Cricket and Muve Music Showcase Exclusive New Music ~ Monthly Artist Programs Bring Artists Closer to Fans: Offer Fans Sneak Peek of their Favorite Bands

SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Communications today announced sneak peeks and exclusive content from its April featured artists as part its monthly Muve Music artist programs.  Beginning today, Muve Music customers can download new music from featured artists, including Mindless Behavior, Banda Los Recoditos, Julieta Venegas, and Intocable.

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Muve Headliner Featured Artist Mindless Behavior and Universal Music Group teamed up with Muve Music to launch their new album All Around The World. As a special offer to Muve Music customers, Mindless Behavior presented a sneak peek of their album which started on March 12. Additionally, the band will partner with Cricket and Muve Music to host several personal appearances at select Cricket stores across the country this summer. Fans can stay tuned to updates from Mindless Behavior online at http://www.mindlessbehavior.com or on Twitter at https://twitter.com/MindlessBhavior and Muve Music's Facebook and Twitter handles https://www.facebook.com/cricketwireless or https://twitter.com/CricketNation to find out when and where they will visit with fans.

Latin Muve Headliner Featured Artist Banda Los Recoditos and Universal Music Latin Entertainment joined forces with Muve Music to launch the new album El Free. Since March 26, Muve Music customers have had access to an exclusive track from Banda Los Recoditos, "No Me Lamentare", when they download  El Free. Banda Los Recoditos is known for its smash hit single "Ando Bien Pedo," which reached #1 in National Radio for 10 consecutive weeks(1). Among many accolades, Banda Los Recoditos was nominated for Latin Grammy awards in 2010 and 2011. For more information about their tour, follow Banda Los Recoditos at https://twitter.com/BANDARECODITOSS.

Muve First Featured Artist Julieta Venegas and Sony Music have united with Muve Music to bring Los Momentos to Muve Music's fan base during the month of April. Starting April 5, Venegas will release a sneak peek of her new album Los Momentos to Muve Music customers four days ahead of her album's wide release. Venegas has won five Latin Grammys, a Grammy Award and many other awards. Follow Julieta Venegas on Twitter at https://twitter.com/julietav or online at http://www.julietavenegas.net for more information about her tour and new album, Los Momentos.

Muve Icon Featured Artist Intocable and Universal Music Latin Entertainment joined up with Muve Music to launch Peligro de Extincion, their newest album. As of March 26th, Muve Music customers have had exclusive access to a Muve Sessions interview with the band by downloading Peligro de Extincion. Additionally, Intocable will partner with Muve Music to offer multiple backstage VIP passes to meet the band during their national tour. For more information about Peligro de Extincion and Intocable, please visit their website at http://www.grupointocable.com or follow the band on Twitter at https://twitter.com/grupointocable.

How to get Muve Music
Muve Music is included in Cricket's unlimited nationwide music, talk, text, and data rate plans(2) at no additional cost. Cricket offers Muve Music on a range of smartphones. Starting at $50 per month, Muve Music is included in Cricket's 3G or 4G LTE unlimited nationwide talk, text, and data plus music plans. Muve Monthly Artist Programs such as Muve Headliner, Muve First, Muve Spotlight and Muve Icon were designed to promote music discovery and new music from up-and-coming and established artists.

About Cricket
Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid wireless services with no long-term contracts. Cricket offers nationwide wireless voice and mobile data services over high-quality, all-digital 4G LTE and 3G CDMA wireless networks. Cricket's innovative products and services, including the award-winning Muve Music® - the first music service designed for a wireless phone, are available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.mycricket.com. For more information about Cricket, please visit www.mycricket.com.

(1) According to Monitor Latino and Billboard magazines

(2) Muve Music® is currently only available on select Cricket Android smartphones

SOURCE Cricket Communications, Inc.



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