SOURCE: Napster

July 14, 2008 08:00 ET

Napster Debuts Web's First Co-Branded Disney Radio Station

Top Subscription Music Service Is the Ultimate Destination for Families and Kids to Create Disney Mixes and Listen to Napster's Exclusive 'Best of Disney' Radio Station

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Hanna Montana fans have a new reason to scream: Napster (NASDAQ: NAPS), the pioneer in digital music, today announced a partnership with Walt Disney Records that includes an exclusive commercial-free "Best of Disney" radio station featuring music from Disney's world-renowned catalog.

Offering a collection of digital music for kids, 'tweens and families, Napster's "Best of Disney" radio station features favorites from the Walt Disney Records catalog including popular Disney artists like Hannah Montana, High School Musical, and the brand new Camp Rock soundtrack album featuring the Jonas Brothers, as well as soundtracks from Disney's beloved classic animated films, Disney/Pixar's computer animated films, and theatrical cast recordings. Napster subscribers also have access to Napster's professionally-programmed Disney Classic Playlist and can create their own Disney playlists. In addition, Napster subscribers and non-subscribers can purchase Disney tracks and albums from Napster's recently launched MP3 store, which offers the world's largest and most comprehensive MP3 catalog with more than 6 million tracks.

"We are pleased to offer Napster users the opportunity to enjoy our catalog of classic and contemporary Disney music," said Matt Fitz-Henry, director of new media for Walt Disney Records. "It gives fans the opportunity to experience their favorite musical moments from films and television in an entirely new way."

"Disney is synonymous with world-class family programming," said Matthew Adell, Napster's vice president of music services. "We are proud to partner with Disney as part of our ongoing effort to provide each member of the family access to the artists and music they love."

"This announcement gives us an opportunity to show consumers that a Napster subscription is a great value for families," said Napster CEO Chris Gorog. "We think Napster offers the best discovery and listening experience for everyone who loves music, and that includes kids."

About Napster

Napster, the pioneer of digital music, offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music -- anytime, anywhere. The company's offerings include "Napster" (www.Napster.com) -- the premier online music destination featuring the most popular on-demand music subscription service in the world and the largest, most comprehensive MP3 download store on the market; "Freenapster" (www.freenapster.com), a unique Web experience offering free, on-demand music legally in the U.S.; and "Napster Mobile," one of the industry's fastest growing mobile music platforms, providing the premier mobile music experience for customers in 11 global markets. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Napster's services are available in markets across the Americas, Europe and Japan.

About Walt Disney Records

Walt Disney Records is part of the Disney Music Group, the recorded music and music publishing arm of the Walt Disney Company.

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