Time Life Hosts Annual Party Celebrating 3 Million in CD Sales for the Classic Soul Ballads Collection

Peabo Bryson, Time Life's National Spokesperson Receives Recognition Plaque

Sep 30, 2005, 01:00 ET from Time Life Inc.

    NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Life Inc. recently hosted its
 annual party for their network affiliates, distributors and buyers at the NYC
 stylish hot spot the Show Nightclub. The buzz of the evening surrounded the 3
 million CD sales mark of the Time Life Classic Soul Ballads collection.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050930/NYF090 )
     Strauss Zelnick, CEO of ZelnickMedia and Chairman of Direct Holdings
 Worldwide L.L.C. owner of Time Life and Hakan Lindskog, Managing Director of
 Time Life presented Multi-Grammy award-winning legend, Peabo Bryson with a
 multi-platinum CD in recognition of his role as national spokesperson for
 Classic Soul Ballads.
     This timeless collection features some of the most romantic love songs,
 ballads and soul classics from Grammy-Award winning and legendary Soul artists
 of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s. Recognized by music enthusiasts as the library of
 dreams, the Classic Soul Ballads collection includes "Can You Stop The Rain"
 by Peabo Bryson; "After The Love Has Gone" by Earth, Wind and Fire; "Stairway
 To Heaven" by The O'Jays; "Here And Now" by Luther Vandross and "Your Smile"
 by Rene and Angela, to highlight just a few.
     Peabo Bryson has been seen by millions of TV viewers as Host of Time
 Life's Multi-Platinum selling Classic Soul Ballads and takes great pride in
 being the company's national spokesperson for the great music it continues to
 represent.  "I am honored to accept this award on behalf of all of the
 luminaries involved with the Classic Soul Ballads, some of the greatest
 selections of music ever forged into a collection. To be the spokesperson for
 Time Life and have my name associated with real artists that made real music
 during a pivotal era is awesome. This is definitely one the greatest honors of
 my career," Mr. Bryson states.
     The perfect holiday gift, Classic Soul Ballads is available at
     About Time Life Inc.
     Headquartered in Fairfax Virginia, Time Life Inc. was founded in 1961 as
 one of the world's largest direct marketers of audio and video products on
 CD's, DVD's and VHS. The company sells music, videos, books and other products
 throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is the largest
 advertiser of music products in Germany, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
     Time-Life also sells over the Internet and through major retailers such as
 Wal-Mart, Target, Circuit City, K-Mart, Musicland and Best Buy to traditional
 CD outlets.
     About Peabo Bryson
     Multiple Grammy Award-winning legend Peabo Bryson is one of contemporary
 music's premier male vocalists with a career spanning twenty-five years of
 amazing crossover and international hits. He is the first artist in music
 history to have separate records topping four different charts: Pop and Adult
 Contemporary, Classical Crossover and Contemporary Jazz.

SOURCE Time Life Inc.