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Columbia Records and Nickelodeon to Release Soundtrack to the Network's New Original TV Movie SPECTACULAR!

Sony Columbia Records - 01/14/2009

Columbia Records and Nickelodeon will release the soundtrack to the network's original primetime TV movie Spectacular! on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009.

Nickelodeon's new two-hour primetime TV movie Spectacular!, which stars Nolan Gerard Funk (Smallville), Tammin Sursok, (The Young and the Restless) and Victoria Justice (Zoey 101), premieres on Monday, Feb. 16 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).

The Spectacular! Soundtrack features 10 original songs which include digital singles "Everything Can Change" and "Don't Tell Me." The Spectacular! Soundtrack was composed by proven hit-makers Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil*. Gerrard has penned hit singles for the likes of Kelly Clarkson, Avril Lavigne and Hilary Duff. He also has contributed to the soundtracks of High School Musical, The Cheetah Girls 2 and Hannah Montana. Nevil is best known for his '80s dance hit C'est La Vie and co-wrote the theme song for Hannah Montana as well as songs for the High School Musical soundtrack.

Along with the two singles, "Everything Can Change" and "Don't Tell Me," music videos for "Break My Heart" and "Your Own Way" can be seen in heavy rotation on Nickelodeon and on www.nick.com.

                                 Selections:
                              1.  Don't Tell Me
                              2.  Break My Heart
                              3.  Dance With Me
                              4.  Lonely Love Song
                              5.  Your Own Way
                              6.  For The First Time
                              7.  Just Freak
                              8.  Wings Of A Dream
                              9.  Something To Believe In
                             10.  Everything Can Change
                             11.  Eye Of The Tiger
                             12.  The Things We Do For Love


Spectacular! follows charismatic Nikko (Nolan Gerard Funk) on an offbeat road to rock stardom that takes swift, sudden twists and turns. Unwavering, after he's kicked out of his band and dumped by his girlfriend, the talented teenage rebel pulls out all the stops on and offstage, using dynamic new music to achieve his dream while facing fierce competition and learning some hard lessons in life and love along the way.

About Columbia Records: One of the most respected and successful record labels in the world, Columbia Records is home to established superstars and exciting new talent. Columbia Records is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment.

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Nickelodeon, now in its 30th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 98 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 14 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com/. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA)(NYSE: VIA.B).

*(With the exception of the two covers, The Eye of the Tiger and The Things We Do For Love).

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SOURCE: Columbia Records

CONTACT: Andre Morris of Columbia Records, +1-212-833-5072,
Andre.Morris@sonybmg.com

Web Site: http://www.nick.com/