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Month February 2009

Platinum rapper Twista signs with EMI Label Services

Grammy-nominated hip-hop legend launches Get Money Gang Entertainment/EMI Music label with June 16, 2009 album Digital buzz single Wetter arrived Feb. 24 NEW YORK – February 26, 2009 — Ready to reclaim the spotlight, Chicago’s Grammy-nominated hip-hop legend is back with a new label and album entitled Category F5. The Windy City’s own Twista—whose memorable [...]

Fat Joe readies new album: Jealous Ones Still Envy 2 out April 7

His third EMI release to be supported by EMI Music Services NEW YORK, NY – February 26, 2009 – On April 7, 2009, rapper Fat Joe will continue one of the most impressive runs in recent Hip-Hop history with the release of his ninth solo studio album, Jealous Ones Still Envy 2 (J.O.S.E. 2). The [...]

Bat For Lashes – new album ‘Two Suns’ released 6 April 2009

With her dazzling second album, Two Suns, Bat For Lashes is set to assume the mantle of the most dynamic and intriguing pop performer in the UK right now. Natasha Khan’s debut Fur And Gold was nominated for the 2007 Mercury Music Prize, and earned two Brit Award nominations for Best Breakthrough and Best Female [...]

EMI Music debuts first iTunes Pass with Depeche Mode

US fans to have access to new and exclusive singles, remixes, video and other content over coming weeks Includes Depeche Mode’s upcoming 12th studio album, “Sounds of the Universe” plus additional exclusive content released on iTunes NEW YORK – February 24, 2009 – EMI Music today announced the debut of the first iTunes Pass with [...]

EMI artists provide the evening’s highlight performances as Germany’s ECHO awards shine with a new venue and a first ever live primetime broadcast

Depeche Mode gives electrifying world premier live performance of single Wrong from their upcoming album Sounds from the universe BERLIN – FEBRUARY 23 2008. Germany’s annual music industry award ceremony, the ECHO Awards, achieved an unprecedented level of visibility last night with its first ever, live primetime broadcast on Germany’s ARD channel, and a star-studded [...]

Autographed guitar from EMI’s post-Grammy® event to be available for auction

Proceeds to benefit Stand Up for a Cure Gibson Melody Maker guitar signed by artists including Grammy winners and nominees Coldplay, Katy Perry, Lady Antebellum, Flex, Herbie Hancock, Jaguares, Trace Adkins, Keith Urban and more offered for auction at charitybuzz.com Los Angeles, CA, February 18, 2009 — A guitar autographed by some of the world’s [...]

Lily Allen online game passes 2 million plays as single & album top the music charts

The online game, “Escape the Fear”, by Matmi promoting Lily Allen’s single and second album, has just passed 2 million plays at the same time as the single and album top the music and iTunes Store charts in the UK, US and numerous other countries worldwide. The game has kicked off a series of No.1s [...]

Flex sets a new record by topping the list of finalists for the 2009 Billboard Latin Music Awards with 13 nominations

Flex will also be performing live at the awards ceremony in April Los Angeles, CA (February 17, 2008) -Platinum-selling singer and Latin reggae superstar, Flex who recently released his highly anticipated new album La Evolucion Romantic Style and new single Dime Si Te Vas Con El has just set a new record! He has topped [...]

Coldplay’s ‘Viva La Vida’ the top selling global album of 2008

Coldplay’s Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends was the best-selling album of 2008 globally according to new figures from IFPI, the body that represents the recording industry worldwide. The band’s fourth studio album sold 6.8 million units worldwide, achieving greater sales than High School Musical 2 did to top the chart in [...]

Starsailor: new single, ‘Tell Me It’s Not Over’, released 2nd March 2009

New album, ‘All The Plans’, released 9th March 2009 2nd March 2009 sees the release of Tell Me It’s Not Over the new single from Starsailor. “Tell Me It’s Not Over – is a taut, evocative number that’s undoubtedly one of the finest things Starsailor have ever written.” (James Oldham 2008) The song is already [...]