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Month January 2009

War Child announce ‘Heroes’ full tracklist and artist lineup

The album will be released on February 16th War Child announce the full list of artists and songs that feature on their new album ‘Heroes’, released on Parlophone on February 16th. The album concept is that the biggest legends in music history select one of their personal favourite songs from their own songwriting canon, and [...]

In the pop collaboration of the year, Pet Shop Boys team up with producers Xenomania for their new studio album ‘Yes’ which will be released on Parlophone on March 23

The single Love Etc is released on March 16 In what is surely the pop collaboration of 2009, PET SHOP BOYS have teamed up with the hit production team Xenomania (Girls Aloud, Sugababes, Gabriella Cilmi etc) for their new studio album, Yes, which will be released on March 23rd. Pet Shop Boys, who will receive [...]

New State Entertainment join forces with EMI for UK distribution

After the unfortunate collapse of Pinnacle Entertainment, leading UK independent label group New State Entertainment (New State) are proud to announce a UK distribution deal with EMI. New State was formed in 1996 to fulfil the increasing UK demand for dance-based compilations. Formulating product ideas utilising co-directors Tom Parkinson & Tim Binns background in A&R [...]

BootB launches global online music innovation contest for EMI

Your idea can change the future of the music industry London – 9 January 2009 – BootB, the online platform dedicated to challenging the marketing industry, is working with music giant EMI on a worldwide competition to find innovative new ways to help consumers connect with music. The challenge, which is open to all creative [...]

Blue Note 70/25

EMI’s Blue Note Records kicks off global celebration of 70th anniversary of label and 25th year since label relaunch under legendary music exec Bruce Lundvall 2009 anniversary events to highlight the music, imagery and legend of Blue Note via special digital and physical re-issues and releases, an all-star tribute band, book releases, concert events and [...]

Lady Sovereign brings new venture, Midget Records, to EMI Music Services for UK and US

January 6, 2009, New York, NY – Hip-Hop artist Lady Sovereign has entered into an agreement with EMI Music Services to distribute her new label, Midget Records. EMI Music Services will handle physical and digital distribution for Midget in the US and UK markets, with the first release being Lady Sovereign’s upcoming album, “Jigsaw,” out [...]

Röyksopp announce new album for spring 2009

Norwegian duo Röyksopp, Svein Berge & Torbjørn Brundtland, announce the release of a new album for Spring 2009. Following their million selling debut Melody A.M. released in October 2001 and the acclaimed 2005The Understanding, Röyksopp will release the new studio album on 23rd March 2009. As always the Bergen-based band have written, performed, arranged, mixed [...]