and full calendar year.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue generator for WMG's recorded-music and music publishing sectors?
  • Is WMG starting to see a slowdown in streaming revenue?

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  • Summary
  • Highest quarterly revenue for WMG as a standalone company
  • Recorded-music results
  • Music publishing results


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