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Toni Childs' Emmy Award-Winning Song "Because You Are Beautiful" Available Exclusively on iTunes Beginning Wednesday, January 19


January 17, 2005 - “Because You’re Beautiful,” the original song featured in the V-Day documentary “Until The Violence Stops,” will be available exclusively for download on iTunes ( beginning January 19. Composed by Toni Childs, David Ricketts and Eddie Free the song received the 2004 Emmy award for “Outstanding Music & Lyrics.”

In early 2003, V-Day Founder/Artistic Director and Playwright “The Vagina Monologues” Eve Ensler met Toni Childs at V-Day Kauai. Ensler was already a big fan of Toni’s - the impact of Childs’ music on her life has been profound and a lifeline. By night’s end, Ensler found herself asking Toni to write an anthem for Until The Violence Stops. “ Because You Are Beautiful” is the result.

"Until the Violence Stops" is a documentary that follows the extraordinary grassroots impact of V-Day in five international communities while exposing the pervasive and cultural forms of violence that women experience all over the world.

Writing again from the core of her soul, Toni once again brings the raw beauty of love, most importantly self-love, to this anthem for all women, for all time as a reminder that we are beautiful.

All proceeds from the sale of the song will go to V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls (

Available now exclusively through iTunes:

Toni Childs - Because You Are Beautiful

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