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February 1, 2011

Atlantic & Elektra Presents for Valentine’s Day: “The Love EP” (Coming Feb. 8th, 2011)

Atlantic and Elektra Bring the Love for Valentine’s Day; Iconic
Labels Unveil “THE LOVE EP” Featuring Hits From Trey Songz, Bruno Mars,
Cee Lo Green, Tank & Musiq Soulchild; “THE LOVE EP” Is Available at
All DSPs on February 8th

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – February 1, 2011) – Atlantic/Elektra
Records are proud to announce the release of “THE LOVE EP,” a 5-song
compilation to celebrate Valentine’s Day. “THE LOVE EP” features music
from some of the labels’ top male artists of today, including Trey
Songz, Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green, Tank, and Musiq Soulchild. “THE LOVE
EP” will be available at the Atlantic Records web store, iTunes and all
DSPs on February 8th for $3.99. What’s more, each artist will
also have their own exclusive digital Valentine’s Day card, allowing
them to share the love with all their fans. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Jawn Murray Presents: UNTAPPED – A Talent Search for Unsigned Gospel Artists

Jawn Murray Presents: UNTAPPED  A Talent Search for Unsigned Gospel Artists

Grand Prize Winner Secures a Record Contract with EMI Gospel

Brentwood, TN (February 2, 2011) – Multimedia journalist Jawn Murray and EMI Gospel have joined efforts to release “Jawn Murray Presents: UNTAPPED,”
a CD compilation of 10 unsigned gospel artists, one of which will
receive the grand prize of a recording contract with EMI Gospel.


 

Murray, an on-air entertainment reporter on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show and a columnist for AOL Black Voices,
has a deep connection to the gospel music industry having worked behind
the scenes as a media trainer for recording artists and as artist
development consultant for several major record companies. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Dennis Coffey | Dennis Coffey (Coming April 25th, 2011)

Detroit Guitar Legend Dennis Coffey
Returns On Strut
Guests Include Mayer Hawthorne, Kings Go Forth, Mick Collins & more


 
Dennis Coffey- Dennis Coffey (April 25th, 2011 Strut)
 
Dennis
Coffey, original Motown ‘Funk Brother’ and legendary solo artist
credited with bringing heavy wah-wah guitar to soul music, returns with
an album of fiery funk on Strut.  Dennis Coffey features original
material and covers of classic soul songs on which Dennis played as a
session musician.  Contributing guests include Mayer Hawthorne, Paolo Nutini, Kings Go Forth, Mick Collins of the Dirtbombs and more.  Dennis will be touring extensively behind the release, including several appearances at SXSW in March.  In celebration of Record Store Day, an exclusive 7″ single featuring a mix by hip-hop producer Steinski will be available at stores participating in the Record Store Day event. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The Top 100 R&B Slow Jams #28 | Zapp feat. Roger – Computer Love

Zapp - The New Zapp IV U
 
Welcome back as T.U.M.S. keeps our long lasting list of slow jams coming right at you!
 
As you would know by now, we take our TIME when we present some of our favorite, best R&B slow jams from over the years. And we THANK YOU for your comments, suggestions and feedback regarding these treasures! No Doubt, we KNOW you are diggin’ it. Ever since we started this collectible countdown last year!
 
And no collection can stand the test of time without a look back at this master slow jam classic from none other than the funk king himself – Roger and his R&B group, Zapp.

Music Legend Gloria Gaynor to Receive a Lifetime Achievement Award in Music on Feb. 5th, 2011

Grammy® Winner Gloria Gaynor to Be Awarded The Golden Camera from Hoerzu for her Lifetime Achievement in Music

Grammy® Award Singer Gloria Gaynor
(“I Will Survive”) Will Receive a Lifetime Achievement Award in Music
from European Media on February 5, 2011 along with John Travolta for his
lifetime achievement in acting.

Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011


This year, the trend-setter and figurehead of dance music will receive
the 2011 Golden Camera from Hoerzu in the category “Lifetime Achievement
Music.” Gaynor will personally accept the award from Europe’s leading
program magazine and then perform on stage at this year’s gala event
held in the Axel Springer House in Berlin. “We do not award Hoerzu’s
Golden Camera arbitrarily,” says Hoerzu editor-in-chief Christian
Hellmann, pointing out that the award has had 14 fixed categories since
2008. “It is important to us that the prize winners have moved the
public strongly and are not simply seen as passing fads.”

“I am deeply thrilled to be receiving this award, it is such an honor
and I’m very aware of it’s’ importance in Germany and throughout
Europe. I’m looking forward to personally accepting this with much
gratitude,” says Gaynor. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Hidden Beach Valentines Vol. 1: ‘Love, Passion & Other Emotions’ (Avail Now)

by Good Day Folks – Whats Happening? Hidden Beach Records is taking it back to the powerful word “Love” with their all new release of tracks and songs dedicated to exposing the power behind it. Introducing “Love, Passion & Other Emotions”: 11 songs of stimulating, passionate compositions featuring some of …