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Month April 2009

30 Seconds To Mars sign new worldwide deal with EMI Music’s Virgin Records

Highly anticipated third album, produced by Flood, due this fall New album is the follow-up to multi-platinum smash A Beautiful Lie April 29, 2009 — Hollywood, CA — EMI Music’s Virgin Records is pleased to announce that it has signed a new worldwide deal with Los Angeles rock band 30 Seconds to Mars. 30 Seconds [...]

Jenny Bryant appointed President Human Resources, EMI Music

LONDON, 29 APRIL 2009 – Jenny Bryant has been appointed to the global position of President, Human Resources, EMI Music, based in London. She will take up her new role on 29 June and will report directly to EMI Music Chief Executive, Elio Leoni-Sceti. Bryant is currently at Vodafone, the world’s leading international mobile telecommunications [...]

Virgin Records UK launches revolutionary digital music video created by Product Magnet

LONDON, 27th April 2009: Virgin Records UK launches a pioneering new digital music video for Australian band Empire of the Sun, to promote the launch of their second single We Are The People. This interactive video represents a digital first for the music industry, incorporating tracking pixels working as touch points or hot spots to [...]

Andria Vidler appointed president of EMI Music UK and Ireland

LONDON, 23 APRIL 2009 – Andria Vidler has been appointed President of EMI Music UK and Ireland. A former Managing Director of Capital Radio and of Magic 105.4, Andria is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Bauer Media. Bauer is home to 53 consumer magazines, including heat, GRAZIA, Closer and leading music titles Q, Mojo and [...]

MYPLASH inks first major music label deal with EMI Music

Will launch music oriented Teen Visa® prepaid cards and first-ever rewards program in US Reloadable artist-themed visa prepaid cards to be available at thousands of major supermarket and big box retailers in the US New awards program allows teens and parents to redeem points for albums, tracks, ringtones, wallpaper, merchandise, plus access to MYPLASH Mall [...]

EMI Music and The Eleven Seven Music Group announce sales and distribution partnership for The Eleven Seven Music Group in UK and Europe

Top rock label group to tap EMI’s network for digital and physical retail, marketing Roster includes Buckcherry, Motley Crüe, Blondie, Sixx: A.M., Trapt, Drowning Pool, Charm City Devils and The Last Vegas New York (April 20, 2009) – Top US rock operation, The Eleven Seven Music Group, whose roster includes Buckcherry and Mötley Crüe, and [...]

Dance-rock band Hockey prepares to bring trans-Atlantic ‘Mind Chaos’ with August 25th release

Portland, Oregon band’s “Too Fake” single and video available now, vinyl on May 19th and ‘Mind Chaos’ album out on August 25th Festival appearances confirmed at Sasquatch on May 24th and Bonnaroo on June 11th “Too Fake” video added at MtvU “See them now while they are still playing small rooms,” – Time Out New [...]

Raekwon gushes that ‘The wait is finally over’ for Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2

The Wu-Tang Clan rapper signs deal with EMI Label Services to release follow-up to 1995 hip-hop classic this summer in US, Canada Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 features The RZA, Dr. Dre, J Dilla, others (NEW YORK – April 15, 2009) – Ready to give his worldwide following what they’ve been waiting for, the [...]

The Beatles’ entire original recorded catalogue remastered by Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music for worldwide release on September 9, 2009 (9-9-09)

London, England – April 7, 2009 – Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music are delighted to announce the release of the original Beatles catalogue, which has been digitally re-mastered for the first time, for worldwide CD release on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 (9-9-09), the same date as the release of the widely anticipated “The Beatles: [...]

Trace Adkins takes home 2009 ACM Award for “Single of the Year”

Country giant also delivers one of the more notable performances of the evening April 6, 2009, Nashville, TN…Country star Trace Adkins walked away a winner at the 2009 ACM (Academy of Country Music) Awards last night in Las Vegas, Nevada, winning the “Single of the Year” Award for his 2008 multi-week #1 hit, You’re Gonna [...]