SOURCE: Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc.

February 06, 2007 07:00 ET

Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc. Announces European Album Release Date

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 6, 2007 -- Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GMSC) is pleased to announce that Qbanito's French album "Partir" will be released in France and throughout Francophone Europe on Monday, February 12th.

AZ/Universal France will be releasing Qbanito's album, "Partir," on February 12, 2007. The marketing campaign for the album will begin with its primary focus on radio exposure; however, "Partir" will not only be marketed to Francophone radio networks. AZ/Universal France is also looking to promote the album on Latin radio throughout the Francophone territory as well. The decision to launch the album in Europe came after the huge success of Qbanito's first released single "Maria" late last summer. The single broke the top twenty on French Club charts in less than a month. "Bouge Ton Culito," Qbanito's second hit off of the album, is currently on the European airwaves, and was also released to dance clubs last week.

In the meantime, Qbanito is still hard at work in Montreal. The GEM artist headlined a sold out show at Le Griffe, in Quebec City, last Saturday night. He is also currently in the studio recording his second French album due to be released this spring.

"I've watched Qbanito work tirelessly over the last year," stated President, Fred Berlin. "He is really determined to make it to the top, and all of his hard work is now paying off. His first album is still doing well in Canada as he continues to sell out shows throughout Quebec. He is almost done with his much anticipated follow up French album, and now his first album is about to be released to the Francophone European markets. Anyone in the industry will tell you that success on the European charts can be a big boost to an artist's career. If Qbanito impresses audiences on the other side of the Atlantic, a European tour won't be far behind."

About Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc.

Based in Montreal, Canada and incorporated in November 1998, the Company is an independent music entity that produces, promotes, markets and controls the copyrights on music recordings in multiple formats. Additionally, the Company's multi-million dollar studio, Cherry Studios, has produced voice-overs and sound tracks for commercials and film. In addition, Cherry Studios has also produced thousands of recordings and has to its credit a total of 23 gold and platinum albums. GEM has recently found success in the reggaeton market with its signature artist, Qbanito. Qbanito's debut album has already generated a #1 hit in Canada and is currently being marketed by Universal Music in Europe. Grand Entertainment also controls exclusive rights to vast catalogues of previously unreleased recordings from Cuban music archives. In November 2006, Grand Entertainment acquired half of Lost City Records, adding a half dozen award-winning artists, including rising rap star Big Lou, and a 500+ song catalogue to Grand's existing assets. In addition, the company will continue to focus on growth through acquisitions over the next twelve months in an effort to reach its mission of becoming a premier production, recording, publishing, and internet distribution company.

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