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Polydor have left no stone unturned for today’s release of Chromatica, Lady Gaga’s highly-anticipated sixth studio album. The release comes as the global star secures her sixth UK number one single with her Ariana Grande collaboration, Rain On Me, which has also clocked up this year’s highest number of day one global streams.
Virgin EMI have helped steer Lewis Capaldi to another chart milestone after his single Someone You Loved secured 31 weeks in Top 10, the first for a song by a British artist.
Drake has sent his fans into an online frenzy today with the surprise release of his new project, Dark Lane Demo Tapes.
In one of the most heart-warming chart races in modern times, Decca’s Michael Ball and Captain Tom Moore have secured the top spot in the Official Charts with their charity single You’ll Never Walk Alone.
On Easter Sunday, Decca’s Andrea Bocelli broke multiple records with an emotionally-charged solo performance, streamed exclusively live via YouTube from the Duomo in Milan.
The team at Island have been busy behind the scenes supporting Marcus Mumford’s early release of his stripped down cover of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s You’ll Never Walk Alone in response to the coronavirus crisis.
After helping to deliver The Weeknd his first ever UK number on single spot on the Official Charts, the team at Island have left no stone unturned for today’s release of the global star’s highly anticipated fifth album, After Hours.
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The 2020 BRIT Awards will go down as a memorable one for the Universal Music family, not just for the widely-celebrated overhaul of the show but also the collection of six of the 10 awards alongside a range of standout performances from Mabel, Lewis Capaldi, Dave, Billie Eilish and Celeste.
Universal Music have revealed an exciting collaboration with 21-year-old visual artist and Central Saint Martins student Ashton Attzs ahead of next week’s BRIT Awards.