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  • Destiny's Child Video Anthology To Be Released June 4th

    MUSIC WORLD/COLUMBIA/LEGACY RECORDINGS ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF THE DESTINY'S CHILD VIDEO ANTHOLOGY, A CAREER-SPANNING COLLECTION OF 16 ICONOGRAPHIC SHORT MUSIC FILMS THAT DEFINE AN ERA

    The First-Ever Destiny's Child Video Anthology Arrives Tuesday, June 4

    New York, NY – Music World Entertainment, Columbia Records, and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, proudly announce the upcoming release of the Destiny's Child Video Anthology, the first-ever career-spanning collection of sixteen iconic short music films that define the look and sound of a pivotal era (1998-2004) of musical and cultural history. The DVD will be available starting June 4, 2013.

    Originally made to accompany smash singles and key tracks from the era's top-selling female vocal group, the Destiny's Child video catalog shows the artists' mastery and understanding of visual and musical elements alive in the zeitgeist.

    Collaborating with top directors and creative teams for their videos, Destiny's Child realized a vision of pop ferocity and elegance that set the bar for generations to come and opened up whole new horizon for R&B/Pop with an unbroken string of groundbreaking classics beginning with "No, No, No " (Parts 1 and 2) in 1998, running through MTV Video Award Winners "Say My Name" (from 1999's The Writing's On The Wall) and "Survivor" (from 2001's Survivor) and other groundbreaking classics including "Independent Women Part 1," "Bootylicious," "Bills, Bills, Bills" and more.

    The Destiny's Child Video Anthology is the group's third release through Legacy Recordings. The first two -- 2012's Playlist - The Very Best of Destiny's Child and 2013's romantically-themed Love Songs -- were career-spanning compilation albums illuminating different sides of the profoundly influential vocal group, helping to fuel a renewed surge of interest in Destiny's Child which crescendoed in the group's triumphal "reunion" set at the Super Bowl 2013 half-time show. Released in October 2012, Playlist - The Very Best of Destiny's Child is among the most successful of Legacy's popular "Playlist" series--as noted in Billboard.biz (November 30, 2012), "The highest ranking 'Playlist' album is Destiny's Child's Playlist: The Very Best of Destiny's Child...."-- while Love Songs made waves with the debut of "Nuclear," the first new Destiny's Child studio recording since 2004. Both Playlist (#77) and Love Songs (#72) debuted in the upper half of the Billboard 200 and, coincidentally, each hit #14 on the R&B Albums chart, remarkable achievements for catalog releases.

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    The Destiny's Child Video Anthology - contains:

    No, No, No Part I
    Directed by Darren Grant
    From Columbia album Destiny’s Child released 1998

    No, No, No Part II (featuring Wyclef Jean)
    Directed by Darren Grant
    From Columbia album Destiny’s Child released 1998

    Bills, Bills, Bills
    Directed by Darren Grant
    From Columbia album The Writing’s On The Wall released 1999

    Bug A Boo
    Directed by Darren Grant
    From Columbia album The Writing’s On The Wall released 1999

    Say My Name - Best R&B Video - MTV Video Music Awards
    Directed by Joseph Kahn
    From Columbia album The Writing’s On The Wall released 1999

    Jumpin’, Jumpin’
    Directed by Joseph Kahn
    From Columbia album The Writing’s On The Wall released 1999

    Survivor - Best R&B Video - MTV Video Music Awards
    Directed by Darren Grant
    From Columbia album Survivor released 2001

    Independent Women Part 1
    Directed by Francis Lawrence
    From Columbia album Survivor released 2001

    Bootylicious
    Directed by Matthew Rolston
    From Columbia album Survivor released 2001

    Bootylicious (featuring Missy Elliott) (Re-Mix Version)
    Directed by Little X
    From Columbia album This Is The Remix released 2001

    Emotion
    Directed by Francis Lawrence
    From Columbia album Survivor released 2001

    Lose My Breath
    Directed by Alan Smithee
    From Columbia album Destiny Fulfilled released 2004

    Soldier (featuring T.I. and Lil Wayne)
    Directed by Ray Kay
    From Columbia album Destiny Fulfilled released 2004

    Girl
    Directed by Bryan Barber
    From Columbia album Destiny Fulfilled released 2004

    Stand Up For Love
    (2005 World Children’s Day Anthem)
    Directed by Matthew Rolston
    From Columbia album #1’s released 2005

    Cater 2 U
    Directed by Jake Nava
    From Columbia album Destiny Fulfilled released 2004

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    From the late 90's to the mid-00's, the American female vocal group Destiny's Child provided an essential, provocative and dynamic pop culture soundtrack for the changing of the centuries while introducing the world to three fiercely independent women: Beyoncé, Kelly and Michelle.

    One of the most commercially successful and aesthetically influential pop music groups to emerge over the past two decades, Destiny's Child connected an old school show business performance ethic with new school 21st century technology and fashion to transform the way the world listened to R&B, dance and pop music.

    The group's signature sounds--emotionally focused vocal leads resolving into soulful gospel-inflected harmonies, unforgettable melodies wed to tight irresistible grooves--wrapped themselves around hook-filled songs of personal empowerment which spoke directly to a deep and loyal fan base. Iconic and revolutionary, Destiny's Child broke down the barriers between pop genres, creating an inimitable look and sound while projecting positive musical, spiritual and personal values.

    Between 1997 and 2005, Destiny's Child reigned as the world's top-selling female vocal group achieving combined sales of more than 60 million records. The official canon from that breathtaking creative period--which includes a group "hiatus" from 2002-2004--is comprised of four full-length studio albums (1998's Destiny's Child, 1999's The Writing's On The Wall, 2001's Survivor, 2005's Destiny Fulfilled), a Christmas album (2001's 8 Days of Christmas), a remix record (2002's This Is the Remix) and a compendium of #1 hits (2005's #1's).

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  • Destiny’s Child REUNITES At Super Bowl Halftime Performance!

    Destiny’s Child ROCKED THE STAGE with an amazing Super Bowl Halftime show. They performed a medley of the songs "Bootylicious," "Independent Women (Part 1)" and "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." Listen to the Super Bowl playlist on Spotify.

    Great momentum for Destiny’s Child right after their latest release, Love Songs, which features the brand new track, "Nuclear!”

    Love Songs is now available at Amazon and iTunes.

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  • Beyoncé talking about the new Destiny's Child album, Love Songs: "I was so excited to hear us together again. I just kind of dropped on the floor and felt like a little teenager again when I heard us harmonize. There's nothing like our connection and the sisterhood we have."

  • After eight years of passionately pursuing solo projects, which have included both music and acting, the ladies of Destiny's Child finally reunited this year to release "Nuclear," an original single that will appear on their upcoming compilation album, Love Songs. And as Michelle Williams tells it, the trio haven't lost their vibe one bit.

    "It was a bunch of fun. It was just picking up right where we left off," Williams told MTV News of collaborating with Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé on the Pharrell Williams-produced single. "The harmonies and just us stacking [vocals] ... Beyoncé laid hers first, then I'd go and lay another note to the bottom, and I'm like, 'Wow, this is dope.' I literally got goose bumps."

    "We really did it for the fans," Michelle said when asked if we could expect more music anytime soon. "We're not promising anything, but we just wanted to say, 'Hey, we still got it,' and we just wanted to give fans something just to say thank you and that we really love you. Because without you, we wouldn't be what we are. We wouldn't be able to do it without the fans."

    Read more at MTV.com.


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