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MARIAH CAREY JOINS AN INCREDIBLE LIST OF MUSICAL ARTISTS ON ‘THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: MAGICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION’ AND ‘THE DISNEY PARKS’ MAGICAL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION’

November 18, 2016

Global superstar Mariah Carey joins the holiday event of the season as Disney and ABC celebrate the most wonderful time […]

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MARIAH CAREY JOINS AN INCREDIBLE LIST OF MUSICAL ARTISTS ON ‘THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: MAGICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION’ AND ‘THE DISNEY PARKS’ MAGICAL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION’

Global superstar Mariah Carey joins the holiday event of the season as Disney and ABC celebrate the most wonderful time of year. Carey will captivate audiences from outside It’s a Small World at Disneyland Park, performing her unforgettable holiday hit, “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” one of the biggest Christmas songs of all time. “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” will air THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network and “The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration” willair SUNDAY DECEMBER 25 (10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.

The best-selling female artist of all time, with more than 220 million records sold and eighteen #1 singles – the most for any solo artist in history – Mariah Carey is a luminous and enduring talent who has enthralled audiences for a quarter-century. Known for her distinct five-octave vocal range, she is equally distinguished as a songwriter, penning all but one of her #1 singles, including “Fantasy,” “Always Be My Baby,” “Hero,” “Touch My Body,” “One Sweet Day” and “We Belong Together,” more than any other solo artist.

As a singer, songwriter and producer, Carey has been recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, 21 American Music Awards, 14 Billboard Music Awards and BMI’s coveted Icon Award, among myriad others, and was named Billboard’s Artist of the Decade and the World Music Awards’ World’s Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium. Beyond industry honors, her popularity is evident across social media, with 21 million Facebook fans and 16 million Twitter followers.

Disney kicks off the holidays with three musical specials originating from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. The shows will be presented on Disney|ABC Television Group platforms, including ABC Television Network, Disney Channel, the ABC and Disney Channel apps and VOD, among other branded digital platforms. The holiday specials will include performances by some of the world’s most popular recording artists, celebrity hosts, Disney character appearances and heartwarming wish-come-true moments for three lucky families from across the country.

Previously announced performers include and Boyz II Men, Garth Brooks, Alessia Cara, Kelly Clarkson, Gavin DeGraw, Jordan Fisher, Flo Rida, JoJo, OneRepublic and Trisha Yearwood.

The holiday specials are a collaboration by Disney Parks, Disney|ABC Television Group and IMG.

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A TRIBE CALLED QUEST REUNITE ON WE GOT IT FROM HERE… THANK YOU 4 YOUR SERVICE, THEIR FIRST – AND LAST – NEW STUDIO ALBUM TOGETHER IN 18 YEARS, ARRIVING NOV. 11th ON EPIC RECORDS

November 04, 2016

(NOV. 4, 2016 – New York, NY) A Tribe Called Quest – Q-Tip, Phife Dawg (who passed away on March […]

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A TRIBE CALLED QUEST REUNITE ON WE GOT IT FROM HERE… THANK YOU 4 YOUR SERVICE, THEIR FIRST – AND LAST – NEW STUDIO ALBUM TOGETHER IN 18 YEARS, ARRIVING NOV. 11th ON EPIC RECORDS

(NOV. 4, 2016 – New York, NY) A Tribe Called Quest – Q-Tip, Phife Dawg (who passed away on March 22nd), Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and Jarobi White – the groundbreaking ’90s group that forever transformed the urban music landscape, detonates new shock waves on their first – and last – new studio album together in 18 years, WE GOT IT FROM HERE… THANK YOU 4 YOUR SERVICE, arriving November 11th on Epic Records.

WE GOT IT FROM HERE… represents the first new music from A Tribe Called Quest since they disbanded in 1998, after recording The Love Movement, their final album together. Renowned painter/photographer Richard Prince has been commissioned to create what promises to be show-stopping cover art for WE GOT IT FROM HERE…

“The extraordinary times in which we now find ourselves desperately call out for a new message from A Tribe Called Quest, and WE GOT IT FROM HERE… is that message,” said LA Reid, Chairman and CEO, Epic Records. “For nearly two decades, it has been my deepest personal wish to add one more chapter to their incredible legacy. I am deeply honored that Tribe entrusted us with this historic and final album.”

Last year marked the 25th anniversary of People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths of Rhythm, the 1990 debut album of A Tribe Called Quest, and one of the foundational pillars in the contemporary hip-hop pantheon, and the one that established ATCQ as a force to be reckoned with in the worlds of hip-hop and popular music. The album’s trio of Rap chart singles and iconic videos, “I Left My Wallet In El Segundo,” “Bonita Applebum,” and “Can I Kick It?” continue to resound today.

A Tribe Called Quest would go on to record three RIAA platinum hip-hop masterpieces, The Low End Theory (1991, including the #1 “Check the Rhime”); Midnight Marauders (1993, with “Award Tour,” “Electric Relaxation,” and “Oh My God” featuring Busta Rhymes); and the #1 Soundscan Beats, Rhymes and Life (1996, with “Stressed Out” featuring Faith Evans); before calling it a day on The Love Movement (with “Find A Way”) in 1998.

Consistently ranked at the very top tier of rap’s all-time most important groups, ATCQ has regrouped at various times over the past decade or so for live performances, including summer festivals and concert dates, even a couple of New York shows during Kanye West’s Yeezus Tour of 2013. Most recently in November 2015, they were seen performing on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, is support of the People’s Instinctive Travels 25th anniversary release. ATCQ has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (2007), and the Billboard R&B Hip-Hop Awards (2014’s Special Achievement Award). They are also the subject of a critically acclaimed documentary film directed by lifelong hip-hop follower Michael Rapaport, entitled Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest (2011).

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Queens, New York natives Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad of Brooklyn, formed A Tribe Called Quest in 1985. The group is one of hip-hop’s most legendary, beloved and revered groups of all time. Easily recognized for their unique approach to rap music by employing jazz infused soundscapes to Afro centric rhymes, ATCQ was largely responsible for the popularity of a new genre that dominated the East Coast sound of the early 1990s. Sonically, ATCQ was a decisive and welcomed tangent of jazz, bass-heavy rhythmic vibes and eclectic sampling when compared to the mundane recycling of soul loops, breaks and vocals of their contemporaries. Lyrically, emcees Q-Tip and Phife Dawg addressed social issues relevant to young blacks such as use of the n word and its relevance, date rape and other interpersonal relationships, industry politics and consumerism with infectious energy and fun and having a good time while still promoting positivity. ATCQ composed a number of successful singles and albums with their creative approach to rap music. In 1990, the group released Peoples Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm. Their sophomore effort, The Low End Theory, considered one of the greatest albums in hip-hop history that would solidify them as legends. In recent years, the anticipation for another ATCQ album has been building. Today, the power of the Abstract Poetic, Five Foot Assassin, and Mr. Muhammad is still evident in their dynamic stage shows and in the reception of their adoring fans.

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FUTURE PREMIERES NEW TRACK “USED TO THIS” FEATURING DRAKE | MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERES ON VEVO

November 04, 2016

(November 4, 2016 – New York, NY) Today, multiplatinum, record-setting Atlanta hip-hop trendsetter FUTURE uncovers his brand new surprise track […]

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FUTURE PREMIERES NEW TRACK “USED TO THIS” FEATURING DRAKE | MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERES ON VEVO

(November 4, 2016 – New York, NY) Today, multiplatinum, record-setting Atlanta hip-hop trendsetter FUTURE uncovers his brand new surprise track “Used To This” [feat. Drake] at all digital retailers via Epic Records/A1/Freebandz. Get it HERE. As soon as the song went live on iTunes, it vaulted into the Top 10 of the Hip-Hop/Rap Top Songs chart where it’s rapidly climbing.

In addition, he debuts the music video on VEVO. You can watch it at this LINK.

Directed by Eif Rivera [DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, French Montana], the clip begins with a behind-the-scenes vignette of the year’s biggest tour Summer Sixteen—co-headlined by Drake and FUTURE. The visual sees both of these rap titans meet on a soccer field surrounded by a female Mexican team. The action unfolds as the piano production resounds, and Future carries another unique, unshakable, and undeniable chant punctuated by Drake’s deft delivery. It continues what’s become an inimitable streak of bangers between the two genre leaders that traces back four years now. A stunning victory lap, it’s about to heat up the remainder of 2016 to a boiling point too.

FUTURE caps off yet another landmark year with “Used To This.” In February, EVOL became his third consecutive release to bow at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 in less than a year. The project achieved an RIAA Gold certification, while spawning the platinum smash “Low Life” [feat. The Weeknd]. He followed that up with the gold single “Wicked” as he sold out dates across the country on his headliner The Purple Reign Tour. Along the way, he appeared on Saturday Night Live, solidifying his place as a cultural icon. He spent the summer packing arenas coast-to-coast on the Summer Sixteen Tour alongside Drake. Now, he’s got more surprises up his sleeve…

Be on the lookout as FUTURE’s reign continues. 2017 is primed to be his biggest yet.

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Watch “Used To This” feat. Drake HERE!

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MARIAH CAREY KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON on VH1 DIVAS HOLIDAY !

November 03, 2016

(NEW YORK, NY – November 3, 2016) – VH1 announced today that global superstar and Queen of Christmas Mariah Carey […]

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MARIAH CAREY KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON on VH1 DIVAS HOLIDAY !

(NEW YORK, NY – November 3, 2016) – VH1 announced today that global superstar and Queen of Christmas Mariah Carey will perform at VH1 DIVAS HOLIDAY: UNSILENT NIGHT. The highly anticipated holiday event will tape Friday, December 2nd at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn to air Monday, December 5th at 9:00pm ET on VH1.

Additional A-list performers will be announced shortly.

“I’m thrilled VH1 asked me to return to the DIVAS stage this year,” Carey said. “The DIVAS special offers a wonderful opportunity to perform for my fans over the holidays, which is my favorite and most festive time of year.”

It is undeniable that Carey is the quintessential Christmas songstress. Since its 1993 release, her smash hit “All I Want for Christmas Is You” has become a holiday soundtrack staple: it has sold over 14 million copies globally, boasts the title of 11th best-selling single of all time, and has consistently returned to claim a spot on the holiday season charts for over two decades. This iconic track appeared on her debut Christmas album “Merry Christmas” (1994), along with a slew of other holiday season classics and Carey-crafted originals. The follow-up Christmas album – “Merry Christmas II You” (2010) – debuted at #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

The 2016 event will be the third time that Carey has graced the DIVAS stage with her magnetic presence and dynamic vocals. After the incredible success of the original installment in 1998, which featured a legendary “Chain of Fools” duet with Aretha Franklin, Carey returned to wow audiences in 2000 with a show-stopping tribute to the legendary Diana Ross.

The DIVAS event is one of many upcoming appearances for Carey: this month, after playing sold-out venues across Europe, her Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour continues on to both Mexico and Hawaii, and during December, for the third consecutive holiday season, Carey will take the stage at the Beacon Theatre in New York for her perennial Christmas performances. Additionally, her global docu-series, “Mariah’s World,” will premiere December 4th on E! in the United States.

A true trailblazer, Carey has earned acclaim in all facets of her career as an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. As the best-selling female artist of all time, with more than 220 million records sold and eighteen #1 singles – the most for any solo artist in history – Carey is a luminous and enduring talent who has enthralled audiences for a quarter-century. Carey has been recognized with five Grammy Awards, 21 American Music Awards, 14 Billboard Music Awards and BMI’s coveted Icon Award, among myriad others, and was named Billboard’s Artist of the Decade and the World Music Awards’ World’s Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium. Referred to as the “songbird supreme” by the Guinness World Records, she is famed for her five-octave vocal range, power, melismatic style and signature use of the whistle register. She is equally distinguished as a songwriter, penning all but one of her #1 singles, including “Fantasy,” “Always Be My Baby,” “Hero,” “Touch My Body,” “One Sweet Day” and “We Belong Together,” more than any other solo artist. Carey has also gained acclaim as an actress and was awarded the “Breakthrough Performance Award” at the Palm Springs International Film Festival for her performance in Precious (2009). Beyond industry honors, her popularity is evident across social media, with 21 million Facebook fans and 16 million Twitter followers. Mariah Carey is on Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.

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