A Very Special Christmas 2
|A Very Special Christmas 2|
|Compilation album by Various artists|
|Released||October 20, 1992|
|Genre||Christmas music, Children's music|
|Producer||Jimmy Iovine, Vicki Iovine, Robert Sargent Shriver|
|Various artists chronology|
A Very Special Christmas 2 is the second in the A Very Special Christmas series of Christmas-themed compilation albums produced to benefit Special Olympics. The album was released on 20 October 1992, and production was overseen by Jimmy Iovine, Vicki Iovine and Robert Sargent Shriver for A&M Records. Tupac Shakur was supposed to be featured on the album but due to legal trouble his song was dropped.
On December 7, 2001, A Very Special Christmas 2 was certified Double Platinum for shipment of two million copies in the United States since its 1992 release. As of November 2014, it is the twenty-first best-selling Christmas/holiday album in the United States during the SoundScan era of music sales tracking (March 1991 – present), having sold 2,200,000 copies according to SoundScan.
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