Napster debuts web’s first co-branded Disney radio station


Mumbai: Napster has inked 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, teens and families, the radio station features popular Disney artists like Hannah Montana, High School Musical, and Camp Rock soundtrack album featuring the Jonas Brothers, as well as soundtracks from Disney’s 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 Walt Disney Records director of new media Matt Fitz-Henry. "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, Napster music services vice president Matthew Adell. "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."