NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids ages 5-12 in the U.S., and SiriusXM have teamed up to launch KIDZ BOP Block Party!, where kids rule the radio! The two-hour weekly show premieres on Kids Place Live, channel 78, on Friday, January 13 at 6:00PM EST. To celebrate the show’s launch, kids everywhere are invited to enter the “KIDZ BOP Block Party! Super Contest” for their chance to win a trip to New York City to be a guest DJ on the show by uploading a video now through January 30 to KIDZBOP.com, the leading safe social network for kids and tweens. KIDZ BOP Block Party! debuts just in time for the highly-anticipated release of KIDZ BOP 21 next week.
The “by kids for kids” interactive format lets kids across North America help determine weekly playlists and segments, chat with celebrities and get a chance to have their voices heard—all by participating online at KIDZBOP.com. Each week, KIDZ BOP Block Party! will kick off the show with the “KIDZ BOP High 5,” its weekly Top 5 countdown segment. Kids can vote for the songs they want to hear at KIDZBOP.com. The show will also feature an “Artists 2 Know” segment, which will showcase a different musician, actor or performer during a special Q&A session.
Listeners are also encouraged to leave personal “Shout Outs” to fans and friends at KIDZBOP.com and tune in each week to KIDZ BOP Block Party! for a chance to hear their voices on the radio. To learn more about the show or participate online, kids can visit the KIDZ BOP Block Party! Official Fan Page.
In order to enter the “KIDZ BOP Block Party! Super Contest,” kids must first register at KIDZBOP.com. For users under the age of 13, KIDZ BOP requires a parent or guardian’s email address for approval.
Kids Place Live is the nation’s premier radio channel for kids ages ten and under and their parents. The channel features live interactive daily shows with music, storytelling and games. In addition, Kids Place Live features specialty programming with live performances from some of today’s hottest children’s artists.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio is America's satellite radio company. SiriusXM broadcasts more than 135 satellite radio channels of commercial-free music, and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather, and data services to over 21 million subscribers. SiriusXM offers an array of content from many of the biggest names in entertainment, as well as from professional sports leagues, major colleges, and national news and talk providers.
SiriusXM programming is available on more than 800 devices, including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks, boats and aircraft, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available at siriusxm.com, and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
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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. In 2011, the brand celebrated its 10th anniversary. KIDZ BOP CD titles have earned one Platinum® and nine Gold® certifications since their debut in 2001. KIDZ BOP’s most recent release, KIDZ BOP 20 debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart where it spent five consecutive weeks in the Top 10.
KIDZBOP.com is the leading SAFE social network and video sharing site for kids and tweens with one million registered members. The website allows kids to express themselves—as themselves—through unique online applications and proprietary functionality. Kids can star in video-based “Web Shows,” challenge each other to “Super Contests,” and build “Fan Pages” as part of KIDZBOP.com’s fun features. An introduction to social networking, the site also features a profile page for each member where they can chat with each other via a safe text messaging system. KIDZ BOP’s expert moderators have screened more than 35,000 hours of video content and nearly half a million photos before they were published to the site. KIDZBOP.com is also home to America’s biggest online talent search for kids 15 and under, KIDZ Star USA.