Ella Fitzgerald’s Captivating, Intimate Duets with
Pianists Compiled for the First Time as
The Complete Piano Duets
Ella Fitzgerald was masterful in any musical format, but there was something especially luminous about her singing alone with a piano. This was clear when pianist Ellis Larkins was first asked to work with her for her 1950 album, Ella Sings Gershwin.
Christmas Classics From The Jackson 5,
The Supremes And The Temptations Get Animated In First-Ever Official Videos
Los Angeles – November 26, 2019 – Three of Motown’s biggest Christmas classics – The Jackson 5’s “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” The Supremes’ “My Favorite Things” and The Temptations’ “Silent Night” have been brought to life with a series of official animated videos illustrating the magic of the holiday season.
STRICTLY THE BEST 60 OUT NOVEMBER 22ND
60TH EDITION MARKED WITH HISTORY MAKING LIVE BROADCAST FROM NEW YORK TO JAMAICA ON RETV
NEW YORK, NY – On November 22, 2019, VP Records will celebrate the 60th edition of one of the label’s staple compilation brands, with the release of Strictly the Best Vol. 60. The set includes current and breaking hits from some of the top artists in roots reggae and dancehall.
Mary J. Blige’s ‘HERstory, Vol. 1’ To Be Released December 6 Via UMe
THE QUEEN OF HIP HOP SOUL’S UNFORGETTABLE HITS OF THE 1990s BEING REPRESSED WITH RARE REMIXES ON 8 x 45RPM BOX SET
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mary J. Blige, the legendary Grammy and Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated singer-songwriter, actress, philanthropist and honorary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, will release an immersive box set of her biggest 1990s hits along with rare remixes, HERstory, Vol. 1, on December 6 via UMe.
‘Michael Jackson’s This Is It 10th Anniversary Box’ Set Available For Pre-Order Now
ONLY 1000 NUMBERED COPIES OF THE COLLECTIBLE WILL BE CREATED; EACH INCLUDES COFFEE TABLE BOOK, AUTHENTIC LENTICULAR ‘THIS IS IT’ CONCERT TICKET & MORE
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music and the Estate of Michael Jackson will release MICHAEL JACKSON’S THIS IS IT 10TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET, a numbered, spectacularly packaged, custom box with a built-in sound responsive LED light panel on its cover.
Diana Ross ‘Wonderful Christmas Time’ A 2LP Limited-Edition Translucent-Red Vinyl Set Available This Holiday Season
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The spirit and sound of the iconic angelic voice of Diana Ross rings bright again this holiday season with the vinyl reissue of her classic Wonderful Christmas Time.
DOWN IN JAMAICA BOX SET TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 25TH
Down In Jamaica: 40 Years Of VP Records is the definitive anthology of the company that helped bring reggae and dancehall to the world
New York, NY- Available October 25, 2019, Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label.
Hip-Hop Single ‘Rapper’s Delight’ Turns 40
Hit single produced by hip-hop founder Sylvia Robinson celebrates its legacy
ENGLEWOOD, N.J., Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sugar Hill Records’ hit song “Rapper’s Delight,” the hit track that would forever shape hip-hop, produced by Sylvia Robinson and the Sugar Hill Gang (Michael “Wonder Mike” Wright; Henry “Big Bank Hank” Jackson, and Guy “Master Gee” O’Brien) in 1979, now celebrates its 40th birthday.
‘MOTOWN UNRELEASED: 1969’ Celebrates 60 Years Of Motown With 60 Previously Unreleased Songs Recorded By The Legendary Label In 1969
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the celebrated label, Motown/UMe today released MOTOWN UNRELEASED: 1969, a digital only collection that contains 60 previously unreleased studio recordings made during 1969 including songs by Diana Ross & the Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Gladys Knight & the Pips, and Jr. Walker & the All Stars and many more.
Motown’s 60th Anniversary Celebration Continues With Special, Limited Edition ‘Motown In Mono’ Vinyl Series
Five Classic Motown Albums Newly Remastered in Mono from Their Original Analog Master Tapes for 180-Gram Deluxe Vinyl Editions
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Motown’s 60th Anniversary celebration continues with today’s announcement of a special, limited edition ‘Motown In Mono’ vinyl series,…