Hasbro Studios and Sony Music/Legacy Recordings to Release My Little Pony Holiday Album on November 6th

“A Pony Kind of Christmas” to Feature Classic and Original Carols by
the Cast of ‘My Little Pony Friendship is Magic’

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro,
Inc.
(NASDAQ: HAS) and Sony Music/Legacy Recordings will release a My
Little Pony Friendship is Magic
holiday album, A
Pony Kind of Christmas
, on Friday, November
6th. The holiday themed album features a collection
of classic and original carols performed by the cast of My Little
Pony Friendship is Magic
and the Phoenix Chamber Choir, the 12-time
winner of the CBC National Radio Competition for Amateur Choirs and
featured performer at the National Conductor’s Symposium and World
Symposium on Choral Music.


A Pony Kind of Christmas
gives My Little Pony fans the chance to celebrate the holidays
with their favorite Pony characters. Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Pop
Fly, Rarity, Spike, Applejack, Applebloom and Granny Smith unite to
bring their unique and magical voices together to perform some of the
most cherished songs of the holiday season, including “Jingle Bells,”
“Silent Night” and a brand new original Pony song – “It’s a Pony Kind of
Christmas.” The album is produced by Emmy Award nominated composer and
songwriter Daniel Ingram, known for his work on the My Little Pony
franchise. A Pony Kind of Christmas
is available for digital pre-order now at: http://smarturl.it/MLP_Xmas

“Fans around the world love the characters and music of My Little Pony,
and we are thrilled to bring some of the brand’s magic to the holiday
season,” said Stephen Davis, President and Chief Content Officer of
Hasbro Studios. “We think kids and parents will be delighted with A
Pony Kind of Christmas
, which features the ponies singing some of
the most iconic carols of the season and a special new Pony holiday
song. It’s a great way for fans of all ages to celebrate the holidays.”

“Legacy Recordings is pleased to be celebrating the holidays with Hasbro
Studios this year with the release of A Pony
Kind of Christmas
,” said Adam Block, President, Legacy
Recordings. “And we’re confident that through our partnership, this new
My Little Pony seasonal album will become a holiday classic for kids of
all ages for many Christmases to come.”

Songs from A Pony Kind of Christmas
include:

  • “It’s a Pony Kind of Christmas” (Performed By: Twilight Sparkle,
    Rainbow Dash, Apple Jack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, Fluttershy & Phoenix
    Chamber Choir)
  • “Jingle Bells” (Performed By: Rainbow Dash)
  • “Deck the Halls” (Performed By: Rarity, Phoenix Chamber Choir)
  • “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” (Performed By: Twilight Sparkle &
    Phoenix Chamber Choir)
  • “Silent Night” (Performed By: Fluttershy & Phoenix Chamber Choir)
  • “Twelve Days of Christmas” (Performed By: Pinkie Pie)
  • “Last Year I Got Coal for Christmas” (Performed By: Pop Fly)
  • “Jolly ol’ St. Nick” (Performed By: Spike)
  • “Days Gone By – Auld Lang Syne” (Performed By: Applejack, Applebloom,
    Granny Smith)
  • “The Heart Carol” (Performed By: Phoenix Chamber Choir)

A Pony Kind of Christmas will
be available for pre-order on Tuesday, October 27th and for
digital download and on-demand streaming on Friday, November 6th,
2015.

ABOUT HASBRO
Hasbro (NASDAQ:
HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play
Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET
SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, PLAY-DOH and
TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games,
television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and lifestyle
licensing, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection
with children and families around the world. The Company’s Hasbro
Studios and its film label, ALLSPARK PICTURES, create entertainment
brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film,
digital and more. Through the company’s commitment to corporate social
responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a
safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of
millions of children and families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com,
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and Instagram (@Hasbro).

About Legacy Recordings
Legacy
Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is home to
the world’s foremost library of historically significant commercial
recordings, a peerless collection of works by the most important musical
artists of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Across a variety of
platforms, the label offers contemporary music fans access to thousands
of meticulously restored and remastered archival titles representing
virtually every musical genre including popular, rock, jazz, blues, R&B,
folk, country, gospel, Broadway musicals, movie soundtracks,
rap/hip-hop, world music, classical, comedy and more. Founded in 1990 by
CBS Records (rebranded Sony Music in 1991), Legacy has expanded on its
original mission (preserving and reissuing back catalogs of Columbia
Records, Epic Records and associated CBS labels) to provide new and
innovative avenues for artist and repertoire exposure including Grammy
winning curated retrospectives, social media campaigns, Oscar winning
soundtracks, new talent signings and groundbreaking campaigns for
established artists and catalog. Following the creation of Sony BMG
Music Entertainment in 2005, Legacy assumed responsibility for
recordings from the archives of the BMG family of labels (including RCA
Records, Arista, J Records, Jive, Profile, Silvertone, Sony BMG
Nashville and Windham Hill, as well as imprints including Bang!, CTI,
Mainstream, Monument, Ode, and others).

About Sony Music Entertainment
Sony
Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current
roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and
international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that
comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home
to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including
Arista Nashville, Beach Street Records, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia
Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Descendant Records, Epic Records,
Essential Records, Essential Worship, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, Kemosabe
Records, Legacy Recordings, MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Inspiration,
RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Reunion Records, Sony Classical, Sony Music
Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Vested in Culture and
Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony
Corporation of America.

Contacts

Hasbro, Inc.
Crystal Flynn, 401-727-5129
Crystal.Flynn@hasbro.com
or
Rogers
& Cowan for Hasbro Studios
Alex Munson, 310-854-8297
amunson@rogersandcowan.com
or
Mat
Newman, 310-854-8198
mnewman@rogersandcowan.com