SONY MUSIC ARTISTS HONORED AT THE 53RD GRAMMY AWARDS (2011)

Congratulations to all of the Sony Music Entertainment artists who won earlier at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY awards. Check out the list below:

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
* HEY, SOUL SISTER (LIVE) | Train

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
* BITTERSWEET | Fantasia
Track from: Back To Me

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
* THERE GOES MY BABY | Usher
Track from: Raymond V Raymond

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
* SOLDIER OF LOVE | Sade
Track from: Soldier Of Love

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
* HANG ON IN THERE | John Legend & The Roots
Track from: Wake Up!

Best R&B Song
* SHINE | John Stephens, songwriter (John Legend & The Roots)
Track from: Wake Up!

Best R&B Album
* WAKE UP! | John Legend & The Roots

Best Contemporary R&B Album
* RAYMOND V RAYMOND | Usher

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
* THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME | Miranda Lambert
Track from: Revolution

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
* LOVE GOD. LOVE PEOPLE. | Israel Houghton

Best Norteño Album
* CLASSIC | Intocable

Best Contemporary Blues Album
* LIVING PROOF | Buddy Guy

Best Contemporary Folk Album
* GOD WILLIN’ & THE CREEK DON’T RISE | Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
* Battle Studies | Michael H. Brauer, Joe Ferla, Chad Franscoviak & Manny Marroquin, engineers
(John Mayer)

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
* DANGER MOUSE | Broken Bells

Producer Of The Year, Classical
* DAVID FROST

To see the complete list of winners go to: www.grammy.com

Grab a copy of the all-hit 2011 Grammy Nominees CD which is now available at Astroplus, Astrovisio, Odyssey, O Music, Fullybooked, Landmark and SM Record Bars.

THE 2011 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM OUT NOW

Sony Music releases the 2011 GRAMMY® Nominees album, the 17th edition of the best-selling series, which highlights artists and songs nominated for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards®.

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It features 19 songs which are the current hits like Cee Lo Green’s “Forget You”, “Nothin’ On You” by B.o.B feat Bruno Mars, “California Gurls” by Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s “Telephone”, “Love The Way You Lie” by Eminem feat. Rihanna, Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now”, “Whattaya Want From Me” by Adam Lambert, John Mayer’s “Half Of My Heart”, “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Michael Buble, Bruno Mars’ “Just The Way You Are”, “This Is It” by Michael Jackson, Train’s “Hey, Soul Sister (Live)”, “Misery” by Maroon 5, Glee Cast’s version of “Don’t Stop Believin’” and many more.

“The exceptional mix of recordings contained on this preeminent compilation provides an incredible playlist from some of this year’s remarkable and talented GRAMMY nominees,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “With 19 diverse selections, the nominee’s album offers quality recordings for all music fans. We are proud and excited to, for the first time, collaborate with Jive Records on this project and we look forward to another successful chart-topping GRAMMY album.”

“The 2011 GRAMMY Nominees album showcases some of the year’s best artists and songs from all genres and we’re honored to partner with The Recording Academy to release this compilation of the signature songs from the past year,” said Ivan Gavin, COO of the RCA/JIVE Label Group. “In addition to offering great music, the collection also gives music fans the opportunity to support MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation — two charities that benefit the artistic community.”

The album includes many of the most widely recognized GRAMMY categories with 19 tracks representing nominees for Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals. The album is made possible by a special arrangement with all of the major music distribution companies and rotates labels from year to year.

The 2011 GRAMMY® Nominees album is now out in CDs at leading record stores under Sony Music.

DAVID ARCHULETA ON THE COVER OF MUSIC BUZZ MAGAZINE

David Archuleta who recently visited Manila to promote his latest album The Other Side Of Down graces the very first issue of Sony Music’s “Music Buzz” Magazine. The 28-page Magazine features amazing CD releases, must-read articles, exclusive concert/event photos and the best Christmas gift suggestions ~ and the great thing about this mag is it’s FREE!!! To avail, just purchase any Sony Music album at selected outlets of Astoplus, Astrovision, Odyssey, Landmark or SM Record Store starting on December 2, 2010 until supplies last.



Here’s the initial list of stores where you can avail MUSIC BUZZ magazine:

Astroplus Megamall
Astroplus Shangrila
Astroplus Galleria
Astroplus Podium
Astroplus Ermita
Astroplus San Lazaro
Astroplus Metro East
Astroplus Clark
Astroplus Marquee

Odyssey Megamall
Odyssey Galleria
Odyssey Ermita
Odyssey Gateway
Odyssey Sta. Lucia
Odyssey Pampanga
Odyssey Fairview

SM Record Bar Marikina
SM Record Bar Sta Mesa
SM Record Bar Cubao
SM Record Bar Manila
SM Record Bar San Lazaro
SM Record Bar Pampanga
SM Record Bar Fairview
SM Record Bar Novaliches

More stores will have this FREE magazine soon! Keep visiting Sony Music’s Facebook Fan Page for the updated list ^^

SONY MUSIC OCTOBER 2010 ALBUM RELEASES

It’s October and there are a lot of amazing artists coming out with new album! Check out the list below!

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Click read more to see album info. Continue reading

MUST-SEE WEEKEND EVENTS (OCT1-3)

Check out events that will be happening this weekend:

Oct 1 (Friday)

  • Pointen.10 SM MOA Album Launch, 5pm
  • John Mayer Live In Manila SM MOA Concert Grounds, 8pm
  • Eevee, Kiss Jane, and Letter Day Story ‘Mossimo Band Entourage’ at SM San Pablo, 2pm

Oct 2 (Friday)

  • Eevee, Kiss Jane, and Letter Day Story ‘Mossimo Band Entourage’ at SM North Edsa Annex, 2pm

Oct 3 (Friday)

  • Eevee, Kiss Jane, and Letter Day Story ‘Mossimo Band Entourage’ at SM Mall Of Asia, 2pm

Visit www.facebook.com/sonymusicphilippines for more event updates