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Polydor are delivering some feelgood musical escapism with Gary Barlow’s first solo album since 2013’s double platinum Since I Saw You Last
A global singalong of Neil Diamond’s much-loved Sweet Caroline has been launched to accompany today’s release of EMI’s new album from the Grammy Award winning artist: Neil Diamond With The London Symphony Orchestra, Classic Diamonds.
The first project since Motown UK launched in September, the noughties grime celebration Against All Odds soundtrack is out today, boasting a who’s-who of the UK grime scene, with the film set for release next Friday.
Cherished Welsh entertainer Dame Shirley Bassey releases her grand finale album today, dedicated entirely to her fans.
The team at Capitol have pulled out all the stops, from a world-exclusive livestream to a world-first AR partnership with Spotify, in the run up to today’s release of Sam Smith’s third studio album, Love Goes.
The UK’s favourite festive duo Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are joining forces once more for a dazzling new Decca album Together At Christmas.
Fresh from winning his first Ivor Novello at this year’s virtual ceremony, Jamie Cullum is throwing himself into the decades-old challenge of creating a timeless festive record.
Today the trap duo release The Blueprint – Us vs Them, technically labelled as their debut album, although it’s their fourth full-length release in just 12 months. The album comprises a grand total of 29 tracks, and is heralded as their best work to date.
BLINKs assemble: Polydor are releasing one of the year’s most anticipated pop albums today. THE ALBUM is the K-Pop quartet’s debut LP, featuring hit singles Ice Cream and How You Like That.
It was announced last night that Polydor’s Michael Kiwanuka has won the Mercury Prize for his timeless third studio album KIWANUKA, a soulful psych-folk exploration of self-doubt, faith and the politics of prejudice.