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SEP 29 2014

Aretha Franklin Performs on Letterman

Tune into The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:34pm ET to watch the Queen of Soul perform her version of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep.”

Get Aretha’s version of “Rolling In The Deep” when you pre-order her album, “Aretha Sings The Great Diva Classics” out on 10/21 on iTunes and Amazon.

SEP 29 2014

Aretha Franklin To Release New Studio Album 'Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics' Out 10/21

ARETHA FRANKLIN SINGS THE GREAT DIVA CLASSICS ON OCTOBER 21ST

FEATURES “ROLLING IN THE DEEP (THE ARETHA VERSION),” CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD AT SELECT DIGITAL RETAILERS WITH ALBUM PRE-ORDER

“THE QUEEN OF SOUL” TO PERFORM ON LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN TONIGHT AND THE TODAY SHOW ON OCTOBER 3RD



Aretha Franklin, the incomparable “Queen of Soul,” will release her highly anticipated brand new studio LP ARETHA FRANKLIN SINGS THE GREAT DIVA CLASSICS on October 21st via RCA Records. The album’s lead single, Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version)” is currently available for download with album pre-order at select digital retailers. Limited edition vinyl will be available on September 30th. Franklin will perform the single on Late Night with David Letterman tonight and the Today Show on October 3rd.

Aretha’s unsurpassed vocal styling permeates on popular diva classics ranging from Barbra Streisand’s “People,” and Gladys Knight’s “Midnight Train To Georgia,” to Alicia Keys’ “No One,” and a mash up of Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” and Destiny’s Child’s “I’m A Survivor,” and more. Also lauded as a skillful pianist, Aretha tickles the ivories on The Supremes' “You Keep Me Hangin’ On.”

ARETHA FRANKLIN SINGS THE GREAT DIVA CLASSICS reunites Franklin with Sony Music Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis as they take the helm as co-producers to bring Davis’ album concept to fruition. A-List producers Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, André 3000, Harvey Mason, Jr., Terry Hunter and Eric Kupper add their award-winning production skills.

Rightfully earning the #1 spot on Rolling Stone magazine’s prestigious “100 Greatest Singers of All Time” list, and #9 on 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list, Franklin has won a total of 18 Grammy Awards and is one of the best-selling female artists of all time, having sold over 75 million records worldwide.

ARETHA FRANKLIN SINGS THE GREAT DIVA CLASSICS track listing:

01. At Last
02. Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version)
03. Midnight Train To Georgia
04. I Will Survive (The Aretha Version)
05. People
06. No One
07. I’m Every Woman/Respect
08. Teach Me Tonight
09. You Keep Me Hangin' On
10. Nothing Compares 2 U

SEP 29 2014

Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics!

Aretha Franklin has returned and will be releasing a 10 song album covering all your favorite diva classics from Etta James’ “At Last” to Sinead O’Connor’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” available on 10/21.

If you can’t wait until then, pick up the Queen of Soul’s rendition of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” on iTunes or Amazon today!

SEP 26 2014

Bunji Garlin Drops “Red Light District” (Axes Up Remix) ft. Agent Sasco & Kardinal Offishall

Bunji Garlin’s latest song, “Red Light District” (Axes Up Remix) featuring Agent Sasco & Kardinal Offishall is streaming exclusively on Fader Magazine here.

SEP 26 2014

Jennifer Hudson Talks Motherhood, Marriage & Music With Wendy Williams

Watch Wendy Williams challenge Jennifer Hudson with some sizzling questions in the Hot Seat! Click here to watch now or watch below. Jennifer's new album JHUD is available now on iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play!

SEP 25 2014

PTX Vol. III Out Now + Watch The New "Papaoutai" Video From Pentatonix!

PENTATONIX RELEASE PTX VOL. III, AVAILABLE NOW AT ALL PROVIDERS

NEW VIDEO FOR “PAPAOUTAI” FEAT. LINDSEY STIRLING LAUNCHES THIS MORNING VIA YOUTUBE; CLICK HERE TO WATCH

GROUP ANNOUNCES iTUNES & AMAZON PRE-ORDER & TRACKLIST FOR NEW HOLIDAY ALBUM, THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME, OUT OCTOBER 21ST


September 25, 2014 – Vocal sensations Pentatonix have released their 3rd EP, PTX Vol. III via RCA Records. The 7 track EP features a mix of global pop and indie hits with original songs. The EP immediately went to #1 on the iTunes Pop Chart upon release and is currently in the Top 5 on iTunes Main.

Earlier this morning the group released the music video for “Papaoutai” ft. Lindsey Stirling, an arrangement of Belgian superstar Stromae’s megahit. The PTX collaboration with Stirling is the first since they collaborated on Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive,” which produced almost 200K singles sold and more than 90 million YouTube Views. "Papaoutai" is the third video from PTX Vol. III and follows “Problem” and “La La Latch” which have over 9.5 million views combined.

In support of their release of PTX Vol. III, the group performed on Good Morning America and are confirmed for an October 20th performance on Conan. The group has been featured in Billboard, People.com, Grammy.com, Glamour and much more. On the release of lead track, “Problem” Entertainment Weekly raved, “there’s nothing Pentatonix can’t tackle—including the pop-rap hybrid “Problem,” while PopCrush stated, “their arrangement is impressive, their vocals are spot-on.”

Pentatonix are also set to release a new holiday album —That’s Christmas To Me – on October 21st. The 11 track album includes a PTX-written title track, a combination of seasonal favorites and holiday classics, as well as a one-of-a-kind holiday mashup with a guest vocalist. The album is available now for pre-order at iTunes and Amazon.

Pentatonix consists of lead vocalists Scott Hoying, Kirstie Maldonado, and Mitch Grassi, vocal bass Avi Kaplan and beatboxer Kevin “K.O.” Olusola. Since their debut in 2011, the quintet has released 3 EP’s (PTX Volume 1, PTXmas and PTX Volume 2) selling over 500,000 copies combined. Having recently eclipsed 6.3 million subscribers and over 570 million cumulative views, the PTXOfficial YouTube page is currently the 13th most subscribed-to music channel, having surpassed the subscriber totals of both Avicii and Beyoncé.

Their most recent album – PTX Vol. 2 – debuted at #10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and featured a 7-song Daft Punk medley (the track’s video has, to date, been viewed more than 93 million times). PTX Volume 2 follows PTX Volume 1 and PTXmas. Both albums originally debuted on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart and re-entered the chart in December 2013, with the deluxe version of PTXmas leading the charge. With the addition of new tracks “Little Drummer Boy” and “Go Tell It On The Mountain,” PTXmas has sold more than 200,000 copies and reached #1 on Billboard’s Digital Albums Chart. The video for “Little Drummer Boy” was a worldwide hit, racking up over 35 million views while the song landed at #13 on the Billboard Top 100 Singles Chart as well as #1 on Billboard’s Holiday 100 and Holiday Digital Songs Chart.

That’s Christmas To Me Track List
1. Hark The Herald Angels Sing
2. White Winter Hymnal
3. Sleigh Ride
4. Winter Wonderland / Don’t Worry Be Happy ft. Tori Kelly
5. That’s Christmas To Me
6. Mary, Did You Know?
7. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
8. It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year
9. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
10. Silent Night
11. Let It Go (Bonus)