K-Pop Superstars Seventeen “Ode To You” Tour Venues Announced

South Korean boy band and K-Pop stars SEVENTEEN announce venues for the North American leg of their Ode To You World Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the exclusive 8-city North American run will kick off January 10th, 2020 at the Prudential Center in New Jersey with stops at United Center in Chicago, Toyota Music Factory in Dallas, Smart Financial Centre in Houston, Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, The Forum in Los Angeles and SAP in San Jose before wrapping January 23rd in at the ShoWare Center in Seattle.

Tickets for the Ode To You World Tour will go on sale to the general public on Friday, October 25th at 4pm local time at LiveNation.com.

To ensure tickets get in to the hands of fans, the tour has partnered with Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan platform. Fans can register now through Sunday, October 20th at 10PM local for the Verified Fan presale at https://verifiedfan.ticketmaster.com/seventeen. Registered fans who receive a code will have access to purchase tickets before the general public on Tuesday, October 22nd at 4PM local time through Thursday, October 24th at 10PM local time.

SEVENTEEN is a 13-member group that consists of 3 units: Hip-hop, Vocal, and Performance. Along with their debut in 2015 with their first mini album, <17 CARAT>, the group gained much attention from the public and was soon identified as super rookies. As the members began participating in the production of their own music, they grew to be known as “self-producing idols.” The 3 different units each exhibit their own distinct charm and color, but when they all come together to perform as one group, SEVENTEEN, the synergy multiplies; instantly captivating fans throughout the world.
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Lana Del Rey Announces Next U.S. Leg Of Her ‘Norman Rockwell! Tour’

Following a complete sell out of her initial dates, Lana Del Rey has announced the next U.S. leg of her ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell Tour’ with an additional run of shows across the U.S. this fall. Produced by Live Nation, the additional eleven-city outing will kick off November 3rd in Albuquerque, New Mexico and make stops in Denver, Chicago, and more, before wrapping November 19th in Nashville Tennessee. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, October 11th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.

Lana’s sixth studio album ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell’ was released this past August to high praises, with Pitchfork calling her “One of America’s greatest living songwriters.” The highly anticipated album includes songs such as ‘Venice Bitch,’ ‘Mariners Apartment Complex,’ and her hit cover of Sublime’s ‘Doin’ Time’.

Billie Eilish Announces 2020 Arena WHERE DO WE GO? WORLD TOUR

Global, chart-topping Interscope/Darkroom Records artist Billie Eilish has announced her 2020 arena WHERE DO WE GO? WORLD TOUR, produced by Live Nation. Starting on March 8 in Miami, FL, WHERE DO WE GO? tour will take her live show to some of the world’s biggest arenas including New York City’s Madison Square Garden on March 15. General on-sale starts Oct 4. For a full list of tour dates and ticket information, see below, for more information go to: www.billieeilish.com/tour

Following the release of her official music video for ‘all the good girls go to hell’ – accompanied with the important call to action on climate change – Billie Eilish continues to set an example by partnering with non-profit organization REVERB for her upcoming tour. To help create and encourage an eco-conscious environment both backstage and for her fans, Billie Eilish will be allowing fans to bring their re-fillable water bottles to the shows, water-stations will be available at every venue for both attendees and crew backstage, plastic straws will not be permitted and a Billie Eilish Eco-Village will be stationed at every show, providing attendees information and resources on ways to help combat climate change and preserve the Earth. For more information, go to www.billieeilish.com

Tomorrow night, Billie Eilish will be joining host Woody Harrelson as the musical guest for the season opener of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Tonight, she will be the lead guest on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. On Monday, she will be appearing on The Howard Stern Show on Sirius/XM.

Last month, Billie Eilish earned her first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘bad guy,’ taken from her multi-platinum global smash debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?[Darkroom/Interscope Records].

Billie Eilish is officially the first artist born this millennium to achieve both a No. 1 album and single, and is now the third female solo artist in the 31-year history with multiple songs topping the Billboard Alternative Songs airplay chart (alongside Alanis Morrissett and Sinead O’Connor). “bad guy” also hit #1 in the Pop Songs airplay chart after leading the Alternative Songs airplay. Her album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? — released on March 29 [Darkroom/Interscope Records] — debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, has since returned to the top spot two additional times this year, and is currently 2019’s best-selling album in North America. Recently, Billie Eilish graced the cover of Rolling Stone, V and ELLE, and has amassed more that 17-billion combined global streams to date.

Dave Matthews Band And Weezer To Headline Third Annual Innings Festival

Dave Matthews Band and Weezer will headline the third annual Innings Festival, returning to Arizona’s Tempe Beach and Tempe Arts Park, February 29 – March 1, 2020.

The two-day event will feature 18 artists on 2 stages, including performances from Portugal. The Man, Death Cab for Cutie, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, O.A.R. and more, as well as curated food vendors and fun family activities.

Fans can look forward to numerous appearances by Major League Baseball greats including Jake Peavy, Bret Saberhagen, Miguel Montero, Aaron Rowand and more, as well as the return of Off the Mound with Ryan Dempster, an on-site talk show featuring MLB players and musicians on the lineup. Tickets will be available beginning at 12pm local time today at www.inningsfestival.com.

Last year’s Innings Festival featured incredible opportunities for fans to interact with their favorite baseball players, as MLB legends including Roger Clemens, Huston Street, and Jake Peavy coached fans on speed pitch and Sean Casey, Jim Thome and Eric Byrnes offered tips in the batting cage. Off the Mound with Ryan Dempster featured interviews with multiple MLB greats, as well as a rousing interview with baseball lover, Eddie Vedder.

1-Day and 2-Day General Admission, VIP and Platinum Tickets will go on sale today at 12pm MST at www.inningsfestival.com. For fans looking to elevate their festival experience with additional perks, we’re introducing GA+, with both 2-Day and 1-Day Ticket options. GA+ includes access to our brand-new private retreat with shade and seating at the main stage, air-conditioned restrooms, a full-service bar with beer, wine and cocktails for purchase, and complimentary water and soft drinks.

Rex Orange County Announces Headlining North American & UK Tours

On the heels of releasing his new song “10/10” last week, Rex Orange County returns to announce his new album. Pony is due October 25th via Sony Music and is the highly-anticipated follow up to 2017’s Apricot Princess. The album was written, recorded, and performed almost entirely by Rex himself at Strongroom Studios in East London with frequent collaborator Ben Baptie co-producing, engineering and mixing the album.

Pony includes “10/10“, which Rolling Stone called “triumphant” and a “song you need to know” and was described by NPR as “a sincere, sad-boy gem.” The album follows standout performances at a handful of major festivals this year, including UK’s Glastonbury (where he first debuted “10/10”), Paris’ We Love Green, Berlin’s Lollapalooza, and Australia’s Laneway Festival.

Coinciding with the album announce, Rex Orange County is announcing headlining UK and North American tours. The tours will feature some of his biggest headlining shows to date, including The Shrine Auditorium in LA, Radio City Music Hall in NYC, and two O2 Brixton Academy shows in London. Tickets for all North American tour dates will go on general on-sale Friday, September 27th at 10 AM local time. For first access to tickets via the Rex Orange County artist pre-sale, sign up at rexorangecounty.com. Pre-order Pony above, see full tour routing below, and stay tuned for more from Rex Orange County coming soon.

NF Announces New Dates For The Search Tour

After the launch of his current sold out tour, chart-topping rapper NF announces the second North American leg of The Search Tour, produced by Live Nation. The Search Tour’s 28-date Spring 2020 run kicks off April 9 in Little Rock, AR and runs through major North American markets where the current tour will not visit – Chicago, New York, Boston, Los Angeles and more – wrapping May 18 in San Diego, CA.

To ensure tickets get in to the hands of fans and not scalpers or bots, the tour has partnered with Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan platform. Fans can register now through Sunday, September 22nd at 10pm PT HERE for the Verified Fan presale. Registered fans who receive a code will have access to purchase tickets before the general public on Tuesday September 24th at 10am local time through Thursday, September 26th 10pm local time.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, September 27th at 10am local time at NFREALMUSIC.COM. See below for full itinerary.

Last month NF topped the Billboard charts with The Search, with another #1 album. Released on NF Real Music/Caroline, The Search sold 130,000 equivalent album units, and now boasts more than 120 million global streams to date.

The Search marks the rapper’s second consecutive album to land at number one on the Billboard Top 200, following 2017’s multi-platinum certified Perception. NF surprised the industry with Perception’s success, and he proved his place atop the music industry with The Search – selling more than double his previous chart-topping album.

Operating from outside of the system and against all odds, NF quietly and unassumingly ascended to the forefront of modern hip-hop on his own terms. Forbes noted “NF’s success speaks to what can be done these days outside of the traditional system.” For tickets and dates to NF – The Search Tour 2020, go to NFRealMusic.Com

Grammy Nominated Artist ScHoolboy Q Announces Fall 2019 North American CrasH Tour

Today GRAMMY nominated Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist ScHoolboy Q announced his highly anticipated return to the road. The CrasH Tour 2019 will touch down in cities across North America this fall. Special guest NAV will join on select dates. Please see tour itinerary below.

Produced by Live Nation, the 19-city tour will kick off November 4th in Houston, TX and make stops in Atlanta, Brooklyn, Toronto, Chicago, and more before wrapping December 4th in Los Angeles, CA.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, September 20th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, September 17th at 10am local time until Thursday, September 19th at 10pm local time through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.

ScHoolboy Q has found widespread critical acclaim and earned multiple Grammy Award nominations since joining the ranks of Top Dawg Entertainment. His platinum-certified breakthrough album Oxymoron: a 2014 release garnered a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album and landed three hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100. ScHoolboy Q’s sophomore album Blank Face LP scored a Best Rap Album nomination at the 2017 Grammy Awards, with lead single “THat Part” (ft. Kanye West) nominated for Best Rap Performance.

In 2018, ScHoolboy Q teamed up with 2 Chainz and Saudi for “X,” a track from Black Panther: The Album that went on to amass over 146 million Spotify streams to date. Released in April 2019, his most recent full-length CrasH Talk debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200, marking the third consecutive ScHoolboy Q album to hit the top three on the chart. With appearances by artists like Kid Cudi, Ty Dolla $ign, and 21 Savage, CrasH Talk features the single “Numb Numb Juice”—hailed by Vulture as a “reminder why he’s one of the best rappers we’ve got.”
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Rock Icons Green Day, Fall Out Boy, And Weezer Announce Global Stadium Hella Mega Tour Presented By Harley-Davidson

Today Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer, three of the biggest acts in rock music, announced they will be heading out on the road together for the first time ever on THE HELLA MEGA TOUR presented by Harley-Davidson. To celebrate the tour reveal, all three bands will perform a historic show tonight at the legendary Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles.

The global tour kicks off June 13, 2020 in Paris and will visit cities across Europe and the UK throughout the month including Glasgow, London, and Dublin. Produced by Live Nation, the 20-city North American outing will bring the bands to some of the most renowned stadiums including Dodger Stadium, Wrigley Field, Citi Field, Fenway Park, and more. Beginning July 17 in Seattle, WA, the outing makes stops in Houston, Miami, Toronto, New York and more, before wrapping August 29 in Philadelphia, PA. More dates will be announced. The Interrupters will appear as special guest on the tour.

“Harley-Davidson and rock & roll have been synonymous throughout history,” said Neil Grimmer, President of Brand for the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. “So it’s only natural for Harley to present the most epic, full throttle rock tour in history!”

Concert-goers will see and experience the newest Harley-Davidson motorcycles, including the fully electric LiveWire and their new, exciting lineup of electric bicycles.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, September 16 at 10am local time through Thursday, September 19 at 10pm local time. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, September 20 at 10am local time at Ticketmaster.com. VIP packages will be available next week.

Guns N’ Roses Reveals Special Guesets As Part Of Momentous Not In This Lifetime Tour

Bishop Gunn, Blackberry Smoke, Dirty Honey, Shooter Jennings, And Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown To Appear On Upcoming U.S. Dates

Today internationally revered rock band Guns N’ Roses announced the special guests appearing on their enduring and monumental Not In This Lifetime Tour, revving back up on September 25th. Bishop Gunn, Blackberry Smoke, Dirty Honey, Shooter Jennings, and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown will open for GNR on select dates throughout the fall run.

The legendary group returns to the U.S. later this month – their first time touring the United States in 2019. This includes two nights at Las Vegas’ legendary Colosseum at Caesars Palace, their most intimate venue since the 2017 performance at The Apollo Theater. GNR will also make highly anticipated stops at major festivals, along with two goliath Mexico dates at stadiums in Guadalajara and Tijuana. Tickets are on sale now at LiveNation.com.

In conjunction with the announcement, GNR has released a video featuring Not In This Lifetime special guests alongside some of the incredible names appearing prior to GNR on their festival dates including Ice Cube, The Raconteurs, Deftones, and Brandi Carlile. The band will play at Louder Than Life Festival, Austin City Limits, Exit 111 Festival, and Voodoo Festival.


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2019 People’s Choice Awards: ‘Game of Thrones,’ BTS, ‘Taylor Swift’ Among Nominees

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‘Game of Thrones’ – HBO

E! People’s Choice Awards has announced its 2019 nominees on Wednesday, with some of the biggest films and popular artists making the cut.

The awards show will honor fan favorites in film, television, animation and music in 43 categories. Fans will be able to vote for up to 25 times per day, per category, per method. The awards are set to be handed out on Nov. 10.

Among those nominated in the main categories are Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Riverdale’ and ‘This Is Us’.

The movie of 2019 category includes some of the year’s biggest hits including Avengers: Endgame, Toy Story 4, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, and John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum among others.

Recording artists Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus scored a nod for Song of 2019 for or their collaboration on a smash hit remix of “Old Town Road,” a fitting nomination given how the song shattered records this summer, eventually becoming the longest-running number one song on Billboard Hot 100 charts.

See the list he nominations below.

Male artist of 2019

Bad Bunny
Drake
Ed Sheeran
Khalid
Lil Nas X
Post Malone
Shawn Mendes
Travis Scott

Female artist of 2019

Ariana Grande
Billie Eilish
Cardi B
Camila Cabello
Halsey
Miley Cyrus
P!nk
Taylor Swift
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