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2009-03-25 11:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Playlist, the leading social media network where music fans discover, create and share playlists, has entered into an agreement with EMI Music to add EMI's well-known and expansive collection of music recordings to Project Playlist's offerings. Project Playlist users now will have access to EMI's storied and respected catalog as well as music from many of today's current hit-makers. Project Playlist users will be able to access EMI's...

2009-01-26 12:29:00

Nine Albums and Two EPs Presented in Deluxe, Limited Edition 180-Gram Vinyl Packaging with Bonus Materials HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 24, EMI Music continues its successful high-quality vinyl campaign with the release of Ben Harper's entire Virgin Records catalog in limited edition, 180-gram vinyl packaging. Nine Ben Harper albums, all previously out-of-print on vinyl, have been restored to the format with Harper's supervision. The LPs will be released in deluxe...

2009-01-14 23:05:00

SYDNEY, Australia, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shooting Star Picture Company's D-Star division has welcomed in 2009 with the announcement that EMI Music and Shock Entertainment Group have joined Universal Music Australia and Warner Music Australia in utilising Destiny Media's (OTC Bulletin Board: DSNY) Play MPE(R) system as the solution of choice for the distribution of promotional music to radio and other media in Australia. The agreement gives media a single destination for almost...

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2008-12-08 10:40:34

After it's growth in popularity through many iPhone users, Tapulous, creator of Tap Tap Revenge, is releasing a soundtrack. EMI Music, one of the big three major record label companies, has become the first major label to line up multiple artists for an edition of Tapulous' popular iPhone game application, Tap Tap Revenge. Tap Tap Dance, the new version of the rhythm game, features songs by five EMI acts, including, Moby, the Chemical Brothers, Digitalism, Daft Punk and Basement Jaxx. All 10...

2008-10-31 12:00:20

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's best-selling CD compilation series, NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC!, celebrates 10 chart topping years with a special anniversary CD THE BEST OF NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC! 10TH ANNIVERSARY containing hit songs from the past decade. The album will be released on CD and digitally on November 11th. Since its debut in 1998, the series has sold over 70 million CDs in the USA and has become one of the best known music brands of all time. The CD...

2008-10-28 15:00:16

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Thumbplay(R) ( http://www.thumbplay.com/ ), the #1 mobile entertainment destination in the U.S.*, has launched a full-service digital music store in Beta. Through Thumbplay, millions of music fans can now download -- wirelessly -- DRM-free songs directly to select MP3-enabled phones as well as PCs. To date, Thumbplay has secured rights to more than 1.5 million songs from major labels including Universal Music Group and EMI Music, and from independent...

2008-10-25 15:00:12

The EMI music company has lost $1.2 billion through its inability to adapt to changes in the U.S. music industry, a financial group says. A report from the Maltby Capital group said the "changing consumer market for music" caused the major music label to lose revenue to the tune of $1.2 billion in the financial year leading up to March 31, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. "EMI Music had a history of signing great artists but had not adapted sufficiently to the changing consumer...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

STOCKHOLM, October 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Innovative Subscription and Ad-Supported Music Streaming Service Unveiled - All Four Music Majors and Leading Independents on Board Spotify announces a series of licensing deals with music companies including Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, EMI Music, Warner Music Group, Merlin and The Orchard for their content to be included in the new digital music service. Spotify offers instant access to a world of music via a service that enables on-demand...

2008-10-02 15:00:37

LONDON and SINGAPORE - Nokia Remix, October 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the Nokia Remix event held today in London and Singapore, Nokia announced the debut of its pioneering Comes with Music digital entertainment service which offers consumers a new way to discover and enjoy music. Customers who buy a Comes With Music device will be able to explore and enjoy a diverse catalog of music of international and local artists with unlimited access to millions of tracks for a year, keeping the...

2008-09-25 03:00:16

MySpace, the world's premier social network, alongside its landmark joint venture partners which include EMI Music, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group (NYSE:WMG), and Sony ATV/ Music Publishing today unveiled the new 'MySpace Music' product (http://www.myspace.com/music) injecting the world's richest online music community with a host of new features for both users and artists. MySpace Music will also incorporate the entire music catalogue from The Orchard...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.