Kidz Bop 23, the latest volume in the Kidz Bop audio series, entered the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at No. 2. Kidz Bop 23 is the sixth consecutive Kidz Bop title to debut in the Top 3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and the 16th title to hit the Billboard Top 10 since the series launched in 2001. The album is also No. 1 on the Billboard Children’s Chart, where there are currently three other Kidz Bop albums in the Top 10. Additionally, Kidz Bop had its best digital first week with the release of Kidz Bop 23. Digital album sales are up more than 150 percent from Kidz Bop 22 and 86 percent from Kidz Bop 21.
Last year, Kidz Bop sold more than one million albums, outselling top artists such as Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, LMFAO, and Nicki Minaj.
On the heels of its latest release, Kidz Bop has partnered with The Agency Group, one the world’s leading booking agencies, to book live appearances and performances for the Kidz Bop Kids, the face and voice behind the brand.
Kidz Bop’s seven episode reality web series, Kidz Star USA, is currently available on VEVO. More than 50,000 kids entered the competition for a chance to win an RCA recording contract. The grand finale will premiere on January 30, when the new Kidz Star winner will be announced.