Capitol Records News

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

DRG Records will kick off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, on Tuesday, July 22nd at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). There will be an in-store appearance and performance at 5pm. (more...)

BROODS Premiere New Video; Set for Late Night with Seth Meyers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

New Zealand's brother-sister duo BROODS, comprised of multi-instrumentalist Caleb Nott and vocalist Georgia Nott, have today premiered the video for their brand new single Mother & Father (more...)

Photo Flash: Production Photos Released for SINATRA: THE MAIN EVENT, Now Through Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

Sinatra: The Main Event was billed as the biggest comeback in showbusiness history - now the 40th anniversary is to be marked in the UK with a stunning recreation of The Main Event, exactly as it happened at New York's Madison Square Garden on October 13, 1974. (more...)

ABC Reveals Final Group of Performers on RISING STAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

The next set of 10 phenomenal acts from across the country will perform on this Sunday's final Live Auditions episode of ABC's new groundbreaking reality series “Rising Star,” SUNDAY, JULY 6 (more...)

Neil Diamond's All-Time Greatest Hits Set for Release 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Neil Diamond gets a comprehensive compilation of his career with ALL-TIME GREATEST HITS, a 23-track collection that will be released July 8 (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Gets 7/22 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

DRG Records announces the release of Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and available in stores and online July 22nd. To kick-off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from 4pm - 6pm. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the album are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. (more...)

Katy Perry Crowned Top Certified Digital Artist Ever!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Katy Perry has made Gold & Platinum (G&P) Program history. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has recognized the Capitol Records artist as its most awarded digital act in the history of Gold & Platinum awards (more...)

VIDEO: Sam Smith Performs Stirring Cover of Houston's 'How Will I Know?'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

British singing sensation Sam Smith has shared his cover of the late Whitney Houston's pop classic 'How Will I Know'. (more...)

Mabel Mercer Foundation Hosts Margaret Whiting Tribute at Weill Recital Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Margaret Whiting was one of America's favorite and most venerated singers for more than sixty years. She delivered stellar performances on record, radio, television, and the musical comedy, concert, and cabaret stages. She received twelve Gold Records. She offered a repertoire that ranged from Jerome Kern to Leon Russell, and from Rodgers & Hart to Michel Legrand and Alan & Marilyn Bergman. (more...)

VIDEO: Sam Smith, Mary J. Blige Perform 'Stay With Me' at Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

During the show, the singer was joined on stage by special guest, Mary J. Blige for a duet of “Stay With Me. (more...)

KATY PERRY Announces Her Own Record Label & Reveals First Artist to Sign On!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Pop singer Katy Perry turned to Twitter today to announce her own record label as well as reveal that the 'soulful' Ferras is the first artist to sign on! (more...)

Universal Music Enterprises' 'ICON Continues with New Releases in Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) continues its popular ICON series with a brand-new selection of collections available today, including a hit-stacked 2-CD collection from American legends (more...)

Martinis Above Fourth Table Presents SACHA SINGS SINATRA, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2014

On Thursday, June 12 at 8:00 PM, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage in San Diego and Sher Krieger Events are presenting Sacha in 'Sacha Sings Sinatra.' Grammy-nominated Jazz recording artist Sacha Boutros will sing a selection of Sinatra songs including his biggest hits and other favorites from the extensive Frank Sinatra catalogue. San Diego-native Boutros and her fabulous musicians are set to dazzle the audience with a night of everything Francis Albert. This will be a fun and entertaining show by one of today's top Jazz artists as Sacha does it 'her way!' (more...)

Landau Murphy Jr. Plays 54 Below this Friday, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents for the first time Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. this Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 11pm. Landau, the season six, Sinatra-singing winner of NBC Television's America's Got Talent program, has scheduled a highly anticipated concert appearance in Old Blue Eyes' New York stomping grounds, and fans of both crooners are snapping up tickets to see Landau interpret Sinatra and many other Great American Songbook vocalists with his unique take on the timeless classics. Landau will hit it big in the Big Apple, (no doubt singing "New York, New York") by performing an up-close, intimate late-night dinner show with his small jazz combo. Previous New York City appearances have included a sellout at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater, Madison Square Garden and the Friar's Club Salute to Larry King. His NYC media appearances include The Today Show, Fox and Friends, CNN, Showbiz Tonight, WPLJ, WBLS, Sirius/XM and The View. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Katie Finneran & More Set for 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Coming up next week at, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR ROCKIN', Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

Colbie Caillat & More Set for 10th Anniversary Songs of Hope Event Benefiting City of Hope
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Clive Davis, Dr. Luke, Colbie Caillat, Brian Tyler (film music composer of 'Iron Man 3,' 'Thor: The Dark World,' 'Fast Five') and music and entertainment industry giants committed to fighting cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases will take part in the 10th anniversary of Songs of Hope (more...)

SUSAN MAZO NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS FOR UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today the appointment of Susan Mazo as senior vice president of global communications,effective immediately. Mazo's responsibilities include the company's global philanthropic efforts,major internal and external events, and special projects, as wellas supportingUMG's media relations efforts. Mazo will report to UMG's executive vice president and head of global communications, Will Tanous,and will be based in the company's New York office. (more...)

First Listen: LADY ANTEBELLUM's New Single 'Bartender'
by - May 19, 2014

USA Today shares a first listen to Lady Antebellum's new single 'Bartender', courtesy of Capitol Nashville. Check it out below! (more...)

Caroline O'Connor & Louise Dearman Join SINATRA: The Main Event Lineup, 4 July - 9 Sept
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2014

Frank Sinatra's legendary concert, SINATRA: The Main Event, was billed as the biggest comeback in showbusiness history. Now the 40th anniversary is to be marked in London on Friday October 10 at the Cadogan Hall with a stunning recreation of The Main Event, at New York's Madison Square Garden on October 13, 1974. (more...)

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