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Universal Records is the NUMBER ONE independent record label in the Philippines. Bringing you quality music for the past 30 years, we are home to artists like: Jose Mari Chan, Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela, Christian Bautista, Jay R, Billy Crawford, Kris Aquino, Edu Manzano, Marian Rivera, Mark Herras, Nina, Ronnie Liang, Gail Blanco, Sam Concepcion. Our band roster includes: Parokya Ni Edgar, Kamikazee, Sponge Cola, Imago, Silent Sanctuary, Kenyo, Paraluman. We are equally committed to bring you exciting international releases covering various genres like pop, jazz, new age, classical, alternative, indie pop, rock, electronica, dance, r&b, and hip-hop. Name it, we definitely have it!

September 26, 2010

Lucifer is #1: SHINee's first #1 album in the Philippines!

SHINee's 2nd album "Lucifer" jumped straight to the #1 spot in one of the country's biggest record retail chains, Astroplus/Astrovision's album charts (dated September 13 to 19, 2010).

"Lucifer" is SHINee's FIRST #1 album in the Philippines. Their previous release, "2009, Year of Us" only peaked at #2 in December 2009. They are now the 6th SME artist to achieve #1 in the country. Other SME artists who had #1 albums are - Super Junior (6 times), Girls' Generation (3 times) and once each for TVXQ, BoA and f(x).

More than a thousand Shawols rushed to Astroplus The Block SM North Edsa, Odyssey SM Megamall and Odyssey Mall of Asia last Saturday (September 18th) in order to attend "Electrifying Hearts : SHINee Lucifer Album Launch Event" organized by Universal Records and SHINee World Philippines, in cooperation with MYX, Astroplus and Odyssey, and get their advance copies of SHINee's album "Lucifer" Version A & B plus its exclusive freebies. The main activity of the album launch event during that day was the "Side by Side with SHINee Selca Contest" wherein Shawols took photo of themselves lying on the floor on top of SHINee tarpaulin. Ten (10) winners will get SHINee giant tarpaulins. "Lucifer" MV is currently enjoying strong airplay on MYX, the number one music channel in the Philippines. SHINee "Lucifer" Version A & B will be released released NATIONWIDE on September 25, 2010.

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