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He has dominated the UK charts throughout 2019 and now Lewis Capaldi is celebrating across the Atlantic after securing this week’s number one on the Billboard Hot 100 with 25.2m US streams.
From outdoor marketing to heavy social media spend, the team at Polydor are leaving no stone unturned for this week’s return of global star Selena Gomez.
The team at Decca are dreaming of a White Christmas following the announcement of Bing At Christmas, an orchestral album of festive classics set for release on November 22.
With a glittering three-decade career already under their belts, Elbow are back with an extensive marketing and promo campaign for today’s release of their eighth album, Giants Of All Sizes, via Polydor.
Following sold-out tours, millions of streams and appearances on some of America’s biggest TV shows, Island’s breakthrough star Dermot Kennedy will be releasing his long awaited debut album Without Fear tomorrow.
Island’s all-action promo campaign looks set to have secured Keane a top two spot in this week’s chart following the release of Cause And Effect, their first album since 2013.
Lauded in the Guardian’s 4* review as the “perfectly imperfect rock debut”, Sam Fender’s Hypersonic Missiles is off to a flying start.
Charity celebrates a record £8 million donated to provide children with access to instruments and equipment, music lessons and bursaries, making the Foundation one of the UK’s largest funders of music education and also announces new name - Universal Music UK Sound Foundation
Island prepared for today’s release of Post Malone’s highly anticipated third album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, by joining forces with Republic to make his recent UK visit a memorable one.
Fan events, launch parties and competitions have all played their part in Virgin EMI’s campaign to guide Taylor Swift towards her fourth consecutive chart topping album in the UK.