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Island are kicking off the new year with today’s release of Junk Food, the new mixtape from Leicester’s five-piece Easy Life who have also been named runners up in the BBC’s Sound of 2020.
Polydor’s emerging star Celeste has won the inaugural BRITs Rising Star award, becoming the first performer to be confirmed for the 40th BRIT Award show on February 18.
Decca are helping 89-year-old Colin Thackery complete his bucketlist ahead of the release next week of his album Love Changes Everything.
Virgin EMI have put Westlife firmly on course for their eighth UK number one album with Spectrum.
Decca’s ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are Back Together and heading for a top three chart finish with their latest album which was released last Friday.
He has dominated the UK charts throughout 2019 and now Lewis Capaldi is celebrating across the Atlantic after securing this week’s number one on the Billboard Hot 100 with 25.2m US streams.
From outdoor marketing to heavy social media spend, the team at Polydor are leaving no stone unturned for this week’s return of global star Selena Gomez.
The team at Decca are dreaming of a White Christmas following the announcement of Bing At Christmas, an orchestral album of festive classics set for release on November 22.
With a glittering three-decade career already under their belts, Elbow are back with an extensive marketing and promo campaign for today’s release of their eighth album, Giants Of All Sizes, via Polydor.
Following sold-out tours, millions of streams and appearances on some of America’s biggest TV shows, Island’s breakthrough star Dermot Kennedy will be releasing his long awaited debut album Without Fear tomorrow.