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Julianne Hough does Xmas

Friday, September 26, 2008 – Julianne Hough's debut was only released a few months ago, but she soon will be out with her second CD, a Christmas effort "NBC Sounds of the Season The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection," in October.

The release is part of NBC's "NBC Sounds of the Season" CDs with the other being by the late Nat King Cole. This marks the sixth year that NBC Universal has released the "NBC Sounds of the Season" collections for holiday listening. Both of these CDs will be available exclusively at Target Stores nationwide beginning Oct. 12.

Luke Lewis Chairman Universal Music Group said, "This project is further evidence that Julianne is a multi-talented star with endearing vocal chops."

Songs on the CD are:
1. Sounds of Christmas (Instrumental)
2. Jingle Bell Rock
3. Feliz Navidad
4. It Wasn't This Child / Mary Did You Know
5. Santa Baby
6. Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
7. Christmas Memories (Julianne Shares Her Christmas Memories)
8. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

The two-time Dancing With The Stars champion, Hough recently topped both the country and Top 200 charts with her self-titled album. She gained airplay with her debut sing, That Song In My Head.

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