ISHINE’S OWN JONNIE & BROOKIE NAMED RADIO DISNEY’S “NEXT BIG THING”
NEWS SOURCE: The M Collective
May 6, 2009
Nashville, Tenn. May 6, 2009… iShine’s teen pop duo Jonnie & Brookie were recently
announced as Radio Disney’s “Next Big Thing” (N.B.T.). The online and text message contest raked in nearly nine million votes
on RadioDisney.com and via texts.
“We are so unbelievably blessed with winning this contest,” says the tween duo. “We want to thank everyone that voted.“
Jonnie and Brookie are currently appearing on iShine KNECT airing on TBN every Saturday at 10:30 CST as well as in the upcoming
iShine Live concert also on TBN. Their music will also appear in upcoming iShine projects including iShine Next, Up and Coming
Stars With A Message. The record will feature songs performed by new artists on iShine KNECT. Joining Jonnie and Brookie on the record will be Logan Charles, Kylie Jean, Kelsey Muse, Josiah Rea and Cooper and Gatlin.
Radio Disney’s N.B.T., a recurring on-air and online programming feature, puts the spotlight on young recording artists and allows their music to be heard on a national level. Since its November debut, Radio Disney’s N.B.T. introduced 11 unsigned acts and invited its kid and family audience to look, listen and vote for their favorite new artist online or via text.
Radio Disney is the #1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families. Kids help pick the music that is played and are encouraged to interact via a toll-free phone line to the Radio Disney studio. The network's current playlist, driven by listener requests and representing major record labels, includes recording artists Miley Cyrus, Hannah Montana, Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, David Archuleta, Jordin Sparks and Mitchel Musso. The network is available on 49 terrestrial radio stations and is also available via RadioDisney.com, Sirius and XM satellite radio, iTunes Radio Tuner, XM/DIRECTV and mobile phones. Radio Disney has a sister network in Latin America. Its brand extensions include multiple Radio Disney Jams CDs from Walt Disney Records and iTunes Music Store offerings.
Jonnie & Brookie have been performing across the U.S. for over 10 years. They have recorded six albums and written three children's books. Their latest recording is titled For Better.