Barry Manilow Debuts GREATEST LOVE SONGS on QVC

Legendary Performer to Debut THE GREATEST LOVE SONGS OF ALL TIME With Special QVC Performance Live from Paris Hotel in Las Vegas

Jan 12, 2010, 16:23 ET from QVC, Inc.

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- J'adore Paree! Live from Paris Las Vegas, Barry Manilow is scheduled to return to QVC on Tuesday, January 19 at 9 PM (ET) to unveil his much-anticipated new album, THE GREATEST LOVE SONGS OF ALL TIME (Arista).

During the special QVC Presents QSessions Live broadcast, the Grammy-, Tony-, and Emmy Award-winning artist will perform a selection of songs from the new album while offering viewers an inside look at the inspiration behind the collection. Manilow will also offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase a five-track bonus disc of songs he put together especially for QVC viewers, a week before street date.

"Barry Manilow continues to be a favorite among our viewers," said Rich Yoegel, director of merchandising for QVC. "Performing his brand-new songs live from Las Vegas, this show promises to be one that no one will want to miss." 

Teaming up, once again, with longtime collaborator and Arista Records founder Clive Davis (now Chief Creative Officer, Sony Music Entertainment), Manilow's THE GREATEST LOVE SONGS OF ALL TIME features his loving interpretations and arrangements of classic love songs, including "Love is Here To Stay," "The Look of Love," and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love."

Manilow, whose 2006 QVC appearance marked the highest single-day sales by a musical artist in QVC history, also continues to hold the record as the highest single-hour music sales event in QVC's 23 years.

THE GREATEST LOVE SONGS OF ALL TIME will be available starting January 19 through QVC at 800.345.1515 or www.QVC.com, while supplies last.

About Barry Manilow

The Greatest Love Songs of All Time is Barry Manilow's follow-up to the mega-bestselling series of "Decades" albums that he masterminded with Clive Davis.  The series began in January 2006 with The Greatest Songs Of The Fifties, which entered the Billboard 200 album chart at #1, and was certified RIAA platinum.  The Greatest Songs Of The Sixties (October 2006) entered at #2.  When the RIAA platinum The Greatest Songs Of The Seventies entered at #4 (September 2007), Barry Manilow was distinguished as the only artist to chart three Top 5 debuts during 2006-2007.  The most recent entry in the series, The Greatest Songs Of The Eighties, was released November 2008.

Beyond the sensational "Decades" series, Arista is the home to Manilow's biggest hits including "Mandy,"  "It's a Miracle," "Could It Be Magic," "I Write the Songs," "Looks Like We Made It," "Can't Smile Without You," "Copacabana (At the Copa)," "Somewhere In the Night," "Ships,"  "I Made It Through the Rain," and many, many more. With worldwide record sales exceeding 80 million, Barry Manilow is ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time, according to R&R (Radio & Records); with no less than 25 consecutive top 40 hits to his credit between 1975 and 1983, on the Billboard Hot 100. Manilow has worked on over 40 albums over the course of his career as a singer, songwriter, arranger and producer.

About QVC

QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Interactive Group (Nasdaq: LINTA), is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to more than 167 million homes worldwide. The company's Web site, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, and launching in Italy in 2010, West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 23-year history. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.

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