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WSJ Top 5 Festival – The L Festival – Reveals Show Times and Fairground Map

UMLE has announced show times for the jam-packed line-up of more than thirty music performances on four stages at the first ever L Festival- Feria Cultural Latino Americana on Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25, at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.

L-Festival Show Times And Fairgrounds Map For L Festival-feria Cultural Latino Americana, October 24, 25 At The OC Fair & Event Center

UMLE has announced show times for the jam-packed line-up of more than thirty music performances on four stages at the first ever L Festival- Feria Cultural Latino Americana on Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25, at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. Fans and families can plan using the L Festival Map: http://umusic.ly/dq2z3p illustrating the four stages, Art Expo, Carnival Center, VIP Lounge, Food Truck area and more at the historic, first ever celebration of the best of Latin America’s art, cuisine, and music with once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Latin music’s biggest stars playing full concert sets.

The “2015 American Music Awards®” Nominations Announced

The American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, announced today the “2015 American Music Awards” nominees. Recording artists Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth rose at the crack of dawn to reveal six categories of nominees on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Immediately following the broadcast, five additional categories were announced in real time exclusively via Snapchat (TheAMAs). ABC News then livestreamed the remaining 12 categories and included a recap of all nominees in the 11 previously-announced categories. (See the full list of nominees below). As previously announced, Jennifer Lopez will host and perform on the “2015 American Music Awards,” which will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.

L Festival Credential Request Form

We are excited to have the media cover the first ever L Festival – Feria Latinoamericana, Saturday and Sunday, October 24, 25 at the OC Event Center & Fairgounds. Created by UMLE and CMN Events, the L Festival is a family event that celebrates the best of Latin American art, cuisine and music, and features 30+ music performances playing full concert sets. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Latin music’s biggest stars playing one place over two days in Southern California. The Faigrounds open to the public at 12Noon each day.

Avicii Releases Interactive Instagram Story

Avicii just opened the door to his insane Instagram comic “Avicii Begins.” The story is about Dr. Hush, an evil super villain that enslaved the world and banned all music. Your mission is to infiltrate his broadcasting station and play the last remaining song in the world to awaken the people.

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTAR JENNIFER LOPEZ TO HOST AND PERFORM AT THE “2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS®”

Dick clark productions and ABC announced today that international music superstar Jennifer Lopez will host and perform at the “2015 American Music Awards.” JLo is one of the most influential artists in music history, and the triple-threat will take on the role as host of a live broadcast award show. Lopez will also dazzle viewers with a live performance in support of her recently announced Las Vegas show, “All I Have,” which will premiere January 2016 at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The “2015 American Music Awards” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC. The show will feature the hottest performances from today’s biggest artists and present fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative Rock, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Contemporary Inspirational, Electronic Dance Music, as well as categories for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Top Soundtrack.

Wyclef Talks New Album with Rolling Stone, Daryl Hall, and more!

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Avicii’s STORIES Out Now!

DJ/producer/songwriter Avicii today released his new album STORIES, the follow-up to his genre-busting, multi-platinum debut TRUE. Produced by Avicii, aka Tim Bergling, STORIES features 14 original songs on which he worked for two years to push himself genre-wise and maintain his commitment to crafting undeniably catchy melodies and personal themes. Along the way, Bergling collaborated with some of music’s most distinctive singers/songwriters including Alex Ebert, Matisyahu, Wyclef Jean, Gavin DeGraw and Zac Brown.

Avicii’s ‘Broken Arrows’ Now Available on Spotify!

Produced by Avicii, STORIES is out this Friday, October 2 on PRMD Music/Island Records. Avicii collaborated with some of music’s most distinctive singers/songwriters on STORIES, including Chris Martin, Alex Ebert, Matisyahu, Wyclef Jean, Zac Brown, Zak Abel, and more. The album features 14 original songs on which he worked for two years to push himself genre-wise and maintain his commitment to crafting undeniably catchy melodies and personal themes. The result is music that is grounded in its vision and surefooted in its artistry. “All the songs have a story I wanted to tell,” says the 2x Grammy-nominated producer/ songwriter/DJ.

Avicii’s STORIES Out Next Friday, October 2 – Email for Review Copies

Global superstar DJ Avicii’s long awaited new album STORIES is out next Friday, October 2 on PRMD Music/Island Records. Avicii collaborated with some of music’s most distinctive singers/songwriters on STORIES, including Chris Martin, Alex Ebert, Matisyahu, Wyclef Jean, Zac Brown, Zak Abel, and more. STORIES is available for pre-order now.

L FESTIVAL- Dutch Sensation BASSJACKERS Added to L FESTIVAL’ DANCE HANGAR – Sensacion Holandesa se une al DANCE HANGAR de L FESTIVAL

With the announcement of young Dutch, Big Room duo, Bassjackers joining the bill, we are proud to say that the complete talent lineup for Aftercluv Dancelab’s L Dance Hangar at the L Festival in California has officially been confirmed. Friends since high school, the Dutch duo have continued on an explosive takeover of the global dance music scene, leaving one hit after another in their wake. They will make a powerful addition to an already star-studded talent lineup that includes Arty, AtellaGali, D-Wayne, El Dusty, Eyes of Providence, Far East Movement, Rell the Soundbender, Tom & Collins y 3BallMTY.

tyDi Releases Official Video for ‘Tear Me Up’ feat. Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle Rae)

The official video stars tyDi, aka Tyson Illingworth, and Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle Rae), and was directed by Justin McClain. “Tear Me Up,” released globally via Robbins Entertainment, was written by tyDi and Overstreet, and produced by tyDi. The song features the fresh vocals of Hot Chelle Rae frontman, Overstreet. “Tear Me Up” is from tyDi’s upcoming album due out early next year.

L Festival Anuncia El Reparto De Presentaciones Musicales Para Cada Dia Del Festival Unico Y Sin Precedentes – Daily Line Up Of Music Performances Announced For The First Ever L Festival

Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) anunció hoy los estelares actos musicales que se presentarán en los diferentes días de L Festival el sábado y domingo 24 y 25 de octubre. Este primer e histórico acontecimiento es un evento para toda la familia en el que se celebra la música, gastronomía, arte y cultura latina. Más de 30 presentaciones musicales por artistas provenientes de más de 10 diferentes países tomarán los cuatro escenarios: L Main Stage, L International Stage, L Regional Mexican Stage y el EDM Hanger. Esta es una oportunidad única donde la audiencia podrá ver las estrellas más grandes de la música latina del momento presentando conciertos de repertorios completos en un solo lugar y durante dos días en el sur de California.

tyDi Releases New Single ‘Tear Me Up’ feat. Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle Rae)

Hot off the heels of his Billboard No. 1 Dance Airplay smash ‘Redefined,’ Australian DJ/songwriter/producer tyDi today released his new single “Tear Me Up” feat. Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle Rae), available on iTunes and Spotify. “More gold from melodic genius, tyDi,” says Austin Kramer of Spotify, Head of Electronic Programming. The track premiered on Yahoo! yesterday, and is from tyDi’s upcoming album due out early next year via Robbins Entertainment.

Arty Confirmed to Perform at the L Festival, October 24 & 25

Arty is the latest DJ/producer confirmed in the strong line up of electronic talent playing the L Dance Hangar at the L Festival, October 24 and 25, at the OC Fair & Event Center in Southern California. Arty joins previously announced artists Atellagali, D-Wayne, El Dusty, Eyes Of Providence, Far East Movement, Rell The Sound Bender, Tom & Collins and 3BallMTY who are set to perform full concert sets at the first in a lifetime, two day celebration of Latino music, art, food and culture.