As required by paragraph 9.11 of the Listing Rules, we advise that the Company
has been informed by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. on behalf of itself and its
subsidiaries, in a letter dated and received by fax after the close of business
on 8th April 2005, that, as at 7th April 2005, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
had increased its holding such that it has a notifiable interest in EMI Group
plc Ordinary Shares of 14p each of 24,224,817 shares, being 3.07% of the shares
in issue. We were further notified that 8,402,488 shares were held by
Goldman, Sachs & Co. and 15,822,329 shares were beneficially owned by Goldman
Sachs International, both companies being direct subsidiaries of The Goldman
Sachs Group, Inc.