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May 20

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May 20, 2008 – The Compilation Tribute Album Disneymania 6 is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Music stars sing Disney, their way!”

On May 20, 2008, the sixth compilation tribute album in the Disneymania series, aptly titled Disneymania 6, was released through Walt Disney Records. The album mostly featured artists under the Hollywood Studios record label or featured on Disney Channel, such as Demi Lovato and Plain White T’s. The album had four promotional singles: “Cruella de Vil” by Selena Gomez, “That’s How You Know” by Demi Lovato, “Kiss the Girl” by Colbie Caillat, and “Real Gone” by Billy Ray Cyrus. The album peaked at number 33 on the Billboard 200.

May 13

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May 13, 2008 – The Disney Tribute Album Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust is Released by Singer Kerry Butler

“Fathers were born to pay, and princesses get their way.”

On May 13, 2008, the Disney tribute album Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust by Broadway singer and recording artist Kerry Butler was released through P.S. Classics. This album showcased Butler’s favorite Disney songs, along with two songs that were originally unreleased: “Call Me a Princess” originally intended for Aladdin, and “This Only Happens in the Movies,” which Alan Menken had written for Who Framed Roger Rabbit; this recording of the latter was its inaugural recording of the cut track. Butler’s ties to Disney also go back to 1995 when she played Belle in the Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast until 1997.

May 11

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May 11, 2004 – The Compilation Album Mega Movie Mix is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“I’m Supergirl, and I’m here to save the world, but I wanna know who’s gonna save me?”

On May 11, 2004, the compilation album Mega Movie Mix was released through Walt Disney Records. The album features from Disney’s live action films, either in theaters or premiering on Disney Channel; this includes songs such as “Miracles Happen” by Myra from The Princess Diaries, and “Cinderella” by The Cheetah Girls from their Disney Channel Original Movie.

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March 22

March 22, 2005 – The Album Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Classic instrumental love songs for your happily-ever-after”

On March 22, 2005, the instrumental album Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings was released through Walt Disney Records.  The album features instrumental versions of Disney favorites, including “Beauty and the Beast” and “Bella Notte,”along with less well known songs such as “Endless Night” from The Lion King musical and “Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly)” from So Dear to My Heart.

January 31

January 31, 2006 – The Compilation Album Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 8 is Released Through Walt Disney Records

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“I’m strange, and I like it, that’s just the way I am.”

On January 31, 2006, the eighth volume of the compilation series Radio Disney Jams was released through Walt Disney Records. The album not only featured songs that had heavy airplay on Radio Disney, but also those songs that were used to promote Disney Channel programming and Disney animated feature films. Included in the track listing were Sk8er Boi by Avril Lavigne, Shake a Tail Feather by The Cheetah Girls, and Just The Way I Am by Skye Sweetnam. The album would go on to peak at number 70 on the Billboard 200 chart.

January 27

January 27, 1998 – The Compilation Album Winnie the Pooh: Friends Forever is Released Through Walt Disney Records

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“You’ve got a friend.”

On January 27, 1998, the compilation album Winnie the Pooh: Friends Forever was released through Walt Disney Records. The album featured several original songs about friendship inspired by the Winnie the Pooh series, featuring artists such as Mark Lennon, Nancy Bryan, and the cast of Winnie the Pooh. This album is one of many compilation albums released for the Winnie the Pooh franchise, and features songs with strong Celtic and acoustic influences.

November 2

November 2, 2004 – Walt Disney Records Presents Superstar Hits is Released

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“Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme, Beauty and the Beast.”

On November 2, 2004, Walt Disney Records released the compilation album Walt Disney Records Presents Superstar Hits. The album contained pop versions of Disney songs from Disney’s more modern era, ranging from Beauty and the Beast, to Pixar’s Monsters Inc., to Treasure Planet; several of these songs were included in the credits of these animated films. Artists ranged from Peabo Bryson, Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, and Tina Turner.