LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2101 Records / Capitol Records released to radio today, the new single, "Live It Up" from superstar Jennifer Lopez. The announcement was made by 2101 Records Founder and CEO, RedOne (Nadir Khayat).
"Live It Up" (produced by RedOne and featuring Pitbull) precedes JLO's 10th album to be released on 2101 Records / Capitol Records in late 2013.
The 2101 Records / Jennifer Lopez signing marks the first under the label's new exclusive multi-year worldwide agreement with Capitol Records.
JLO and RedOne made music history with their 2011 global hit, "On The Floor." The song went to #1 on over 30 charts around the world and became one of the Best Selling Digital Singles of All Time. The "On The Floor" video is the Most Watched Music Video by a Female Artist in History with over 666 million views.
Jennifer Lopez will perform "Live It Up" live on the "American Idol" finale and the Billboard Music Awards May 19 on ABC. The music video premiere of "Live It Up" (shot in Miami and New York) will be announced in the coming days.
RedOne, who is executive producer of the upcoming JLO album, also executive produced Lopez's last album, "Love?" In addition, to "On The Floor" the album spawned the hit singles "I'm Into You" and "Papi."
"This is like a dream come true for me." said RedOne. "It was amazing to be able to work with Jennifer on so many great records over the past two years and now it is such an honor to have her on my label. She is a creative inspiration and a true global superstar artist who brings so much to everything she does. I feel that this is historic and a wonderful opportunity to launch 2101 / Capitol in this way."
According to Capitol Records Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett, "Jennifer Lopez is a true superstar, and her pairing with RedOne has resulted in an incredible first single with 'Live It Up.' I am happy to be reunited with Jennifer and all the more thrilled that she's working with RedOne and is now a part of the 2101/Capitol family."
About 2101 Records:
2101 Records was founded in 2010 by multi-Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter RedOne (Nadir Khayat). In May 2013, 2101 Records signed an exclusive multi-year, worldwide agreement with Capitol Records to partner in a consistent slate of 2101 Records releases, personally overseen by RedOne and his label's team of executives.
2101 Records artists include superstar Jennifer Lopez, pop quintet Midnight Red, industrial-rock pop artist Porcelain Black and Hybrid Indy Rock/Electro Hip-Hop band 7Lions.
Since its inception, 2101 Records has experienced tremendous growth. The label earned its first U.S. Platinum® selling single with Havana Brown's, "We Run The Night" feat. Pitbull in September 2012, and their debut Artist Mohombi hit #1 in 14 countries throughout Europe and Asia.
About Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide.
Universal Music Group's record labels include A&M/Octone, Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note, Capitol Records, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Interscope Records, I.R.S., Island Records, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, Manhattan, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Music Group and Virgin Records, as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalogue of music in the industry, which includes the last 100 years of the world's most popular artists and their recordings. UMG's catalogue is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes Global Digital Business, its new media and technologies division and Bravado, its merchandising company.
Universal Music Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Vivendi.
SOURCE 2101 Records / Capitol Records