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Dave has smashed chart records this week with new track Funky Friday, as the first UK hip-hop artist to achieve a number one.
Virgin EMI have been long preparing for the return of Nile Rodgers & Chic with the group’s first new album in over 25 years, It’s About Time.
Take That are celebrating their 30th anniversary with the help of Polydor, marking the milestone with a re-imagined greatest hits album, Odyssey, as well as a huge UK tour.
The stand-out performer from the 2018 Last Night Of The Proms last weekend was the Decca-signed 20-year-old saxophonist Jess Gillam.
Jeff Goldblum has been jazzing up London this week, surprising commuters with a performance on one of the public pianos at St Pancras Station, to mark the announcement of his debut album, The Capitol Studios Sessions.
Decca’s 19-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has made history once again by becoming the first artist to receive the new Brit Certified Breakthrough Award for selling 30,000 copies of his debut album Inspiration in the UK.
The release of Nicki Minaj’s highly anticipated album Queen sent fans into an online frenzy on Friday.
Following the release of their recent single Cut and Run, British duo Slaves have been gearing up for the release of their third album Acts Of Fear And Love on August 17 through AMF/Virgin EMI.
With his shows selling out in seconds, Virgin EMI are anticipating an eager response to the release of Paul McCartney’s 17th solo album on September 7.
MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again The Movie Soundtrack has been whetting the appetite of eager audiences a week before the release of the highly-anticipated sequel to the smash-hit MAMMA MIA! The Movie.