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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 2, 2023 (February 28, 2023)



Warner Music Group Corp.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-32502   13-4271875

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1633 Broadway,

New York, New York

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 275-2000



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered under Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class


Trading Symbol


Name of Exchange on which Registered

Class A Common Stock   WMG   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐




Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On February 28, 2023, Warner Music Group Corp. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, two proposals were submitted to the Company’s stockholders. The proposals are described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on January 19, 2023 (the “2023 Proxy Statement”). The final voting results are as follows:

Proposal 1: The Company’s stockholders elected the eleven director nominees named in the Company’s 2023 Proxy Statement to serve for a one-year term ending at the 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The voting results are set forth below:


Director Nominee

   For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Vote  

Robert Kyncl

     7,628,855,143        1,141,279        1,378,560        19,458,510  

Lincoln Benet

     7,565,733,402        64,263,159        1,378,421        19,458,510  

Alex Blavatnik

     7,564,971,621        65,025,072        1,378,289        19,458,510  

Len Blavatnik

     7,626,770,034        3,226,580        1,378,368        19,458,510  

Mathias Döpfner

     7,591,060,060        38,935,584        1,379,338        19,458,510  

Nancy Dubuc

     7,629,447,422        548,531        1,379,029        19,458,510  

Noreena Hertz

     7,598,596,359        31,132,384        1,646,239        19,458,510  

Ynon Kreiz

     7,598,841,377        31,154,449        1,379,156        19,458,510  

Ceci Kurzman

     7,580,604,506        49,391,469        1,379,007        19,458,510  

Michael Lynton

     7,621,139,526        8,856,627        1,378,829        19,458,510  

Donald Wagner

     7,593,458,388        36,537,996        1,378,598        19,458,510  

Proposal 2: The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2023. The voting results are set forth below:



   Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Vote  


     1,519,584        1,364,722        None.  


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



/s/ Paul M. Robinson

Name:   Paul M. Robinson
Title:   Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Date: March 2, 2023