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Feb 10, 2014, 09:02 ET
GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS 40TH ANNIVERSARY U.S. TOUR FEBRUARY 27-JULY 20.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

George Thorogood & The Destroyers To Kick-Off 40th Anniversary National U.S. & Canadian Tour On February 27

 George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be kicking off their 40th Anniversary with a 2014 national U.S. and Canadian tour starting...

Jul 19, 2013, 07:03 ET

Universal Music Enterprises And Milyoni Announce Free Interactive Concert Of The Smashing Pumpkins' Iconic "The Aeroplane Flies High" On July 20

 Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and Milyoni, the leader in #SocialVideo, today announced a virtual concert-going experience featuring The...

Jul 03, 2012, 11:23 ET

Monster Invasion - Biggest Band In America -- KISS -- Announce New Album Monster In Stores October 15, Internationally, October 16 In North America

 Rock legends KISS return with Monster, the 20th studio album in their historic career, set for release on October 15 (October 16 in...

Jan 26, 2012, 11:30 ET

Blues Traveler Celebrates 25-Year Milestone With a 2-CD Retrospective Featuring All Their Hits Plus New Recording and Unreleased Rarities

Over the course of their illustrious 25-year career, Blues Traveler have sold more than 10 million combined units worldwide, played over 2,000...

Jan 17, 2012, 10:00 ET
Universal Music Enterprises New Iron Maiden Release EN VIVO! Tuesday, March 27, 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)

Universal Music Enterprises New Iron Maiden Release EN VIVO!

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is proud to announce the release of "EN VIVO!," a new live IRON MAIDEN Blu-ray™, 2-DVDSet and double...

Jan 10, 2012, 09:00 ET

UMe Celebrates the New Year with a Fresh Batch from the Highly Successfull ICON Series

 On January 10, 2012,  Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) celebrates the New Year with the latest set of releases in their highly...

Dec 06, 2011, 17:39 ET

Carl Thomas Returns With Highly Anticipated New Album "Conquer" in Stores Today

 The reviews are in and four years later Carl Thomas' new album shows critics he can still "Conquer" the music world. Grammy®...

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...