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March 2011
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Month March 2011

New Iron Maiden collection set for May

EMI Music is delighted to announce the release of ‘From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990-2010′, a brand new collection from Iron Maiden. The double album, which will be released on May 23, follows the huge success of 2010′s studio set ‘The Final Frontier’ which hit number one in 28 countries around the world [...]

Beastie Boys’ new album confirmed for May

It’s official – ‘Hot Sauce Committee Part Two’, Beastie Boys‘ much anticipated eighth album, will be released May 2 internationally/May 3 in the US. Produced by Beastie Boys and mixed by Philippe Zdar, the album marks Mike ‘Mike D’ Diamond, Adam ‘Ad Rock’ Horovitz and Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s first full length record since the Grammy-winning [...]

Tinie Tempah announces UK arena tour

Following his recent sell out headline tour Tinie Tempah has announced that he’ll be hitting the road this autumn on his first arena tour of the UK. Kicking off in Liverpool on Monday 31 October, the seven date tour will see Tinie take the stage at some of the UK biggest and most exciting venues. [...]

Swedish House Mafia, Deadmau5, David Guetta, lead IDMA dance music awards

The 26th Annual International Dance Music Awards have just been held in Miami and EMI artists Deadmau5, David Guetta and Swedish House Mafia were among the awards’ big winners. Swedish House Mafia, pictured above, won a very impressive four awards – Best Artist (Group), Best Break-Through Artist (Group), and Best Electro/Tech House Track and Best [...]

Gorillaz ‘The Fall’ confirmed for release in April

Gorillaz fan club download ‘The Fall’ has been confirmed for a full release next month. The album will be released on 180gm vinyl for Record Store Day on April 16 (in countries participating in Record Store Day) and then as a CD and digital download on April 18 (April 19 in the US). The album [...]

Abbey Road Studios launch worldwide anthem competition

EMI’s world famous Abbey Road Studios has today launched a new global competition to find original, unsigned and undiscovered composers to celebrate the Studios’ 80th anniversary this year. Composers of all ages are open to submit an original anthem that hasn’t previously been published or recorded for commercial use and the winning anthems will be [...]

Roxette karaoke in your pocket

New album, new tour and now their very own portable Roxette karaoke machine. Yes the chart-topping Swedish duo have just launched a brand new iPhone app, developed by Swedish company Singbox, which allows you to sing along to Roxette’s classic videos and compete with friends and other fans. With a live studio feedback feature, everyone [...]

John Wilson Orchestra signs exclusively to EMI

We’re very pleased to announce that conductor and arranger John Wilson and The John Wilson Orchestra have signed an exclusive contract with EMI Classics. Known for their wildly popular and enchanting performances of classic film scores, the orchestra will release their first recording through this new global joint venture with EMI this August. A life long [...]

Professor Green links up with Alcatel to launch new phone

Following the success last year of the partnership between Eliza Doolittle and ALCATEL ONE TOUCH to launch their new phone, ALCATEL have today teamed up with Virgin Records artist Professor Green to launch their new 802 qwerty model exclusively through Phones 4u in the UK. The launch includes a ‘text to win’ campaign for tickets [...]

Sky Ferreira to release brand new digital EP in March

Already familiar to many from her sultry and enigmatic presence in global ad campaigns for the likes of Tommy Hilfiger Denim and Calvin Klein’s ck one, 18-year-old singer songwriter Sky Ferreira has confirmed the US release of her new digital EP ‘As If!’ on March 22. The lead track, ‘Sex Rules’, is currently for sale [...]