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David Guetta extends his long-term partnership with EMI Music

We’re thrilled to announce that David Guetta, the most successful electronic artist in the world right now, has renewed his recording contract with EMI Music. David’s first ever single, ‘Just A Little More Love’ was released by Virgin Music in France in 2001 and he has been part of the EMI family ever since. David [...]

Breakthrough Italian artist Raphael Gualazzi joins EMI’s Blue Note label in France

We’re very pleased to announce that breakthrough Italian artist Raphael Gualazzi has signed to the Blue Note division of EMI Music France. The deal was done together with top Italian independent label and publisher Sugar Music. The multi-talanted Raphael burst onto the international stage last year after winning the Young Talent Section of the 2011 [...]

Van Morrison returns to Blue Note Records

We’re delighted to announce that the legendary Van Morrison is returning to Blue Note Records for a new studio album ‘Born To Sing: No Plan B’ which will be released on October 2. Morrison previously released the Grammy-nominated ‘What’s Wrong With This Picture’ on Blue Note in 2003. Van says: “With most record companies being [...]

Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, Tinie Tempah, Emeli Sandé, Eric Prydz shine at the BBC’s Hackney Weekend

This weekend East London hosted BBC Radio 1′s massive ‘Hackney Weekend’ music festival which featured some stunning performances from various EMI artists including Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, Tinie Tempah, Emeli Sandé and Eric Prydz. Check them all out here:

Blur announce live Twitter stream for two brand new tracks

For the first time, next week, July 2, at 6:15 UK time, Blur will debut new material live on Twitter when they perform two new songs via a worldwide live video stream. Filmed and streamed completely from a secret UK location, the two new songs – which the band have never publicly performed – are [...]

Electrospective – a celebration of electronic music from 1958-2012 – launches today

Summer has officially begun and the festival season and is upon us, so what better way to celebrate than discovering or rediscovering your favourite dance/electronic albums! Launched today, Electrospective is a celebration of electronic music from EMI, Virgin and Mute’s extensive catalogues and brings together music from Kraftwerk and Brian Eno to Depeche Mode and [...]

Professor Green named brand ambassador for Relentless Energy Drink

UK rapper Professor Green has been confirmed as the new brand ambassador for Relentless Energy Drink in a partnership that will run for the next 12 months. The partnership will include gigs, competitions and social media activites with the first element being the first ever TV commercial for Relentless Energy Drink which will star Professor [...]

Beach Boys have highest ever album debut

Amazing news for The Beach Boys this morning – 50 years after their debut was released by EMI’s Capitol Records the legendary band are back in the top 5 of the Billboard album chart in the US with their critically acclaimed new record ‘That’s Why God Made The Radio’ which has gone straight in at [...]

Katy Perry releases new trailer for Wide Awake

Katy Perry has just released this fantastic trailer to her new single ‘Wide Awake’. The track is on her album ‘Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection’ and was written for Katy’s upcoming 3D film ‘Katy Perry: Part of Me’ which opens in US theaters on July 5. The full official music video for ‘Wide Awake’ premieres  [...]

Aaron Neville joins Blue Note Records

We’re very proud to announce that iconic soul/R&B vocalist Aaron Neville has joined EMI’s Blue Note Records to release a full-length album later this year. The record, a collection of classic material from the doo-wop era, has been produced by Keith Richards and Blue Note Records President Don Was. Says Was: “Aaron Neville is one [...]