SOURCE: Grand Entertainment & Music Inc.

November 03, 2005 09:00 ET

Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc. Announces Signing of Artist Neiver 'QBANITO' Alvarez to Tox Records

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 3, 2005 -- Grand Entertainment & Music Inc. (OTC: GENM) announced today that the company's music division has entered into a joint venture with Plein Sud Inc. and Canadian based Tox Records.

Grand Entertainment & Music (GEM) Inc. and Plein Sud have jointly signed the French version of QBANITO's album to Tox Records. Tox Records is an independent record label known for such hit artists as Mitsou Les B. B., Dubmatique, Marie Chantel Toupen and Mentake. Tox is distributed throughout Quebec, the largest French speaking market in North America, by DEP entertainment. You may access Tox's company website at

Fred Berlin, Gem's President and CEO, stated, "This is a significant development for our company and for the artist. We fully expect this album to be a top seller in the French, as well as the Spanish markets. Furthermore, we are very pleased to be entering into this agreement with Tox records as it is one of the most recognizable record labels in this market." Berlin went on to say, "I am truly excited about the potential of this upcoming album and what it will mean to GEM. With the album and single already slated to be released in January 2006 throughout Europe by Universal Music France, the addition of the Tox record sales in the French Canadian market will truly solidify our future growth and success."

About Grand Entertainment & Music Inc.

Based in Montreal, Quebec, and incorporated in November 1998, the company is an independent music company that produces, promotes, markets and controls the copyrights on music recordings in multiple formats. Additionally, the company's multi-million dollar studios produce voice-overs and sound tracks for commercials and film, which are used on the radio, on television and in theatres. Cherry Studios has produced thousands of records in its studios and has to its credit a total of 23 gold and platinum records. GEM also controls its own catalogue with hundreds of current titles. GEM, a pioneer in the Internet distribution and digital download field, currently owns and controls all its content and distribution rights. Having both content and distribution rights will enable the company to fulfill its mission of becoming a leading consolidator of quality music catalogues as well as a premier production, recording, publishing and Internet distribution company in the music industry.

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