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Monday, May 14, 2012
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CHRIS BROWN TO PERFORM AT 2012 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS ON ABC (5/20)
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CHRIS BROWN TO PERFORM AT THE "2012 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS"
Singer, songwriter Chris Brown will take the stage with an incredible performance at the "2012 Billboard Music Awards," hosted by Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell, which airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 20 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
A mainstay at the top of charts, Brown is up for four Billboard Music Awards, including Top Male Artist. Earlier this year he won his first-ever Grammy Award for Best R&B Album for 2011's "F.A.M.E." The critically acclaimed album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, his first No. 1 album, and spawned three consecutive No. 1 singles. Brown's eagerly anticipated new album, "Fortune," is due out on July 3 and features his current hit single, "Turn Up the Music." Capturing the song's sonic energy, the 23-year-old entertainer made his directorial debut for the electrifying video which was co-directed by Godfrey Tabarez and viewed over 8 million times the week it premiered.
Finalists for the "2012 Billboard Music Awards" are based on key fan interactions with music, including album, single and digital sales, airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on MySpace, Facebook and many of the other most popular online destinations for music. The awards will be based on the reporting period of February 28, 2011 through March 1, 2012.
The "2012 Billboard Music Awards" is co-executive produced by Richard D. Beckman, CEO Prometheus Global Media and Don Mischer Productions. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HD format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,D,L,S parental guideline.
Visit www.Billboard.com/BBMA for a complete list of finalists and to apply for media credentials. Music fans can also follow news about the show or related events on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Billboard or Facebook at www.facebook.com/billboard.
The MGM Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 16,800 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. Prominent events to date have included world championship fights between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson as well as Oscar de la Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez; and concerts by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Billy Joel, U2, Lady Gaga, Sting, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert. The MGM Grand Garden Arena also is home to the annual Academy of Country Music Awards, annual Billboard Music Awards and the Frozen Fury NHL pre-season game which features the Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche. www.mgmgrand.com
Tickets prices begin at $57.75 for Upper Level, not including applicable service charges and taxes, are now on sale and available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith's Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
To apply for media credentials to cover the 2012 Billboard Music Awards on May 20, please go to https://billboard.wufoo.com/forms/m7r8x7/
ABC Media Relations:
Nicole Marostica, (818) 460-6783, Nicole.Y.Marostica@abc.com
Chandler Hayes, (818) 460-6530, Chandler.Hayes@@abc.com
Prometheus Global Media for Billboard:
Maury Rogoff, (212) 421-8377, email@example.com
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