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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.
Following a flurry of teasers on social media, North London’s rising star MoStack has finally announced the release of his highly anticipated debut album, Stacko, out June 7 via Virgin EMI.
With more than 500m global track streams across a string of hits, Mabel is set to release her debut album for Polydor on July 12.
Electronic music legends Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons have celebrated their 30th year as a pioneering dance duo with the release this week of No Geography, their ninth studio album.
Billie Eilish has become a teenage phenomenon, breaking records on both sides of the Atlantic with her debut album.
Global superstar Drake has been lighting up The O2 this week for the UK leg of his Assassination Vacation tour.
Polydor are ready for the release today of the highly anticipated debut album from one of music’s fastest-rising stars, Interscope’s Billie Eilish.
Classical pianist Ludovico Einaudi, the most-streamed classical artist of all time, has announced a new worldwide deal with Decca Records.