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2014-01-10 08:22:48

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International pop sensation BLUSH has signed a deal with producer Damon Elliott and Caroline/Capitol Records to release their debut, full studio album mid-2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/LA44118) BLUSH, the only Asian artists to have their first two singles debut in the Top 3 on a major US Billboard chart--"Undivided" featuring Snoop Dogg and "Dance On" which rose to #1--have already shared the bill with...

2013-10-30 16:22:59

Award-Winning Producer, Musician And Songwriter Announces Initial Project Slate And Scope Of CMG Association HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple Grammy- and Academy Award-winning producer, musician and songwriter T Bone Burnett has signed an agreement with Capitol Music Group(CMG) to bring his newly formed Electromagnetic Recordings imprint to the company, it was announced today by Burnett and CMG Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett. With Electromagnetic Recordings,...

2013-09-11 12:23:25

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jillian Bordeaux has been promoted to Vice President, Finance for Caroline - the Independent Services division of Capitol Music Group - it was announced today by Capitol Music Group CFO Todd von Mende, to whom Bordeaux reports. As Finance Department head, Bordeaux will continue to steer all financial functions for Caroline, including financial statement budgeting, analysis and projections as well as managing third-party label statements...

2013-08-22 16:22:46

Record-Breaking Performance from New and Established Artists Representing a Wide Variety of Genres SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has set a new industry record by achieving nine of the Top 10 best-selling Digital Songs in the US on the Billboard chart dated August 31 - based upon Nielsen SoundScan's sales data for the week ending August 18. The nine songs are from a varied mix of emerging and...

2013-08-21 12:24:26

ATOM FACTORY MUSIC TO SIGN AND DEVELOP ARTISTS SPANNING ALL MUSIC GENRES LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned artist manager and multi-faceted entrepreneur Troy Carter and his Atom Factory entertainment and technology company has partnered with Capitol Music Group to form Atom Factory Music, it was announced today by Carter and CMG Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett. The newly minted label -- a joint venture between the two companies -- will sign and develop artists...

2013-08-16 23:00:51

SonicPool Post Production, Capitol Records and Bernie Grundman Mastering release The Band "Live at the Academy 1971" 4-CD set with DVD. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 SonicPool Post Production has completed DVD authoring and menu design for The Band’s much anticipated Live At The Academy of Music 1971 DVD. The Band, ranked in the top 50 of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time” by Rolling Stone Magazine, is releasing their legendary concert "Live At The...

2013-07-22 12:24:44

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurgency Music has entered into a joint venture with Capitol Music Group to formally re-launch the celebrated Priority Records imprint. The announcement was made today by Insurgency Music co-founder and longtime electronic music executive Michael Cohen, who will serve as Priority Records President; and Steve Barnett, Chairman and CEO of Capitol Music Group. Known for two decades as one of the industry's preeminent urban music labels,...

2013-06-24 04:20:40

LEGENDARY ARTIST'S FIRST SOLO STUDIO ALBUM SINCE 2006 AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER TODAY LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol Records is proud to announce the release of Elton John's The Diving Board, the artist's first solo studio album in seven years, on Tuesday, September 24. Produced by T Bone Burnett, the album features 12 new songs written by Elton and his longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin, as well as three piano interludes composed by the artist. Beginning today, fans...

2013-05-28 12:24:21

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Flynn has been named Senior Vice President, A&R and Staff Producer for the Capitol Music Group, it was announced today by Capitol Records President, Dan McCarroll. In his new position, Flynn will draw upon his broad experience as an A&R Executive and Platinum-selling producer to sign, develop and produce artists for the CMG labels. He will be based in Hollywood, California in the company's iconic Capitol Records Tower....

2013-05-22 12:27:09

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirdis Postelle has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing for Capitol Music Group, it was announced today by the company's Executive Vice President, Greg Thompson, to whom Postelle will report. In her new position Postelle will head a newly formed marketing group within CMG that encompasses Marketing, Digital and Publicity, and will directly liaise with the company's Promotion and Sales teams in formulating comprehensive plans for CMG...