If you have little NDKs running around, you just cannot hear(or read) the words “Disney Junior” & not finish with “where the magic begins…”. If your home is anything like mine, Disney Junior is on the TV constantly. We are always singing along with the shows. And now, we can sing along with the shows anywhere & everywhere we want! Walt Disney Records has released a brand new album of Disney Junior songs! Last month, “DJ Shuffle” was released with new songs & even karaoke tracks! Nothing like a party, Disney Junior style! Parents can video their children dancing to the DJ Shuffle & submit it to their Facebook page(link in press release below). Some of the videos are already being shown on Disney Junior & Facebook & they are adorable! Be sure to check them out & join Disney Junior for a family night sing-along event on Friday, April 18 (5:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT). Check out the official DJ Shuffle Album Sampler…
The following is a Press Release from Disney Junior that was dated February 25, 2014. It has been modified to remove wording that would suggest these events are upcoming.
DJ SHUFFLE, THE FIRST-EVER DISNEY JUNIOR COMPILATION ALBUM FEATURING NEW DISNEY JUNIOR ANTHEM PERFORMED BY INTERNET SENSATION PARRY GRIPP
Multi-Platform Event Celebrating the Music of Disney Junior Includes Fan-Submitted Videos and New Music-Filled Episodes
“DJ Shuffle,” the first-ever Disney Junior music compilation album was released by Walt Disney Records on TUESDAY, MARCH 18. Showcasing the new Disney Junior anthem, “DJ Shuffle,” performed by meme master Parry Gripp (“Do You Like Waffles?”), the album also debuts the song “Hoppin’ Out With You,” a duet performed by Sofia and Clover from the Annie Award-winning series “Sofia the First” and other songs from favorite Disney Junior series. Featured karaoke tracks include “Blue Ribbon Bunny” from “Sofia the First,” “Jake and the Never Land Pirates (Swashbucklin’ Version)” from “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” “Time For Your Check-Up” from “Doc McStuffins” and “DJ Shuffle.”
The “DJ Shuffle” album is available on iTunes and Amazon. A multi-platform event celebrating the music of Disney Junior began TUESDAY, MARCH 11 with the debut of the “DJ Shuffle” music video on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. Also, parents/caregivers can submit videos via the Disney Junior Facebook page of their child performing popular songs from hit Disney Junior series. The videos will be highlighted across WATCH Disney Junior and DisneyJunior.com/DJShuffle, with some chosen to air on Disney Channel and Disney Junior during a special programming event in April featuring new music-filled episodes and culminating with a family night sing-along. The “DJ Shuffle” on-air programming is sponsored by BAND-AID® Brand of Johnson & Johnson and Blip Toys Disney Princess Palace Pets.
On Monday, March 24, DisneyJunior.com/DJShuffle debuted the game “DJ Jamboree” where kids can create their own unique versions of popular Disney Junior songs. The site will also features Disney Junior lyric sheets and music-inspired crafts.
The on-air programming event started on Disney Channel with a new “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” airing Tuesday, April 1 (9:00 a.m. ET/PT), where the Clubhouse gang joins Minnie on the road for a pop song performance. The event also included a new episode of “Doc McStuffins” guest-starring Broadway star Sutton Foster on Friday, April 4 (9:30 a.m. ET/PT); a musical-inspired episode of “Sheriff Callie’s Wild West” premiering Tuesday, April 8 (9:30 a.m., ET/PT); and a song-filled episode of “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” featuring guest stars Sharon Osbourne, Leigh-Allyn Baker and Ariel Winter, who recur as Mama Hook, the Mermaid Queen and Marina the Mermaid respectively, airing on Friday, April 11 (9:30 a.m. ET/PT). All episodes will encore on Disney Junior as part of a family night sing-along event on Friday, April 18 (5:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT).
In 2013, Disney Junior, the daily programming block for kids age 2-7 on Disney Channel, delivered its biggest year on record in the daypart in Total Viewers, Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Women 18-49. In its first year reporting public ratings, 24-hour Disney Junior channel ranked as the #1 preschool-dedicated TV network in Total Day in Total Viewers across target Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Boys 2-5 and Women 18-49, towering over Nick Jr. by double digits and Sprout by triple digits. The channel opened 2014 boasting all-time weekly highs across all target categories: Total Viewers, Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5, Boys 2-5 and Women 18-49.
Disney Junior reflects the emotional connection generations of consumers have to Disney storytelling and Disney characters, both classic and contemporary. It invites mom and dad to join their child in the Disney experience of magical, musical and heartfelt stories and characters, while incorporating specific learning and development themes designed for kids age 2-7. Disney Junior’s series blend Disney’s unparalleled storytelling and characters kids love deeply with learning, including early math, language skills, healthy eating and lifestyles, and social skills. In the U.S., Disney Junior is a daily programming block on Disney Channel and a 24-hour channel. There are 33 Disney Junior channels in 24 languages around the world.