The KARAOKE Channel

The KARAOKE Channel

December 15, 2010 15:25 ET

The KARAOKE Channel Adds the Magic of Disney to Its Song Library

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 15, 2010) - The KARAOKE Channel, a property of Stingray Digital, is thrilled to announce that it has finalized an agreement with Walt Disney Records to distribute Disney songs through its multiple services and products including video on demand, online streaming, download services and mobile applications.

The addition of Disney songs allows customers of The KARAOKE Channel services to enjoy even more hours of high quality entertainment with karaoke songs from hit Disney Channel shows and movies such as "High School Musical" and "Hannah Montana," plus classic films including "Aladdin," "The Little Mermaid," "The Lion King," "Mary Poppins," and Disney·Pixar "Cars." More than 150 karaoke songs will be added to the library, including such popular favorites as "Hoedown Throwdown" (Miley Cyrus/"Hannah Montana The Movie"), "Bop to the Top" ("High School Musical"), "Dance Me If You Can" ("The Cheetah Girls: One World"), "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" ("Mary Poppins"), "Hakuna Matata" ( "The Lion King"), "Under the Sea" ("The Little Mermaid") and many more.

"We are so excited to add Disney songs to our karaoke library, so that families and singers of all ages will enjoy singing songs from the world's best known entertainment company," said Eric Boyko, President of Stingray Digital. "Fans can access these great new songs at The KARAOKE Channel, whether they use the Video on Demand service, The KARAOKE Channel Online service or the download store," he added.

This is the perfect mix: the most well-loved songs of the Disney catalog delivered to fans everywhere to enjoy on The KARAOKE Channel ONLINE, The KARAOKE Channel Video on Demand, and The KARAOKE Channel Download Store. This can only lead to fun, entertaining and magical moments.

The Disney songs will also be added in the coming weeks to the mobile services provided by The KARAOKE Channel including The KARAOKE Channel Mobile app (iPhone/iPod touch) also available soon for Android phones.

The KARAOKE Channel is known for its high quality re-recordings of the songs in its library, yet these Disney songs feature instrumental tracks from Walt Disney Records. Songs from the Artist Karaoke Series, including Queen and Jesse McCartney, feature the original instrumental music beds. Lead vocal guide tracks will also be available to help sing along and of course, the onscreen scrolling lyrics in true karaoke style will guide singers through their performances.

About The KARAOKE Channel

The KARAOKE Channel, with a library of more than 18,000 professional quality karaoke songs, has been spreading the fun of karaoke on TV as a video on demand service available in more than 60 million homes worldwide, online with The KARAOKE Channel ONLINE community and download store, and as a mobile app for your iPhone and iPod touch. Major television service providers offering The KARAOKE Channel Video On Demand include: Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Charter, Cox and many others in the US; Rogers, Shaw, Videotron, Cogeco in Canada; and Virgin Media in the UK among others worldwide.
www.thekaraokechannel.com

About Stingray Digital

Stingray Digital is a leader in interactive music distribution. Our properties include:

  • The KARAOKE Channel, the world's largest licensed karaoke library and karaoke service on TV and Internet,
  • Galaxie, the leading digital music service on TV in Canada and in the US,
  • Stingray360, a leader in sensorial marketing solutions for business,
  • Stingray Music, music licensing for film, television, advertising and other uses,
  • Concert TV, a VOD service distributed to 30 million homes in the US and soon in Canada.

Stingray Digital is financially backed by Telesystem and Novacap. Headquartered in Montreal, Stingray Digital has 135 employees in offices across Canada and additional offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Budapest. For more information, visit www.stingraydigital.com.

About the Disney Karaoke Series

The Disney Karaoke Series, Artist Karaoke Series and Broadway Karaoke Series from Walt Disney Records have collectively sold over 1.5 million units to date, dominating Billboard's Karaoke chart. The Artist Karaoke Series features original instrumental music beds from platinum and multi-platinum artists including Jesse McCartney, Queen and Hilary Duff.

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