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[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Radio Disney Re-Launching ‘N.B.T’ as Year-Round Showcase for New Artists

Radio Disney is re-launching its popular N.B.T. (Next Big Thing) as a year-round showcase to introduce recently signed musical acts.
N.B.T. has seen five successful seasons on Radio Disney, launching the careers of Coco Jones and Allstar Weekend. The revamped program will chronicle the featured artist’s journey from being discovered to becoming the next big musical star. Viewers will get unprecedented access into events and other activities.
Fifth Harmony – the season two X Factor finalists – was the first act to be in the spotlight when N.B.T. debuted on July 19.
“Radio …

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[19 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Ariana Grande and Zendaya Set to Perform at Radio Disney Music Awards on April 26

The list of performers at next weekend’s Radio Disney Music Awards includes Zendaya, Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, and R5.
The RDMA red carpet will feature pop culture stars in addition to Star Wars Stormtroopers. Celebrities scheduled to attend including Kelly Osbourne, Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Olivia Holt (I Didn’t Do It), Ariel Winter (Modern Family), Cody Simpson, Maia Mitchell (Teen Beach Movie), and Mark Cuban (Shark Tank).
A seven-city live tour, On the Road to the RDMAs, is preceding the awards ceremony and will culminate in the Pre-Show Festival in Nokia …

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[18 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Radio Disney Signs Distribution Agreement Giving Radio Stations around the Country Access to the Radio Disney Top 30

Radio Disney recently signed a distribution agreement with Dees Entertainment that will allow radio stations around the country to access the Radio Disney Top 30.
This three-hour weekly program features the most popular songs among kids and families and is hosted by Radio Disney on-air personality Ernest “Ernie D” Martinez. The show originates from Radio Disney’s studios in Burbank.
Dees Entertainment is owned by radio icon Rick Dees and the company syndicates more than 50 hours of content each week including the Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 countdown to more than 1,000 …

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[28 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Nominees Announced for Radio Disney Music Awards – Voting Begins February 28 via Social Media Platforms

The nominees have been announced for the Radio Disney Music Awards and voting begins today – February 28 – via Radio Disney’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
Some of the nominees for this year’s RDMAs include One Direction, Austin Mahone, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Zendaya, Fifth Harmony, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, and Becky G.
Categories for the awards reflect the music and artists that are popular with kids ages 6-14 – the target audience for Radio Disney. Categories include “Best Song To Rock Out To With Your BFF,”  “The Buzz …

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[10 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on Disney Sponsoring Boys & Girls Club of America School Supply Drive | ]
Disney Sponsoring Boys & Girls Club of America School Supply Drive

The Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Tools for Back-to-School campaign started earlier this month and Disney is helping to sponsor this virtual school supply drive.
The online supply drive kicked off August 1 in Foley Square in New York City. A group of Disney VoluntEARS was on hand for the kick off that included a special performance by Disney Channel star Coco Jones.
Everyone can participate in the online supply drive by visiting GreatFutures.org/backtoschool and answering a fun, pop-quiz style game. Correct answers earn supplies for Club youth.
Radio Disney is also …

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[6 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Disney Interactive to Launch 'Summer of Endless Fun' Tour | ]
Disney Interactive to Launch 'Summer of Endless Fun' Tour

This summer, Disney fans all across the country will have the chance to test out Disney Infinity, as Disney Interactive hits the road on their “Summer of Endless Fun” tour. The tour will give players the chance to test out Disney's most ambitious video game yet before it debuts in stores on August 18.
The cross-country tour will kick off tomorrow, July 7, at Disneyland's Downtown Disney from 4:00-9:00 PM. From there, the tour will continue throughout July and August, making stops in such cities as Chicago, San Diego, and Boston, …

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[26 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Music Group Launches Gift Cards for Digital Music Store

Late last year Disney Music Group launched the Disney digital music store – a family-friendly destination where contemporary hits and timeless classics are available. And now to make it even easier to shop online, they’re launching Disney music gift cards.
The Disney music gift cards work just like gift cards from other online retailers and come in values of $15, $25, and custom amounts. Gift card users can visit the online music store at www.disneymusicstore.com, enter a code, and shop for downloads from more than 12,000 family-friends music and entertainment choices.
The …

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[1 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Channel and Radio Disney Launching 5th Season of ‘N.B.T.’

Disney Channel and Radio Disney are searching for the next youth pop star, and they will be launching the fifth season of N.B.T. (Next Big Thing) this month in an effort to find a winner.
All of the contestants are between 12 and 17 and comprise various musical genres including R&B, pop and modern rock. The contestants include modern rocker Jack Skuller, pop singer Elle Winter, R&B artists Chloe and Halle Bailey, acoustic singer Katharine Hughes and R&B singer/dancer Damian Otchere. All of the contestant’s first singles are available now on …

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[6 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Radio Disney Names Ivan Heredia As VP/Marketing

Sources have announced that Ivan Heredia has been named as the new VP/Marketing exec at Radio Disney. As part of his job responsibilities, Heredia will oversee Radio Disney’s national and local marketing efforts.
Heredia came to Disney from Nickelodeon/Viacom Media Networks’ Kids & Families Group, where he helped oversee the network’s music-based programs like Kids’ Choice Awards and iCarly.
Radio Disney’s VP/GM Phil Guerini said:
As Radio Disney leads the way in delivering kid-driven, parent-approved music and programming, Ivan’s diverse marketing expertise will be instrumental in growing our strong brand affinity …

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[4 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Radio Disney & Northbrook Park District Hosting Pool Party

Radio Disney in conjunction with The Northbrook Park District will be hosting a fun-filled pool party later this month at the Meadowhill Aquatic Center in Northbrook, IL.
The Radio Disney Safety Splash will take place Saturday, July 28 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Radio Disney road crew plans to be there with a DJ, music, prizes and games that focus on water safety.
Jeff Collier, Assistant Manager of Athletics & Aquatics for the Northbrook Park District, says:
This is an opportunity for kids to have fun and play games with music …