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Frozen Soundtrack Ranked No. 1 Top Selling Album On The 2014 Year-End Billboard 200 Album Chart

Today, the Frozen soundtrack from Walt Disney Records was ranked the No. 1 best-selling album on the 2014 year-end Billboard 200 chart, for the period November 24, 2013 to November 16, 2014.  It is the first soundtrack to reach No. 1 on the year-end chart since Titanic in 1998 and is the first Disney soundtrack to top the chart since Mary Poppins in 1965. Released on December 9, 2013, the Grammy®-nominated soundtrack spent 33 weeks in the top 5 on…

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John Denver’s Recording Career Celebrated on New Box Set, ALL OF MY MEMORIES: THE JOHN DENVER COLLECTION

John Denver‘s prolific recording career is paid high tribute on ALL OF MY MEMORIES: THE JOHN DENVER COLLECTION.  This deluxe 90-song, 4-CD box set, representing virtually every one of the studio and live albums he recorded in his lifetime, encompasses hit singles and signature album tracks, demos, promotional rarities, limited edition and private pressings, and a total of six previously unreleased tracks.  The first truly comprehensive over­view of his more than three decades of recording, from 1964 (before his solo career took off)…

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Phillip Phillips And The Muppets Join The Cast Of PBS’ “A Capitol Fourth,” America’s National Independence Day Celebration, Live From The U.S. Capitol

Joining the all-star line-up for the 34th annual broadcast of PBS’ A CAPITOL FOURTH, live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, are platinum recording artist and songwriter Phillip Phillips and the world-famous Muppets.  Phillips will perform his hit single “Raging Fire” from his sophomore album Behind The Light that debuted in the Billboard Hot 100 upon its March release.  And, as a special treat for the entire family, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy – stars of the recent release of “Muppets Most Wanted” – will be on hand to celebrate America’s 238th birthday,…

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Get THREE VERSIONS of Muppets Most Wanted Coming to Blu-Ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on August 12!

Catch up with the whole gang in the globe-trotting, star-studded musical comedy adventure MUPPETS MOST WANTED on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on August 12th! Muppet fans can experience this laugh and song-filled caper like never before on Blu-ray Combo Pack in an all-new “Unnecessarily Extended Edition,” featuring 12 minutes of exclusive scenes not seen in theaters! Also included on Blu-ray and Digital HD are additional hilarious bonus features, including Statler and Waldorf’s version of the…

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Hollywood Legend MICKEY ROONEY Dead at 93. An Icon That Will Remain in Cinema History.

There are very few of those Hollywood Legends anymore in cinema. There used to be a time when stars were something special, they were role models, you saw movies because they were in them. It truly was “Hollywood”. One of those was the legend Mickey Rooney. Many of you Disney fans know Rooney from such classics as Pete’s Dragon. (You can listen to us interview Helen Reddy about the film and working with Rooney in our archives here). Mickey Rooney…

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Muppets Most Wanted: A Must See Film

By:D-Team Erin Hey D-heads.  I took my son today to see the new Muppet movie, Muppets Most Wanted.  This is a spoiler free review of what I thought of the film. The movie is preceded by a Monsters University cartoon that is really enjoyable so don’t be late.  They also showed the latest Maleficent movie trailer and I can’t be more excited. Getting back to Kermit and friends, I never get tired of a good Muppet movie and this one…

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DisneyBlu’s Disney on Demand Podcast Show #67 w/ Special Guest NOEL MACNEAL (Bear in the Big Blue House, Follow That Bird, Great Space Coaster, The Muppets, Muppeteer, Puppeteer, Author) on DizRadio.com

DisneyBlu’s Disney on Demand Podcast at DizRadio.com March 20, 2014 – Show #67 It’s time D-Heads! This week spring has arrived and what better way to prepare for summer fun than with puppets. This week we welcome NOEL MACNEAL (Bear in the Big Blue House, Follow That Bird, Great Space Coaster, The Muppets, Muppeteer, Puppeteer, Author) to the Show! Noel is the puppeteer and voice behind Bear in the Big Blue House, Madam Charbird in Follow That Bird, The Great Space…

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DCONSTRUCTED! The World’s Hottest DJs/Producers Remix Disney Classics Coming April 22, 2014

Walt Disney Records will release DCONSTRUCTED, a comprehensive compilation of classic and current music from the longstanding Disney catalog remixed by today’s hottest DJs/producers from across the globe. The 14-track collection features reworks of material from the multiple Academy Award®-winning films The Lion King and Frozen, as well as two of Daft Punk’s contributions to TRON: Legacy. EDM superstars Avicii, Armin Van Buuren and Kaskade are among the electronic dance music luminaries that have lent their formidable skills to these…

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“Muppets Most Wanted” Soundtrack To Make Mayhem March 18

The Muppets are back on the big screen with the all-new caper “Muppets Most Wanted,” creating the musical mayhem that’s made them fan favorites for almost four decades. With songs by Bret McKenzie, who won an Oscar® for the original song “Man or Muppet” in 2011’s “The Muppets,” and a score by Christophe Beck, who’s behind the scores of Disney’s Oscar-winning short “Paperman” and the Golden Globe®-winning, Oscar-nominated hit “Frozen,” the soundtrack features all-star vocalists, including Kermit the Frog, Ricky…

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The Muppets and Lipton Inspires People to “Be More Tea” and Break Out of the Autopilot of Every Day

Lipton® revealed plans for the launch of its “Be More Tea™ campaign,” a new global brand positioning encouraging people to snap out of their routines and to embrace each day with a more present, playful and thoughtful mindset. The campaign will kick off with a 60-second spot to air during the Academy Awards featuring the Muppets as they prepare for their upcoming movie “Muppets Most Wanted.” “We live in a busy world. It’s easy to slip into a routine with…

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