"A Very Special Christmas, Volume 7" Benefiting the Special Olympics Now Available to Radio Through AirPlay Direct

Posted on November 21, 2009

AirPlay Direct is pleased to announce that the annual Christmas music release, A Very Special Christmas Volume 7, which benefits the Special Olympics, is now available for digital download to radio at AirPlay Direct.

Launched in 1987, A Very Special Christmas sold one million copies and the series of albums has since generated more than $l00 million for Special Olympics, the most ever raised by a benefit recording series.
The 2009 edition features a new generation of superstar talent including Colbie Caillat, Carter Twins, Charice, Miley Cyrus, Kristinia DeBarge, Gloriana, Vanessa Hudgens, Sean Kingston, Leighton Meester, Mitchel Musso, Kellie Pickler, Ashley Tisdale, and Carrie Underwood. A Very Special Christmas Volume 7, set for release on November 23, on the A&M Records / Universal Music Enterprises label,  features original recordings of new and traditional Christmas songs which each artist selected especially for this album.

In announcing the release of the project, Timothy Shriver, Chairman and CEO of Special Olympics, said, “This is a fantastic Christmas record created by and for a new generation that wants to make the world a better place. The songs on A Very Special Christmas Volume 7 have all the freshness and energy of the talented artists who recorded them. Through the spirit of their musical performances, these young recording stars bring the same passion and dedication to Special Olympics that our athletes display every day of their lives.” 
AirPlay Direct is an easy to use digital file transfer system that was developed to streamline radio / artist promotion activities for today's music industry. AirPlay Direct's FREE services replace the unnecessary time and expense of putting together and sending out costly traditional artist packages and press kits via snail mail. Utilizing the AirPlay Direct system also allows an artist to positively impact the environment by eliminating needless packaging.
For information on A Very Special Christmas Volume 7,  please visit

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