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The KARAOKE Channel Mobile Brings Fun of Karaoke to iPhone Masses

Karaoke further democratized with launch of iPhone app

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/17/09 -- Editors note: A picture and a video are included with this press release on Marketwire's website.

Technology, content and licensing innovators, Stingray Digital of Montreal, announced today the launch of The KARAOKE Channel Mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch. This newest addition to the family of The KARAOKE Channel services, sells in the Apple App store for a special introductory price of $0.99 (regular price $2.99). The app, offering a true karaoke experience, includes 50 hit songs each with original video backgrounds, and the ability to subscribe to the full library with access to over 6,000 songs for one month for an additional $2.99.

"Now, whether you're on a bus, in a cafe, a park, uptown, downtown or in your living room, you can sing out loud to your favorite songs whenever and wherever you go with The KARAOKE Channel Mobile app," says Alexandre Taillefer, CEO of Stingray Digital. "The secret is out, everyone loves karaoke, and now the people have the power of a karaoke machine in their hand with an iPhone or iPod touch" he added.

This new karaoke app, from the experts in karaoke fun, offers users 50 great hit songs in the style of today's top artists, such as Lady GaGa, T-Pain, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Michael Jackson and many others. The list of 50 complimentary songs is updated on a monthly basis to ensure there will always be new and popular songs to sing. The songs are played with original concept video backgrounds and an optional lead vocal guide track can be turned on or off, if you need a little help singing the song. Full song lyrics are included on each song's info page.

With this app, you can listen to members' recordings from The KARAOKE Channel ONLINE and participate in the community by voting, nominating and commenting on members' recordings. Recording songs on the iPhone/iPod touch is not supported in this release but will be added in the future.

The KARAOKE Channel, with a library of more than 18,000 professional quality karaoke songs, has been spreading the fun of karaoke on TV as a video on demand service available in 40 million homes across North America, online with The KARAOKE Channel ONLINE community and download store, and now as a mobile app for your iPhone and iPod touch.

About Stingray Digital Group

Stingray Digital is a leader in interactive music distribution. Our properties include The KARAOKE Channel, the world's largest licensed karaoke library and karaoke service on TV, Internet and mobile, Galaxie, the leading digital music service on TV in Canada, CHUM Satellite Services, a leader in commercial music and video solutions, and its music licensing unit, Stingray Music. Stingray was founded by seasoned new media entrepreneurs, Eric Boyko and Alexandre Taillefer, and is financially backed by Telesystem and Novacap. Headquartered in Montreal, Stingray has more than 110 employees and additional offices in Charlotte, Los Angeles and Budapest. For more information, visit www.stingraydigital.com.

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