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Jun 30, 2015, 14:28 ET

Rolling Stones' Live Performance Of Classic Album "Sticky Fingers" Available On Apple Music Today

A special, one-off concert by the Rolling Stones last month, performing their classic album Sticky Fingers live at the Fonda Theatre in Los...

Jun 23, 2015, 09:00 ET
On August 28, 2015, Nirvana's self-titled, double platinum-selling (United States) / 7x platinum-selling (Worldwide) posthumous collection Nirvana (UMe) makes its debut on 45rpm double LP, pressed on 200-gram heavy weight vinyl and packaged in a furnace black gatefold sleeve with liner notes and a digital download card for 96kHz 24-bit HD audio; as well as a 33rpm single LP 150-gram standard weight vinyl edition which will feature a download card for 320kbps MP4 audio. Nirvana will also be released as a Blu-Ray Pure Audio in high resolution 96kHz 24-bit and is available in three stereo audio formats.

Nirvana's Self-titled Collection Debuts On Vinyl And Blu-Ray Pure Audio

 On August 28, 2015, Nirvana's self-titled, double platinum-selling (United States) / 7x platinum-selling (Worldwide) posthumous collection...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
GLOBAL SUPERSTAR ANDREA BOCELLI  -  THE COMPLETE POP ALBUMS-REMASTERED AVAILABLE IN A BEAUTIFUL 16-CD BOX SET - Thirteen of Renowned Italian Tenor's Remastered Studio Albums Plus 3 Bonus Discs of Rare or Previously Unavailable Material AVAILABLE-July 10, 2015

Global Superstar Andrea Bocelli The Complete Pop Albums-Remastered Available In A Beautiful 16-CD Box Set

Renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is the most successful classical solo artist ever and one of the best-selling performers in any genre, having...

Jun 09, 2015, 10:00 ET
Multi-platinum, GRAMMY(R)-nominated SoCal hard-rockers P.O.D. will release their ninth studio album, The Awakening (T-Boy/UMe), on August 21. The evocative album, produced by the band's long-time collaborator and friend, Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Kelly Clarkson), features 10 tracks and special guests Maria Brink from In This Moment and Lou Koller from Sick of it All. The Awakening is available worldwide for preorder on CD, digital, and vinyl LP.

P.O.D.'s New Studio Album, 'The Awakening,' To Be Released Worldwide On August 21 By T-Boy/UMe

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY®-nominated SoCal hard-rockers P.O.D. will release...

Jun 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

Les Paul Icon Celebrates the Les Paul 100th Anniversary as UMe Releases His Greatest Hits, Both Instrumental and Featuring Vocals by Mary Ford, out now

 June 9 marks the actual 100th birthday of Les Paul, creator of the electric solid body guitar, multi-track recording and numerous other...

May 26, 2015, 09:00 ET
The Who "The Reaction Singles 1966" vinyl box set released August 14, 2015

THE WHO "WHO HITS 50" 2015

 There is no more significant a milestone in Rock Music than the 50th Anniversary. Through the decades, THE WHO redefined rock music as...

May 20, 2015, 10:32 ET

"Pitch Perfect 2" Is No. 1 Everywhere

Pitch Perfect 2, The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from Ume, is No. 1 on Billboard Chart, No. 1 on the overall iTunes chart, as well as No. 1...

May 18, 2015, 09:00 ET
"Truancy: The Very Best Of Pete Townshend" (Ume) featuring two brand new songs released June 30


 June 30 sees the release of Truancy: The Very Best Of Pete Townshend as part of a new deal with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). The...

May 05, 2015, 12:48 ET
Capitol Records recording artist Bob Seger's classic album, Night Moves, makes its debut on 180-gram vinyl on June 16, 2015.

Bob Seger's Classic Album, Night Moves, to Make Its Debut on 180-Gram Vinyl on June 16

Capitol Records recording artist Bob Seger's classic album, Night Moves, makes its debut on 180-gram vinyl on June 16, 2015.  Seger's...

May 04, 2015, 09:00 ET

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," From Acclaimed Filmmaker Brett Morgen, To Be Released On Blu-ray And DVD Formats With Bonus Content Fall 2015

 Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time, experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only ever fully...

Apr 23, 2015, 09:00 ET
THE BARDEN BELLAS ARE BACK!  PITCH PERFECT 2, THE FOLLOW-UP ALBUM TO SOUNDTRACK SMASH PITCH PERFECT, AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER TODAYThe first single, "Flashlight," performed by multiplatinum-selling, GRAMMY? nominated artist Jessie J hits radio today. "Flashlight" was written by superstars Sam Smith and Sia.Video premieres tonight on  #pitchperfect2

The Barden Bellas Are Back!

The Barden Bellas are back to pitch slap the world. Pitch Perfect 2, the highly-anticipated sequel to the smash hit and platinum-selling...

Apr 08, 2015, 18:51 ET
Graham Parker and the Rumour, one of the UK's pioneering pre-punk bands, returns with a new album, Mystery Glue, to be released May 19 on CD and digitally by Universal Music Enterprises.  The album's U.S. vinyl release will follow on July 14.  Graham Parker and the Rumour have confirmed several U.S. tour dates for June.

Graham Parker And The Rumour's New Album, 'Mystery Glue,' To Be Released By Universal Music Enterprises

 Graham Parker and the Rumour, one of the UK's pioneering pre-punk bands, returns with a new album, Mystery Glue, to be released May 19 on CD...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:37 ET
Billie Holiday Turns 100

Celebrating A Century Of Lady Day

Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Billie Holiday on April 7, 2015, Universal Music Enterprises honors the iconic artist with...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Styx: The A&M Albums: 1975-1984 Eight-Album Vinyl Box Set Collection Slated for Release by Universal Music Enterprises May 12

 Universal Music Enterprises will release Styx: The A&M Albums 1975-1984, an eight-disc box set featuring some of the band's most iconic...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
On 4/14, Universal Music Enterprises reissues pinnacle releases from the N.W.A. posse on vinyl

Universal Continues Its "Respect The Classics" Campaign With Classic N.W.A And Posse Releases Including An Old Skool Record Store Day Cassette Exclusive

In 1987 rap pioneers N.W.A, featuring Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella, burst onto the underground rap world with their appearance on...

Mar 31, 2015, 13:06 ET
Rolling Stones' 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue Released on May 26, 2015, (Original CD, Deluxe, Deluxe Edition Boxset, Super Deluxe Edition Boxset, Original LP, Deluxe Double LP Set, Deluxe Double LP Set-Limited Edition Spanish Cover, Digital Downloads)

Rolling Stones' 'Sticky Fingers' Lives Again

'Sticky Fingers,' one of the most revered albums in the storied catalog of the legendary Rolling Stones, is set to enthrall a new generation of...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Respect The Classics Celebrates The 20Th Anniversary Of The Film 'Friday' With The Vinyl Release Of Friday - 'Original Motion Picture Soundtrack'

 This year marks the 20th anniversary of the classic comedy Friday and on April 14, 2015, Respect The Classics celebrates the occasion with the...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Universal Music Enterprises/Motown Celebrates the Artistry Of Marvin Gaye with Multi-Format Reissues

One of the most iconic singers of his generation, Marvin Gaye, "The Prince of Motown," would have been 76 years old on April 2 of this year....

Mar 23, 2015, 09:00 ET

UME To Reissue Selected Works Of Thin Lizzy On 180-Gram Vinyl

 Thin Lizzy is one of the most iconic and recognizable names in hard rock. The fiery Dublin band, led by the incomparable Phil Lynott, exploded...

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Universal Music Enterprises To Release Vinyl Box Set Of The Complete American Recordings Of Johnny Cash

 Considered to be one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Johnny Cash, the multi-platinum-selling country music legend,...