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2012-07-30 02:24:25

NEW YORK, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records will celebrate its 125(th) anniversary with the release of a book titled 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story on the great American record label and its role in initiating recorded music, cultivating great artists, and igniting cultural change. Written by Pulitzer Prize-and GRAMMY nominated author and historian Sean Wilentz, the book provides a journey through Columbia Records' storied past and its contributions to entertainment from...

2012-07-24 02:25:48

NEW YORK, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed singer Melody Gardot will start a US concert tour this Fall beginning September 20th in San Francisco, it was confirmed today by her label, Verve Records and Beaver Productions, her national tour promoter. Her newly released third album 'The Absence' debuted at No. 3 in France, No. 1 on the Billboard Jazz Charts as well as No. 1 on iTunes Jazz Charts around the globe. The album also reached Top 10 in several countries including Germany and...

2012-07-18 02:24:30

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cher Lloyd's saucy summer smash "Want U Back" rocketed into the Top 10 at iTunes last week, peaking at #5, joining the impressive ranks of certified chart-toppers Katy Perry, Pink and Carly Rae Jepsen. The vivacious "X Factor UK" star, who competed alongside One Direction in 2010, is bringing her tough but sweet pop sounds to the U.S. via an eagerly anticipated American TV debut on the July 25th edition of "America's Got Talent." The talented...

2012-07-18 02:22:28

LONDON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- River Island [http://www.riverisland.com/Online ] is delighted to announce an exciting and exclusive collaboration with Rihanna; she will be designing her first clothing collection for River Island. The capsule collection will launch in Spring 2013 and looks to include women's dresses [http://www.riverisland.com/Online/women/dresses ] and other apparel. 'We are thrilled to be collaborating with Rihanna and to be the first fashion brand...

2012-07-17 06:25:17

DETROIT, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Motown Recording Artist KEM is pleased to announce that his third "Mack & Third LIVE: A Call to Service" event will conclude with a headlining performance by MAZE featuring FRANKIE BEVERLY. "Mack & Third" is a day-long FREE concert & food drive to benefit the homeless that will take place Sunday, August 26, 2012 at Detroit's Cass Park. "We are so honored that Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will be joining us at this year's Mack & Third...

2012-07-16 06:25:53

NEW YORK, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Music Empowers Foundation announced today that platinum-selling recording artist and American Idol winner, Kris Allen will be playing a live online concert at 8:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 18(th). Half of all concert proceeds will go to benefit the Music Empowers Foundation, a nonprofit that provides grants and other support for music education programs in underdeveloped communities. The concert will be streamed online by...

2012-07-12 02:24:19

AMHERST, N.Y., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band take their "Wrecking Ball Tour" across North America and Europe, thousands of fans know to expect a smooth-running, high-energy show. When Springsteen wails, "Born in the USA! I was born in the USA!," thousands of fists rise in the air and thousands of voices sing along. This moment of musical magic doesn't happen spontaneously. It's supported by truckloads of equipment and tons of gear, including...

2012-07-10 02:23:47

MIAMI, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An eight-time Latin GRAMMY® winner and two-time GRAMMY® winner, Brazil's Caetano Veloso will be celebrated as the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Las Vegas, it was announced today by Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President/CEO of The Latin Recording Academy® (www.latingrammy.com). Songs from Veloso's catalog will be performed by an impressive array of notable artists and friends of the honoree. A portion of the...

2012-07-02 10:21:53

Laurent Pelly's staging, also starring Paulo Szot as Lescaut, premieres in New York on THIRTEEN at 12:30 p.m. with a repeat Thursday, August 9 at 8:30 p.m. NEW YORK, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Star soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met performances of the title role in Manon, Massenet's opera about a country girl with conflicting desires for love and luxury who is drawn into a life of glamorous -- but hollow -- Parisian sophistication. (Logo:...

2012-06-29 06:24:59

NEW YORK, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and actress Rebecca Pidgeon will be touring with Grammy award-winning artist Marc Cohn this summer in support of her new album Slingshot, out now on Decca. Pidgeon has been touted by Rolling Stone as "one of those rare singers who convey emotion purely." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/NY70756LOGO) To view Rebecca's recent interview with The Wall Street Journal click here:...