GameStop, Corp. the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, today announced a contest based on the titles of The Beatles legendary song catalog – The Beatles Love Song contest. The Beatles wrote some of the most iconic love songs in the history of music. To pay homage to their great writing ability, aspiring writers can pen songs of 100 words or less that use titles from at least 10 songs of The Beatles as part of their submitted entry. Entries will be accepted through Nov. 16, 2009.
The songs will be judged on originality, creativity and display of emotion. All entries will be eligible for daily drawings to win a copy of The Beatles Love album, a Grammy Award-winning soundtrack remix album of music recorded by The Beatles, released in November 2006. The winning song writer will receive:
- Two tickets to see LOVE by Cirque du Soleil
- Exclusive behind the scenes tour of LOVE by Cirque du Soleil
- Roundtrip airfare to Las Vegas, NV for two from anywhere in the United States
- Accommodations for two at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV
For more information regarding The Beatles Love Song contest, visit www.thebeatlesinvasion.com. On the site you will also find The Beatles Revolution music video, game trailers from the new The Beatles™: Rock Band™ video game from MTV Games, and a link to a web cam set up on famous “zebra stripes” crossing on Abbey Road in London. The Beatles made Abbey Road famous in the cover art for their 1969 album, Abbey Road, which was named for the road and the studios in which most of the music was recorded.
About GameStop Corp.
Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, GameStop Corp., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer. The company operates 6,333 retail stores in 17 countries worldwide. The company also operates an e-commerce site, GameStop.com, and publishes Game Informer(R) magazine, a leading multi-platform video game publication. GameStop Corp. sells new and used video game software, hardware and accessories for video game systems from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In addition, the company sells PC entertainment software, related accessories and other merchandise. General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company’s corporate website: http://www.gamestopcorp.com.