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Lionel Richie Featured on Cricket's Muve Music
Mar 16, 2012 (04:03 PM EDT)


~ Select Songs from Recording Artist's New Album featured as Part of Cricket's Sponsorship of Lionel Richie's Live Concert on HSN

SAN DIEGO, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In association with its sponsorship of "HSN LIVE Presents Lionel Richie sponsored by Cricket," Cricket Communications, a leading provider of value-driven wireless services today announced Richie will be prominently featured on Cricket's Muve Music service.

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The award-winning artist will be featured throughout the Muve Music service including in-service banners which provide direct access to Richie's work in Pop, R&B and Country for Muve Music customers.  In addition, Muve Music will place Richie's songs in its Top Features category including songs from his new Mercury Nashville release Tuskegee, a collection of 13 reinterpretations of his most popular hits with some of the biggest names in country music. A "Best of Lionel Richie" playlist will also be available for Muve Music users via My DJ.

Richie will be the first artist to participate in the HSN LIVE concert series on Friday, March 16 at 8 p.m. (EDT) on HSN, HSN.com and via HSN Mobile.  During the special multi-platform concert event "HSN LIVE Presents Lionel Richie sponsored by Cricket," Richie will perform tracks from his latest release and superstar Kenny Rogers will join him on stage to perform "Lady," a song shared by both artists over the year.

HSN LIVE sponsor Cricket offers Muve Music, the first wireless rate plan to include unlimited music. The Muve Music plan includes unlimited song downloads, ringtones, and ringback tones, as well as nationwide calling, unlimited messaging and 3G mobile data. Muve Music is the first music experience designed specifically for the mobile phone– no syncing, no computers, no cords needed - ever.

How to Get Muve Music
Muve Music is available at Cricket company-owned stores, authorized Cricket dealers and at www.mycricket.com, as well as through select national retailers including HSN. Cricket's Muve Music offering is the first wireless rate plan to include unlimited music. Starting at $55/month, the plan includes unlimited song downloads, ringtones, and ringback tones, as well as nationwide calling, unlimited messaging and 3G mobile data. Muve Music is the first music experience designed specifically for the mobile phone– no syncing, no computers, no cords needed - ever. Discover and download music quickly and easily from Muve Music's catalog of millions of tracks right from your phone. With the ever-growing Muve Music song catalog, customers can choose from millions of songs featuring the hottest artists from more than 55 record labels, including those owned by Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI Music as well as independent artists from IODA, INgrooves and Merlin.

For more information about Muve Music, visit www.muvemusic.com, and for Cricket's dynamic device lineup, visit www.mycricket.com. To follow Cricket's latest news and updates online, go to Facebook at www.facebook.com/cricketwireless and Twitter at www.twitter.com/cricketnation.

About Cricket
Cricket is the pioneer of simple and affordable unlimited wireless services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required serving more than 5.9 million customers. Cricket products are available nationwide. Cricket offers wireless voice and broadband Internet services over the latest technology, high-quality, all-digital 3G CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO wireless network. Cricket's nationwide wireless voice service plans include unlimited anytime minutes, unlimited U.S. long distance, unlimited text and picture messaging, unlimited text to Mexico, unlimited Mobile Web, unlimited directory assistance, as well as a variety of calling features and feature-rich mobile applications such as popular games, ringtones and wallpapers. For more information on Cricket, visit www.mycricket.com. Cricket is offered by Leap Wireless International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information on Leap, visit www.leapwireless.com.

SOURCE Cricket Communications