Warner Music Group acquires Uproxx

Uproxx Media Group — owner of sites like HitFix, Dime and Uproxx itself — has been acquired. The Uproxx site focuses on entertainment and pop culture news, and was founded back in 2008. It was bou

Facebook and Warner Music ink recorded and published music deal for videos and messages

Just weeks after signing a large licensing deal with leading indy label representative ICE, Facebook has continued its march into the world of music with the news that it has now added Warner Music Gr

Warner Music Group And Tencent Strike Deal To Distribute Songs In Mainland China

Warner Music Group and Tencent have agreed to a distribution partnership in mainland China. This means that Tencent, one of China’s largest Internet companies and the maker of messaging app WeChat,

Playlists.net Acquired By Warner Music Group

In early July we reported exclusively that Spotify community and playlist sharing site Playlists.net was in acquisition talks, with one suitor — a prominent music industry company — in the

French Music Startup Deezer Gets $130M Fourth Round, Led By Warner Music Group’s Owner Access Industries

In France, it is the biggest startup funding round ever. Warner Music Group's owner Access Industries and previous investor Idinvest are investing €100 million ($130 Million) into music streaming st

With A Budget Almost Cut In Half And 40 Percent Staff Cuts Can The RIAA Survive?

RIAA's budget comes from music labels and distributors because it represents the interests of the music industry. Therefore, it depends on their willingness. TorrentFreak obtained <a target="_blank" h

Warner Music Group Taps MTV For Content Partnership And Video Advertising Sales

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/warner-music-group-wmg.png" class="shot2">Warner Music Group (WMG) has <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/mtv-music-group-and-wa

WaTunes Signs Warner Music, Opens Store Inside Facebook Walls

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/watunes.png" class="shot2" /> Detroit-based digital music company <a href="http://www.watunes.com/">WaTunes</a> has come to a <a href="http://

eMusic Reels In Another Major Label With Warner Music Deal

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/emusic-165x200.png" width="165" height="200" />Digital music company <a href="http://www.emusic.com/">eMusic</a> is rumored to be <a href="htt

YouTube Succumbs To Branding As Warner Music Begins Its Return

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/madonna-215x98.png" width="215" height="98" /> Last January Warner Music Group forced YouTube to <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/

Warner Music Says Imeem Is Worthless, And Owes It $4 Million Which It Can't Collect

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/cp_1241718874_43106v1-max-250x250-215x87.png" width="215" height="87" /> How bad are things getting for music streaming startups? We knew th

Lawsuits Galore: Songbeat Silenced For Now, Won't Go Down Without A Fight

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/songbeat-logo.png" alt="" />With a comic message on its website saying that the service has gone away to enter the 36 Shaolin Chambers of So

YouTube Users Lash Out At Warner Music (And Google) With Protest Videos

<img alt="" />Two things are clear in the YouTube/Warner Music <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/4297069/Google-boss-denies-screwing-music-industry-and-defends-YouTube-in-Warner-row.ht

Nokia snaps up Warner Music Group for ‘Comes With Music’

Nokia continues with its imaginatively named “Comes With Music” campaign, adding Warner Music to its list of record labels. That leaves only one of the so-called Big Four record labels left, EMI.

Amazon Adds Warner Music to DRM-Free Roster

The DRM-free music movement just gained a new convert from one of the major labels. Warner Music Group is now selling songs from its digital catalog (Led Zeppelin, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day) on

Warner Music Catalog Streaming For Free

I find it ironic when the big, bad, tough guy music labels go after small-fry music sharing sites like imeem and then they jump into bed with them a couple months later. But it’s a smart move for bo

Warner Inks Deal With Lala.com, Offers Free Streaming of Most of Its Songs

Lala.com’s going through a transformation in the coming days. Right now the site specializes in letting users trade used CDs online. Next on its agenda is to become an iTunes Store competitor an