From the Wires
Connie Talbot Soars 'Over The Rainbow' and Up the Billboard Charts
Only Independent Artist Featured In SANDISK's Newly Announced slotMusic Format
By: PR Newswire
Oct. 27, 2008 08:12 AM
-- #7 on the Heatseekers chart for her album Over The Rainbow -- #2 on the Hot Singles chart for her rendition of the Bob Marley track "Three Little Birds" (knocking Madonna out of the Top 10!) -- #8 on the Hot Kid Audio chart (sharing the Top 10 with Hannah Montana, Camp Rock, Cheetah Girls and Baby Einstein) -- and #43 on the Top Indie Albums chart
This whirlwind of chart activity comes at a time when Connie Talbot is following her international successes with a blitz of American media including recent appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, QVC, Comcast Cable and the TV Guide Network.
Recently, Over The Rainbow was named as one of an initial 40 titles being featured in technology and entertainment giant SANDISK's new slotMusic format, a versatile, groundbreaking physical music format that enables consumers to instantly and easily enjoy music from their favorite artists. Over The Rainbow is the only title released by an independent label -- AAO Music/Reality Records -- to be featured among the 40 artists. She will also have her own branded slot music player.
Talbot's meteoric rise began when -- still only 6 and flashing a
gap-toothed smile that instantly won over
In addition, Nintendo has announced that Connie will be the subject of a karaoke Wii game. The game, being designed by the British firm Data Design Interactive and due out next year, will allow fans to sing along with the songs on the Over The Rainbow album.
Connie Talbot remains a YouTube phenomenon as well, where more than 50 million people to date have viewed her performances throughout the world.
Over The Rainbow, produced and mixed by
SOURCE AAO Music/Reality Records
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