December 17, 2007 11:28 ET

KOCH Records Now Available in iTunes Plus

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - KOCH Records, the # 1 Independent Music Label for 6 years running, now offers its catalog in iTunes Plus, which features DRM-free music with audio quality virtually indistinguishable from the original recordings (

KOCH Records is one of the few independent companies to have ever dominated the top three positions on Billboard's Top Independent Albums Chart for any given week. They continue to lead the independent sector with the largest number of Billboard-charting titles, and have achieved RIAA Platinum and Gold digital single awards for releases DJ Khaled, Jim Jones and UNK. KOCH artists DJ Khaled, Prodigy, UNK and Sophie Milman were all recently honored in iTunes "Editor's Choice" Best of 2007 wrap up. Recent and upcoming releases include Styles P, OTEP, Sinead O'Connor, Bebe Winans, Ray J and MTV2 DewCircuit Breakout winner The Myriad.

With iTunes Plus, customers can now download tracks from their favorite KOCH artists without limitations on the type of music player or number of computers that purchased songs can be played on. KOCH music videos will now also be available in iTunes Plus. iTunes Plus songs purchased from the iTunes Store will play on all iPods, iPhone™, Windows or Mac® computers, widescreen TVs with Apple TV™, as well as many other digital music players.

Bob Frank, President of KOCH Records, says, "KOCH Records continues to embrace new delivery methods and technologies as we always have. We have never buried our heads in the sand and have reaped the benefits as we have the best year in our history."

About KOCH Entertainment

KOCH Entertainment, founded in 1987 and now in its twentieth year, is the leading and fastest-growing independent music company in the U.S. KOCH's operations encompass record and video labels as well as distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada. KOCH Entertainment is the market leader among independent labels and distributors in both the U.S. and Canada and its record label KOCH Records had the largest number of Billboard charting albums among independents for six years in a row (2001 - 2006). KOCH Entertainment is a subsidiary of Entertainment One Ltd. which is listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market (ticker symbol "ETO").

Contact Information

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