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DreamGirls Soundtrack Album Wins NAACP Award


HOUSTON, TX -- Music World Entertainment announced today that, “DREAMGIRLS - Music From the Motion Picture,” the official soundtrack album for the film, released by Music World Music/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax received the NAACP Award for Outstanding Soundtrack. The official announcement was made at the NAACP Awards live broadcast on Fox on March 2, 2007. The soundtrack is featured in the new smash hit, “Dreamgirls,” the acclaimed DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures film directed by Bill Condon. In addition to the NAACP Award, the “Dreamgirls” Movie, Soundtrack and gifted cast have been honored by countless nominations and wins, by prestigious organizations including: the Academy Awards (Oscars), Grammys, Golden Globes, SAG, BFAC and many others. The soundtrack also remains America’s #1 Album & #1 Soundtrack, and is the First Movie Musical Soundtrack to Hit #1 on Billboard Top 200 Since 1978’s “Grease.” The “Dreamgirls” soundtrack is continuing to make chart-topping history and it features the great talent of Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy and Anika Noni Rose.

“Music World Music is thrilled that the ’Dreamgirls’ soundtrack has been honored by such an important organization as the NAACP. For years I have admired the work of this organization in the areas of justice and opportunity for all, so to be bestowed this award is a great honor for everyone that worked so hard on this soundtrack, it is a testament of the incredible talent of the Underdogs, who are gifted producers to the incredible multi-talented music artists / actors and others who made this project possible,” says Mathew Knowles, President and CEO of Music World Entertainment and Executive Producer of the “Dreamgirls” Soundtrack.

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Twenty-five years after first bringing Broadway audiences to their feet, the Tony Award-winning musical sensation “Dreamgirls” is now on the big screen, a DreamWorks / Paramount Film starring Academy Award®-winner Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Danny Glover, newcomer Jennifer Hudson, Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose and Eddie Murphy.

Music World Entertainment (MWE) is one of the world’s leading entertainment and music conglomerates dedicated to bringing quality entertainment to the world. MWE worldwide business includes record labels, artist and producer management, staff producers, artist development, Master catalog series, investment and property holdings, including offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York and London. MWE is the brainchild of President and CEO Mathew Knowles, the powerhouse management behind the success of Grammy Award-winners Beyoncé and global phenomenon Destiny’s Child, the most successful “girl group” in the history of pop music.

Music World is one of the most successful labels in the world with over 100 million records sold to date including releases by Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, Michelle Williams, Sunshine Anderson, the “Dreamgirls” Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack, “Roll Bounce” Soundtrack and the highly anticipated upcoming Music World Master Series releases which include Chaka Kahn and The O’Jays.

Columbia Records

One of the oldest and most respected record labels in the world, Columbia Records traces its origins back to the late 1880s. The Columbia Records roster has boasted such superstars as Marc Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Cypress Hill, Miles Davis, Destiny’s Child, Dixie Chicks, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, the Fugees, Jagged Edge, Ricky Martin, John Mayer, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Train, Pete Yorn, and many more.

About the NAACP

Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The NAACP Image Awards was established in 1967, at the height of the civil rights movement. The NAACP Image Awards is the nation’s premier event to honor outstanding black actors, actresses, writers, producers and directors.


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