NEW YORK--(KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids ages 5-12 in the U.S., is joining forces with Spotify, the award-winning digital music service to launch KIDZ BOP Boombox, the first-ever Spotify app created specifically for kids and families. KIDZ BOP is curating all music playlists for the app, which will be broken down into three different age groups: “Preschool” (ages 2-4), “Kidz” (ages 5-9) and “The Boom” (ages 10 & up).)--
“We’re thrilled to partner with Spotify on the creation of their first-ever music app for kids and families. This new partnership increases KIDZ BOP brand awareness across an important digital platform and also helps make age appropriate music more accessible to millions of moms and families in a convenient way.”
The KIDZ BOP Boombox Spotify app features a variety of fun and age appropriate playlists for kids and families, including preschool favorites, Holiday classics, KIDZ BOP albums, and today’s current pop hits suitable for kids ages 10 & up. The app also features “Celebrity Mixtape” playlists, kicking off with pop sensation Debby Ryan.
Victor Zaraya, COO of KIDZ BOP, said, “We’re thrilled to partner with Spotify on the creation of their first-ever music app for kids and families. This new partnership increases KIDZ BOP brand awareness across an important digital platform and also helps make age appropriate music more accessible to millions of moms and families in a convenient way.”
“KIDZ BOP is one of the most recognizable and established brands in the children’s music industry,” said Steve Savoca, Head of Content. “The new KIDZ BOP app is a great example of how we are partnering with recognized experts to create the best possible experiences for our millions of users.”
About KIDZ BOP LLC
KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids ages 5-12 in the U.S., featuring today’s most popular songs, sung by kids for kids. KIDZ BOP celebrates the authentic voice of kids across the entire brand—through music, videos, live appearances, licensed merchandise and its popular social networking and content sharing website, KIDZBOP.com. KIDZ BOP CD titles have earned one Platinum® and nine Gold® certifications since their debut in 2001. KIDZ BOP’s last release, KIDZ BOP 22 debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 chart where it spent 4 consecutive weeks in the Billboard Top 10. Check out KIDZ BOP’s new weekly radio show, KIDZ BOP Block Party!, a new two-hour weekly radio show on Kids Place Live, every Friday at 6PM EST.
Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to more than 16 million tracks. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal. Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has become the largest and most successful music service of its kind, with more than 10 million active users and more than three million paying subscribers. Spotify is now available in 15 countries around the world: Germany, US, UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia and New Zealand. www.spotify.com