15 September 2011
LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL AND BROADCAST LIVE ONLY ON YAHOO!
Concert to be Held on October 15
Exclusive, Live Broadcast Performance Only on Yahoo!
Pre-Sale Tickets will be Available to American Express Cardmembers® September 15 at 10:00 a.m. PT through September 18 at 10:00 p.m. PT; Tickets will be Available to the General Public September 19 at 10:00 a.m. PT at www.ticketmaster.com
13 August 2010
Los Angeles, CA (June 25, 2010) – Today, Control Room, the world’s leading producer of global music events, announced the company was recognized for excellence in film and video production with five Telly Awards for its John Legend: Live at the Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley program broadcast on Comcast On-Demand and on Comcast’s online portal, Fancast XFINITY TV.
Control Room received awards in the following categories:
• Best Music Video (Silver Award)
• Best Use of HD (Silver Award)
• Best Use of Music (Bronze Award)
• Best Lighting (Bronze Award)
• Best Cinematography (Bronze Award)
26 May 2010
Live Performances and Backstage Footage from the FIFA World Cup™ Kick-Off Celebration Concert will be Featured Across VEVO Network May 26 – July 10
25 May 2010
Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Shakira among global superstars performing at event to kick off historic FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa
ESPN Inc.’s unprecedented coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ from South Africa will kick off before the games even begin when ESPN2 broadcasts complete live coverage of the FIFA World Cup™ Kick-Off Celebration Concert from Soweto/Johannesburg on Thursday, June 10 beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.
The three-hour concert, considered the biggest entertainment event to date in South Africa, celebrates the arrival of the first-ever FIFA World Cup™ on the African continent and will take place at 30,000-seat Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg. Alicia Keys, the Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Shakira and Juanes will perform live on ESPN2 alongside, and in collaboration with, popular African artists, with a specially-produced highlight presentation of the concert airing in primetime on ABC, Friday, June 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
24 May 2010
Johannesburg, South Africa – Today, Control Room, the world’s leading producer of global music events, announced nine-time SAMA winner and Afro-Soul sensation, Lira will join previously announced African and International artists – Alicia Keys, Amadou & Mariam, Angélique Kidjo, BLK JKS, Hugh Masekela, John Legend, Juanes, K’Naan, Mzansi Youth Choir, Shakira, Soweto Gospel Choir, The Black Eyed Peas, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka Touré and Vusi Mahlasela – as part of the globally televised portion (8:00 – 11:00 p.m. local time) of the FIFA WORLD CUP™ KICK–OFF CELEBRATION CONCERT on June 10, 2010.
4 May 2010
Johannesburg, South Africa (May 4, 2010) – Today, Control Room, the world’s leading producer of global music events, and FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), the international governing body of football, announced the final line-up of African and South African artists confirmed to perform at the FIFA WORLD CUP KICK–OFF CELEBRATION CONCERT. Five-time SAMA winners Freshlyground, legendary South African trumpeter and flugelhorn player Hugh Masekela, Soweto-based Mzansi Youth Choir, two-time GRAMMY Award winners and three-time SAMA winners Soweto Gospel Choir, and acclaimed African Hip Hop artist K’NAAN, who recently recorded the uplifting “Wavin’ Flag (The Celebration Mix)” song that serves as the anthem for the entire Coca-Cola FIFA campaign, will perform alongside previously announced African and international artists – Alicia Keys (U.S.), Amadou & Mariam (Mali), Angélique Kidjo (Benin), Black Eyed Peas (U.S.), BLK JKS (South Africa), John Legend (U.S.), Juanes (Colombia), Shakira (Colombia), The Parlotones (South Africa), Tinariwen (Mali), Vieux Farka Touré (Mali) and Vusi Mahlasela (South Africa) – at the historic event taking place the night before the first match at 8:00 p.m. local time (GMT+2) on June 10, 2010, at the newly-renovated Orlando Stadium in Soweto/Johannesburg.
17 March 2010
Johannesburg, South Africa – Today, Control Room, the world’s leading producer of global music events, and FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), the international governing body of football, announced the first group of legendary musicians confirmed to perform at the FIFA WORLD CUP KICK–OFF CELEBRATION CONCERT. Alicia Keys, Amadou & Mariam, Angelique Kidjo, Black Eyed Peas, BLK JKS, John Legend, Juanes, Shakira, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka Touré, and Vusi Mahlasela will perform at the historic event taking place the night before the first match at 8:00 p.m. local time (GMT+2) on June 10, 2010, at the newly-renovated Orlando Stadium in Soweto/Johannesburg.
13 October 2009
New York – Today, Live Earth announced plans to implement the largest worldwide water initiative on record to help combat the global water crisis. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water – to take place April 18, 2010 – will consist of a series of 6 km run/walks (the average distance many women and children walk every day to secure water)