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Jun 20, 2011, 17:09 ET

Rock Legends The Moody Blues to Embark on Cross-Canadian "Precious Cargo" Fall Tour This September 15 - October 8

The Moody Blues will embark on their first cross-Canadian Fall tour in more than a decade, playing in 16 markets around the country.  The...

Jun 16, 2011, 09:00 ET

Classic 2Pac Albums Make Digital Debuts to Honor the Late Rapper's 40th Birthday

On June 16, 2011, Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, the biggest selling rap/hip-hop artist in history with more than 75 million albums sold worldwide...

Jun 14, 2011, 13:34 ET

Deluxe Edition of ABBA's Super Trouper Available Now Includes Rare and Previously Unreleased Footage

A Deluxe Edition of ABBA's seventh studio album, Super Trouper, will be released on June 14, 2011. Originally released in 1980, Super Trouper...

Jun 14, 2011, 12:52 ET

Soundtrack to John Turturro's Film Passione: A Musical Adventure Celebrates the Musical Melting Pot of Naples

When acclaimed actor-director John Turturro was invited to make a film about Neapolitan music, he was intrigued and  traveled to Naples to...

Jun 13, 2011, 12:17 ET

GRAMMY® Album of the Year for 2001, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Expanded Two-CD Deluxe Edition

It has been a decade since one of the most unlikely successes in music history was released.  O Brother, Where Art Thou? is one of the 10...

Jun 09, 2011, 06:00 ET

Modern Jazz Classics from Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Pharaoh Sanders, Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, McCoy Tyner, Ahmad Jamal, Milt Jackson, Alice Coltrane and Others Reissued in New Two-for-One Packages

More than a dozen of the greatest modern jazz artists in history are heard on packages bringing together two classic Impulse! albums, largely from...

May 12, 2011, 13:46 ET

Iron Maiden 'From Fear To Eternity: The Best of 1990-2010' Out June 7, 2011

UMe is proud to announce the release of From Fear To Eternity: The Best Of 1990-2010. A double-CD set spanning twenty years, this collection...

May 05, 2011, 09:09 ET

WAR Will Be Everywhere During Band's 40th Anniversary Year Following Deal With Universal Music Enterprises

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) has acquired the rights to the extraordinary catalog of WAR, the band that created such oft-covered and...

May 04, 2011, 06:00 ET

FROM AMERICA'S GREATEST ROCK & ROLL BAND AEROSMITH’S 'TOUGH LOVE: BEST OF THE BALLADS' FEATURES THE KEY CLASSICS "DREAM ON," "CRYIN'," "LOVE IN AN ELEVATOR," "LIVIN' ON THE EDGE" AND MORE IN STORES MAY 24, 2011

For more than 30 years, Aerosmith has defined American Rock "N" Roll. Aerosmith has laid down some of the most impassioned ballads in history...

Apr 13, 2011, 09:00 ET

First Three Landmark Albums From Rock Icons The Kinks Set for Release in Two-CD Deluxe Editions Featuring Rarities, Single Versions and More

One of the most important and influential artists in rock history, The Kinks have been credited by many as the crucial Sixties genesis for...

Apr 11, 2011, 15:45 ET

40th Anniversary of Marvin Gaye's Landmark What's Going On Album Celebrated With Super Deluxe Edition and Events

On May 21, 1971, Motown Records released an album unique to its vast, already classic catalog: a suite of protest songs, railing, albeit softly and...

Apr 11, 2011, 15:13 ET

Dean Martin "Cool Then, Cool Now" Hardcover Book and Musical Collection to be Released June 7 by Universal Music Enterprises

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) has announced the release of a new 60+ page hardcover book and musical collection titled "Cool Then, Cool Now,"...

Apr 11, 2011, 05:00 ET

SUCCESS OF JANET JACKSON'S 'NUMBER ONES TOUR' PROMPTS EXTENSION OF U.S. AND EUROPEAN LEGS UNTIL FALL

As a result of massive sellouts for performances in Asia and North America, the JANET JACKSON 'Number Ones: Up Close & Personal Tour' is being...

Mar 22, 2011, 09:00 ET

New 'Best Of' Albums Star Country's Josh Turner and Billy Currington

Josh Turner and Billy Currington have more in common than just being two of country music's brightest young stars.  The debut album for each...

Mar 15, 2011, 19:47 ET

New Icon Releases Include 'Best of' for Eric Clapton, The Who, B.B. King, Sublime, Cat Stevens, Joe Cocker, and Quincy Jones Plus First Greatest Hits Collection From R&B Star Avant

The greatest and the latest are featured among the newest releases in the Icon "best of" series from Universal Music Enterprises (UMe).  Each...

Mar 15, 2011, 15:53 ET

Soundtrack to Universal Pictures' Comedy-Adventure 'Paul' Stars the Weird and Wonderful

Sure the soundtrack to Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy-adventure Paul features classics such as Todd Rundgren's "Hello It's Me," Bill Withers...

Mar 07, 2011, 09:00 ET

'45 x 45s' From the Greatest Rock 'N' Roll Band In The World!

In every single way, The Rolling Stones are the Greatest Rock'n'Roll Band In The World. They created the blueprint for guitar groups. They took...

Mar 04, 2011, 09:00 ET

Brazilian Musical Icon Sergio Mendes Celebrates 50 Years of Recording With First Major Retrospective

Whether economically or culturally, Brazil is hot!  For Sergio Mendes, Brazil's most popular musical export, the time has arrived for his...

Mar 04, 2011, 09:00 ET

30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of Rush Masterpiece Moving Pictures Features Audiophile Surround Sound Mix, Music Videos, Rare Photos and More

Acclaimed as one of rock's greatest albums, Rush's Moving Pictures masterwork celebrates its 30th anniversary this year with a spectacular Moving...

Mar 02, 2011, 09:00 ET

Musical Companion to Golden Globe and Emmy Winning TV Series 'Mad Men' Features Pop Hits and Rediscovered Tracks from the Early '60s

If you were in the early '60s milieu of "Mad Men," the groundbreaking AMC series about the glamorous and ego-driven Golden Age of advertising, what...