News Release

Verizon Wireless Customers Ring in the Season With V CAST Music, Ring Tones and Ringback Tones

December 14, 2006

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7519

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — It's the most wonderful time of the year as Verizon Wireless customers from coast-to-coast ring in the season with their favorite holiday songs on their wireless phones. From V CAST Music to Ring Tones to Ringback Tones, Verizon Wireless has the holiday tunes that let customers personalize their phones with beloved classics and contemporary holiday songs. Whether customers are looking for timeless traditional songs like Bing Crosby's "White Christmas," or upbeat melodies like Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You," Verizon Wireless is sure to have the right tune to make this season merry and bright.

"Since V CAST Music became available earlier this year, Verizon Wireless has expanded the V CAST Music catalog to include more than 1.5 million songs," said John Harrobin, vice president of digital media for Verizon Wireless. "Our customers have made V CAST Music the industry leader, demonstrating that V CAST Music has the right mix of convenience, music genres, hot music-centric phones and pricing."

Verizon Wireless customers with V CAST Music-capable phones can download music from the Holiday category on their phones. Verizon Wireless customers can also purchase Ring Tones and Ringback Tones by visiting the Holiday category on the Get Tunes & Tones shopping aisle in their Get It Now®-enabled phones. Customers can also purchase Ring Tones and Ringback Tones online at www.verizonwireless.com/music.  

The following holiday hits are available as V CAST Music, Ring Tones and Ringback Tones from Verizon Wireless:

V CAST Music

  1. "All I Want For Christmas Is You," by Mariah Carey
  2. "White Christmas," by Bing Crosby
  3. "The Chipmunk Song," by The Chipmunks
  4. "Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer," by Gene Autry
  5. "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," by Jimmy Boyd
  6. "Jingle Bell Rock," by Bobby Helms
  7. "The Christmas Song," by Nat King Cole
  8. "Here Comes Santa Claus," by Gene Autry
  9. "Little Drummer Boy," by Harry Simeone Chorale
  10. "Thank God It's Christmas," by Queen
  11. "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree," by Brenda Lee
  12. "Run Rudolph Run," by Dave Edmunds
  13. "Baby's First Christmas," by Connie Francis
  14. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," by Bruce Springsteen
  15. "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays," by *NSYNC
  16. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," by George Strait
  17. "Happy Christmas (War is Over)," by John Lennon and Yoko Ono
  18. "Little St. Nick," by The Beach Boys 
  19. "Frosty The Snowman," by Gene Autry 
  20.  "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer," by Elmo and Patsy 
  21.  "The Happy Elf," by Harry Connick, Jr. 
  22.  "All I Want For Christmas Is A Real Good Tan," by Kenny Chesney
  23. "Last Christmas," by Ashley Tisdale 
  24. "Merry Christmas Darling," by The Carpenters 
  25. "8 Days Of Christmas," by Destiny's Child
  26. "Christmas Wish," by Stacie Orrico
  27. "Why'd You Leave Me On Christmas," by B2K
  28. "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas," by Perry Como & The Fontaine Sisters
  29. "Feliz Navidad," by José Feliciano
  30. "Santa Baby," by Eartha Kitt
  31. "Do You Hear What I Hear?," by Bing Crosby
  32. "Blue Christmas," by Elvis Presley
  33. "(Sleep in Heavenly Peace) Silent Night," by Barbara Streisand
  34. "Step Into Christmas," by Elton John
  35. "Do You Hear What I Hear?," by Vince Gill
  36. "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear," by Aaron Neville
  37. "Little Drummer Boy," by Low Rawls
  38. "The Christmas Waltz," by Frank Sinatra
  39. "All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth," by Spike Jones
  40. "Please Come Home For Christmas," by The Eagles
  41. "Santa Baby," by Madonna
  42. "12 Days Of Christmas," by Relient K
  43. "Christmas/Sarajevo 12/24," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  44. "Oh Holy Night," by Christina Aguilera
  45. "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree," by Rosie Flores 
  46. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings," by Barenaked Ladies 
  47. "Mistletoe and Holly," by Frank Sinatra 
  48. "Holly Jolly Christmas," by Burl Ives 
  49. "Give Love on Christmas Day," by The Jackson Five 
  50. "Wintersong," by Sarah McLachlan 
  51. "Winter Wonderland," by Eurythmics 
  52.  "December Child," by Cyndi Lauper
  53. "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy," by David Bowie and Bing Crosby
  54.  "Winter Wonderland," by Chicago
  55. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Frank Sinatra
  56. "Nuttin' for Christmas," by Rosie O'Donnell, Smash Mouth
  57. "Christmas Shoes," by Absolute Smash Hits
  58. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," by Take 6
  59. "Auld Lang Syne," by Duke Ellington
  60. "Dominick, The Italian Christmas Donkey," by Lou Monte
  61. "Sleigh Ride," (Instrumental), by Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops 
  62.  "It's Christmas (All Over The World)," by New Edition
  63. "White Christmas," by Babyface
  64. "It's Christmas Everywhere," by Lisa Mason
  65. "Gee Whiz, It's Christmas," by Carla Thomas
  66. "'Twas The Night Before Christmas," by Four Tops 
  67. "Pretty Paper," by Roy Orbison 
  68. "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," by Darlene Love
  69. "What Christmas Means To Me," by Stevie Wonder
  70. "Marshmallow World," by Dean Martin 
  71.  "Jingle Bells," (Instrumental), by Booker T and The MG's 
  72.  "Last Christmas," by George Michael & Wham
  73. "The Most Wonderful Time of The Year," by Andy Williams
  74. "Kissin' By The Mistletoe," by Joe Williams
  75. "Santa Claus Is Watching You," by Ray Stevens
  76. "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow," by Martina McBride 
  77. "Christmas All Year Long," by Dr. Elmo
  78. "A Surfer's Little Christmas," by The Surfaris
  79. "Christmas," by Blues Traveler
  80. "Christmas Baby, Please Come Home," by Jon Bon Jovi 
  81. "Christmas In The City," by Mary J. Blige
  82. "Why Couldn't It Be Christmas Every Day," by Bianca Ryan
  83. "The Christmas Song," by Johnny Mathis
  84. "Why Christmas," by Boyz II Men
  85. "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," by John Mellencamp
  86. "Christmas Just Ain't Christmas Without You," by Travis Tritt
  87. "Carol Of The Bells," by Arctic Express 
  88. "Ave Maria," by Heart
  89. "Bethlehem Tonight," by Brian McKnight
  90. "Christmas Everyday," by Gia Farrell 
  91. "Happy Holidays," by Ohio Players
  92. "The Man With All The Toys," by The Beach Boys
  93. "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)," by Shinedown
  94. "Silent Night," by Sanctus Real 
  95. "Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly," by Percy Faith and His Orchestra
  96. "Come All Ye Faithful," by Starfield
  97. "Christmas Island," by Jimmy Buffett
  98. "How Do You Spell Channukkahh?," by The LeeVees
  99. "I Had A Little Dreidel," by Barenaked Ladies
  100. "The Chanukah Song," by Kenny G

Ring Tones

  1. "All I Want for Christmas Is You," by Mariah Carey, Sony
  2.  "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays," by *NSYNC, Sony
  3. "Carol Of The Bells," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  4. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Christina Aguilera, Sony
  5. "Feliz Navidad," by José Feliciano, Sony
  6. "Amazing Grace," by Aretha Franklin, WMG 
  7.  "O Holy Night," by South Park, Sony
  8. "Christmas Celebration," by Weezer, UMG
  9. "Baby, It's Cold Outside," by Rod Stewart, Sony
  10. "Last Christmas," by Wham!, Sony
  11. "A Mad Russian's Christmas 2 (Trepak)," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  12. "Christmas Canon," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  13. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," by Diana Krall, UMG 
  14.  "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Luther Vandross, Sony 
  15.  "Christmas Time," by Bryan Adams, UMG
  16. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," by 98º, UMG 
  17.  "Jingle Bells," by Diana Krall, UMG
  18. "All I Want For Christmas Is A Real Good Tan," by Kenny Chesney, Sony
  19. "O Holy Night," by Josh Groban, WMG
  20. "A Mad Russian's Christmas 1 (Dance Of the Sugar Plum Faires)," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  21. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Martina McBride, SonyBMG
  22. "The Christmas Song," by Chris Isaak, WMG
  23. "Christmas Island," by Jimmy Buffett, UMG
  24. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG 
  25. "Christmas In Dixie," by Alabama, SonyBMG 
  26. "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree," by Cyndi Lauper, SonyBMG
  27. "The Charlie Brown Theme," by Vince Guaraldi, SonyBMG
  28. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!," by Jessica Simpson, SonyBMG 
  29. "Christmas In Hollis," by Run-D.M.C., SonyBMG
  30. "O Holy Night," by Mariah Carey, SonyBMG
  31. "8 Days Of Christmas," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG 
  32. "(It Must've Been Ol') Santa Claus," by Harry Connick, Jr., WMG
  33. "Oh Holy Night," by Kelly Clarkson, SonyBMG
  34. "Carol Of The Meows," by Guster, WMG
  35. "Away In A Manger," by Joe Nichols, UMG
  36. "Away In A Manger," by Reba McEntire, UMG
  37. "Christmas Wrapping," by The Waitresses, UMG
  38. "Jingle Bells," by Jimmy Buffett, UMG
  39. "Silent Night," by Aaron Neville, UMG
  40. "Jingle Bells," by Dolly Parton, SonyBMG
  41. "Christmas Medley," by Frank Sinatra, SonyBMG
  42. "Christmas Everyday," by Gia Farrell, WMG
  43. "Amazing Grace," by Ruben Studdard, SonyBMG
  44. "Happy Holiday — The Holiday Season Manhattan Transfer," by Manhattan Transfer, SonyBMG 
  45. "The Christmas Song," by Weezer, UMG
  46. "Winter Wonderland," by Jewel, WMG
  47. "Deck The Halls," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  48. "We Wish You A Merry Christmas," by Kenny G, SonyBMG
  49. "Sleigh Ride," by Brian Setzer, WMG
  50. "Wizards In Winter," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  51. "Silent Night," by 98º, UMG
  52. "Jingle Bells," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  53. "Winter Wonderland," by Frank Sinatra, SonyBMG
  54. "Jingle Bells," by B2K, SonyBMG
  55. "Have Yourself A Merry Christmas," by Clay Aiken, SonyBMG
  56. "Winter Wonderland," by Clay Aiken, SonyBMG
  57. "Here Comes Christmas," by Alvin & the Chipmunks, SonyBMG
  58. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Whitney Houston, SonyBMG
  59. "Jingle Bells," by Brian Setzer, WMG
  60. "Blue Christmas," by Johnny Cash, SonyBMG
  61. "O Holy Night," by Celine Dion, SonyBMG
  62. "Sleigh Ride," by Clay Aiken, SonyBMG
  63. "Frosty The Snowman," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  64. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Will Downing, UMG
  65. "Jingle Bells," by Brian Culbertson, UMG
  66. "Santa Claus Is Back In Town," by Trisha Yearwood, UMG 
  67. "Frosty The Snowman," by Patti Page, SonyBMG
  68. "Mele Kalikimaka," by Chris Isaak, WMG
  69. "Merry Christmas," by Chris Brown, SonyBMG
  70. "O Holy Night," by John Legend, SonyBMG
  71. "Get In The Christmas Spirit," by T-Pain, SonyBMG
  72. "Blanca Navidad (White Christmas)," (Chorus), by Luis Miguel, WMG
  73. "What A Wonderful Child," by John Legend, SonyBMG
  74. "Merry Christmas," by Monica, SonyBMG
  75. "Happy Holidays," by Paula De Anda, SonyBMG
  76. "Silent Night," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  77. "Deck The Halls," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  78. "Merry Christmas," by Anthony Hamilton, SonyBMG
  79. "Players Ball," (X-Mas Version), by OutKast, SonyBMG
  80. "The Mistletoe Jam (Everybody Kiss Somebody)," by Luther Vandross, SonyBMG
  81. "I Miss You Most (At Christmas Time)," by Mariah Carey, SonyBMG
  82. "Hark The Herald Angels Sing," by South Park, SonyBMG
  83. "Little Saint Nick," by Beach Boys, SonyBMG
  84. "Jingle Bells," by Willie Nelson, SonyBMG
  85. "Deck The Halls," by Bobby Vinton, SonyBMG
  86. "A Mad Russian's Christmas 3 (Dance Of the Reed Pipes)," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  87. "White Christmas," by Otis Redding, WMG 
  88.  "Silent Night," by Keyshia Cole, UMG
  89. "Hey Santa," by Chris Isaak, WMG
  90. "Merry Christmas, Baby," by Natalie Cole, WMG
  91. "My Christmas List," by Simple Plan, WMG
  92. "12 Days Of Christmas: 12th Day," by Taking Back Sunday, WMG
  93. "Sleigh Ride," by Toby Lightman, WMG
  94. "Dreidel Song," by The LeeVees, WMG

Ringback Tones

  1. "All I Want for Christmas Is You," by Mariah Carey, Sony
  2. "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays," by *NSYNC, Sony
  3. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Christina Aguilera, Sony
  4. "Feliz Navidad," by José Feliciano, Sony
  5. "O Holy Night," by South Park, Sony
  6. "Baby, It's Cold Outside," by Rod Stewart, Sony
  7. "Last Christmas," by Wham!, Sony
  8. "Christmas Canon," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  9. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," by Diana Krall, UMG
  10. "This Christmas," (LP Version), by Donny Hathaway, WMG
  11. "Jingle Bell Rock," (Album Version), by Children's Christmas Favorites, WMG
  12. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Luther Vandross, Sony
  13. "Christmas Time," by Bryan Adams, UMG
  14. "Jingle Bells," by Diana Krall, UMG
  15. "All I Want For Christmas Is A Real Good Tan," by Kenny Chesney, Sony
  16. "O Holy Night," by Josh Groban,WMG
  17. "Bad Santa," by Bernie Mac, Zingy
  18. "Happy Holidays," by Tony Yayo, Zingy
  19. "Frosty The Snowman," by Kidz Bop Kids, The Orchard
  20. "Oh Come All Ye Faithful," by Twisted Sister, The Orchard
  21. "Santa Claus Is Back In Town," by The Brian Setzer Orchestra, The Orchard
  22. "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," by San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, The Orchard
  23. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Martina McBride, SonyBMG
  24. "The Christmas Song," by Chris Isaak, WMG
  25. "Christmas Island," by Jimmy Buffett, UMG
  26. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  27. "Christmas In Dixie," by Alabama, SonyBMG
  28. "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree," by Cyndi Lauper, SonyBMG
  29. "The Charlie Brown Theme," by Vince Guaraldi, SonyBMG
  30. "Christmas In Hollis," by Run-D.M.C., SonyBMG 
  31. "O Holy Night," by Mariah Carey, SonyBMG
  32. "8 Days Of Christmas," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  33. "(It Must've Been Ol') Santa Claus," by Harry Connick, Jr., WMG
  34. "Oh Holy Night," by Kelly Clarkson, SonyBMG
  35. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Frank Sinatra, Sony
  36. "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," by Twisted Sister, The Orchard
  37. "Jingle Bell Rock," by Kidz Bop Kids, The Orchard
  38. "Jingle Bells," by Dolly Parton, SonyBMG
  39. "A Mad Russian's Christmas," (Instrumental), by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  40. "Christmas Medley," by Frank Sinatra, SonyBMG
  41. "Christmas Everyday," by Gia Farrell, WMG
  42. "Amazing Grace," by Ruben Studdard, SonyBMG
  43. "Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season," by Manhattan Transfer, SonyBMG
  44. "Winter Wonderland," by Jewel, WMG
  45. "Deck The Halls," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  46. "Wizards In Winter," by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, WMG
  47. "Jingle Bells," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  48. "Hanukah, Hanukah," Traditional, Zingy
  49. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," Traditional, Zingy
  50. "O Christmas Tree," Traditional, Zingy
  51. "White Christmas," by Twisted Sister, Zingy
  52. "Winter Wonderland," by Frank Sinatra, SonyBMG
  53. "Jingle Bells," by B2K, SonyBMG
  54. "Have Yourself A Merry Christmas," by Clay Aiken, SonyBMG
  55. "Winter Wonderland," by Clay Aiken, SonyBMG
  56. "Here Comes Christmas," by Alvin & the Chipmunks, SonyBMG
  57. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Whitney Houston, SonyBMG
  58. "Blue Christmas," by Johnny Cash, SonyBMG
  59. "O Holy Night," by Celine Dion, SonyBMG
  60. "Sleigh Ride," by Clay Aiken, SonyBMG
  61. "Frosty The Snowman," by Destiny's Child, Sony BMG
  62. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," by Will Downing, UMG
  63. "Jingle Bells," by Brian Culbertson, UMG
  64. "Santa Claus Is Back In Town," by Trisha Yearwood, UMG
  65. "O Holy Night," by John Legend, Sony BMG
  66. "Blanca Navidad (White Christmas)," (Chorus), by Luis Miguel, WMG
  67. "Jesus Oh What a Wonderful Child," by John Legend, SonyBMG
  68. "Silent Night," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  69. "Deck The Halls," by Destiny's Child, SonyBMG
  70. "Players Ball," (X-Mas Version), by OutKast, SonyBMG
  71. "The Mistletoe Jam (Everybody Kiss Somebody)," by Luther Vandross, SonyBMG
  72. "I Miss You Most (At Christmas Time)," by Mariah Carey, SonyBMG
  73. "Hark The Herald Angels Sing," by South Park, SonyBMG
  74. "Little Saint Nick," by Brian Wilson, SonyBMG
  75. "Jingle Bells," by Willie Nelson, SonyBMG
  76. "Deck The Halls," by Bobby Vinton, SonyBMG
  77. "White Christmas," by Otis Redding, WMG
  78. "Silent Night," by Keyshia Cole, UMG
  79. "Hey Santa," by Chris Isaak, WMG
  80. "Merry Christmas Baby," by Natalie Cole, WMG
  81. "12 Days Of Christmas: 12th Day," by Taking Back Sunday, WMG
  82. "Sleigh Ride," by Toby Lightman, WMG
  83. "Dreidel Song," by The LeeVees, WMG

V CAST Music customers can purchase individual songs for $1.99 over-the-air or 99 cents from their PC. A monthly 99 cent subscription fee to Ringback Tones is required for any Ringback Tone purchase. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers with a Get It Now-enabled phone and Verizon Wireless digital service can access the Get It Now virtual store.

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