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EMI release Neil's classic diamonds

A global singalong of Neil Diamond’s much-loved Sweet Caroline has been launched to accompany today’s release of EMI’s new album from the Grammy Award winning artist: Neil Diamond With The London Symphony Orchestra, Classic Diamonds.

Motown UK release grime film soundtrack

The first project since Motown UK launched in September, the noughties grime celebration Against All Odds soundtrack is out today, boasting a who’s-who of the UK grime scene, with the film set for release next Friday.

The Midas Touch: Dame Shirley's finale

Cherished Welsh entertainer Dame Shirley Bassey releases her grand finale album today, dedicated entirely to her fans.

Capitol set the stage for Sam's Love Goes

The team at Capitol have pulled out all the stops, from a world-exclusive livestream to a world-first AR partnership with Spotify, in the run up to today’s release of Sam Smith’s third studio album, Love Goes.

Ball and Boe relight the Christmas fire

The UK’s favourite festive duo Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are joining forces once more for a dazzling new Decca album Together At Christmas.

Island prepare for a Cullum Christmas

Fresh from winning his first Ivor Novello at this year’s virtual ceremony, Jamie Cullum is throwing himself into the decades-old challenge of creating a timeless festive record.

D Block Europe drop long-awaited debut LP

Today the trap duo release The Blueprint – Us vs Them, technically labelled as their debut album, although it’s their fourth full-length release in just 12 months. The album comprises a grand total of 29 tracks, and is heralded as their best work to date.

The wait is over for BLACKPINK fans

BLINKs assemble: Polydor are releasing one of the year’s most anticipated pop albums today. THE ALBUM is the K-Pop quartet’s debut LP, featuring hit singles Ice Cream and How You Like That.

Mercury Prize delight for Michael Kiwanuka

It was announced last night that Polydor’s Michael Kiwanuka has won the Mercury Prize for his timeless third studio album KIWANUKA, a soulful psych-folk exploration of self-doubt, faith and the politics of prejudice.

Polydor's Blanco set for the big time

As total streams eclipse 10m, Polydor’s Blanco is in prime position to make the crossover from underground trailblazer to mainstream drill hero.


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