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Oct 18, 2011, 09:00 ET

Universal Music Enterprises to Release One-Time Vinyl Pressings of All 8 of ABBA's Original Studio Albums October 18, 2011

It's hard to imagine how different today's music charts might look without ABBA. From the moment they swept to glory at Eurovision in 1974, the...

Oct 17, 2011, 09:00 ET

George Strait - Icon

With a career spanning more than three decades, the Grammy®, CMA and ACM award-winning country music star George Strait has earned the most...

Oct 13, 2011, 09:00 ET

Carl Thomas Returns With His Highly Anticipated New Album Conquer on Verve Forecast/UMe, December 6, 2011

"I am back!" declares the Grammy® nominated, platinum-selling R&B artist Carl Thomas. After a brief personal hiatus, Thomas returned to...

Oct 12, 2011, 09:00 ET

The Puppini Sisters Announce New Album Hollywood out November 7, 2011 on Verve

The glamour and lights of Hollywood's golden age are celebrated with The Puppini Sisters' new album, set for release on November 7 via Verve....

Sep 21, 2011, 17:08 ET

Alice Cooper Debuts Top of the Charts With Welcome 2 My Nightmare

The founding father of modern horror rock music explodes onto the Billboard 200 this week landing at #22.  With a music career that started...

Sep 20, 2011, 16:20 ET

Mike Oldfield's "Incantation," Thin Lizzy's "Bad Reputation," Sandy Denny's "North Star Grassman and The Ravens" the Latest to Receive Expanded Deluxe Treatment

On September 20, 2011 Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Mike Oldfield's Incantation - Expanded Edition (1 CD), Thin Lizzy's Bad...

Sep 14, 2011, 13:00 ET
ROLLING STONES  - SOME GIRLS - BIGGER THAN EVER! Released November 21, 2011.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

Rolling Stones - Some Girls - Bigger Than Ever!

Universal Music Group and The Rolling Stones are pleased to announce the release on November 21, 2011 of the re-mastered, expanded, Super-Deluxe,...

Sep 13, 2011, 17:30 ET

The Temptations' Hit "Power" Gets Remixed in Blackberry PlayBook Commercial

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is pleased to announce that they will be releasing the remix of The Temptations hit song "Power" on September...

Sep 13, 2011, 09:00 ET

The Estate of Tupac Shakur and Universal Music Enterprises Mark the 15th Anniversary of 2Pac's Passing

On September 13, 1996, the rapper, poet and social justice activist Tupac Shakur passed away, having sustained injuries from a brutal and shocking...

Sep 10, 2011, 11:00 ET

Back at it: WAR.COM

WAR's first album in more than 15 years, titled WAR.COM, will be released by UMe early next year. The Southern California natives are best known...

Sep 08, 2011, 15:11 ET

"Buddy Holly Day" Celebrated in Los Angeles and Worldwide in Honor of Historic 75th Birthday

On the actual anniversary of Buddy Holly's birth, September 7th, 2011, "Buddy Holly Day" was officially declared in Los Angeles with celebrations...

Sep 08, 2011, 08:00 ET

STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS To Be Released October 18, 2011

Cherrytree/A&M Records/Universal Music Group is pleased to announce STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS, slated for release on October 18, 2011....

Sep 05, 2011, 22:00 ET

Alice Cooper Live at Whisky A Go-Go

In the midst of the "No More Mr. Nice Guy" world tour, Alice Cooper will treat fans to a special performance at the legendary Whisky a Go-Go...

Aug 31, 2011, 08:00 ET
'Quadrophenia: The Director's Cut' Boxset.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

The Who Announce Full Details and Track-Listing for the Release of 'Quadrophenia: The Director's Cut' Boxset

A stunning 'Director's Cut' of the landmark 1973 album produced, authorized and overseen by Pete Townshend. Considered by Pete Townshend...

Aug 30, 2011, 09:00 ET

Buddy Holly: 75 and Timeless

September 7, 2011, marks the 75th birthday of the great Buddy Holly.  In only 18 months, from when Buddy Holly and the Crickets hit the charts...

Aug 23, 2011, 09:00 ET

George Strait - Icon

 With a career spanning more than three decades, the Grammy®, CMA and ACM award-winning country music artist George Strait has earned the...

Aug 10, 2011, 16:43 ET

He's Still the King of Rock 'N' Roll! Elvis Presley Debuts #1 on the Billboard Chart

It looks like all of America –– is rockin' to Elvis: The Great Performances as it debuts at the top spot - #1 – on Billboard's...

Aug 10, 2011, 11:00 ET

For the First Time on DVD The Ed Sullivan Show Motown Collections

The relationship between Berry Gordy's Motown label and The Ed Sullivan Show made music and television history. Soon after the Supremes' debut on...

Aug 10, 2011, 09:00 ET

The Supremes and the Temptations Celebrate 50th Anniversaries

Two of the most popular and socially significant singing groups in music history celebrate their 50th anniversaries in 2011. Both the Supremes and...

Aug 08, 2011, 09:00 ET

Soundtrack for Focus Features' Romance One Day, Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, Features New Song from Elvis Costello

On August 16, 2011*, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) releases digitally the motion picture soundtrack for the new movie One Day, starring Anne...