We are excited to partner with three of our biggest cable partners to promote our very popular Artist of the Month program, which garners an average of 6 million views a month, says Christina Tancredi, Executive Vice President of Music Choice.
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New York, NY (PRWEB) March 22, 2007
Music Choice, the leading, multi-platform music network that reaches millions of music fans through their TVs, online, and cell phones, today announced that Avril Lavigne, the Grammy-nominated, Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter will be the featured ‘Artist of the Month’ in April on Music Choice On Demand, the No. 1 video-on-demand music service in the country. The Artist of the Month content includes a career-spanning collection of of Avril’s music videos to watch on demand, including “Girlfriend,” from her new album on RCA Records, “The Best Damn Thing,” hitting stores on April 17th. A mix of Original programs, along with compelling content that includes a three-part series on the making of Avril’s “Girlfriend” video, can also be viewed whenever – and however often – viewers would like throughout April.
Avril Lavigne: Make5Wishes – Avril reaches out to her fans through a Manga, a Japanese form of an animated cartoon strip. A trailer and the first episode of the Manga entitled “Make5Wishes” will be available for viewing on Music Choice On Demand throughout the month of April. The animinated story follows a lonely, unpopular teenage girl named Hana as she stumbles across a website, http://www.make5wishes.com, that asks her to make 5 wishes. She meets Avril Lavigne and together they both help to conquer Hana's personal demons once her wishes start to go bad. Avril responds to this as "I know that many of my fans read Manga, and I’m really excited to be involved in creating stories that I know they will enjoy.” For more details, go to http://www.make5wishes.com
"The Music Choice Artist of the Month program presents music fans with an opportunity to experience Avril Lavigne's music and to get to know the artist through unique programs," says Terry McBride, Founder & CEO of Nettwerk Productions. "We enjoyed working with Music Choice to develop a diverse promotional program for their video-on-demand service, showcasing the multiple talents of Avril Lavigne."
“Music Choice is excited to feature Avril, one of today’s most prolific pop singer/songwriters, and a top performing artist on our video-on-demand service, on our Artist of the Month program in April,” says Justin Prager, Director of Rock and Pop Programming for Music Choice. “Avril offers a true alternative to mainstream pop music; her music has matured with each of her hit albums. Music Choice is looking forward to adding to the Avril Lavigne fan base by offering compelling music content featuring Avril to the millions of music fans across the country with access to our network’s highly-acclaimed video-on-demand music service.”
Music Choice has partnered with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Cox, three of its cable partners, to promote Avril’s Artist of the Month content with local and national cross-channel spots across multiple networks. “We are excited to partner with three of our biggest cable partners to promote our very popular Artist of the Month program, which garners an average of 6 million views a month, says Christina Tancredi, Executive Vice President of Music Choice.”
About Music Choice®
Music Choice is the leading multi-platform music network that reaches millions of consumers nationwide through their TVs, online, and cell phones. Music Choice programs both video and audio music channels, produces Music Choice Originals, films in-studio artist performances and interviews, and distributes daily entertainment news. Music Choice is a partnership among subsidiaries of Microsoft Corporation, Motorola, Inc., Sony Corporation of America, EMI Music and several leading U.S. cable providers: Comcast Cable Communications, Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable. MUSIC CHOICE® is a registered trademark of Music Choice. Visit the Music Choice website at http://www.musicchoice.com.
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