Epic Records is pleased to announce the release of SOLDIER OF LOVE, the highly anticipated new body of work from SADE. SOLDIER OF LOVE – which will be released WORLDWIDE on February 9, 2010 – is Sade’s first official studio album since the multi-platinum release of Lovers Rock in 2000. Since the release of their debut album, the band has seen all five of their studio albums land in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart selling a total of more than 50 million albums worldwide to date. They’ve been nominated for American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and have won three Grammy Awards – first in 1986 for Best New Artist, then in 1994 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group for “No Ordinary Love“, and again in 2002 for Best Pop Vocal Album with Lovers Rock.
“SOLDIER OF LOVE”: SINGLE HIGHLIGHTS • #11 debut @ Urban AC, #1 Greatest Gainer and the highest debut of the decade at Urban AC • Over 17.4 million in Hot 100 Audience in first week • “Soldier Of Love” is the first ever vocal to hit #1 on the Smooth Jazz Top 20 Countdown • #5 debut @ Smooth Jazz and #1 Greatest Gainer
12/21/1985 Promise – Certified 4x Multi-Platinum; Over 9 Million WW sales
02/23/1985 Diamond Life – Certified 4x Multi-Platinum; Over 10 Million WW sales
06/04/1988 Stronger Than Pride – Certified 3x Multi-Platinum in US; Over 6 Million WW sales
11/21/1992 Love Deluxe – Certified 4x Multi-Platinum; Over 7 Million WW sales
11/26/1994 Best of Sade – Certified 4x Multi-Platinum; Over 10 Million WW sales
11/14/2000 Lovers Rock – Certified 3x Multi-Platinum; Over 6 Million WW sales
02/05/2002 Lovers Live – Certified Gold
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