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Sep 16, 2014, 10:04 ET

The Blind Boys Of Alabama & Taj Mahal Celebrate The Season By "Talkin' Christmas!"

 This holiday season, music lovers will have a lot to celebrate because The Blind Boys of Alabama & Taj Mahal will...

Sep 03, 2014, 07:04 ET

Brazilian Music Icon Sergio Mendes Releases Eclectic OKeh Records Debut - Magic - Available September 9

 In a career that spans more than half a century, Sergio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global...

Aug 20, 2014, 17:14 ET

Liam Bailey's Debut Album "Definitely Now" Out Now On Flying Buddha/Sony Music Masterworks

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey sings with a raw expressiveness that has drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and...

Aug 07, 2014, 14:08 ET

Kat Edmonson Releases The Big Picture Out September 30 On Sony Music Masterworks

 Kat Edmonson announces October tour dates in support of her third album, The Big Picture out September 30 via Sony Music Masterworks. A full...

Jul 31, 2014, 09:00 ET

Sony Music Masterworks Signs One-Man A Cappella Vocalist And YouTube Star Peter Hollens For Global Distribution

 Sony Music Masterworks announces a worldwide recording agreement with YouTube star Peter Hollens. His debut album will be released on the...

Jul 21, 2014, 12:22 ET

Jackie Evancho Releases New Album Awakening On September 23

Platinum-selling, 14-year-old vocal sensation Jackie Evancho will release her third studio album, Awakening, on September 23 coinciding with an...

Jul 08, 2014, 12:15 ET

Look Again To The Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited - A Special Release Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Cash's Landmark Album Available August 19

Of all the dozens of albums released by Johnny Cash during his nearly half-century career, 1964's Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian was...

Jun 16, 2014, 14:38 ET

Sony Music Masterworks Releases Gustavo Santaolalla's Camino

 Gustavo Santaolalla's solo instrumental album Ronroco was a game-changer for the visionary artist when it was released in 1998. Camino, to be...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:04 ET

Jackie Evancho Releases Unique Cover Of "The Rains Of Castamere" From Hit HBO Series Game Of Thrones

 Jackie Evancho releases a unique cover of the haunting folk song "The Rains of Castamere" from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. It was...

Jun 06, 2014, 12:30 ET

Brazilian Chantuese Bebel Gilberto Returns With First Studio Album In Five Years Tudo Available August 19 On Portrait

World renowned, multi-Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto will heat up the summer season with her trademark blend of warm Brazilian...

May 23, 2014, 11:21 ET

The Piano Guys Release New Music Video "The Story of My Life"

 Utah's favorite dads, The Piano Guys, release their latest self-made music video, "The Story of My Life."  Check out the video here. The...

May 20, 2014, 11:04 ET

Superstar Vocalist Jackie Evancho To Perform At The 2014 National Memorial Day Concert Sunday, May 25th On PBS

 Superstar vocalist Jackie Evancho will perform at The 2014 National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 25th. The concert will air live on PBS...

May 14, 2014, 07:04 ET

Sony Music Releases The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Of X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Sony Music announces the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of X-Men: Days of Future Past, featuring music composed by BAFTA Award...

May 08, 2014, 07:04 ET

Sony Music Masterworks Signs Vocal Superstar Jackie Evancho To Worldwide Recording Agreement On Portrait Records

 Sony Music Masterworks announces a worldwide recording agreement with platinum selling classical-crossover artist Jackie Evancho. Her new...

May 07, 2014, 11:02 ET

The Piano Guys Announce Additional U.S. Tour Dates This Fall

Utah's favorite dads, The Piano Guys, announce the next leg of their U.S. tour with festive performances in December just in time for the holidays....

May 02, 2014, 15:07 ET

Dolly Parton's New Album Blue Smoke Streaming Now On NPR's "First Listen"

 Internationally-renowned superstar Dolly Parton will release her new album Blue Smoke (Sony Music Masterworks / Dolly Records) on May 13th...

Apr 29, 2014, 14:56 ET

2CELLOS Release New Music Video For "Mombasa"

2CELLOS release a new music video for "Mombasa," an exhilarating track from the Inception film soundtrack. The 2CELLOS were inspired to create a...

Apr 24, 2014, 07:04 ET

Red Hot + Bach Discovers A Contemporary Edge In The Musical Genius Of J.S. Bach

 Red Hot + Bach charts a new pathway into the musical universe of Johann Sebastian Bach. Through the collaboration of performers, producers,...

Apr 11, 2014, 11:00 ET

Bebel Gilberto Signs To Sony Music Masterworks/Portrait; New Album Arrives July 2014

 Internationally acclaimed and Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Bebel Gilberto has signed with Sony Music Masterworks' imprint Portrait...

Apr 09, 2014, 07:04 ET

Doxy Records To Release "Road Shows, Vol. 3," First Sonny Rollins Album Under New Distribution Agreement With Sony Music Masterworks/OKeh On May 6

 Since launching his Doxy label in 2006 with the Grammy-nominated studio album Sonny, Please, the great tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has...