LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive Media (NASDAQ: LIVX) ("LiveXLive"), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, announced today the launch of its inaugural awards show -- The Lockdown Awards -- airing on December 11, 2020, will feature artists such as Ally Brooke, Avenue Beat, Icona Pop and Sofi Tukker and Wiz Khalifa.
The Lockdown Awards, a first-of-its-kind special event awards program, will honor the best of content created during the time of the pandemic which enhanced greatly the live streaming and at home entertainment boom. The Lockdown Awards will be produced and distributed in-house by LiveXLive and will include performances, special celebrity appearances, and VIP digital meet and greets with nominees and winners.
LiveXLive's Lockdown Awards will include the ladies that brought you the anthem of the lockdown 'F2020', Avenue Beat, a never before seen live performance of Icona Pop and Sofi Tukker's new single 'Spa', and musical appearances by Wiz Khalifa and Ally Brooke.
"The creation of The Lockdown Awards is truly in the spirit of creativity and the community built between artists and fans. From new songs to collaborations and more, the event demonstrates the potency of live music as the fabric of our lives and supports the opportunity to embrace a platform that has proven meaningful for fans and artists. Streaming is here to stay, and at LiveXLive, we are honored to celebrate the exceptional output in this immensely creative and expanding space," stated Garrett English, Chief Creative Officer of LiveXLive.
LiveXLive has become a go-to platform for live streaming events that combine music with pop culture of podcasting, sports, arts, fashion, culinary, comedy and wellness. From emerging to established artists, LiveXLive has streamed over 1,500 artists since including a variety of artists and celebrities in 2020 alone: Kygo, Jimmy Buffett, OneRepublic, Zac Brown Band, Michael Franti, Nahko, Trevor Hall, FINK, Big Gigantic, Hot Chelle Rae, Lauren Jauregui, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Chris Rock, Idina Menzel and Jennifer Lopez.
About LiveXLive Media, Inc.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (the "Company") (pronounced Live "by" Live) is a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture. LiveXLive, which has streamed over 1400 artists since January 2020, has become a go-to partner for the world's top artists and celebrity voices as well as music festivals concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, and many others. In April 2020, LiveXLive produced its first 48-hour music festival called "Music Lives" with tremendous success as it earned over 50 million views and over 5 billion views for #musiclives on TikTok on 100+ performances. LiveXLive's library of global events, video-audio podcasts and original shows are also available on Amazon, Apple TV, Roku and Samsung TVs in addition to its own app, destination site and social channels. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, PodcastOne, generates more than 2.1 billion downloads annually across more than 300 podcasts. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter at @livexlive, and YouTube.
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