Universal Music Group says that albums from popular Universal artists such as Madonna, Paul McCartney, Kaori Muraji, U2, John Coltrane and Bon Jovi are now Mastered for iTunes, giving music fans higher quality audio recordings from their favorite artists.

Mastered for iTunes albums are mastered specifically with the iTunes format in mind, ensuring the delivery of the music to listeners with increased audio fidelity, more closely replicating what the artists, recording engineers, and producers intended. Universal Music Group Mastered for iTunes titles can be found at http://www.itunes.com/masteredforitunes .

Music fans can access new albums including Madonna’s “MDNA,” Paul McCartney’s “Kisses On The Bottom” and Japanese Classical Guitarist Kaori Muraji’s “Soleil — Portraits 2.” Other albums on offer include favorites such as U2’s “Achtung Baby,” John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” as well as Bon Jovi’s “Slippery When Wet” and “Have a Nice Day.”