As required by paragraph 9.11 of the Listing Rules, we advise that the Company
has been informed by Wellington Management Company, LLP, a discretionary
investment manager acting on behalf of its various clients, in a letter dated
and received by fax after the close of business on 20th December 2004, that it
has increased its holding such that it has a notifiable interest in EMI Group
plc Ordinary Shares of 14p each and, as at 20th December 2004, had an interest
in 32,483,628 shares, being 4.11% of the shares in issue.