7 Facts About Warner Music

1. In July 1970, the Warner Music recording group acquired another prestige asset with the purchase of Jac Holzman's Elektra Records for US$10 million.

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2. In February 2018, Warner Music launched a division in the Middle East, based in Beirut, Lebanon.

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3. In December 2013, Warner Music began operating the wholly owned South African subsidiary after acquiring the Gallo's stakes thatit did not own.

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4. On July 6, 2017, Because Warner Music acquired 10 French artists, most of London Records' back catalogue, and The Beta Band, while Concord Music acquired albums by Jewel, Sergio Mendes, REM, and several rock, blues, and jazz artists.

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5. In 2009, Warner Music took over its South-East Asian and Korean distributions of EMI audio and video products, including newer domestic releases, which was announced in September 2008.

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6. On December 27, 2007, Warner Music announced that it would sell digital music without Digital Rights Management through AmazonMP3, making it the third major label to do so.

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7. In 1976, Warner Music gained a brief early lead in digital media when it purchased the Atari computer company, and in 1981 it bought The Franklin Mint company.

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