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Feb 05, 2016, 16:55 ET
Sony Music Releases Soundtrack To Animated Feature SNOWTIME! Featuring Celine Dion

Sony Music Releases Soundtrack To Animated Feature SNOWTIME! Featuring Celine Dion

 Sony Music announces SNOWTIME! the soundtrack to the English language re-interpretation of the beloved Québec film, La Guerre des Tuques...

Jan 29, 2016, 18:35 ET

The Piano Guys Release New Music Video "Hello/Lacrimosa" - A Mashup Featuring Adele's Hit Song And Mozart's Requiem

 Musical Internet sensation, The Piano Guys, who have surpassed 800 million views on YouTube, release their latest music video,...

Jan 27, 2016, 21:49 ET
Sony Music Entertainment Sign Nigerian Musician Davido - Pictured (L to R): Adewale Adeleke, Chairman, HKN Records; Adam Granite, President, Northern & Eastern Europe and Africa, Sony Music International; Dusko Justic, Vice President, International Marketing, Sony Music International; Kamal Ajiboye, Manager for Davido; Joel Katz, Chairman Media & Entertainment, Greenberg Traurig; Efe Ogbeni, Executive Producer / Head A&R, Regime Music Societe; Sean Watson, Managing Director, Sony Music Africa...

Sony Music Entertainment Sign Nigerian Musician Davido To A Worldwide Deal

 Sony Music Entertainment have signed accomplished musician Davido to a groundbreaking global agreement. The deal...

Jan 13, 2016, 09:14 ET

Jazz Singer Stacey Kent Releases New Album, Tenderly

 "Life is the art of the encounter, though there are many failed encounters in life." Seldom has the Brazilian poet Vinicius de Moraes's...

Dec 21, 2015, 12:37 ET
Yanni Announces New Album, PBS Special And DVD Release

Yanni Announces New Album, PBS Special And DVD Release

 Global superstar Yanni announces a new album and PBS Special with corresponding DVD and Blu-Ray. His new album, SENSUOUS CHILL, is available...

Dec 11, 2015, 13:09 ET

Sony Music Masterworks Earns 6 Nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards in Multiple Genres

 Sony Music Masterworks receives 6 nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards in multiple genres including Classical, Contemporary Instrumental,...

Dec 08, 2015, 10:45 ET
Just in time for the holidays and New Year's fitness resolutions, NOW That's What I Call Music! refreshes the wildly popular 'NOW Workout' series with the digital release of 'NOW That's What I Call A Workout 2016,' the sixth volume of high-energy hits and remixes from NOW, the world's bestselling multi-artist album franchise. Beginning December 18, 'NOW That's What I Call A Workout 2016' will be available for download purchase from all major digital service providers. The first five volumes of the 'NOW Workout' series all debuted at No. 1 in the iTunes Fitness store.

Today's Hottest High-Energy Hits & Remixes Gathered For NOW That's What I Call A Workout 2016

Just in time for the holidays and New Year's fitness resolutions, NOW That's What I Call Music! refreshes the wildly popular NOW Workout series...

Nov 24, 2015, 10:34 ET
Sony Music Masterworks And Broadway Records To Release the Original Soundtrack Of The NBC Television Event "The Wiz Live!"

Sony Music Masterworks And Broadway Records to Release the Original Soundtrack of the NBC Television Event "The Wiz LIVE!"

 Sony Music Masterworks and Broadway Records will release the original soundtrack of the NBC Television event "The Wiz LIVE!" Available now for...

Nov 23, 2015, 16:31 ET

Sony Music Strikes Original Video Content Deal with YouTube star Kurt Hugo Schneider for New Digital Series

 Sony Music Entertainment is partnering with YouTube star Kurt Hugo Schneider to develop a new original series for digital video that will...

Nov 05, 2015, 13:04 ET
Portrait Records Releases Debut Holiday Album from LEXI WALKER - 13-Year-Old YouTube Singing Sensation on November 20, 2015.

Portrait Records Signs Lexi Walker 13-Year-Old YouTube Singing Sensation

 Sony Music Masterworks imprint Portrait Records signs singing sensation Lexi Walker, the dynamic 13-year-old whose performance of "Let It Go"...

Oct 29, 2015, 14:04 ET

Theo Croker And DVRKFUNK Release New 5-Song Digital EP

 Theo Croker and his band DVRKFUNK release a new 5-song digital EP, DVRKFUNK, via OKeh / DDB Records, available now. The EP arrives...

Oct 29, 2015, 12:21 ET

Sony Music Entertainment and Artist Legacy Group, LLC Enter Groundbreaking New Joint Venture Agreement to Provide Comprehensive Brand Management Services

Sony Music Entertainment ("SME") and Artist Legacy Group, LLC ("ALG") have entered into a groundbreaking joint venture agreement it was announced...

Oct 16, 2015, 13:08 ET
THE PIANO GUYS RELEASE THEIR FIRST LIVE ALBUM - November 13, 2015

THE PIANO GUYS RELEASE THEIR FIRST LIVE ALBUM Available November 13, 2015

 The Piano Guys continue their fairytale story of turning a musical hobby and friendship into an extremely successful worldwide career. The...

Oct 16, 2015, 11:04 ET

SONY MUSIC RELEASES GOOSEBUMPS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Available October 30, 2015

 Sony Music and Madison Gate Records proudly announce the release of GOOSEBUMPS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Available October 30, the...

Sep 30, 2015, 09:04 ET

Sony Music To Release HE NAMED ME MALALA Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

 Sony Music proudly announces the release of HE NAMED ME MALALA (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). The original score for the film was...

Sep 15, 2015, 17:14 ET

Sony Music Entertainment Announces International Licensing Agreement with EGREM for Most Extensive Catalog Of Cuban Music

 The Havana-based Enterprise of Recordings and Musical Editions (known by its Spanish initials EGREM) and Sony Music Entertainment are pleased...

Sep 15, 2015, 11:59 ET

2CELLOS Announce North American Tour

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, announce the dates for their North American tour which kicks off in January. They will...

Aug 26, 2015, 10:00 ET

Portrait Records Signs Holiday Supergroup Band Of Merrymakers

 Sony Music Masterworks imprint Portrait Records signs the holiday supergroup – Band of Merrymakers. Band of Merrymakers, a rotating...

Aug 19, 2015, 09:41 ET

CORRECTION - CarpeDiem Film & TV and Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.: Céline Dion collabore à la trame sonore de La Guerre des Tuques 3D

Dans le communiqué, "Céline Dion collabore à la trame sonore de La Guerre des Tuques 3D" publié le 19 août 2015 10:00...

Aug 13, 2015, 16:11 ET
Jordin Sparks New Album, RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW Out 8/21/15

Jordin Sparks Partners With General Growth Properties To Promote Release Of Her New Album, Right Here Right Now

Grammy-Nominated Sony Music Recording Artist, Jordin Sparks, announces an exclusive marketing partnership with General Growth Properties, Inc....