J/Arista Records and Motorola iRadio Team Up for Unprecedented Deal to Leak Albums Through Mobile Radio

Superstar Songstress Monica to Lead the Charge With the Advance Mobile Leak

of the Makings of Me Today

Future Mobile Leaks to be Announced



Oct 02, 2006, 01:00 ET from J/Arista Records

    NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- J/Arista Records has entered a deal
 with Motorola to become the first label to leak albums through the Motorola
 iRadio digital music service. To launch this unprecedented initiative, J
 Records will leak Monica's highly anticipated release The Makings Of Me via
 Motorola mobile handsets today, the day before her October 3 commercial
 release date.
     Via an exclusive SonyBMG music channel featured at the top of the
 iRadio deck, Motorola subscribers will be able enjoy Monica's latest single
 "Everytime Tha Beat Drop" as well as other standout songs that comprise her
 fourth album The Makings of Me. "There's no limit to how mobile continues
 to be so innovative when bridging technology and music together," comments
 Monica. "I'm honored to be the first artist to be a part of such a unique
 way to be connected with my fans anytime anywhere."
     Spanning the musical spectrum, additional mobile leaks featuring
 J/Arista artists will be announced in the future. "The growth in mobile
 services, from ringtones to Motorola's iRadio, is astounding and continues
 to provide groundbreaking opportunities that benefit our artists and super
 serve their fans," cites Tom Corson, EVP/GM of J/Arista Records.
     Motorola iRadio is the first digital music service to offer a truly
 seamless listening experience -- from the desktop to the car stereo through
 the one device you are never without: the mobile phone. With over 600
 channels of music and talk it's one of the most comprehensive offerings of
 mobile music. Motorola iRadio allows listeners to seamlessly transition
 radio programming from one location to the next -- without missing a beat.
     "Today marks a tipping point for the future of artist and fan
 communities. Sony BMG has taken a historic step forward in bringing their
 artists directly into the mobile lives, and pockets, of their most loyal
 fans," said Dave Ulmer, senior director, marketing, Motorola digital media
 services. "Motorola iRadio brings labels, artists, and fans together like
 never before -- in a seamless and secure manner."
 
 

SOURCE J/Arista Records
    NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- J/Arista Records has entered a deal
 with Motorola to become the first label to leak albums through the Motorola
 iRadio digital music service. To launch this unprecedented initiative, J
 Records will leak Monica's highly anticipated release The Makings Of Me via
 Motorola mobile handsets today, the day before her October 3 commercial
 release date.
     Via an exclusive SonyBMG music channel featured at the top of the
 iRadio deck, Motorola subscribers will be able enjoy Monica's latest single
 "Everytime Tha Beat Drop" as well as other standout songs that comprise her
 fourth album The Makings of Me. "There's no limit to how mobile continues
 to be so innovative when bridging technology and music together," comments
 Monica. "I'm honored to be the first artist to be a part of such a unique
 way to be connected with my fans anytime anywhere."
     Spanning the musical spectrum, additional mobile leaks featuring
 J/Arista artists will be announced in the future. "The growth in mobile
 services, from ringtones to Motorola's iRadio, is astounding and continues
 to provide groundbreaking opportunities that benefit our artists and super
 serve their fans," cites Tom Corson, EVP/GM of J/Arista Records.
     Motorola iRadio is the first digital music service to offer a truly
 seamless listening experience -- from the desktop to the car stereo through
 the one device you are never without: the mobile phone. With over 600
 channels of music and talk it's one of the most comprehensive offerings of
 mobile music. Motorola iRadio allows listeners to seamlessly transition
 radio programming from one location to the next -- without missing a beat.
     "Today marks a tipping point for the future of artist and fan
 communities. Sony BMG has taken a historic step forward in bringing their
 artists directly into the mobile lives, and pockets, of their most loyal
 fans," said Dave Ulmer, senior director, marketing, Motorola digital media
 services. "Motorola iRadio brings labels, artists, and fans together like
 never before -- in a seamless and secure manner."
 
 SOURCE J/Arista Records