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Today, the world's most popular children's entertainment band, The Wiggles, celebrate 30 years of educating, enriching and entertaining children and families all over the globe. The year-long celebration for the 30th will unfold throughout 2021 and will include a new single, commemorative logo, new music releases, new and exclusive content on FTA, STV, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, special events, concert tours and collaborations across fashion and lifestyle brands.
To help celebrate the landmark milestone, The Wiggles are releasing their brand-new single, ‘We’re All Fruit Salad!’. Launching today across all digital music platforms, the song playfully riffs on the band’s iconic hit ‘Fruit Salad’. It is a fun celebration of diversity, inclusion, and reflection, sensitively capturing key global concerns of today and musically delivering a message of unity, respect, appreciation and acceptance.
The song features many special guest artists and performers, including Paul Knobloch, Evie Ferris, Victor Valdes, Richie Allan, Lou Diamond Phillips, James Harkness, Taylor Jackson, Jawan Jackson and Robert Rakete.
The Wiggles kick off their 30 years celebrations having recently notched up another significant milestone: reaching over one billion music streams worldwide. This achievement is testament to their music’s enduring appeal, and the band’s popularity with generations of families across the globe.
“Thank you to our Wiggly fans all around the world for listening to our music on Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming services. We’re looking forward to sharing lots of exciting new Wiggly tunes with you over the year ahead!” Purple Wiggle, Lachy Gillespie said.
A year of celebrations
Throughout 2021, fans and families around the world can join in celebrating The Wiggles’ past, present and future, with:
● New ‘Ready, Steady, Wiggle!’ television series featuring The Wiggles and their friends Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus and Shirley Shawn the Unicorn
● Brand new ‘Emma! Series 3’ featuring magical animated special effects and all of Emma’s furry friends
● Limited edition vintage Wiggles t-shirts with a story behind every image
● A new, career-spanning Greatest Hits album featuring classic and new renditions of iconic Wiggles songs
including ‘Hot Potato’, ‘Fruit Salad’, ‘Do the Propeller!’
● ‘ReWiggled’ tribute album featuring contemporary artists reinterpreting some of The Wiggles’ much-loved hits
● Celebrity and fan-fuelled social media campaigns including #30thingsworthcelebrating – moments and memories that spark joy
“If you want to see a room light up, watch what happens when children start singing. It’s a joy that spreads through young and old. It’s been a real adventure over the last thirty years, and we hope to be having this much fun for at least another 30 years to come! 2021 marks a very important moment for us and we cannot wait to celebrate this milestone with all our fans, young and old,” Blue Wiggle, Anthony Field said.
Original Red Wiggle, Murray Cook, added, “For the past three decades, it has been an absolute joy and privilege to reach children and families around the world through our music. Our purpose as entertainers has, and continues to be, to nurture growth and development in a fun and engaging way, brought to life through song and dance.”
Stay tuned as more 30-year celebration collaborations and activations will be revealed throughout 2021.
Watch the official music video for 'We're All Fruit Salad!' below.
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