SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

November 19, 2009 16:59 ET

Trey Songz Gets "READY" for Thanksgiving by Assisting His Community -- Petersburg, Virginia in His "Feed for Love Campaign"; R&B Superstar's "Songz for Peace Foundation" to Give 500 Turkeys to Families; Charity Event Slated for Tuesday, November 24th; *Students Have Been Pre-Selected*

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 19, 2009) - Songbook Entertainment/Atlantic recording artist Trey Songz will celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday by giving turkeys to families in his home state of Virginia. The Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter's philanthropic "Songz For Peace Foundation" -- in partnership with Richmond's 106.5 The Beat! -- will give Thanksgiving turkeys to 500 families on Tuesday, November 24th in Petersburg, Virginia, beginning at 10:30 am. The 500 turkeys will be given to the families of children attending the 9 different schools in Trey's hometown of Petersburg, Virginia. 50 children will be selected from each school, with 100 children being selected from the singer's alma mater.

Trey's new album, "READY," made a phenomenal chart debut earlier this fall, entering Billboard's "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums" tally at #2. The album -- which includes the hits "I Need A Girl," "LOL :-) (Feat. Gucci Mane and Soulja Boy Tell 'Em)," and "Successful (Drake & Trey Songz)" -- also exploded into the #3 spot on the overall SoundScan/Billboard 200.

Trey is also becoming a major online superstar, with his currently ranked as Atlantic Records' #2 most trafficked artist pages. Furthermore, Trey's loyal army of Twitter followers at @songzyuuup is nearing 500,000 and growing.

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