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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 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
Length69:34
LabelA&M
ProducerJimmy Iovine, Vicki Iovine, Robert Sargent Shriver
Various artists chronology
A Very Special Christmas
(1987)
A Very Special Christmas 2
(1992)
A Very Special Christmas 3
(1997)
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Review scores
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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 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.[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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