updated 02:55 pm EDT, Tue July 19, 2005
announced today that songs from its playlist will be featured on the iTunes Music Store. Radio Disney listeners can now easily find the music they hear on Radio Disney on the iTunes Music Store, including special features and exclusives. "iTunes is a great way for our loyal listeners to find and buy the music they love on Radio Disney. Consumers count on Radio Disney to bring them fun, contemporary music that's appropriate for families," said Jean-Paul Colaco, President and General Manager, Radio Disney. "This is yet another important step in our strategy to bring Radio Disney music to kids and families in every platform." Radio Disney covers 97 percent of the United States via 50+ terrestrial stations that include 18 of the top 20 DMAs; XM and Sirius satellite radio and digital cable & satellite TV music provider, Music Choice.
"The iTunes Music Store makes it easy for families to find and purchase the music they hear on Radio Disney," said Eddy Cue, Apple's vice president of Applications. "Fans can now buy their favorite Radio Disney songs, as well as DJ picks, special remixes and other exclusive content from the world's number one online music store."
Created and produced by ABC Radio Networks, Radio Disney reaches "millions of kids, tweens and families through great music, out-of-this-world prizing and brand extensions like the best-selling Radio Disney Jams CDs and a brand-new digital download page on Apple's iTunes Music Store."
Internationally, Radio Disney can be heard in Japan, the UK, Poland, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador. Radio Disney has won Radio Ink's "Reader's Choice Award", the "Silver Angel Award for Excellence in Programming" and iParenting's "Media Excellence Award."