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EMI and The Echo Nest team up for OpenEMI app innovation

We’re very pleased to announce today a new partnership with The Echo Nest as part of our OpenEMI initiative that puts thousands of amazing songs and other content such as videos and photos in the hands of more than 10,000 application developers around the world. This is the most extensive collection of licensed music and [...]

‘Elektro Diskow’ marks the dawn of electro music

Back in the1980s emerging musical technologies helped give life to a brand new genre that would inspire and influence countless musicians in the coming years – electro. Celebrating the birth of this futuristic sounding music is ‘Elektro Diskow‘, a new compilation of classic electro tracks from the EMI vaults released in conjunction with Mixmag magazine [...]

Pet Shop Boys’ most incredible ballet

Tonight sees the opening of a brand new ballet in London, ‘The Most Incredible Thing’, featuring music by pop maestros Pet Shop Boys. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are no strangers to the more eclectic of musical projects with film and theatrical scores among their achievements. This is the first time the duo have tackled [...]

EMI Music at Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury, the UK’s largest music festival, begins today in Somerset with a host of EMI artists to check out if you’re heading that way. Friday’s line-up kicks off the festival in style with Corinne Bailey Rae, Snoop Dogg and, what promises to be a dazzling headline performance from Gorillaz, all on the Pyramid Stage while [...]

Snoop, Corinne Bailey Rae, Slash, Norah Jones among confirmed performers at Glastonbury 2010

The line-up for this year’s Glastonbury has been confirmed, featuring a number of EMI Music artists over the three day UK festival The famous Glastonbury Pyramid Stage will play host on the Friday to Priority Records Creative Chairman Snoop Dogg and Corinne Bailey Rae (pictured below performing earlier this year) and Slash and Norah Jones [...]

In-stores, swag and vinyl in store at Record Store Day this weekend

This Saturday, music fans in many parts of the globe might find some extremely cool stuff in store for them:  it’s Record Store Day!  Limited edition vinyl, free stuff and in-store performances will be happening in 18 countries beginning Saturday at thousands of independent record stores. As reported earlier, in the UK, Parlophone’s getting into [...]

Exclusive UK vinyl releases for Record Store Day on April 17

Saturday April 17 is Record Store Day. Over a thousand independent record shops across 18 countries in four continents are taking place to highlight the contribution of indie stores to music. EMI is producing a series of special releases that will only be available through participating retailers. In the US EMI is releasing exclusive John [...]

New Pet Shop Boys live shows

Pet Shop Boys have announced five new UK  live dates this summer. The dates are: July 13 – Blackpool Empress Ballroom; July 19 – Brighton Centre; July 20 – Bournemouth International Centre; July 21 – Cardiff International Arena; July 23 – Newcastle Arena. Tickets cost £30 and are available from Live Nation. The band’s new [...]

Multiple BRIT noms for Lily Allen, Robbie Williams, Empire of the Sun

Great news from the BRIT Awards nominations last night where EMI Music’s artists and albums picked up impressive 18 nominations. Our congratulations to them all – Lily Allen with a leading three nominations, Robbie Williams with two to add to his already confirmed Outstanding Contribution Awards, two for Empire of the Sun plus nods for [...]

Pet Shop Boys unveil live album artwork

Next month The Pet Shop Boys are releasing ‘Pandemonium’, a live CD and DVD recorded at London’s O2 Arena on December 21 and through one of their ‘Pet Tweets’ have unveiled the fantastic artwork – shown here below. The film of the concert was made by David Barnard, director of the Boys’ 2006 live film [...]