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2009 news

Guvera Limited Signs Deals With EMI Music & IODA for 2010 US Launch

VEVO announces agreement with EMI Music

Thirty Seconds to Mars reveal the faces of Mars when new album ‘This is War’ hits stores worldwide this Tuesday December 8th with individual fan photos on thousands of album covers

EMI Music’s David Guetta fuels global success with five Grammy nods, electrifies US TV audience with Grammy nominations concert performance

EMI and Century Media further expand their relationship

Stingray Digital adds EMI Music Canada catalogue to new Galaxie Music Videos on Demand service

Corinne Bailey Rae: ‘The Sea”

Norah Jones announces 2010 US tour dates in support of her acclaimed new album ‘The Fall’

Queen Absolute Greatest album ships in excess of a quarter of a million copies in first week of release

EMI Music brings music videos and concerts to Hulu

Sir Simon Rattle and EMI Classics renew contract

EMI Music strengthens executive team with key appointments

Hungama Digital Media partners with EMI Music for the digital distribution of its catalogue in South Asia

The Automatic sign sales and distribution deal with EMI Label Services

EMI Music launches Abbey Road Live, a new live music recording and production service

Alice In Chains announce October 27 release for Black Gives Way To Blue iPhone app

Corinne Bailey Rae: new album ‘The Sea’ released Feb 1st on Good Groove/Virgin Records

EMI & Virgin Classics artists shine at Germany’s Echo Classics Awards

EMI Music and David Guetta launch exclusive iPhone application

EMI Music Mexico congratulates the MTV Latin America Awards 2009 winners: Zoé, Panda, Paty Cantú and Hello Seahorse!

EMI Classics to capture collaboration of City of Birmingham Symphony and Mariinsky Theatre orchestras and choirs conducted by Valery Gergiev at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall

Earache Records announce distrbution deal with EMI Music

EMI expands its relationship with Century Media

Quatuor Ebène wins 2009 Classic FM Gramophone Awards Record Of The Year

Queen makes music history with launch of Absolute Greatest album

The Beatles break chart records around the world with 9-9-09 debut of re-mastered catalogue CDs

EMI Music artists receive a total of 23 Latin Grammy® nominations

American label Wind-up Records signs with EMI Music

The Decemberists Set to Unveil ‘Here Come the Waves: The Hazards Of Love Visualized’ on Oct. 19 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles

Thirty Seconds To Mars: new studio album ‘THIS IS WAR’ set to hit November 23rd on Virgin Records

Norah Jones titles new album ‘The Fall’; reveals album cover artwoork & track list; announces 16 November release date on EMI’s Blue Note Records (17 November in the US)

Global superstar and Hip-Hop icon Snoop Dogg tapped as Creative Chairman of EMI Music’s Priority Records

Robbie Williams announces the tracklisting of his new album “Reality Killed The Video Star”, which will be released on EMI’s Virgin label in November 9

Classical crossover stars Blake sign sales and distribution deal with EMI Label Services

Queen – Absolute Greatest

Azhar J. Malik appointed Vice President Marketing & Sales EMI Classics Global

EMI Classics promotes Jean-Philippe Rolland to International Director A&R EMI Classics EMI Classics promotes Jean-Philippe Rolland to International Director A&R EMI Classics

Sir Simon Rattle’s album to be made available digitally before official release date

Norah Jones to release brand new album on EMI’s Blue Note Records in November 2009

Abbey Road Studios launches online mastering service

EMI Music remembers the life and legacy of music legend Les Paul

She’s A Genius the first single from JET’s upcoming album tapped for new Victoria’s Secret ad campaign

Elton John makes guest appearance on new Alice In Chains album

Capitol/EMI’S ‘From the Capitol Vaults’ Vinyl Campaign Continues in the US November 3 with 11 Classic Albums

Robbie’s back!

EMI Music Mexico and Movic Records ink licensing agreement

‘Waking Up In Vegas’ is third no.1 for Katy Perry

A Fine Frenzy celebrates million-follower Twitter milestone with free download

EMI Music to release Eva Simon’s worldwide online hit debut single ‘Silly Boy’

EMI Music expands global digital capabilities with key appointments

Twista storms the top of the album charts with ‘Category F5′

Emily West takes part in Lollipop Theater Network’s “Rhythm Of Hope” music programme

Bat for Lashes’ ‘Two Suns’ nominated for 2009 Mercury Music Prize

Sweet Billy Pilgrim: ‘Twice Born Men’, a samadhisound records release, Mercury Music Prize 2009 Nomination

Coldplay reaches another digital milestone, becoming the first artist to sell more than one million digital albums in US and two million worldwide

Coldplay – ‘Stawberry Swing’ short film premiere at Odeon Cinemas from July 22 and Babelgum web and mobile from July 20

EMI Music CEO: the consumer has spoken, but have we been listening?

Rosanne Cash to release brand-new album, ‘The List’, on Manhattan Records on October 6th, 2009

Katy Perry’s hot summer, 2009

Alice In Chains – brand new album ‘Black Gives Way To Blue’ released September 28

Air will release their fifth studio album, ‘Love 2′, in mid-October 2009

Iron Maiden’s Flight 666 lands at No. 1 …Globally!!

JET set date for worldwide priority release of highly anticipated new album

Alice In Chains sign with EMI

Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison Come Together for World Premiere of The Beatles™: Rock Band™

EMI Music confirms senior corporate appointments

EMI’s Virgin Records agrees worldwide partnership with deadmau5

EMI names Shabs Jobanputra as president, Virgin UK

Double victory for EMI Classics at 10th anniversary Classical Brit awards

EMI Music signs exclusive deal with Immodesty Blaize

‘Iron Maiden: Flight 666′ cinema milestone

EMI Music appoints Ronn Werre and David Kassler as Chief Operating Officers

EMI Music records strong improvement in full-year operating performance

Fairmont & EMI Music launch new music platform online

EMI Music France and YellowKorner join forces on innovative Iggy Pop merchandising offer

New Depeche Mode album number one in 20 countries

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

Jenny Bryant appointed President Human Resources, EMI Music

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

Andria Vidler appointed president of EMI Music UK and Ireland

MYPLASH inks first major music label deal with EMI Music

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

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

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

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

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

EMI Music and Pollard Banknote to launch music lottery ticket program worldwide

EMI Music promotes Cory Ondrejka to EVP digital marketing

Walking on a platinum dream

J. Holiday’s ‘Round 2′ album debuts at no.4 in the US

Beastie Boys: Check Your Head deluxe reissue in stores April 7

Vodafone’s music catalogue from EMI, Universal Music and Sony switches to digital rights management free MP3 format for mobile and PC

Saving Abel scores gold and platinum – band extending road dates with Seether and Nickelback through summer

No. 1 UK Classical Chart position for EMI Classics recording of ‘Madama Butterfly’ starring Angela Gheorghiu

Black Hole Recordings and EMI Label Services team up for UK & Ireland sales and distribution

Pet Shop Boys release their tenth studio album “Yes” in the US on April 21 on Astralwerks

Apple Corp Ltd., MTV and Harmonix announce “The Beatles: Rock Band,” worldwide release set for 9/9/09

Katy Perry storms into spring 2009

Platinum rapper Twista signs with EMI Label Services

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

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

EMI Music debuts first iTunes Pass with Depeche Mode

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce festival appearances for 2009

Peter Doherty releases debut solo album on March 16th

Lily Allen makes it a double first

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

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

Bootsy Collins signs global agreement with EMI Music Publishing

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

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

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

SingStar® Queen to be launched by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

The world’s most successful CD compilation series “NOW That’s What I Call Music!” joins forces with “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller to create global music show

Keith Urban “Defying Gravity”

EMI’s Music Services unit adds sponsorship and merchandise capabilities; outlines global offering and senior team

EMI Music artists Coldplay, Katy Perry, Iron Maiden & The Verve nominated for 2009 Brits; Pet Shop Boys to receive Outstanding Contribution to Music award

EMI Music names global and regional marketing heads

EMI makes senior appointments

Depeche Mode – New Album ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ Out April 20, 2009 Features First New Single ‘Wrong’

EMI Music taps Boosey & Hawkes to represent legendary Blue Note label for synch exploitation

EMI Music signs with MUZU.TV

NOW That’s What I Call Music (1)

War Child announce ‘Heroes’ full tracklist and artist lineup

In the pop collaboration of the year, Pet Shop Boys team up with producers Xenomania for their new studio album ‘Yes’ which will be released on Parlophone on March 23

New State Entertainment join forces with EMI for UK distribution

BootB launches global online music innovation contest for EMI

Blue Note 70/25

Lady Sovereign brings new venture, Midget Records, to EMI Music Services for UK and US

Röyksopp announce new album for spring 2009