Universal Music Group's Decca Records has signed Dame Shirley Bassey to a worldwide recording deal, Billboard.biz has learned.

The agreement covers the veteran pop diva's current album "Get The Party Started," excluding the United Kingdom.

"Get The Party Started" was released in the U.K. through independent Lock Stock and Barrel Records on June 25.

Decca will also release her next album, which is understood to feature theme songs from the James Bond movies, for the world.

Bassey, who began her music career in the 1950s, is famed for her renditions of "Goldfinger," "Diamonds Are Forever," and "Moonraker," respectively the theme songs for the 1964, 1971 and 1979 James Bond movies of the same name.

After the rousing reception she received at this year's Glastonbury Festival, where she showcased "Get The Party Started," Bassey saw a boost in sales of other recordings. Her "This is My Life - Greatest Hits" saw sales jump 79% immediately after the festival.

Bassey raised her profile in the dance scene when she collaborated with British duo Propellerheads for the track "History Repeating," which was a top 20 U.K. hit in 1997.

Throughout her career, Bassey has worked with EMI, Sony Music, Polygram, and United Artists, among other labels.

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