December 4, 2008

Congratulations to Duffy

DUFFY WRAPS UP 2008 WITH A BANG – AS ROCKFERRY DEBUT ALBUM SALES TOP 4 MILLION WORLDWIDE!
 
DUFFY GRABS THREE GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS!
BEST NEW ARTIST, BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM AND BEST FEMALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE – “MERCY”
 
 
            (Dec 4, 2008 - New York, NY)  With worldwide sales soaring past 4 million for her debut album ROCKFERRY, containing the back-to-back hit singles “Mercy,” “Warwick Avenue,” and “Stepping Stone” – Mercury Records artist Duffy caps off her first year in the limelight with three big Grammy nominations: Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance – “Mercy”.
 
            Duffy – voted Breakthrough Act Of the Year at the Q magazine awards last month – recently wrapped up her first major headline tour of North America where she opened six major-market arena shows for Coldplay.  Duffy graced the cover of the August issue of SPIN Magazine and performed on Saturday Night Live, Ellen, The View, Regis & Kelly, CBS Early Show, Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and “Fashion Rocks” .
 
             “Fashion Rocks”  marked the launch of Duffy’s exclusive endorsement deal on behalf of Nivea’s line of Kiss lip-care products, and coincided with her appearance on the cover of Women’s Wear Daily that week.  Nivea’s campaign extends into 2009, encompassing massive print and television advertising, with “Mercy,” “Syrup and Honey” and “Oh Boy” featured prominently in all tv spots.  In Addition, Clear Channel Online Music & Radio has supported Duffy from the begin­­ning of her career, spotlighting her as Featured Artist in their NEW program and adding her to the roster of artists for their live performance series, Stripped.  Duffy has also performed “The Interface” for AOL and is currently featured as Yahoo Who’s Next- Success Story. In addition Duffy was featured as a VH1 You Oughta Know artist for 6 months.
 
            “Mercy,” which hit #1 on iTunes and Amazon, was heard everywhere in 2008, from the season finale of Grey’s Anatomy to episodes of ER and Smallville, The Ghost Whisperer, The Hills, American Gladiator, to promo spots of Moonlight, Women’s Murder Club, and most recently Entourage and the campaign for FOX’s new season of Damages.

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