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First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards

First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards to Present Taylor Swift With The Big Help Award
 
 

Grammy® Award-Winning Swift to be Honored for Her Work with Tornado and Flood Survivors at 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards to be telecast live from Los Angeles, Saturday, March 31


LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — First Lady Michelle Obama will make her first-ever appearance at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards to present Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Taylor Swift with this year’s The Big Help Award in recognition of her extensive philanthropic endeavors, including her work with tornado and flood survivors in the United States. To continue, please click “MORE”!

2011 Thelonious Monk Competition Winner Kris Bowers Makes His Hometown Headlining Debut At Catalina’s Bar & Grill in Southern Cal.

2011 Thelonious Monk Competition Winner Kris Bowers Makes His Hometown Headlining Debut At Catalina’s Bar & Grill Next Wednesday, January 4


Kris Bowers definitely qualifies as one of the brightest young jazz players to emerge in recent years.  Just 22 and in his second year of a Master’s program at Julliard, he’s a native Angelino who just won the prestigious Thelonious Monk piano competition at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Bring Jordin Sparks To Your School! (Contest – Ends Sept. 16th, 2011)

Bring Platinum Selling Recording Artist Jordin Sparks To Your School


SCHOOL WITH THE MOST ONLINE VOTES WINS PERSONAL SCHOOL VISIT FROM THE GRAMMY NOMINATED AMERICAN IDOL SUPERSTAR

SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —

WHAT:
The lucky elementary school, middle school or high school that casts the most votes will earn a personal school visit from American Idol superstar, Jordin Sparks. Students will hear firsthand from the Grammy nominated, platinum selling recording artist what she has been doing since she won American Idol, get to know Jordin better—some of her favorite things, places and people, and listen to her recount how she spent the summer on a recent People to People Student Ambassador Program European adventure.
Students can enter the contest at www.p2pSparks.com/vote for a chance to win. Must be 13 years or older to enter. Open to legal residents of the contiguous United States. Limit one entry per person. Contest ends September 16, 2011. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Letters and International Calling Cards Donated to USO for Military Family Care Packages

Letters and International Calling Cards Donated to USO for Military Family Care Packages


DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Teen Choice 2011 mega-stars Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift
were among more than 50 stars who wrote and autographed personal
messages to U.S. military families with loved ones oversees. Along with
the messages, MetroPCS Communications, Inc. donated $5,000
worth of international long distance calling cards to the USO’s
Military Family Care Package program, helping to connect families who
are separated by deployments. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Teen Sensation Stephanie Courtney Shoots Music Video | Kicks Off Anti-Bullying Campaign

Teen Sensation Stephanie Courtney Shoots Music Video

Kicking Off Anti-Bullying Campaign

New York, NY – July 13, 2011 – Vocalist Stephanie Courtney is a talented teenager who wants to touch others with her music and messages.  Along those lines, one problem plaguing large numbers of young people these days is that of bullying.  Stephanie is kicking off her anti-bullying campaign with the music video shoot for her new single, “Taken Over.”  “Taken Over” is about empowerment for young people facing the cruelties that take place in their lives. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Singer Trey Songz To Perform at Lifebeat BET Awards Fundraiser | June 24th, 2011

Trey Songz Performing a Special Acoustic Set at Lifebeat BET Awards Fundraiser, Friday, June 24th

 

— An official BET Awards event to raise funds for HIV/AIDS prevention and support —

NEW YORK, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Friday, June 24th,
BET Award winner and Grammy nominated artist Trey Songz will perform a
special acoustic set at Lifebeat @ The BET Awards 2011 at Playhouse
Hollywood. The event will be the first in a planned series of
fundraisers to occur annually the Friday night before the BET Awards.
Proceeds from the party will benefit Lifebeat: Music Fights HIV and the
non-profit’s HIV/AIDS prevention and support programs. The event is
hosted by Stephen Hill, President of Programming, Music and Specials at BET Networks and Kevin Liles,
Founder and Chairman of KWL Enterprises. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Walmart.com Creates ‘Bieber Fever’ with Pre-Order of “Never Say Never” DVD Combo Pack

Walmart.com Creates ‘Bieber Fever’ with Exclusive Pre-Order of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack

 
 

First 1,800 Customers to Pre-order Will Receive a Special Autographed Copy of the Movie at No Additional Charge

BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Starting today at Walmart.com, the first 1,800 customers to pre-order the Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
DVD/Blu-ray combo pack will receive a special Justin Bieber-autographed
copy of the movie. This limited-time offer, exclusive to Walmart.com,
is available now, only online, while supplies last(1). The documentary,
which profiles Justin Bieber’s meteoric rise to pop phenomenon, is
scheduled for release in all Walmart stores and on Walmart.com on May 13, 2011.


Bieber Fever

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never will be available for $24.96
with autographed copies offered at no additional charge. Each
autographed copy will feature Justin’s hand-written signature on the
sleeve of the DVD/Blu-ray combo pack. Pre-orders of non-autographed,
standard DVDs are also available for $17.96. Visit http://www.walmart.com/cp/1085273 for more information. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Justin Timberlake to be Honored at 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards on April 2nd, 2011

Nickelodeon to Honor Justin Timberlake
With The Big Help Award at 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, April
2, Airing Live From Los Angeles

 

 

Emmy® and Grammy® Award-Winning Artist to be Honored for Outstanding Charitable and Environmental Efforts

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of his work as a philanthropist and environmentalist, Nickelodeon will honor actor and musician Justin Timberlake by presenting him with The Big Help Award during Nickelodeon’s 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/Tape delayed for West Coast).  Timberlake will be honored during the star-studded telecast, hosted by Jack Black at USC‘s
Galen Center in Los Angeles.  The Big Help Award recognizes individuals
who take actions to better the world and whose significant impact on
their community has inspired kids to do the same.

Timberlake’s ongoing charitable work led him to a partnership with Shriners Hospitals for Children®,
a health care system consisting of 22 Hospitals dedicated to improving
the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative
research and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. 
He has been a dedicated supporter of the organization since 2008 and
hosts the annual Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open,
a PGA TOUR golf tournament featuring a week-long series of events that
raises money for their gracious programs and services benefitting
children in need. To continue, please click “MORE”!

R&B Superstar Keri Hilson & Amber Riley Team Up To Promote “Battle for the Bands”…

Grammy Nominated R&B/Pop Superstar Keri Hilson

and “Glee” Star Amber Riley want Teens to Do

Something to Save the Music



DoSomething.org and the VH1 Save The Music
Foundation team up to activate teens on music education with second
annual “Battle for the Bands” contest

DoSomething.org and
the VH1 Save The Music Foundation announce today the second annual
“Battle for the Bands” campaign, led by celebrity spokespeople Keri
Hilson and “Glee”’s Amber Riley. Launching March 1st, the national
initiative mobilizes young people in the fight to keep music education
in schools. “Battle for the Bands” encourages teens to participate by
submitting videos about the importance of music in the classroom or by
launching local advocacy projects about music education. DoSomething.org
and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation will present the videos and
projects to members of Congress, urging them to keep comprehensive music
education in schools. Last year, over 90,000 teens participated in
joint music education campaigns launched by the two organizations. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Chani Releases New Album “Lyrics & Lipstick” (Coming Feb. 14th, 2011)

Jean Rah Fya Records’ Award-Winning
Teen Pop Star/Best-Selling Author Chani Set to Release Sophomore Album,
‘Lyrics & Lipstick’




HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Jean Rah Fya Records’ award-winning teen pop star/best-selling author Chani
is set to release her sophomore album, “Lyrics & Lipstick.” The
much-anticipated recording is dedicated to the late superstar
singer/actress Aaliyah. After dropping her successful debut CD,
“My Dream,” the trail-blazing young singer did not waste any time
immediately heading back into the studio to record tunes for her
sophomore album. Chani will release her new album, “Lyrics &
Lipstick,” on February 14, 2011. Her
incomparable musical panache has gained her accolades and successes far
and wide. This sophomore album will feature Chani’s first single, titled
“Down,” featuring iRoCc. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

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