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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.
Island’s all-action promo campaign looks set to have secured Keane a top two spot in this week’s chart following the release of Cause And Effect, their first album since 2013.
Lauded in the Guardian’s 4* review as the “perfectly imperfect rock debut”, Sam Fender’s Hypersonic Missiles is off to a flying start.
Charity celebrates a record £8 million donated to provide children with access to instruments and equipment, music lessons and bursaries, making the Foundation one of the UK’s largest funders of music education and also announces new name - Universal Music UK Sound Foundation
Island prepared for today’s release of Post Malone’s highly anticipated third album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, by joining forces with Republic to make his recent UK visit a memorable one.
Fan events, launch parties and competitions have all played their part in Virgin EMI’s campaign to guide Taylor Swift towards her fourth consecutive chart topping album in the UK.
The hearts of Lana Del Rey fans will go on with the arrival of her new album Norman Fucking Rock, out next Friday via Polydor.
Virgin EMI organised an action-packed schedule for Capitol’s two-time Grammy winner Tori Kelly during her time in London last week.
The wait is finally over for Mabel fans as she delivers her debut album High Expectations today via Polydor.
This week saw the inaugural Universal Music x Pride event take place at 4PS, an evening featuring music, cake and special guests for our LGBTQ+ community and allies