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Redfoo Premieres ‘Lights Out’ Music Video Starring Emma Slater From ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars”

Today Grammy-nominated recording artist and King of Party Rock, Redfoo has released his latest music video, “Lights Out,” in VR and 360 video on Littlstar, the premier global network dedicated to immersive virtual reality and 360 video. Redfoo once again teamed up with his favorite director, Mickey Finnegan, who shot the video on a Headcase VR rig. The “Lights Out” VR experience will immerse fans in the story of how Redfoo goes back in time in order to change the future and ‘get the girl,’ who is played by Emma Slater from ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars.”

Tech N9ne’s Urban Pop Protégé Mackenzie Nicole Debuts New Music Video on Complex

Complex today premiered the video for Mackenzie Nicole’s “Actin Like You Know (feat. Tech N9ne).” The self-penned debut pop single is already receiving airplay on Kansas City Top 40 station KMXV (Mix 93.3) and has been remixed since it first appeared on Strange Music’s Tech N9ne Collabos – Strangeulation Volume II, where it was the No. 1 most downloaded track on the album. “Actin Like You Know” is available on iTunes and Spotify now.

INTOCABLE CONFIRMED TO PERFORM AT 2016 SESAC LATINA MUSIC AWARDS

Legendary Regional Mexican superstars INTOCABLE will perform at the SESAC Latina Music Awards which will take place on Wednesday, June 15, at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel. Led by singer, accordionist and SESAC Latina affiliated composer Ricky Muñoz, INTOCABLE has been making hit records and selling out concert tours for more than two decades.

Juan Gabriel “MéXXIco Es Todo 2016” Tour Goes on Sale this Friday June 3rd

Juan Gabriel, whose career and creativity continues to soar four decades after his start, has announced that his all-new production MéXXIco Es Todo 2016 Tour will kick off Friday, August 19, in San Diego at the Valley View Casino Center. The tour continues to 22 cities at some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious venues including The Forum in Los Angeles, the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Allstate Arena in Chicago, American Airlines Arena in Miami, and Barclays Center in New York. For the first time ever, Juan Gabriel will perform in Utah and North Carolina. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 3rd at 10:00am (and with special pre-code on Thursday June 2 at 10:00am) and are available at Ticketmaster unless noted otherwise on the full itinerary below.

Carlos Vives & Shakira’s New Single “La Bicicleta” Out May 27

Colombian superstars CARLOS VIVES and SHAKIRA grew up only a few miles from one another on the same stretch of coastal Colombia – he in Santa Marta, she in Barranquilla – but they came home this week to film a video for 2X Grammy and 9X Latin Grammy-winning performer/songwriter/activist Carlos Vives’ new single “La Bicicleta.” The single “La Bicicleta” will be released this Friday, May 27.

THE CHARTS HAVE SPOKEN! WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

The “2016 Billboard Music Awards,” hosted by hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, and TV host and international music sensation Ciara, was a must-watch night of show-stopping musical performances and exclusive television premieres from today’s hottest artists. Ludacris and Ciara’s long-standing friendship was evident as the pair’s hosting chemistry was on full display, creating some of the most buzzworthy moments of the show, which aired live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast were able to watch the show live with the rest of the country, allowing fans to interact like never before.

LUKAS GRAHAM TO PERFORM ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Lukas Graham will perform on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” Also added to the star-studded show are presenters Kate Beckinsale, Priyanka Chopra, Laverne Cox, Mark Cuban, JoJo Fletcher from ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” Lucy Hale, Halsey, Heidi Klum, Kelly Rowland, Seal, Tyrese and Zendaya. The award show will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. They join previously announced presenters Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell, Kathryn Hahn, Wiz Khalifa, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Idina Menzel, Keke Palmer, Rebecca Romijn, Serayah, Steven Tyler, Lindsey Vonn and Pete Wentz.

2016 SESAC Latina Music Awards

SESAC Latina, the world’s most progressive Latin music performing rights organization, will celebrate the impressive achievements of its members at the 2016 SESAC Latina Music Awards, set for June 15 at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel.

T-MOBILE ANNOUNCED AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR “T-MOBILE MAGENTA CARPET LIVE AT THE BBMAs”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that T-Mobile is the title sponsor of the live stream magenta carpet pre-show at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” As the first awards show to be broadcast from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the “T-Mobile Magenta Carpet Live at the BBMAs” will feature an all-new magenta carpet and a T-Mobile branded stage hosted by Rachel Platten and Ted Stryker. T-Mobile is working with DJ Khaled to provide fans with exclusive backstage and behind-the-scenes access on social media via Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram before and during the show with #MusicFreedom.

JESSICA ALBA, KRISTEN BELL, 2016 MISS AMERICA BETTY CANTRELL, LAUREN COHAN, KATHRYN HAHN, WIZ KHALIFA, MILA KUNIS, ASHTON KUTCHER, IDINA MENZEL, KEKE PALMER, REBECCA ROMIJN, SERAYAH, STEVEN TYLER, LINDSEY VONN AND PETE WENTZ TO PRESENT AT THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, 2016 Miss America Betty Cantrell, Lauren Cohan, Kathryn Hahn, Wiz Khalifa, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Idina Menzel, Keke Palmer, Rebecca Romijn, Serayah, Steven Tyler, Lindsey Vonn and Pete Wentz will all present awards at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The award show will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. Additional presenters will be announced soon.

NEW ADELE MUSIC VIDEO TO MAKE WORLDWIDE DEBUT AT THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that the video for Adele’s new single “Send My Love (To Your New Lover),” off her latest album 25, will make its worldwide debut during the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The video for the song, which was co-written with and produced by Max Martin & Shellback, was shot in London and directed by Patrick Daughters (Feist, Muse, Yeah Yeah Yeahs). The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, and will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.

Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Band Tour On Sale Today

Tickets go on sale today at 10:00am for Julión Álvarez y su Norteño Banda Mis Ídolos…Hoy Mis Amigos Tour!, just one week after his album of the same name debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart. The 22 city tour kicks off July 15 at the SAP Center in San Jose, then heads out to The Forum in Los Angeles (July 16), Viejas Arena in San Diego (July 17) and the Toyota Center in Houston (July 22). This will make the first time that Alvarez will play legendary venues like The Theater at MSG in NYC (July 30) and EagleBank Arena in Washington DC. See below for full itinerary. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster (unless otherwise noted).

MULTI-PLATINUM POP SUPERSTAR MEGHAN TRAINOR TO PERFORM ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that pop superstar Meghan Trainor will perform her new smash hit “No” on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments. Trainor joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go’s, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, “Kia’s One to Watch” Troye Sivan, Britney Spears, and collaborations with Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Nick Jonas with Tove Lo, and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, and Madonna will pay tribute to Prince.

INTERNATIONAL MEGASTAR RIHANNA TO PERFORM ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that international music sensation Rihanna will perform on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards”, almost ten years to the day since her first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (“SOS” hit the charts on May 13, 2006 and spent a total of three weeks at No. 1). The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments. Rihanna joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go’s, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, “Kia’s One to Watch” Troye Sivan, Britney Spears, and collaborations with Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Nick Jonas with Tove Lo, and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, and Madonna will honor Prince.

ARIANA GRANDE, BLAKE SHELTON & GWEN STEFANI TO PERFORM ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton, and Gwen Stefani have been added to the star-studded lineup of performers at the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” Grande is set to perform new music, and Shelton and Stefani will take to the stage for the awards show debut of “Go Ahead And Break My Heart,” a song they wrote and perform on Shelton’s new album If I’m Honest. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live along with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments.