|Norah Jones' ''Not Too Late'' Becomes Most Pre-Ordered Album of All Time on Amazon.com|
Enormous Fan Support Pushes Jones To The Top Of The All-Time List
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2007--Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Norah Jones' third album, "Not Too Late" has become the most pre-ordered album of all time on Amazon.com, marking the second time she has graced the online retailer's top 10 pre-order list. "Not Too Late" will be released on January 30, 2007 and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com (www.amazon.com) for $9.99 -- a savings of 47 percent.
Earlier this year, Amazon.com began offering the critically acclaimed singer's throng of fans an exclusive first listen to her third studio album "Not Too Late," with a never-before-seen performance of "Rosie's Lullaby." Fans can still watch this exclusive video performance and pre-order "Not Too Late" by visiting http://www.amazon.com/norah.
There has been enormous excitement surrounding Norah Jones' upcoming album. "Our customers watched the Amazon.com exclusive footage on Norah Jones singing 'Rosie's Lullaby' in record numbers, and they clearly liked what they heard, making it the largest pre-ordered album in Amazon history," said Peter Faricy, vice president of music at Amazon.com.
Other top 10 pre-ordered albums on Amazon.com include (in no order): Jones' second album "Feels Like Home"; "Taking The Long Way" by Dixie Chicks; "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" and "The Best of 1990-2000" by U2; "Bridge Over Troubled Water/This Is The Night" and "Measure of a Man" by Clay Aiken; "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by The Beatles; and "Awake" by Josh Groban.
"Amazon.com continues to be one of our top retailers for Norah Jones' work," said Saul Shapiro, senior vice president of sales, Blue Note Label Group. "We were very pleased that Amazon's customers were so enthusiastic once again about Norah's unique, intimate sound."
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