TouchTunes Hear It First Pre-Releases Morrissey’s New Album

Alt-rock icon Morrissey pre-released his highly anticipated 10th studio album World Peace is None of Your Business on TouchTunes one week prior to its official street release date of July 15. The July 8 prerelease was the second installment of TouchTunes Hear It First, which gives TouchTunes users a first listen to hot new releases before they are officially available to the public. The album is Morrissey’s first record since 2009’s Years of Refusal, as well as his first release since last year’s best-selling memoir, “Autobiography.” Moreover, after recently cancelling a number of US tour dates due to illness, Morrissey fans will be pleased to finally gain access to brand new Moz material. For more information about the album, fans can visit http://www.worldpeaceisnoneofyourbusiness.com

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TouchTunes Announces 2014 Breakout Band Contest

Think you’re the next undiscovered music sensation? TouchTunes is searching for 2014’s Breakout Band. Enter for a chance to win a national music promotion on TouchTunes, $3,000 and a single release with Photo Finish RecordsClick here to learn how to enter.

Skill contest. Original music only. Entry ends 7/14/2014, or when 500 songs have been received. All band members must be U.S. residents, 18 or older. Click for details

TouchTunes Promotes Ed Sheeran’s Second Studio Album, X

On June 23, 2014, 23-year-old superstar Ed Sheeran’s second studio album, X, will release nationwide on TouchTunes. Raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, Sheeran moved to London in 2008 to pursue a musical career. In early 2011, Sheeran released an independent extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project, catching the attention of two industry legends: Elton John and Jamie Foxx. He then signed to Asylum Records. His 2011 debut album, +, containing the singles “The A Team" and "Lego House,” was certified quintuple platinum in the UK.

Sheeran gained popularity in the United States in 2012, made a guest appearance on country pop star Taylor Swift's fourth studio album, Red, and wrote songs for One Direction. “The A Team” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards and he performed the song in duet with Elton John during the ceremony. With the release of X, Sheeran admits many songs of the album were inspired from wild nights and “drunken regret,” including “Don’t” and “Sing.”

For more information about the album, visit www.edsheeran.com

HEAR IT FIRST: TouchTunes Prereleases O.A.R.’S ‘The Rockville LP’

Want to get a first listen to O.A.R.’s new album, The Rockville LP, before its official release date of June 10?  Now you can! Starting today, O.A.R.’s latest release,including the band’s new hit single, “Peace,” will be available in its entirety one week before street date at TouchTunes location near you

For more information about the album and tour information, visit http://www.ofarevolution.com/.

Coldplay’s ‘Ghost Stories’ Now on TouchTunes

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Coldplay’s new album, Ghost Stories, is now available on TouchTunes. Ghost Stories, the band’s sixth studio album, is the follow-up to the 2011 release of Mylo Xyloto, which produced the hit singles “Paradise” and “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall.” Recorded by the band at the their London-based home studio, Ghost Stories features collaborations with Avicii and Timbaland – listen to it now at a TouchTunes location near you.

TouchTunes Features Dolly Parton’s ‘Blue Smoke’

Dolly Parton’s new album, Blue Smoke, is now available on TouchTunes. One of the most beloved and esteemed female country performers of all time, Dolly Parton’s distinguished career has spanned almost five decades, with staggering sales of more than 100 million records worldwide.  The living legend’s 42nd album, Blue Smoke is Parton’s first new release since 2011 and includes collaborations with Kenny Rogers and Willie Nelson.  You can check out the Blue Smoke alongside 25 of Parton’s top hits at a TouchTunes location near you.