SOURCE: Dwango

August 09, 2005 09:30 ET

Dwango Wireless and Beliefnet Providing Amy Grant Fans With New Exclusive Ringtones, Images

Music Clips From Amy Grant Songs Created Expressly for Mobile Phone Downloads

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 9, 2005 -- Dwango® Wireless, (OTC BB: DWGN), a leading developer and publisher of mobile entertainment content for top lifestyle brands, today announced that music fans can download exclusive Amy Grant mastertones and images for their mobile phones through Beliefnet Mobile. Dwango Wireless' partnership with Beliefnet allows the pair to deliver spiritual-themed content to mobile devices.

What: Exclusive mastertones, which are high quality music clips for cell phones, from Grant's "Anywhere With Jesus" and "How Great Thou Art" songs and two exclusive images of Amy Grant are now live at http://mobile.beliefnet.com/faces/beliefnet/web/index.

In addition to the exclusive mobile content, Amy Grant ringtones, mastertones and additional image choices are also now live at the site. The mastertones cost $2.99 each. Ringtones and images are $1.99 each and are compatible with a variety of wireless devices.

When: Available August 2, 2005 through August 31, 2005

About Amy Grant and her music: Grant's "Anywhere With Jesus" is featured on her newest and critically acclaimed project, "Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith." "Rock of Ages" is Grant's twentieth album and follows the recent Gold certification of her first hymns project, "Legacy... Hymns & Faith," on which "How Great Thou Art" is found.

Additionally, Grant will be featured this fall hosting NBC's anticipated television series, "Three Wishes." The hour-long, unscripted show spotlights Grant as she leads a team of experts to "grant" wishes to help make the hopes and unbelievable dreams of deserving people come true. Viewers will follow the deeply personal and heartwarming stories as Grant and her team transform these hopes into a life-changing reality.

Over the course of her career, Amy Grant has sold well over 25 million records worldwide, including one quintuple Platinum record, a triple Platinum record and a double Platinum record, as well as six Platinum and three Gold records. Five of her songs have hit No. 1 at mainstream radio, in addition to multiple No. 1 hits at Christian radio. Her work has further been honored with five GRAMMY Awards, 24 Dove Awards and many other accolades, including being nominated into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2003. Grant has also been noted for her humanitarian contributions, receiving among other honors the Pax Christi Award from St. John's University in 1994.

For more information on Amy Grant, visit www.AmyGrant.com or www.WordRecords.com.

About Dwango® Wireless: Dwango® Wireless (OTC BB: DWGN) offers a comprehensive approach for bringing lifestyle and affiliate brands to the wireless arena through customized entertainment content, ringtones, games and applications for mobile phones. A key player in the wireless industry, Dwango Wireless provides unique content for some of today's hottest lifestyle brands, including Beliefnet, Napster and Rolling Stone. Dwango North America corporate information can be found at www.dwango.com. Dwango® is a trademark of Dwango Co. Ltd., and used by Dwango Wireless pursuant to an exclusive license.

Contact Information

  • DWANGO CONTACT:
    Jared Nieuwenhuis
    Director, Marketing Communications
    206.832.0508
    Email Contact

    Carol Rogalski
    Text 100 PR
    206.267.2024
    Email Contact