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Cost Plus World Market Launches Its Star Maker Song Contest With Jessie J

November 19, 2018 GMT

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 19, 2018--Calling all singers, you could be the next big star! Cost Plus World Market® has partnered with Universal Music Group and Brands (UMGB), the brand strategy division of Universal Music Group (UMG), to launch its “Star Maker Song Contest” now through December 8, 2018. Singers can enter via singing kiosks at participating World Market stores throughout the U.S. or online at www.worldmarketwin.com for a chance to win a recording session in Hollywood with a top music producer and a $1,000 World Market gift card. Through both entry sites, artists will be asked to upload a video of themselves singing “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town.” The national grand prize winning performance will be chosen by GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer-songwriter Jessie J. For singers who enter in stores, there will also be a winner per store who will be awarded a $500 World Market gift card. To find the stores with singing kiosks, visit www.worldmarketwin.com/stores.


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Jessie J’s version of “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” from her new holiday album This Christmas Day is featured on World Market’s new holiday video that tells the story of one boy’s quest to find the perfect gift: www.worldmarket.com/giftthoughtfully. Jessie J’s holiday album can be purchased at select World Market stores and online at www.worldmarket.com.


“Music holds such special memories during the season and we want to make this holiday extra special for a talented artist. We’re very excited to partner with Jessie J to find the next singing star. So when you’re visiting our stores to find the perfect gift, don’t forget to enter our contest,” said Adrian Stevens, Chief Marketing Officer, Cost Plus World Market.

“We are thrilled to be a part of Cost Plus World Market’s biggest music program to date and with the help of Jessie J, hope that the program inspires new artists all over the country,” added Mike Tunnicliffe, EVP, Head of UMGB.

World Market is the one-stop shop for the holiday season where shoppers will discover new and unique items for entertaining and gifting. The retailer offers traditional imported seasonal foods like glogg from Sweden, stollen from Germany, panettone from Italy and mince pies from the U.K. Shoppers can also delight in tabletop decor, more than 1,300 tree ornaments, and budget-friendly stocking stuffers starting at $1.99.

*Full contest rules and guidelines can be found at www.worldmarketwin.com.

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About Cost Plus World Market

Cost Plus World Market ( www.worldmarket.com ) operates 280 stores in 39 states and the District of Columbia under the World Market® and Cost Plus World Market® trademarks. The stores feature an ever-changing selection of casual home decor and furniture, housewares, gifts, jewelry, decorative accessories, over 500 international wines, and gourmet foods and beverages offered at affordable prices and imported from more than 50 countries. Many items are unique and exclusive to World Market and are regularly supplied by an international network of individual and regional artisans developed over the Company’s 60 years in the import business.

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