As required by paragraph 9.6.7 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 12th September 2005 and received by fax on 13th
September 2005, that, as at 9th September 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 23,741,140 shares, being 3.005% of the
shares in issue. We were further notified that 4,445,549 shares were held by
Goldman, Sachs & Co. and 19,295,591 shares were beneficially owned by Goldman
Sachs International, both being subsidiaries of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.