Nokia Music Thrills With Launch Event in Nashville, TN at the Country
Music Hall of Fame and Museum
NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/12 -- Nokia Music, Nokia's
new free music streaming service, held its exclusive launch event
last Friday, October 19th, in Nashville, TN in the rotunda at the
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The event hosted by
Billboard's Ray Waddell, benefitted Musicians On Call.
To start the day, members of the Eli Young Band stopped by the VA
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System's Nashville campus to visit with
Veteran patients and their families and play a couple songs.
Immediately following, the band made its way to the Country Music
Hall of Fame and Museum, and brought the house down with an intimate
acoustic set for an audience packed with various members of the
Nashville music industry and media.
"We are grateful for the Eli Young Band, Billboard, Musicians On
Call, and the Music City's music community for making our Nokia Music
launch event a success," said Anthony Montenegro, Head of Americas,
Nokia Music at Nokia. "It's truly inspiring to have so many people
come together in support of such a great cause."
"We want to give a special thanks to the Eli Young Band for their
altruism and express our gratitude to everyone in the music community
that attended the launch of Nokia Music at the Country Music Hall of
Fame," said Scott Welch, Chairman of the Board at Musicians On Call.
"We are very appreciative of Nokia Music's benevolence, and look
forward to future collaborations with them."
Nokia Music is a mobile experience exclusive to Nokia Lumia handsets
currently available at all AT&T stores. AT&T is the nation's largest
4G network. Consumers can stream unlimited music from a suite of over
150 exclusive playlists that are curated and kept up to date by an
expert team of US based musicologists. The playlists span a wide
spectrum of musical genres from underground Detroit house tracks to
New York Philharmonic favorites.
Nokia Music also offers playlists created by global artists such as
Rihanna and Lady Gaga. Completely advertisement-free, and requiring
no registration or subscription, Nokia Music lets consumers immerse
themselves in the sounds of their favorite artists without being
To enhance their music experience further, consumers can use Nokia
Music's 'GIG FINDER", which locates a consumer's position and
pinpoints live concerts, gigs and shows taking place in Nashville,
taking their level of interaction with their favorite artists beyond
the playlist and Nokia Music's mp3 store.
Eli Young Band has charted two consecutive #1 hits at Country Radio
with "Crazy Girl" and "Even If It Breaks Your Heart." "Crazy Girl"
has been certified Platinum, was named Billboard's #1 Country Song of
The Year, won the 2012 ACM for Song Of The Year, and has been viewed
over 12 million times on YouTube. While "Even If It Breaks Your
Heart" has been certified GOLD and is nominated for CMA Song Of The
Year. EYB has sold over 250,000 copies of their current album Life At
Best. The album made its debut at #3 on the Billboard Top Country
Albums chart and #6 on the Billboard 200 chart. It came in at #1 on
the iTunes Country Albums Chart and #3 on the iTunes All Genre Chart
just behind Jay Z / Kanye West and Adele. The band has earned praise
in The New York Times, People, Associated Press, American Songwriter,
The New Yorker, USA Today, New York Post, Billboard and Country
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose
products have become an integral part of the lives of people around
the world. Every day, more than 1.3 billion people use their Nokia to
capture and share experiences, access information, find their way or
simply to speak to one another. Nokia's technological and design
innovations have made its brand one of the most recognized in the
world. For more information, visit http://www.nokia.com/about-nokia
About Nokia Music:
Nokia Music features playlists that are curated
by an expert team of global and regional musicologists, spanning a
wide spectrum of genres from underground Detroit house tracks to New
York Philharmonic favorites. Completely advertisement-free, and
requiring no registration or subscription, Nokia Music allows
consumers to enjoy the songs of their favorite artists without any
disruption. Nokia Music can also be enjoyed offline so consumers can
listen to their favorite playlists anytime, anywhere.
Consumers who already own a Nokia Lumia 900 or Nokia Lumia 710 can
download the Nokia Music app from Marketplace.
About Musicians On Call:
Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999
with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides
of patients in healthcare facilities. To date, its volunteers have
played for over 300,000 people nationwide. Musicians On Call
continues its mission through room-to-room hospital performances by
local musicians and national celebrities as well as the CD Pharmacy
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