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2013-12-28 04:20:08

International Superstar Triumphantly Launches Her Two-Year Las Vegas Residency LAS VEGAS, Dec. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, legendary pop icon Britney Spears brought art to life, making her famous lyrics a reality by proving fans really do want a "piece of her" during her premiere performance of the appropriately-titled "Britney: Piece of Me" at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Marking the beginning of her two-year residency at the fully reconstructed The AXIS Theater,...

2013-12-19 20:20:54

NEW ALBUM COMING IN APRIL 2014 NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bad Plus has returned to Sony and signed a multi-album deal with Sony Music Masterworks. In April 2014, the label will release the band's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's masterpiece The Rite of Spring. Their second album will come out on Sony Music Masterworks' jazz imprint Okeh Records later in the year. For the past thirteen years The Bad Plus featuring bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson and...

2013-12-13 16:23:24

DELUXE EDITION OF GRAMMY-NOMINATED ALBUM SALAAM REMI ONE: IN THE CHAMBER TO BE RELEASED IN MARCH 2014 NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, celebrated GRAMMY-nominated producer and songwriter Salaam Remi is pleased to release the music video for his single "One In The Chamber," featuring GRAMMY-nominated, platinum recording artist Akon, on VEVO. This is the first video off Remi's newest album, Salaam Remi One: In The Chamber. Robby Starbuck, who is known for his work with...

2013-12-09 20:22:12

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Masterworks receives 14 Grammy nominations for the 2014 Grammy Awards in multiple genres including Rock, Traditional Pop, R&B, Classical and Musical Theatre. "I'd like to congratulate all of our stellar artists on their nominations," says Bogdan Roscic, President of Sony Music Masterworks. "We are proud to be the home to a diverse range of creative musicians who continue to push the genre boundaries of music today." Masterworks and its...

2013-12-09 08:24:27

BLUE SMOKE WILL BE RELEASED INTERNATIONALLY IN CONJUNCTION WITH WORLDWIDE TOUR NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to announce her latest recording endeavor, a partnership between her own label Dolly Records and Sony Masterworks. The label deal will launch her new album Blue Smoke in New Zealand/Australia on January 31, 2014, to coincide with her international Blue Smoke World Tour which will...

2013-12-06 12:23:38

#BANDLIFE TOUR SET FOR WINTER 2014 NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emblem3 have announced their first national headline tour set for winter 2014. The #BandLife Tour will kick off in February and run through mid-March with MKTO set to open on all dates. The tour, in support of Emblem3's debut album Nothing To Lose, brings the trio's hard hitting live show for an up close and personal performance in major cities across the U.S. and Canada before culminating with a hometown...

2013-12-04 12:25:02

MIDNIGHT MEMORIES DEBUTS AT #1 IN 26 COUNTRIES NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One Direction's new album MIDNIGHT MEMORIES debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with over 546,000 copies sold this week. Once again, One Direction make U.S. chart history as the first group to ever have their first three albums debut at #1. This amazing U.S. debut comes hot off the heels of One Direction's massive international success, with MIDNIGHT MEMORIES becoming the UK's...

2013-12-03 20:23:11

Prince Royce's performance in Miami will be live streamed globally, available online and via mobile devices MIAMI, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Entertainment, a global recorded Music Company, and Terra, a global digital media company and content producer with a presence in 19 countries, announce "Terra Live Music in Concert" with Prince Royce "Soy El Mismo", the interactive bilingual music experience of the year, tomorrow December 4, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET on Terra.com....

2013-11-26 08:25:23

NEW ALBUM MIDNIGHT MEMORIES HITS #1 IN 97 COUNTRIES NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global superstars One Direction announced today the highly anticipated dates for the North America leg of their worldwide WHERE WE ARE 2014 stadium tour with a special performance live from Central Park on ABC's Good Morning America. It's been a phenomenal week for One Direction as they took home two awards at the 2013 American Music Awards including Best Pop/Rock Album and Best Pop/Rock...

2013-11-25 16:23:49

Proceeds from all-star album will be donated to Philippine Red Cross NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The global music community has come together for the worldwide release today of a new compilation that features the biggest names in music to raise money for those affected by supertyphoon Haiyan in The Philippines. "Songs for the Philippines," a unique collection of 39 chart-topping hits and classic tracks, is now available worldwide on iTunes (iTunes.com/Philippines). The artists,...