SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Communications today announced its Best of 2012 Albums, Singles and Artists from Muve Music according to the number of song plays for calendar year 2012. The lists, including Hip Hop, Pop, Latin, Country, R&B, and Rock, show Muve Music customers' passion for variety and music discovery and the diversity of music available on the service. With the inclusion of Muve Music in Billboard.com's On-Demand songs lineup, the charts(1) also reveal how over 1.1M customers contribute to the larger music industry rankings. Additionally, offering direct access to Muve Music's customer mix is appealing to artists.
-- For the Best of 2012 lists, Cricket designed several commemorative graphics
Wiz Khalifa on Muve Music
"Muve Music has allowed me to launch my music to new audiences."
Trey Songz on Muve Music
"Muve Music makes it easy for me to showcase my music and connect with my fans."
Muve Music's Monthly Artist Programs
Muve Music offers monthly artists programs, Muve Headliner, Muve First, Muve Spotlight and Muve Icon, to promote music discovery of up-and-coming and established artists from indies to major labels.
Trey Songz, a featured Muve Headliner artist, teamed up with Muve Music to launch his album CHAPTER V. This partnership, which included a special track by track album, catapulted Trey Songz' CHAPTER V to the top of the Best of 2012 R&B Albums chart. Previous Muve First featured artists now seeing success and climbing the charts everywhere include Big Sean, J. Cole, Wale, Future, Mac Miller, Miguel, and New Boyz.
How to get Muve Music
Muve Music is included in Cricket's unlimited nationwide music, talk, text, and data rate plans(2) at no additional cost. Cricket offers Muve Music on a range of smartphones, including the recent addition of the HTC One SV. Starting at $50 per month, Muve Music is included in Cricket's 3G or 4G LTE unlimited nationwide talk, text, and data plus music plans. Muve Music customers get unlimited full track downloads, ringtones and ringback tones all for one low monthly rate plan, they will never pay per song and the music service is built in to Cricket's no contract rate plans - so the music is free.
Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid wireless services with no long-term contracts. Cricket offers nationwide wireless voice and mobile data services over high-quality, all-digital 4G LTE and 3G CDMA wireless networks. Cricket's innovative products and services, including the award-winning Muve Music® - the first music service designed for a wireless phone, are available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.mycricket.com. For more information about Cricket, please visit www.mycricket.com.
(1) The Best of 2012 rankings by genre are based on customer plays for music released in 2012 from January through December 17. Muve Music's Best of 2012 Artists by genre ranking is based on customer song plays from January through December 17, 2012, and include artists who released music prior to calendar year 2012.
(2) Muve Music® is currently only available on select Cricket Android smartphones
SOURCE Cricket Communications