Florida Georgia Line to Perform at Nickelodeon's First-Ever KIDS CHOICE SPORTS AWARDS
Award-winning country stars Florida Georgia Line will make their debut appearance on Nickelodeon at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion as they perform a medley of songs at Nickelodeon's inaugural Kids' Choice Sports Awards. The duo will perform their 7X Platinum, #1 smash single "Cruise," and Platinum-certified hit "This is How We Roll" (featuring Luke Bryan). Additionally, a powerhouse line-up of athletes and celebrities have been confirmed to join host Michael Strahan live on Thursday, July 17 (8 p.m. ET/PT) to announce the inaugural group of honorees: Super Bowl XLVIII champion Marshawn Lynch (Seattle Seahawks), NBA MVP superstar Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Will Arnett and Megan FOX (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Nick Cannon (America's Got Talent), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Henrik Lundqvist (New York Rangers), Victor Cruz (New York Giants), Metta World Peace (New York Knicks), George Lopez (Lopez Tonight), pro skateboarder Tony Hawk, Olympic snowboarder Kelly Clark, pro surfer Bethany Hamilton, Anna Faris (Mom), Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, Debby Ryan (Jessie), Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys) Raini Rodriguez (Austin & Ally) and Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family). Kids can cast their votes in 14 categories on Nick.com/sports.
"I played baseball up through college and my coaches, teammates and pro- players were some of the most influential role models in my life," adds Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley. "To be able to applaud these athletes and perform for all those sports fans out there is amazing!"
Florida Georgia Line has skyrocketed since releasing four consecutive, multi-week #1 smashes in the U.S. and Canada with the Platinum-certified hits "Stay," "Get Your Shine On," "Round Here" and 7X Platinum "Cruise," making Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) and Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida) the only artists in history to join Brooks & Dunn in achieving this accolade. Breaking the record for longest #1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart, "Cruise" has sold over 7 million downloads and is the best-selling digital Country single of all time (SoundScan). Amassing international appeal, the duo has tallied over 14.5 million tracks sold worldwide from their chart-topping, Platinum-certified debut album Here's to the Good Times (Republic Nashville), produced by Joey Moi. FGL penned over half of the tracks on the project, including the BMI Pop Award-winning "Cruise" remix and the Platinum-certified smash "This Is How We Roll" featuring Luke Bryan, whose recently released remix also features Jason Derulo. Previously taking home ACA, AMA, ACM, Billboard, CMA and CMT Music Awards, the superstar duo is currently in the studio working on their sophomore album, expected for release this fall. The ACM Vocal Duo of the Year is on the road for their headline run - THIS IS HOW WE ROLL SUMMER SERIES 2014 - featuring special guest Nelly and opener Chris Lane, in addition to direct support for Jason Aldean. For tour dates and more, check out FloridaGeorgiaLine.com.