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Nov 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

AC/DC Release New Single "Rock or Bust," Title Track To New Album Available December 2

 Today AC/DC release "Rock or Bust," the new single (and title track) from their new album out December 2.  The anthemic track ships...

Nov 11, 2014, 19:49 ET

AC/DC Release "Play Ball," The First Video From Their Forthcoming Album 'Rock or Bust'

AC/DC premiere new video "Play Ball," the first visual from the band's forthcoming studio album 'Rock or Bust,' click here to check it...

Nov 04, 2014, 06:00 ET
BEYONCE PLATINUM EDITION BOX SET TO RELEASE NOVEMBER 24, 2014

BEYONCE Platinum Edition Box Set To Release November 24, 2014

On Monday, November 24, 2014, Beyonce will globally release BEYONCE Platinum Edition Box Set.  The 2 CD/2 DVD limited edition package will...

Oct 07, 2014, 05:00 ET
AC/DC's 'Rock or Bust' available December 2 (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records)

AC/DC 'Rock or Bust' Available for Pre-order Today

 AC/DC's recently announced album 'Rock or Bust' is available today for pre-order via ACDC.com and all digital retail outlets. "Play Ball" is...

Sep 24, 2014, 08:30 ET

Barbra Streisand Makes History with "Partners," Becoming Only Recording Artist with Number One Albums in Six Consecutive Decades

It's official - Barbra Streisand's "Partners" has entered the Billboard 200 chart at number one, making her the only recording artist in history to...

Sep 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

AC/DC 'Rock or Bust' Available December 2

Columbia Records proudly announces the release of 'Rock or Bust,' the highly anticipated new studio album from AC/DC, available December 2, 2014....

Aug 19, 2014, 08:00 ET
Leonard Cohen Releases 'Popular Problems' On September 23, 2014, A Dynamic Studio Album Of New Songs (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records)

Leonard Cohen Releases 'Popular Problems' On September 23, 2014, A Dynamic Studio Album Of New Songs

In Popular Problems, his thrilling new studio album, Leonard Cohen gets down into the avenues of our dreams and sets a new tone and speed of hope...

Aug 13, 2014, 12:49 ET
Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' Album To Be Released September 16th (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records)

Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' Album To Be Released September 16th

Columbia Records has announced the upcoming release of Barbra Streisand's "Partners" album, to debut on September 16th, 2014, featuring 12...

Aug 11, 2014, 16:14 ET
BEYONCE And # BeyGOOD Team Up With STATE Bags For 2014 Back To School Program (PRNewsFoto/Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia)

BEYONCE And #BeyGOOD Team Up With STATE Bags For 2014 Back To School Program

 BEYONCE and #BeyGOOD will join forces with STATE Bags to bring school supplies to children in need in six cities.  The #BeyGOODxSTATE...

Jun 17, 2014, 12:52 ET
Columbia Records To Release Wish I Was Here Soundtrack - Available In Stores & Online July 15 And On Vinyl August 5 (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records)

Columbia Records To Release Wish I Was Here Soundtrack; Director Zach Braff Curates Brand New Music From The Shins, Bon Iver, And Cat Power + Coldplay, Available In Stores & Online July 15 And On Vinyl August 5

Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced the release of Wish I Was Here—Music From The Motion Picture, the...

Jun 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Grammy Award Winners Train Premiere New Single 'Angel In Blue Jeans' On Howard Stern Show Today

Perennial hitmakers and three-time Grammy award winners, Train have released their new single, "Angel In Blue Jeans," today, specially...

Apr 01, 2014, 12:18 ET
Alicia Keys' "It's On Again (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)," From The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Available Today In The U.S.  (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records)

Alicia Keys' "It's On Again (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)," From The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Available Today In The U.S.

 Columbia Records -- Columbia Records and Madison Gate Records have released a brand new song "It's On Again," performed by Alicia Keys...

Mar 31, 2014, 12:02 ET

Rita Ora Celebrates The Worldwide Launch Of Her Video "I Will Never Let You Down"

Rita Ora is celebrating the worldwide debut of the brand new video for her new smash single "I Will Never Let You...

Mar 26, 2014, 12:00 ET

Hozier Announces Headlining US Tour Dates in May

Fresh off a series of incredible SXSW performances and sold out shows in NYC and LA on his first US trip, Irish musician...

Mar 20, 2014, 18:08 ET

Pharrell Williams Continues To Spread Happiness Around The Globe

 Today, Pharrell Williams and the United Nations Foundation joined forces to celebrate International Day of Happiness around the globe in an...

Mar 18, 2014, 15:42 ET

Calvin Harris' New Single "Summer" Available Today In The U.S.

Columbia Records -- Grammy-award winning international DJ, producer and hit songwriter Calvin Harris has just released his new single...

Mar 12, 2014, 14:58 ET

Pharrell Williams' New Album "G I R L" Tops Charts Across The Globe

Columbia Records -- Following a massive surge of media attention, Pharrell Williams' highly anticipated and critically acclaimed new album...

Mar 12, 2014, 06:00 ET
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" Original Soundtrack Available Tuesday, April 22 In The U.S.  (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records)

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" To Include "It's On Again" by Alicia Keys Featuring Kendrick Lamar Written by Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, and Kendrick Lamar

 Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the highly anticipated motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will feature "It's...

Mar 07, 2014, 06:00 ET
Pharrell Williams And The UN Foundation Partner To Celebrate International Day Of Happiness, Support Humanitarian Work Around The World.  (PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records, Mimi Valdes)

Pharrell Williams And The UN Foundation Partner To Celebrate International Day Of Happiness, Support Humanitarian Work Around The World

Having just released his chart-topping new album G  I  R  L this week, and with the single, "Happy" (from Despicable Me 2), breaking...

Feb 27, 2014, 11:13 ET

Pharrell Williams' "Happy" Tops The Billboard Hot 100

 Pharrell Williams' "Happy" has become the #1 song in the country this week, topping Billboard's Hot 100 chart. The Oscar-nominated hit single,...