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Revenue topped $1bn in the final quarter of 2017, the first time in more than 10 years that revenue has crossed the billion-dollar milestone.


  • In line with previous results for the company, streaming was the standout revenue source, with higher earnings from access services driving year-on-year recorded-music income growth.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the latest financial details published by WMG.
  • Examines earnings by source for the company's recorded-music and publishing divisions.

Key questions answered

  • What share of total WMG revenue is from digital sources?
  • By how much did streaming revenue increase in the final quarter of last year?

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  • Summary
  • Positive start to the new financial year for WMG
  • Recorded-music results
  • Music publishing results


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