Norah Jones' new album hits online record
LONDON (Reuters) - Hailed by critics as her best album to date, the new release from jazz vocalist Norah Jones, "Not Too Late," was the most pre-ordered album of all time on the online retailer Amazon.com.
The album, riding high in digital charts, gives a timely boost to EMI, the parent music company of her Blue Note label, which issued a profit warning earlier this month. EMI had tipped the album by the 27-year-old singer to be a big seller for the second half of its fiscal year.
The album was released around the world last week and in the United States on Tuesday, EMI said. It was No. 1 in the iTunes online music store in Germany, Austria, Netherlands and Switzerland, according to the iTunes Web site.( Read more...Collapse )