SOURCE: Music World Music/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax

January 22, 2007 18:34 ET

Beyoncé's Song "Listen" Wins Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) Choice Award for Best Song

"DREAMGIRLS - Music From the Motion Picture" Wins BFCA Best Soundtrack Award and Remains at #1 on Billboard Charts

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 22, 2007 -- Music World Entertainment announced today that Beyoncé received the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) Critic's Choice Award for Best Song for her single "Listen" that is featured in the new smash hit DreamWorks / Paramount Film "Dreamgirls."

"DREAMGIRLS - Music From the Motion Picture," the official soundtrack for the film, released by Music World Music/Sony Urban Music/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax, also received the BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Soundtrack. The winners were revealed at the 12th annual Critics' Choice Awards.

"Music World Music is thrilled Beyoncé and the 'Dreamgirls' soundtrack have been honored by such a prestigious organization as the Broadcast Film Critics Association," says Mathew Knowles, President and CEO of Music World Entertainment. "The highly anticipated soundtrack is making chart-topping history and it features the great talent of Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy, Anika Noni Rose, and we are excited to see that everyone's hard work is being recognized in all areas."

The Critics' Choice Awards are bestowed annually by the Broadcast Film Critics Association to honor the finest in cinematic achievement. The Broadcast Film Critics Association is the largest film critic's organization in the United States and Canada, representing 199 television, radio and online critics. Founded in 1995, the BFCA presents its Critics' Choice Awards each year to honor the finest achievements in filmmaking.

About Music World Entertainment

Music World Entertainment (MWE) is one of the world's leading entertainment and music conglomerates dedicated to bringing quality entertainment to the world. MWE worldwide business includes record labels, artist and producer management, staff producers, artist development, Master catalog series, Urbane Merchandise, investment and property holdings, including offices in Houston, Los Angeles, and New York with a London office opening in January 2007. MWE is the brainchild of President and CEO Mathew Knowles, the powerhouse management behind the success of Grammy Award-winners Beyoncé and global phenomenon Destiny's Child, the most successful "girl group" in the history of pop music.

Music World Music (MWM) is one of the most successful labels in the world with over 100 million records sold to date including releases by Destiny's Child, Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, Michelle Williams, the "Dreamgirls," "Roll Bounce," and "Kids Rap Radio" soundtracks and the highly anticipated upcoming Music World Master Series releases.

Urbane Merchandise is the tour merchandise arm of MWE which has functioned as the tour merchandiser for tours for Jay Z, Destiny's Child, Nelly, Beyoncé, R Kelly, and Chris Brown, among many others. Music World Investment and Properties is headed by Mathew and Beyoncé Knowles. This division of MWE includes real estate ownership/development of condominiums and office buildings including the House of Deréon Media Center in Houston, TX.

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