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Rod Stewart Once Again

Posted: 02 Nov 2012, 20:41
by sunshine
Rod Stewart Once Again Shatters HSN Sales Records, Selling Nearly 30,000 Copies Of "MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY" Following HSN Live Concert Series Performance October 26

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award®-winning international megastar Rod Stewart returned to HSN on October 26 to once again shatter music sales records at HSN, selling nearly 30,000 copies of his first-ever holiday CD, MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY before its official release on October 30 (Verve Records). Stewart surpassed previous sales records he set at HSN in 2010 with his exclusive debut of FLY ME TO THE MOON: VOLUME V, selling 26,000 CDs on the day of launch. He continues to be the largest selling music artist on HSN.

HSN kicked off the holidays in style with Rod performing from a beautifully decorated, holiday-themed set that even included snow fall during Rod's lively performance of "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" A spectacular 20-piece orchestra led by legendary 16 time Grammy Award®-winning composer, arranger and music producer David Foster accompanied Stewart as he performed some of the world's most beloved holiday tunes and entertained viewers on HSN TV,, Facebook, HSN Mobile and via Skype.

"Rod is the ultimate entertainer and we congratulate him on another record-breaking debut on HSN," said Andy Sheldon, EVP of Television, Live Events and Creative for HSN. "The natural camaraderie between Rod and David made for a fun-filled and festive live concert event that was enjoyed by all."

"It's been a true team effort between Rod Stewart, David Foster, Stiefel Entertainment, HSN and Verve Records to help successfully kick off the worldwide launch of MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY. We are thrilled with the results," said Mike Rittberg, VP Artist Development and Promotion for Verve Records.

HSN has incorporated the title track from MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY into it robust multi-channel holiday marketing campaign, providing additional exposure and opportunities for sale throughout the coming months for HSN's millions of customers. Fans can still purchase the exclusive 2-disc bundle for $14.95 via It includes the new release, MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY and a "Best Of" CD that features Stewart's greatest hits, including Maggie May, Reason to Believe and Twistin' the Night Away.

MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY is an album filled with holiday classics, including duets with Michael Buble on Winter Wonderland; Mary J. Blige on We Three Kings; and Cee-Lo Green for the title tune, Merry Christmas, Baby. What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? is a "virtual" duet with Ella Fitzgerald featuring Chris Botti. The balance of the tunes on MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY include: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Blue Christmas, When You Wish Upon A Star, Silent Night and Auld Lang Syne. The album's one original track, Red-Suited Super Man, is composed by Rod Stewart, David Foster and Amy Foster and features Trombone Shorty.

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Re: Rod Stewart Once Again

Posted: 19 Nov 2012, 06:43
by sunshine
UK charts:

1 One Direction Take Me Home new | 1 week in chart [Syco Music]
2 Rod Stewart Merry Christmas Baby new | 1 week in chart [Verve]
3 The Rolling Stones Grrr new | 1 week in chart [Polydor]
4 Andre Rieu & Johann Strauss Or Magic Of The Movies down 2 | 2 weeks in chart [Decca]
5 Robbie Williams Take The Crown down 4 | 2 weeks in chart [Island]

OH YES!!! :D

Re: Rod Stewart Once Again

Posted: 13 Mar 2013, 15:20
by mark
I was in Sainsbury's around Christmas and he had I think 4 different albums in the charts arrrrrrgggggghhhhhhhhhh!!!!! You can't get away from him!!!! :O

Re: Rod Stewart Once Again

Posted: 13 Mar 2013, 19:32
by sunshine

Re: Rod Stewart Once Again

Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 16:23
by Claudia
You and Rod! Still??

Re: Rod Stewart Once Again

Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 17:04
by disco bunny
Claudia :lol: :lol:

Re: Rod Stewart Once Again

Posted: 22 Apr 2013, 18:40
by sunshine
indeed! and he is releasing an album mostly written by himself next month!