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Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Gloriana contribute to Olympics soundtrack

Thursday, February 11, 2010 – Rascal Flatts, Sugarland and Gloriana are among the acts featured on the AT&T Team USA Soundtrack for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada.

Gloriana recorded a brand new song, The World Is Ours Tonight, for the soundtrack which is available now for purchase on iTunes. The proceeds from the tracks purchased during the Olympic Games, which take place tomorrow through Feb. 28, will benefit Team USA. Mariah Carey and 3 Doors Down also recorded exclusive music videos that will appear during broadcasts of the Olympic Games on NBC.

"To be able to team up with such amazing artists including Rascal Flatts and Sugarland on this soundtrack and support Team USA and the 2010 Winter Olympic Games is an opportunity we are so grateful for," said Mike Gossin. "We hope it helps Team USA to win Olympic Gold across the board."

AT&T wireless customers can purchase songs, ringtones, and answertones through the MEdia Mall (AT&T App Center), and can access a link to these never-before-released tones by texting*USA to 2257 (standard text messaging rates apply).

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