Nickelodeon/Columbia Records Set To Release 'About You Now,' the Debut Solo EP From Miranda Cosgrove, Star of Nickelodeon's Top-Rated Series iCarly



Nickelodeon/Columbia Records will release "About You Now," the avidly-awaited five-track debut solo EP from performing artist Miranda Cosgrove, star of the top-rated Nickelodeon television series iCarly, on Tuesday, February 3, 2009.

Available exclusively on iTunes, "About You Now" includes the original and "Spider remix" version of Miranda's smash hit single, "About You Now," as well as the "Spider remix" of "Stay My Baby," one of Miranda's key tracks from iCarly - Music from and Inspired by the Hit TV Show.

As an added bonus, the "About You Now" EP premieres the songs "FYI" and "Party Girl," providing listeners with a tantalizing first taste of new music from Miranda's forthcoming debut solo album.

Miranda's tracks from the iCarly - Music from and Inspired by the Hit TV Show album have generated sales of more than 600,000 singles.

iCarly - Music from and Inspired by the Hit TV Show, the album of music and dialogue from the popular live-action Nickelodeon series, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Kid Audio album chart and #1 on the SoundScan Top Children's Current album sales chart shortly after its release in June 2008.

The album -- featuring four tracks performed by Miranda Cosgrove including the iCarly theme song "Leave It All To Me" (featuring Drake Bell) -- also entered the Billboard and SoundScan Top Soundtrack albums charts at #2 that week while debuting on the Billboard 200 albums chart at #28 with a bullet.

Miranda will appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Tuesday, January 27 (Wednesday morning, January 28); (check your local listings) to discuss about "About You Now," iCarly, and more.

Miranda Cosgrove stars as Carly Shay in Nickelodeon's hit TV series iCarly, the highest-rated program on all of TV in its time slot with kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14 and the only scripted series in TV history to incorporate videos created by kids in the viewing audience. In the series, Miranda plays a teenager who produces webcasts from a makeshift loft studio with pals Sam (Jennette McCurdy) and Freddie (Nathan Kress).

Cosgrove, 15, nabbed her first TV series and feature film roles at age nine. She was cast first as Megan Parker, the deceptively sweet, scamming sister on Nickelodeon's "Drake & Josh'" and soon after as Summer Hathaway, the over-achieving preppy manager of Jack Black's rock band on the big screen in Richard Linklater's "School of Rock." Miranda's other film credits include the 2005 feature-film release "Yours, Mine and Ours" from Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Movies and "Keeping up with the Steins."

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