RISING MUSIC PHENOMENON BECKY G TO PERFORM AT CALIBASH 2015 TAKING PLACE ON JANUARY 24 AT STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES
LINEUP OF THE LEADING LATIN URBAN MUSIC CONCERT IN THE WORLD ALSO INCLUDES MUSIC STARS PITBULL, DON OMAR, CARLOS VIVES, TEGO CALDERÓN, WISIN, PLAN B, J ALVAREZ, FARRUKO, 3BALLMTY, GENTE DE ZONA AND MALUMA
CALIBASH FEST, THE FREE FAMILY OUTDOOR EVENT PRIOR TO CALIBASH RETURNS BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER WITH LIVE MUSIC, GAMES AND LOTS OF FUN ACTIVITIES
Tickets for Calibash 2015 available at www.axs.com
Los Angeles, CA (December 30, 2014) - Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (NASDAQ: SBSA), entertainment division SBS Entertainment (SBSE), AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG; and the favorite station of millennial Latinos in Los Angeles, MEGA 96.3FM announced the addition of fast rising music star Becky Gto the Calibash 2015 that includes music stars Pitbull, Don Omar, Carlos Vives,Tego Calderón, Wisin, Plan B, J Alvarez, Farruko, 3BallMTY, Gente de Zona and Maluma. Calibash 2015, coproduced by SBS Entertainment and AEG LIVE with MEGA 96.3FM as the official radio station, will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Few tickets still available for purchase atwww.axs.com.
With more than 120,000 tickets sold since its inception, Calibash has become the leading Latin urban music concert in the world and will feature in its 2015 edition a performance by newcomer singer, rapper, actress, and dancer Becky G. Hailing from Los Angeles, just like Calibash, the social media phenomenon Becky G has fast conquered the music world.
"SBS Entertainment continues the tradition of introducing to the world another rising music star; just as we did with then-unknown Prince Royce. This time around is more special since Becky G is from Los Angeles, the city that has also witness the rise of Calibash to become the most important Latin Urban music concert in the world." stated Lucas Pina, Senior VP of SBS Entertainment.
Becky G (Rebbeca Marie Gomez) first began to gain recognition in 2012, after she posted several videos of herself performing remixes of popular songs on YouTube. She later compiled these covers into her first full-length project, a mixtape entitled @itsbeckygomez. She has cited Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Lopez as her musical influences. At early age, Becky G decided to pursue music in whatever way possible.
Born and raised in the Inglewood area of Los Angeles, Becky G grew up playing sports (baseball and soccer), making authentic Mexican food with her grandmother, and, as the oldest of four, helping her mom with housework. She has now channeled her music drive into a burgeoning career as a singer, songwriter and rapper. Becky G signed a deal with Kemosabe/RCA. The SONY Music Entertainment imprint founded by veteran hitmaker Dr. Luke, who has written and produced a series of No. 1's for Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson and Britney Spears. On April 2014, she released the first single from her debut album, "Shower". The song eventually became her first solo charting entry on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #16. She performed "Shower" at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards. "Can't Get Enough" featuring Pitbull, from the Play It Again EP, was later sent to Latin radio and received heavy rotation, becoming her first #1 on Billboard Latin Airplay.
This year, the fun free family eventCalibash Fest returns and it takes place prior to the concert from 3 to 7:30 PMoutside of the STAPLES Center; featuring music performances, product sampling, games and more fun activities. Ladies attending Calibash can up the ante with professional makeovers provided free courtesy of the TNT Agency. Mega 96.3FM will broadcast live from the McDonald's VIP Broadcast booth offering many surprises. The free afternoon event is open for people of all ages.
Few tickets for Calibash 2015 are still available for purchase at www.axs.com. Join the conversation on social media using #Calibash2015. Follow Calibash 2015 online and on social media for up to the minute announcements about this year's concert, artist line-up and other exclusive news and fan opportunities:
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