MUSIC NEWS ROUND-UP | Week of Feb12

Here are the latest news about your favorite Sony Music artists straight from their official website (Week of Feb12-23, 2010).

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LATEST NEWS

Britney Spears Feb16 ‘HOLD IT AGAINST ME’ ARGENTINA-STYLE
“HOLD IT AGAINST ME” VIDEO TEASERS *UPDATED*
“HOLD IT AGAINST ME” SNEAK PEEK
Feb17 “HOLD IT AGAINST ME” VIDEO TEASERS *UPDATED*
“HOLD IT AGAINST ME” VIDEO PREMIERE TONIGHT!
Feb20 “HOLD IT AGAINST ME” VIDEO PREMIERE + FAN REACTIONS
LARRY RUDOLPH CHATS WITH MTV
DR. LUKE RELEASES NEW SONG TEASER
Feb21 VIP GUEST BLOG: HIAM MUSIC VIDEO
Feb22 ANOTHER DR. LUKE. AUDIO TEASER
David Cook Feb20 David Cook’s “Defining Moment” on AOL’s PopEater
Gossip Feb20 Beth Ditto EP & Video Premiere!
John Legend Feb16 John Legend will be apart of the PBS Special “The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House” celebrating Black History Month and the Motown Records Legacy
New Photos: “Teach For America’s 20th Anniversary Summit”
Feb21 John Legend rehearsing “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” for his Jay Leno appearance 2/14/11
Feb22 Indabamusic.com’s John Legend & The Roots “Shine” Remix Concert Winner Has been Selected
Video of John Legend’s performance of “Shine” with the KIPP Foundation orchestra at the Teach For America 20th Anniversary Summit in Washington, D.C.
Kelly Clarkson Feb17 KELLY ON ELLEN WITH JASON ALDEAN
Feb23 KELLY CLARKSON ON ELLEN DEGENERES TODAY!
Kris Allen Feb20 Help Kris Create an Alter Ego
Michael Jackson Feb16 Trivia Day Answer
Feb20 Photo of the Day
Feb22 Happy President’s Day
Did You Know?
Kesha Feb16 PUT YOUR DANCING SHOES ON AND GET $LEAZY
Feb20 KE$HA’S GET $LEAZY TOUR STARTS WITH A BANG
KE$HA FEATURED IN PROMO FOR KID’S CHOICE AWARDS
KE$HA JUMPS OUT OF A PERFECTLY GOOD AIRPLANE
Foo Fighters Feb22 Foos Play Frequency & Highfield Festivals
Glee Feb20 FIRST LISTEN FRIDAY: BLAME IT ON THE ALCOHOL
Feb22 GLEE: THE MUSIC, VOLUME 5 COMING MARCH 8!
Adam Lambert Feb20 Exclusive Interview With Perez Hilton!
Alicia Keys Feb16 Alicia Keys Teams Up with HP Beats for a new commercial
Train Feb17 Help our boy out!
Feb18 Little Fun Track with Chiddy Bang
Feb22 Join Us On The Best Cruise Ever: FOR FREE! maybe…
AC/DC Feb23 Shoot To Thrill: Exclusive Record Store Day 7″ Single
Usher Feb16 Two more US concerts added to OMG Tour!
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: UR with Fans
Feb17 ‘Rev’ is what it’s called
Feb18 EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: A Day in the Life of Usher
Feb20 Usher’s New Look Foundation Mentors UK Youth at First Ever London Training Session
Pitbull Feb12 PITBULL WILL BE PARTYING IT UP IN THE BUD LIGHT HOTEL FOR SUPERBOWL
PITBULL PERFORMS ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! TONIGHT
MR. 305 KILLS IT ON KIMMEL
The Script Feb21 The Script Radio 1 Interviews!
Feb22 The Script Tour Support Announced!
Hurts Feb18 Exclusive: Hurts On i-D Online!
Feb21 Catch Hurts’ NME Awards Performance

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SONY MUSIC RECEIVES 13 NOMINATIONS | MTV EMA 2010

Sony Music receives a total of 13 nominations on this years MTV Europe Music Awards. The 17th EMA will take place at Caja Magica in Madrid and will be broadcast live on MTV channels across the globe on the 7th of November!

Here are the list of nominees (Check the full list HERE)

Best Rock
Kings of Leon
Ozzy Osbourne

Best Pop
Usher

Best Live Act
Kings of Leon

Best Male
Usher

Best Alternative
Gossip

Best Song
Usher – OMG

Best Female
Shakira

Best New Act
Ke$ha

Best Push Act
Ke$ha
Alexandra Burke
Hurts
Mike Posner



PHILIPPINES ADDED ON SONY MUSIC ARTISTS’ GLOBAL WEBSITES

Philippines has recently been added to the official global site of KE$HA, JORDIN SPARKS and WHITNEY HOUSTON! Visit these sites today and click on the ‘country’ icon above to see the Philippine flag or you may chose another country to read up-to-date local and international news. You can also post your message to your favorite artist, comment and interact with fellow fans!

Here are other Sony Music global sites which Philippines is also part of:
Beyonceonline.com/ph
Britney.com/ph
Ciaraworld.com/ph
Daniel Merriweather.com/ph
Daughtryofficial.com/ph
DavidCookofficial.com/ph
Gossipyouth.com/ph
JohnLegend.com/ph
Kellyofficial.com/ph
KingsOfLeon.com/ph
KrisAllenofficial.com/ph
MetroStationMusic.com/ph
MichaelJackson.com/ph
TheFray.net/ph
TheScriptMusic.com/ph

Which other artist site(s) would you like Philippines to join in? ^^;

SONY MUSIC NEWS BITS NOV 13

ADAM LAMBERT

“TIME FOR MIRACLES” IS #1 IN SINGAPORE!
Thanks to all the amazing fans, Adam has reached #1 at radio this week in Singapore! Congrats Adam. The whole world loves you! Visit http://www.adamofficial.com/ for more info.
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BACKSTREET BOYS

“STRAIGHT THROUGH MY HEART” GOES STRAIGHT THROUGH ASIA!The Backstreet Boys’ new single “Straight Through My Heart” is on fire in Asia. It is #1 on almost all charts in Taiwan, #12 in Singapore, #5 digitally in Hong Kong, #4 in Korea, #2 in Lebanon, and the video is #8 in Thailand! Keep up the great work fans! The boys love you! Visit http://www.thebackstreetboys.com/us/home for more info.
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BOYS LIKE GIRLS

BLG GOBBLE UP A SPOT IN THE PARADE
Boys Like Girls are locked in and ready to rock at the 2009 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. The band will perform a small set during the three hour long parade which will broadcast to millions of viewers on November 23. Visit http://www.boyslikegirls.com/us/home for more info.

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BEYONCE

THERE WERE “SWEET DREAMS” AT THE MTV EMAS THIS YEAR
At this year’s MTV European Music Awards, Beyonce performed an unbelievable rendition of “Sweet Dreams”. Trust us, you’ve got to see this one! Click HERE and choose the 3rd video clip in the playlist from this year’s EMAs in Berlin.
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SONY MUSIC NEWS BITS WEEK OF OCT 21

ADAM LAMBERT

Adam Lambert Humbled By The Devotion Of His Fans
Check out this recent Adam Lambert video interview!  If you want to know what Adam thinks of his fans and fan gifts click HERE!

BACKSTREET BOYS

Backstreet Boys’ This Is Us Embraces Dirty South Sound
It’s back to the pulsating beats and dance-music vibe, and Brian Littrell thinks now is the perfect time for the guys to show the world they still have what it takes.  To get the full scoop on the Backstreet Boys’ new and old sounds, listen to the MTV phone interview HERE!
Backstreet Boys are #1 Across Asia
Backstreet’s back, and Asia can prove it.  “Straight Through My Heart” is #1 at radio in Indonesia and Korea, #3 in Hong Kong, and #4 in Lebanon and Taiwan.  The album has jumped up to #1 from #13 in Korea.  Keep up the great work fans!  The boys appreciate everything!

BARBRA STREISAND

Barbra Will Be Co-Starring With Liza Minelli
Liza Minelli recently revealed that she and Barbra Streisand will be co-starring in the upcoming Sex & the City movie sequel.  Minelli has told the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper that apart from performing Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” hit, backed by two females in wigs, fellow diva Barbra Streisand will also appear in a lavish wedding scene.  To read up on the story click HERE.
Barbra Streisand Top 10 Debut in Argentina
Barbra’s new album has debuted in Argentina at #7!  Fantastic!  Let’s get her up to #1.  What other countries love Barbra?

BEYONCE

Beyonce And Billboard Break It Down
After gracing the cover of Billboard magazine as “Woman Of The Year”, Beyonce sat down with Billboard recently for a personal and in depth interview.  B touched on topics from exercise regimes, to her new fragrance, and even future plans for having children! Beyonce’s interview with Billboard is a must read!  Take a look at the interview HERE.
Beyonce Still Tops Global Charts!
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