Monday, June 04, 2012

June 04 - Elvis By Request

Sony Music Australia started a campaign in which Australian fans can vote for their favourite Elvis tracks to celebrate the 2012 35th Anniversary from one of the 711 Elvis Presley master recordings. The final tracklisting will compile the CD 'Elvis By Request'. The Australian CD promotion states:
This is a very special 40 track double CD release where Australian Fans vote for their favourite Elvis track from a listing of every master track. This will then turn into a release to mark the 35th Anniversary since Elvis' passing. 
The voting promotion is from Monday June 4 until Friday July 13 and then from this Sony will get the album track listing for the album. Pre-order the CD online before July 13 for your name to be included with other Australian fans on an exclusive fan edition poster (to be sent with your CD). Fans outside Australia may order the CD however only residents of Australia can have their name on, and receive this exclusive poster. No exceptions.
Click here to vote!

Elvis Presley
The Music Digital budgetlabel will re-issue the 5 CD-set 'Elvis Presley' on July 30, 2012.
Top Selling Music Act

The Official Charts Company today released the Top Selling Singles Acts of all time in the UK. twelve act sold over 10 million records. The Top 10:

01 The Beatles 21.9 million 
02 Elvis Presley 21.6 million
03 Cliff Richard 21.5 million
04 Madonna 17.6 million
05 Michael Jackson 15.3 million
06 Elton John 14.8 million
07 Queen 12.6 million
08 ABBA 11.2 million
09 David Bowie 10.6 million
10 Rihanna 10.4 million
(Source: Elvis Information Network / Elvis Australia / Elvis Club Berlin / FECC)