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It’s all go at Decca ahead of Norwegian luminary Aurora’s second album. The team have kicked things off with the release of her new single Queendom, which is already growing her ‘Warriors and Weirdos’ fanbase.
Virgin EMI’s CHVRCHES have released their new single Miracle this week, the fourth and latest track to be lifted from their eagerly anticipated album, Love Is Dead, out May 25.
Four years after the release of the chart-topping I Forget Where We Were, Island’s Brit-winning troubadour Ben Howard has announced details of his new album.
Over the next couple of months, Universal Music staff are preparing for and taking part in both the Universal Music Ride and the 2018 London Marathon for inspiring causes and charities.
Island have joined forces with independent distributor Vertigo Releasing for the UK and Ireland release of the film which is the prequel to the underground 2016 hit The Intent.
Following a whirlwind two years including sold out US tours, a UK number two single and a BRIT nomination, Calum Scott has released his much anticipated debut album via Virgin EMI in the UK.
Abbey Road Studios was named 2018 Studio of the Year at the Music Producers Guild (MPG) Awards this week. The prestigious award came after a pivotal year for Abbey Road which has seen its biggest transformation since opening 86 years ago.
AMF/Virgin EMI’s Loyle Carner, who is up for two awards at next week’s BRIT Awards, has kicked off the year in style after winning Best British Solo Artist at last night’s NME Awards. Loyle used his acceptance speech to shine alight on ADHD and Dyslexia.
Over the last two weeks, 38 trainees from East London Arts & Music (ELAM) have been working with many of the teams across Universal Music. They finished their work experience with a showcase in our Kensington High Street cafe (pictured is Lucy Kevil with guitarist Molly Burman)
Decca are celebrating a Top 20 album with their cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who has become the first winner of the BBC Young Musician competition to break the upper echelons of the albums chart.