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Today, the team at Island are hugely excited for the release of Drake’s long-awaited LP Certified Lover Boy, the sixth studio album from the global superstar.
Blanco is in prime position to make the crossover from underground trailblazer to mainstream rap hero with today’s release of his debut mixtape City Of God.
Reality star-turned DJ and artist Jack Fowler has recently released his infectious and club-ready single Foolish through Island.
Marking the beginning of a new creative chapter and Dermot Kennedy’s first solo release since his smash-hit single Giants, Island have this week released the Irish star’s new single Better Days.
The phenomenal Dave is today releasing We’re All Alone In This Together, the follow up to 2019's Psychodrama, winner of the 2019 Mercury Prize and Album of the Year at the 2020 BRIT Awards.
Polydor are today releasing FAITH, the second posthumous album from late NY rapper Pop Smoke, real name Bashar Barakah Jackson.
Dave and 0207 Def Jam’s signing Stormzy have teamed up on Clash, a highly anticipated collaboration between two of the biggest stars in the UK rap game.
As the UK’s biggest-selling album with 6.75m sales and the third-longest chart run, Queen’s 1981 Greatest Hits collection is today getting a limited edition re-release via EMI.
Since signing with EMI in early 2020, Jack Savoretti has been busy recording his genre-spanning new album at Abbey Road in between lockdowns.
The legendary Diana Ross has a new label home at Decca who have announced the release of Thank You, her first album of original material in 22 years.