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2009-11-03 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the unifying spirit and 40th anniversary of the Plastic Ono Band's universal anthem, "Give Peace a Chance," Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Julian Lennon have partnered with EMI Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing to donate net proceeds from the sale of a commemorative 40th Anniversary digital single to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF). Beginning today, iTunes will exclusively offer the single's special anniversary edition for download...

2009-10-14 07:00:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MOG, http://mog.com, the Web's premier music blogging destination, today announced that it would launch MOG All Access, an innovative new digital music service for North America, by Thanksgiving 2009. MOG also announced partnerships with all four major music labels: Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and EMI Music. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091014/SF92199LOGO-a) (Photo:...

2009-10-13 23:01:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, digital music service Grooveshark.com announced it has entered into agreements with major label EMI Music and EMI Music Publishing that will give Grooveshark users access to content from EMI's roster of current and legendary catalog artists and EMI Music Publishing's songwriters. Grooveshark offers music fans the ability to stream songs for no fee from a vast catalog of music. Fans can enjoy Grooveshark's music without having to...

2009-09-24 15:44:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy-nominated entertainer Omarion makes his long awaited return to the scene with the announcement of a new album and label imprint, Starworld Entertainment, through EMI Label Services. The multi-platinum superstar will release his anticipated third studio album, Ollusion, on November 24th. Throughout each record on the forthcoming release, Omarion showcases his growth as an artist and entertainer. After releasing two solo albums, both of which...

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2009-09-07 12:25:57

The Beatles: Rock Band game and the British group's original recorded catalog, digitally re-mastered, go on sale this week, industry officials say. Apple Corps Ltd., MTV Games, Harmonix and EMI Music said the game and catalog will be available worldwide Wednesday. 'The Beatles: Rock Band' allows fans to pick up the guitar, bass, mic or drums and experience The Beatles' extraordinary catalog of music through game play, the companies said in a news release. From the early touring days in 1963...

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2009-09-07 13:05:00

The simultaneous release of The Beatles re-mastered catalog and the MTV video game The Beatles: Rock Band moves the Fab Four a step closer to selling their music online, Reuters reported. The group's label EMI Music and the Beatles' company Apple Corps Ltd will bring a much-needed windfall when The Beatles collection hits key markets like the United States and Britain on September 9. However, much of the excitement surrounds MTV's video game. Gennaro Castaldo of music and gaming retailer HMV...

2009-08-13 16:21:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- EMI Music joins the rest of the world in mourning the legendary musician, inventor and innovator, Les Paul, who passed away this morning at the age of 94. Today, the flag atop the Capitol Records tower in Hollywood has been lowered to half-staff in remembrance of Paul, one of EMI Music's most legendary and innovative recording artists, who first signed with Capitol Records in 1948 and was instrumental in the development of both the Capitol label...

2009-07-14 11:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the vinyl 45 single, EMI Music is launching a 'digital 45' campaign on July 14, bundling hit singles with B-sides and replicated label art for download purchase. EMI's digital 45s will be included in iTunes D45, a showcase for these new digital bundles on iTunes. They will be exclusively sold by iTunes between July 14 and July 27, after which they will be available for download purchase from all major digital...

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2009-04-07 18:37:45

Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music announced Tuesday they are releasing the original Beatles catalog, digitally re-mastered for the first time, on CD. The discs are to go on sale worldwide Sept. 9, the same date as the release of The Beatles: Rock Band video game. Each CD is packaged with replicated original U.K. album art, including expanded booklets containing original and newly written liner notes and rare photos, the companies said in a news release. The albums have been re-mastered by a...

2009-04-07 08:00:00

LONDON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music are delighted to announce the release of the original Beatles catalogue, which has been digitally re-mastered for the first time, for worldwide CD release on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 (9-9-09), the same date as the release of the widely anticipated "The Beatles: Rock Band" video game. Each of the CDs is packaged with replicated original UK album art, including expanded booklets containing original and newly written liner notes...