eMusic And Warner Music Group Announce Agreement
January 12, 2010 at 5:34 AM (PT)
eMUSIC, the digital music club, and WARNER MUSIC GROUP have announced that eMUSIC will begin selling tracks to its U.S. members from WMG’s roster of artists. The agreement includes titles from WMG’s ATLANTIC RECORDS, RHINO RECORDS and WARNER BROS. RECORDS, as well as from independent labels distributed through WMG’s ADA stable that are not currently sold on eMUSIC.
"As a leader in the music industry’s transition to a predominantly digital music business, we have worked hard to encourage and support innovative partners and creative business models that offer our artists unique ways to reach their fans," said WMG SVP/Digital Strategy and Business Development STEPHEN BRYAN. "We are pleased to be making our music available to eMUSIC’s passionate membership."
"Our editors look forward to contextualizing WMG's catalogue with the unique eMUSIC sensibility our members have come to expect," said eMUSIC Pres./CEO DANNY STEIN. "We're excited to work with WARNER MUSIC GROUP's labels, and by focusing on their hidden gems as well as classic albums, help them increase sales across their entire catalogue."