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Decca are gearing up for one of the standout moments of their Decca 90 celebrations with Saturday’s exclusive UK preview of Ron Howard’s highly anticipated documentary, Pavarotti.
After capturing the hearts of the nation, Britain’s Got Talent winner Colin Thackery headed to the roof of 4PS yesterday to sign a record deal with Decca in partnership with Syco.
As he prepares for his much-anticipated Glastonbury set this weekend, Scottish singer songwriter Lewis Capaldi, has firmly cemented his position as the UK’s biggest breakthrough star of 2019.
One of the most distinctive voices in British music is back with Michael Kiwanuka sharing his new single Money, a collaboration with South London musician Tom Misch.
Island have left no stone unturned for the return of one of Britain’s best-loved bands, Keane, who are back with new music ahead of the September release of their fifth album Cause And Effect.
Honouring the wishes of Avicii’s family, Virgin EMI have released the music Tim was working on before his passing. The 12- track record “TIM” continues Avicii’s legacy as one of the most beloved and respected figures in music.
Virgin EMI have been embracing all things jungle for today’s release of drum & bass stalwarts Chase & Status’s fifth album, RTRN II JUNGLE.
Following chart-topping success with his single Someone You Loved, Virgin EMI’s Lewis Capaldi has done it again after emphatically securing the top spot on the Official Albums Chart with Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent. In doing so, the album outsold the rest of the Top 10 combined.
Another blockbuster soundtrack is looming with Virgin EMI preparing for the May 24 release of Rocketman, the music from Elton John’s epic musical fantasy motion picture.
The wait for Bastille fans is almost over following the band’s announcement of their third album, Doom Days, which will be released by Virgin EMI on June 14.