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[11/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Let the Jingle Bells Rock! Oxygen Heats Up the Season with Its Holiday Custom Concert Featuring Bo Bice and Special Guests

[via press release from Oxygen]

LET THE JINGLE BELLS ROCK! OXYGEN HEATS UP THE SEASON WITH ITS HOLIDAY CUSTOM CONCERT FEATURING BO BICE AND SPECIAL GUESTS

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American Idol Star Bo Bice, Grammy� Award Nominee Joan Osborne, Multi-Grammy� Award Winning Artist Toni Braxton and More Bring Holiday Cheer to the Network�s Latest Custom Concert Premiering Sunday, December 11th at 7 p.m.*

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NEW YORK, November 30, 2005 � Jingle bells will ring on Oxygen this year at its Holiday Custom Concert featuring Bo Bice and Special Guests airing Sunday, December 11th at 7 p.m. Grammy� Award nominee Joan Osborne, five-time Grammy� Award winner Toni Braxton and Joanne Borgella, winner of Oxygen�s hit show Monique�s FAT Chance, and other soon to-be-named special guests join Oxygen for the one hour custom concert in which viewers vote on the set list.

Bo Bice, the popular runner-up of the fourth season of American Idol, will come to New York City on December 7th to tape the holiday custom concert and sing his first hit single Inside Your Heaven/Vehicle, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard�s Hot Singles Sales chart. Joan Osborne, known for her hits One of Us and St. Teresa, will join Bice for the concert and perform some holiday classics and selections from her recently released album Christmas Means Love. Oxygen�s other guests include R&B artist Toni Braxton and cable�s first full-figured beauty competition winner, Joanne Borgella of Monique�s FAT Chance, who will make her television debut as a singer.

From November 28th through December 5th, fans can join in on the festivities by visiting www.oxygen.com and vote on Bice and Osborne�s duet (choices include Baby, It�s Cold Outside and All I Want for Christmas is You), other holiday tunes such as Little Drummer, Run Rudolph Run and Christmas in New Orleans and submit questions for the singers to answer throughout the show.

Oxygen will be spreading holiday cheer throughout the televised concert by promoting awareness for Habitat for Humanity�s Women Build Program. The Women Build Program helps Habitat for Humanity International build more homes by involving women and girls in constructing homes and communities.

�We are thrilled about this year�s holiday custom concert,� says Julie Insogna, Senior Vice President of Talent and Music Programming, Oxygen. �Oxygen is committed to bringing the best in music to our air and what better way to do that this season then bringing together an array of amazing talent that will surely brighten our viewers� holiday spirits and help bring aid to those in need.�

Past Oxygen custom concerts have included Trisha Yearwood, Toni Braxton, Ashanti, Kenny Chesney, The Wallflowers, Sarah McLachlan, Avril Lavigne, Alanis Morissette, LeAnn Rimes, Melissa Etheridge, The Goo Goo Dolls, Michelle Branch, and Tori Amos.

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Bo Bice won America�s hearts during last season�s installment of American Idol. Signing to RCA Records, Bice hit the music scene this year with his first single, Inside Your Heaven/Vehicle, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboards� Hot Singles Sales Chart. Bice just finished up a 30-plus city summer tour with the other Idol finalists and is set to release his debut album The Real Thing on December 13th by 19 Recordings/RCA Records.

About Oxygen Media

Oxygen, the only cable network owned and operated by women, is currently available in 56 million homes. The network was launched in 2000 to fill a void in the television landscape -- creating a network targeted to younger women. Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's television, with the most original programming of all the women's networks including Mo�Nique�s Fat Chance, Talk Sex with Sue Johanson and Oprah After the Show. Geraldine Laybourne, the network's founder, Chairman and CEO, has led the company to be a strong advocate for women. Through programs like The Mentor's Walk, Oxygen's national program for bringing along the next generation, and "Who Cares About Girls," Oxygen's new documentary series -- Oxygen is creating The New Girls Network.

Habitat for Humanity

The mission of Habitat for Humanity International�s Women Build program is to make homeownership a reality for families in need by recruiting, nurturing and training women to build and maintain simple, decent, healthy and affordable homes. Habitat for Humanity International, based in Americus, Ga., is an ecumenical Christian ministry that welcomes to its work all people dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing. Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 200,000 houses in nearly 100 countries, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than one million people. For more information, visit www.habitat.org/wb.





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