Quantcast

WMG Shareholders OK Merger

WMG GETS ALL ACCESS PASS: Warner Music Group stockholders voted to approve the previously announced merger agreement with Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries. Under terms of the reported $3.3 billion deal, company stockholders will receive $8.25 per share in cash at the closing of the transaction between WMG and Access Industries affiliates Airplanes Music LLC and Airplanes Merger Sub, Inc. Stockholders representing 137,738,124 shares of outstanding WMG common stock also approved “golden parachute” compensation, while holders of 7,755,049 shares voted against the payouts to top Warner execs, including Edgar Bronfman and Lyor Cohen. Now Blavatnik and company can set their sights on EMI Music. (7/6p)

SPOTIFY SINGS A SONG OF ONG
Meet the streamer's new editor in chief. (10/22a)
HITS LIST, FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION
Grammy-themed, just like our latest print magazine. (10/25a)
GRAMMY COUNTRY ALBUM CONTENDERS
With Kacey out, who's a likely nominee? (10/22a)
STREAMING SONGS
MADE "EASY"
Who said she wouldn't get streamed? (10/22a)
U.K. CHARTS: ADELE'S NEW RECORD
Massive on both sides of the pond. (10/22a)
ADELE ADELE ADELE
Adele; Adele Adele?
ADELE ADELE ADELE ADELE ADELE ADELE
A... dele?
ADELE ADELE
Adele Adele; Adele.
ADELE ADELE ADELE ADELE
(Adele.)
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)