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Dec 05, 2011, 18:18 ET

HIP-O Records/UMe Proudly Announce the Release of Ringo Starr - Ringo 2012 on January 31, 2012

Ringo Starr's 17th solo studio record, and his second on HIP-O/UMe will be released on January 31, 2012 in the United States...

Nov 28, 2011, 07:00 ET

From The Sky Down - To be Released on Blu-ray and DVD

 Universal Music Enterprises -- From The Sky Down, a documentary film about the making of U2's Achtung Baby, will be released worldwide on...

Nov 14, 2011, 21:00 ET

Sting & @radical.media Launch the STING 25 App for iPad

Sting, in partnership with global transmedia company @radical.media, has launched STING 25. The expansive, dynamic app for iPad explores the life,...

Oct 31, 2011, 19:45 ET

Celebrate Black Friday With Limited Edition 10" Vinyl Releases From Soundgarden, Nirvana and Pete Townshend

Instead of dealing with the madness of holiday shopping crowds, UMe is offering music fans an alternative. On "Black Friday," November 25, 2011,...

Oct 25, 2011, 09:27 ET
Elvis Costello & the Imposters: The Return Of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!! Limited Edition Box Set Released December 6.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

Elvis Costello & the Imposters: The Return Of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!! Limited Edition Box Set Released December 6

On December 6, 2011, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release the 3-disc (CD, DVD, 10" vinyl EP) live box set, Elvis Costello & the...

Oct 19, 2011, 15:40 ET

The Soggy Bottom Boys Reunite as O Brother, Where Art Thou? Turns 10

This year marks the 10 year anniversary of O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the landmark film and soundtrack that sparked a cultural phenomenon. To this...

Oct 19, 2011, 09:00 ET

Legendary Etta James Retires With the Release of Her Final Studio Album The Dreamer on October 25

For over half a century, Etta James has all but defined the role of the quintessential rhythm & blues vocalist. She transcends all musical...

Oct 18, 2011, 16:25 ET

Rush to Release "Sectors" Three Box Sets Spanning Entire Mercury Records Era on November 21, 2011

With more than 40 million records sold worldwide and countless sold-out tours, Rush – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart – are not...

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....