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Jul 14, 2014, 09:00 ET Island Records Promotes Eric Wong To Executive Vice President/General Manager, Island Records

Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG) strengthens its executive level management team with the promotion of Eric Wong...


Feb 04, 2013, 09:11 ET Fall Out Boy Returns! SAVE ROCK AND ROLL Out May 6/7 Worldwide

Multi-platinum Grammy-nominated Island Records group Fall Out Boy finally puts an end to years of rumors and speculation, with the official...


Jan 29, 2013, 11:30 ET Bon Jovi's "Because We Can" Nets #1 Global iTunes Success In 12 Countries, In Advance Of New Album, What About Now, To Be Released March 26th On Island Records!

After blasting out to worldwide radio on Jan. 7th, Bon Jovi's new single "Because We Can" quickly turned into the biggest single launch in the...


Jan 07, 2013, 07:00 ET Bon Jovi's New Single "Because We Can" Available At iTunes Today, Coinciding With Global Radio Launch!

 Bon Jovi's brand new single "Because We Can" blasts out to worldwide radio today at 7:00 a.m. (EST) and will be available on iTunes...


Oct 20, 2010, 09:00 ET Bon Jovi Launch Greatest Hits With Over 1 Billion Impressions Worldwide !!!!

Over 1 billion consumer impressions worldwide – encompassing social networks and traditional media – will support the November 9th...


Nov 18, 2009, 09:58 ET Bon Jovi's New Album, THE CIRCLE, Captures Second Consecutive #1 Soundscan Debut!!

Legendary Island Records group Bon Jovi caps the celebration of their 25th year on record with a second consecutive #1...


Aug 19, 2009, 11:30 ET Bon Jovi Blasts Out New Single, 'We Weren't Born To Follow'

"We weren't born to follow, come on and get up off your knees When life is a bitter pill to swallow, you got to hold on to what you...


Feb 23, 2009, 08:00 ET Mark DiDia Appointed EVP/General Manager, Island Records

Mark DiDia has been appointed EVP/General Manager, Island Records; it was announced today by Steve Bartels, President and COO, Island Def Jam...


Aug 18, 2004, 01:00 ET 'If We Ever Get Out of Here Alive, We Are Naming Our Album CHUCK' - SUM 41

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 12, 2004, Island Records will release 'CHUCK,' the third release from multi-platinum act SUM 41....


Apr 21, 2004, 01:00 ET Hoobastank's The Reason #3 on the Billboard Top 200

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-Platinum recording artist Hoobastank are climbing to the top of the charts with the success of their...


Dec 11, 2003, 00:00 ET Bon Jovi to Ring in 2004 With a Special New Year's Eve Event on Pay Per View

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Capping off an unprecedented year, Bon Jovi will ring in 2004 with a special New Year's Eve performance, "Bon...


Sep 24, 2003, 01:00 ET Thursday Debuts at #7 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Records' Thursday debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart this week, selling 73,998 copies...


Sep 11, 2003, 01:00 ET Bon Jovi - THIS LEFT FEELS RIGHT

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- * The first-ever to headline the NFL KICKOFF Spectacular in Times Square, NYC. * One of...


Sep 02, 2003, 01:00 ET Thrice Tours With Thursday

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Kicking off in Scranton, PA on October 17th, Island Records recording artists, Thrice and Thursday join forces...


Aug 19, 2003, 01:00 ET Andrew W.K. Wants to Call You!

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew W.K. just might call you! Beginning August 25th and continuing through September 8th, fans can log on...


Aug 06, 2003, 01:00 ET Platinum Recording Artist Hoobastank Announce Intimate Club Tour

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Records' Hoobastank have announced dates for a headlining club tour today. Kicking off August 20th in...


Jun 16, 2003, 01:00 ET Mariah Carey Announces First-Ever Theatre Tour

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariah Carey, the world's #1 selling female artist of all time announced today that she will embark on her...


May 16, 2003, 01:00 ET Sum 41 Record with Iggy Pop

NEW YORK, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Records' Sum 41 recently recorded a new track with Iggy Pop for the rock icon's forthcoming album, Skull...


May 06, 2003, 01:00 ET MULTIMEDIA NEWS RELEASE: Daniel Bedingfield's Single 'If You're Not The One'

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With the huge hit "Gotta Get Thru This" already under his belt, UK Artist Daniel Bedingfield is topping the...


Apr 21, 2003, 01:00 ET Bon Jovi Add Stadium and Shed Dates to Sold Out 'Bounce' Tour

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to popular demand, international superstars Bon Jovi have added more dates to their current sold-out tour...


Jan 10, 2003, 00:00 ET American Hi-Fi's 'The Art Of Losing' #1 Most Added at Modern Rock! Single From Band's New Release, The Art Of Losing Out February 25 on Island Records

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- American Hi-Fi if off to a great start in 2003 -- their new single "The Art Of Losing" was Most Added At Rock...


Jan 09, 2003, 00:00 ET Daniel Bedingfield Nominated for Grammy Award

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- UK Artist Daniel Bedingfield has been nominated for a Grammy Award for his smash single "Gotta Get Thru This"...


Nov 08, 2002, 00:00 ET Def Leppard Announces First Leg of U.S. Tour

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Def Leppard are set to hit the road in December for what is their first national tour in over three years. With...


Oct 22, 2002, 01:00 ET 'Always' From Saliva's Back Into Your System Added At MTV & MTV2

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "Always," the first single from Saliva's highly anticipated release, "Back Into Your System," has been added at...


Oct 18, 2002, 01:00 ET Daniel Bedingfield's 'Gotta Get Thru This' A Radio and Video Hit!

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- UK Artist Daniel Bedingfield has exploded onto the music scene with "Gotta Get Thru This," an infectious,...