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A Very Special Christmas 2 is the second in the A Very Special Christmas series of Christmas-themed compilation albums produced to benefit the 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.

A Very Special Christmas 2
A Very Special Christmas 2.jpg
Cover art by Keith Haring
Compilation album by
Various artists
ReleasedOctober 20, 1992
GenreChristmas music, Children's music
ProducerJimmy Iovine, Vicki Iovine, Robert Sargent Shriver
Various artists chronology
A Very Special Christmas
A Very Special Christmas 2
A Very Special Christmas 3
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars link

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.[1] As of November 2014, it is the 21st 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.[2]

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  1. ^ "RIAA Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on 2014-08-30. Retrieved 2014-12-02.
  2. ^ Staff, Billboard (2014-12-01). "The Gifts That Keep on Giving: Biggest Radio and Album Hits of the Holidays". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014-12-02.

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