1 of 2 < >


All new user registrations require email verification. Please make sure that is not blocked. Approvals are done at least once per day, but they can't be done for accounts that have not verified their email address.
2 of 2 < >

Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

Disney top of the class with 'High School Musical - Reuters 02/07/06


Ad Widget

This topic is closed.
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Disney top of the class with 'High School Musical - Reuters 02/07/06

    Article from Rueters - February 7, 2006
    Disney top of the class with 'High School Musical'

    NEW YORK (Billboard) - Tweens stocked up on iPods and iTunes gift cards during Christmas. Now the 14-and-under set is making its presence felt in digital music sales.

    "High School Musical" -- the soundtrack to an immensely successful Disney Channel made-for-TV movie -- stormed 48 places to No. 10 in the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, and placed nine tracks on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, driven in large part by a surge in downloading through iTunes.

    Forty-five percent, or 24,000 units, of the soundtrack's sales came from digital retailers. And proving just how big an impact digital sales can have on the singles chart, its songs' dominance on the Hot 100 (five songs in the top 40 and seven debut tracks) comes without a stitch of airplay among the 1,028 radio stations that factor into that chart. Instead, the chart positions reflect digital sales of 341,000 tracks.

    "High School Musical," which debuted January 20, has steadily laid claim to the top-selling album, the top-selling track ("Breaking Free") and as many as five additional tracks on iTunes' daily top lists in the wake of the TV movie's debut. "Breaking Free" tops the current Hot Digital Songs chart with 82,000 paid downloads.

    Disney executives say it is no accident that the soundtrack, now in its third week of release via Disney Records, is doing as well online as it is.

    "It's novel for a TV movie soundtrack to take over iTunes," says Gary Marsh, president of entertainment for Disney Channel Worldwide, "but you've got the perfect iPod storm: holiday gift cards burning holes in kids' pockets and content with themes that speaks to kids, just waiting for them to embrace it."

    The movie, a contemporary musical comedy in the vein of "Grease," was a ratings smash.

Ad Widget