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Gogo Partners With Apigee to Build a Platform for Unique In-Flight Experiences
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA and ITASCA, IL - Apigee®, developer of the leading platform for digital acceleration, and Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading communications service provider to the global aviation industry, have partnered to deliver a platform for developing new apps and in-flight experiences. With the Apigee-powered Gogo Platform, airline partners and digital app companies can easily leverage Gogo APIs to build innovative new apps for passengers and crew. (more...)

Rdio and BandPage Partner to Power Artist Content on Rdio's Global Music Service
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The partnership will begin with BandPage powering musicians' images on Rdio's artist stations and catalog pages. As Rdio expands it's artist offerings, other content and items from the musicians' BandPage Store will appear across artist profiles on Rdio's web and mobile properties. This will enable fans to discover content in addition to music from their favorite musicians when they use Rdio. (more...)

Live Nation Entertainment Announces Pricing of Private Offerings
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) (the 'Company'), a live entertainment company, today announced that it priced offerings of $250 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.50% convertible senior notes due 2019 (the 'Convertible Notes') and $250 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.375% senior notes due 2022 (the 'Senior Notes'). The Convertible Notes and the Senior Notes were each priced at 100% of their principal amount, plus accrued interest, if any, from May 23, 2014. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from these offerings to redeem, in the near future, all of its outstanding 2.875% Convertible Senior Notes due 2027, to pay related fees and expenses, to reinvest in the Company's core business and for general corporate purposes, including potential acquisitions. (more...)

Maroon 5 Sign To Interscope Records; New Album to Drop 9/2
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Multi-platinum, 3-time GRAMMY-Award winning band Maroon 5 has signed to Interscope Records. (more...)

MICHAEL JACKSON World Premiere Experience Comes to Billboard Music Awards Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2014

Michael Jackson is music's greatest innovator and among the most beloved performers and influential artists of all-time. In this spirit, the Estate of Michael Jackson has created a Michael Jackson world premiere experience, live at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, on ABC tonight, May 18. This is television history! Michael Jackson like you've never seen him before - you do not want to miss it! (more...)

Keek Joins the Fight to End Hunger With ONEXONE's Million Meals Movement
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

TORONTO, ON - Keek, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) has joined ONEXONE's Million Meals Movement to end hunger in North America. ONEXONE is dedicated to improving the lives of children around the world, and the highlight of the foundation's efforts this year is a concert that kick starts the packaging of one million meals for children in need. This event takes place at the Sony Centre in Toronto on May 23, 2014; Keek will play a major part in the social media promotion of the day. (more...)

Keek Joins the Fight to End Hunger With ONEXONE's Million Meals Movement
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

TORONTO, ON - Keek, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) has joined ONEXONE's Million Meals Movement to end hunger in North America. ONEXONE is dedicated to improving the lives of children around the world, and the highlight of the foundation's efforts this year is a concert that kick starts the packaging of one million meals for children in need. This event takes place at the Sony Centre in Toronto on May 23, 2014; Keek will play a major part in the social media promotion of the day. (more...)

Calling All Digital Leaders: Registration Open for Second Annual 'I Love APIs' Conference
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA - Apigee® today announced that registration is now open for the second annual 'I Love APIs' conference to be held Sept. 8-10, 2014 in San Francisco. Following Apigee's debut of the industry-defining event last year, this year's three-day conference is expected to draw 1,200 attendees, offering a hands-on Internet of Things (IoT) exhibit, double the session content, and a new Predictive Big Data track. As one of the industry's most comprehensive gatherings of digital leaders from across the globe, the 'I Love APIs' conference will bring together CXOs, IT managers and developers for strategic and deeply technical discussions on how to build and accelerate digital business for today's app-centric, mobile world. (more...)

Hip Hop Artist Ludacris to Host 2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2014

dick clark productions and Billboard announced today that Grammy Award-winning recording artist and actor Ludacris will host the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. (more...)

DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN, MEMPHIS and More Set for Broadway in Riverside's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside, Calif., will again welcome six prominent national tours as part of the Broadway in Riverside 2014-15 Season lineup, as well as offer a season special add-on opportunity. (more...)

Sara Bareilles Adds 7/20 Show at Theater at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

MSG Entertainment and Live Nation announced yesterday that due to overwhelming demand, Sara Bareilles has added a second show at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in addition to her previously announced and sold out show on Saturday, July 19, 2014, as part of her 'Little Black Dress' summer tour. Tickets are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

The Black Keys to Bring TURN BLUE TOUR to Joe Louis Arena, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The Black Keys will embark on an extensive North American tour this fall. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the tour begins Sept. 5 in Columbus and runs through December, with a stop at Joe Louis Arena on Friday, September 12 at 8 p.m. The Black Keys will be joined by special guest Cage The Elephant. (more...)

MICHAEL JACKSON World Premiere Experience Coming to Billboard Music Awards
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2014

Michael Jackson is music's greatest innovator and among the most beloved performers and influential artists of all-time. (more...)

The Black Keys Confirm Fall North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Black Keys will embark on an extensive North American tour this fall. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the tour begins Sept. 5 in Columbus and runs through December, with dates at Toronto's Air Canada Centre, Brooklyn's Barclays Center and Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, among others. See next pages for complete worldwide tour details. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Tuesday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. local time to all fans pre-ordering the album at www.theblackkeys.com and to Citi cardmembers in the U.S. through Citi's Private Pass Program (www.citiprivatepass.com). Tickets go on-sale to the general public starting Friday, May 16 at 10:00 a.m. local time. (more...)

Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood to Perform New Duet on BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Country music superstars Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood will perform together live at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards to debut their new duet. (more...)

Miley Cyrus & Ricky Martin to Perform at 2014 Billboard Music Awards
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2014

dick clark productions and Billboard announced today that Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin will perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. They join a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Luke Bryan, OneRepublic and Pitbull. The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 18 on ABC at 8:00 p.m., ET. (more...)

SARA BAREILLES Set for Theater at Madison Square Garden, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

MSG Entertainment and Live Nation announced today that multi-platinum selling and Grammy nominated recording artist Sara Bareilles will take the Theater at Madison Square Garden stage on Saturday, July 19, 2014 (more...)

Chelsea Handler Returns to Detroit's Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

Superstar comedian, author and talk show host, Chelsea Handler, has announced she will return to the Fox Theatre with her latest national stand-up comedy tour in support of the release of her fifth book, Uganda Be Kidding Me, tonight, May 3 at 8 p.m. Handler's last Fox Theatre performance was a sold out show in June, 2011. (more...)

Randy Harrison Replaces Preston Sadleir in New Off-Broadway Musical ATOMIC
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Producers of the upcoming U.S. premiere of the new musical Atomic announced today that Randy Harrison (Showtime's "Queer as Folk") has joined the cast, replacing Preston Sadleir, who will appear in the upcoming revival of Titanic. The other members of the Atomic cast are David Abeles, Alexis Fishman, Sara Gettelfinger, Jonathan Hammond, Jeremy Kushnier, James David Larson, Euan Morton and Grace Stockdale. (more...)

Absolut Vodka & LADY GAGA Join Forces on artRAVE Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Absolut Vodka and the Grammy Award-winning Lady Gaga have joined forces to transform the concert of the season—artRAVE: the ARTPOP ball, in support of the number one bestselling album ARTPOP—into an experience of a lifetime for a few lucky fans. (more...)

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