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Year 2008

The Beatles inspire new music video game

Apple Corps Ltd., MTV and Harmonix come together for unprecedented deal Exclusive agreement set to bring The Beatles’ music to fans for the first time in interactive form here, there and everywhere in 2009 NEW YORK, Oct 30, 2008 — The Beatles’ extraordinary music and phenomenal legacy is set to rock across the universe in [...]

EMI Music signs up for the launch of the Datz Music Lounge

Millions of tracks, thousands of artists, yours to keep forever – one special price Datz, the online music download store and community website, today announced the launch of the Datz Music Lounge; a revolutionary new way to buy and enjoy music. Music lovers can now have the music they want for a single one off [...]

Thumbplay launches direct-to-consumer digital music store in beta including tracks from EMI Music

Millions of music fans now have instant access to DRM-free songs, downloadable to multiple mobile devices and players NEW YORK -October 28, 2008 – Thumbplay® (www.thumbplay.com), the #1 mobile entertainment destination in the U.S.*, has launched a full-service digital music store in Beta. Through Thumbplay, millions of music fans can now download — wirelessly — [...]

High School Musical 3: Senior Year Original Soundtrack (OST) becomes the fastest selling soundtrack in the UK since records began

Sales of Walt Disney Records’ release, through EMI Music, of the High School Musical 3: Senior Year Official Soundtrack on October 20th have already gone Platinum in the first week, making it the fastest selling soundtrack in the UK since the official sales chart began in 1994. In 2006 and 2007, High School Musical 1 [...]

EMI Music enters into agreement with InMotion

InMotion’s airport-based Media Hotspot kiosks in US will feature key EMI Music albums and singles for sampling and purchase New York, NY, October 27, 2008 – Under an agreement between EMI Music and InMotion Entertainment, music fans can now buy and download music directly to portable devices at major US airports. InMotion, the US’s largest [...]

Police riot van has been officially ‘Pimped’!

MTV UK, EMI and Metropolitan Police service hand over pimped riot van to youth charity XLP London, October 27th 2008: MTV UK, EMI and the Metropolitan Police have today revealed the revamped police riot van that has been pimped for London based youth charity XLP. The unique partnership aims to engage with young people to [...]

EMI Music partners with Lala on the first free music service without advertising

EMI Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and over 170,000 independent labels are onboard with over 6 million songs PALO ALTO, Calif., October 21, 2008 – Lala is unveiling the first and only free fully licensed service to instantly provide anywhere Web access to an existing music library such as [...]

EMI & Virgin Classics artists hit high notes at Germany’s ECHO Classics Awards ceremony

MUNICH, 20 OCTOBER 2008 — EMI Classics is proud to announce that its artists won eight awards at Germany’s ECHO Classics Awards ceremony in Munich on October 19th. Counter tenor Philippe Jaroussky received the highly-prestigious Singer of the Year award. His extraordinary performance of the aria Alto Giove from the opera Polifemo, by composer Nicola [...]

Katy Perry debuts as host for 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards

Host also double-nominated for Best New Act & Most Addictive track Awards’ presenters to include SugaBabes, Solange Knowles, Tokio Hotel & Grace Jones London, Monday 13th October 2008 – MTV Networks International today announced that Katy Perry will host the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards. This is the first time that she has acted as [...]

Spotify announces licensing deals with labels including EMI Music and upcoming launch

Innovative subscription and ad-supported music streaming service unveiled All four music majors and leading independents on board Spotify announces a series of licensing deals with music companies including EMI Music, Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, Warner Music Group, Merlin and The Orchard for their content to be included in the new digital music service. Spotify [...]