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Month February 2009

Hockey: debut single ‘Too Fake’ released March 2nd 2009, 7″ inch only

UK tour with Passion Pit Feb 17-27 Hockey, who hail from Portland, Oregon release their debut single Too Fake through Virgin Records on March 2nd 2009. The first single will be a limited edition 7″ only. The band’s debut album will be out later this year. What does Hockey sound like? Imagine a spoonful of [...]

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce festival appearances for 2009

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce the first of a string of summer festival appearances. The band, featuring Ed Kuepper on guitar, will headline at German festivals Southside (Neuhausen Ob Eck) and Hurricane (Scheesel) in June, Scotland’s T in the Park on 10th July and Oxegen Festival in Ireland on 11th July. Kuepper, formally [...]

Peter Doherty releases debut solo album on March 16th

New single out March 9th Peter Doherty releases his debut solo album entitled, Grace/Wastelands on March 16th on Parlophone Records. The first single released from the album is entitled, Last of The English Roses out on March 9th. The album was recorded at Olympic Studios in London last autumn and is produced by legendary producer [...]

Lily Allen makes it a double first

Lily Allen leapt straight to number one in the Official Albums Chart with her second album It’s Not Me, It’s You, the Official Charts Company reveals today. It’s Not Me, It’s You is Lily’s first number one album. In one week it has sold more copies than the three next best selling albums combined. Her [...]

Platinum artist returns: MIMS is back to ‘Move’ the crowd

Second album, Guilt, releases April 7th on Capitol Records/American King Music Move (If You Wanna) is a MySpace smash; Viral video to come for One Day (feat. Ky-Mani Marley) NEW YORK – Returning to center stage after a chart-topping, platinum-certified debut, Capitol Records/ American King Music hip-hop artist MIMS is showing why he’s still hot. [...]

Darius Rucker’s ‘Learn To Live’ certified gold in the US

Debuts new video for top 10 Single, ‘It Won’t Be Like This For Long’ NASHVILLE, TN – February 11, 2009 – Darius Rucker released his debut country album on Capitol Records Nashville in September 2008, and with a two-week No. 1 single– Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It – and a follow-up Top 10 [...]

Bootsy Collins signs global agreement with EMI Music Publishing

New York, February 10, 2009 — Legendary bassist, singer and songwriter Bootsy Collins has signed a long-term administration agreement with EMI Music Publishing, it was announced today. The extensive funk and R&B song catalog of the Cincinnati-based musician, who was inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, will now be represented and marketed [...]

Keith Urban spreads a little ‘Sweet Thing’ (for Valentine’s Day) to his fans with customizeable music video

Keith Urban’s video for his 18th Top 5 hit Sweet Thing, will mark a first for an artist when it becomes the first official music video to be made available for personal fan customization. Offered just in time for Valentine’s Day, fans are invited to go to www.sweetthing.tv, where they can create and forward their [...]

EMI Music’s Coldplay earns three Grammy® Awards including song of the year and best rock album

Al Green wins two awards – first ever in R&B category Daft Punk earns two awards in dance category Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Terence Blanchard, Al Green and Coldplay deliver electrifying performances on CBS Broadcast Dean Martin Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award Gaither Vocal Band, Jaguares, Sir Simon Rattle, TobyMac, CeCe Winans and Cassandra Wilson [...]

MySpace Music presents Lily Allen headlining three secret shows on three continents

The singer/songwriter, who is no 1 in the UK this week, is set to perform exclusive concerts for fans in London, New York and Tokyo February 6, 2009 MySpace Music (www.myspace.com/music), the world’s premiere online music portal, is proud to announce Lily Allen performing 3 Secret Shows on 3 continents. The singer will put on intimate [...]