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Beyonce Announces Formation World Tour after Super Bowl 50 Performance

This chick right here.....I will say that her marketing and PR team are the true GOATs (greatest of ALL time) on how they dropped "Formation" single yesterday, performed it at the Super Bowl halftime performance, AND if they didnt think that was enough, have a #FormationWorldTour commercial RIGHT after the performance with ColdPlay and Bruno Mars! The BeyHive and other part time fans screams and jumped when she came on. But when that commercial came across that screen, many folks (including me) almost passed out on the announcement! This is a GREAT weekend for Music Lovers! Will you be at the #FormationWorldTour ?? #CuzEventsRock

 

American Tour Dates Here:

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NEW MUSIC: Missy Elliott "Pep Rally" gives us a little Mardi Gras Bounce/Go-Go Music Vibe

Now you KNOW this weekend has been buzzing with new music! First we get the bomb dropped on a lazy Saturday afternoon from Beyonce with "Formation" and NOW Missy Elliott says "Guess What?! I got one for you just in time for Super Bowl 50 and Mardi Gras." This New Orleans Uptown/Downtown Bounce song "Pep Rally" got me jiggin' and catching the wall (for those who have ever partied, lived, attended college anywhere in Louisiana would understand). It definitely has a little Go-Go feel to it as well so its definitely a dance track. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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**NEW VIDEO** Beyonce "Formation"

Back by Popular Demand!!!! The Mutha herself Mrs. Beyonce Carter released new music video "Formation" just in time for Super Bowl 50! Although its exclusively on Tidal.com, thank God we were able to see it on YouTube as well. I think we have ALL been waiting for this type of sound from her...a little country and a whole lot of couture all wrapped into one. Let us know what you think of the video! #CuzEventsRock

 

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Adele Live 2016 North American Tour Dates Announced

Just announced, Adele's Live 2016 North American Tour dates have been released. Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 17th. Which shows will you be attending?! We are definitely looking forward to seeing her 'LIVE'! #CuzEventsRock

 

Date  Venue City/State On Sale
7/5/16 Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN 12/17/15
7/6/16 Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN 12/17/15
7/10/16 United Center Chicago, IL 12/17/15
7/11/16 United Center Chicago, IL 12/17/15
7/13/16 United Center Chicago, IL 12/17/15
7/16/16 Pepsi Center Denver, CO 12/17/15
7/17/16 Pepsi Center Denver, CO 12/17/15
7/20/16 Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC 12/17/15
7/21/16 Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC 12/17/15
7/25/16 Key Arena Seattle, WA 12/17/15
7/26/16 Key Arena Seattle, WA 12/17/15
7/30/16 SAP Center at San Jose San Jose, CA 12/17/15
7/31/16 SAP Center at San Jose San Jose, CA 12/17/15
8/2/16 Oracle Arena Oakland, CA 12/17/15
8/5/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/6/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/9/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/10/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/12/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/13/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/16/16 Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix, AZ 12/17/15
8/17/16 Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix, AZ 12/17/15
9/6/16 The Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI 12/17/15
9/7/16 The Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI 12/17/15
9/9/16 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA 12/17/15
9/10/16 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA 12/17/15
9/14/16 TD Garden Boston, MA 12/17/15
9/15/16 TD Garden Boston, MA 12/17/15
9/19/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/20/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/22/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/23/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/25/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/26/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/30/16 Bell Centre Montreal, QC 12/17/15
10/1/16 Bell Centre Montreal, QC 12/17/15
10/3/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/4/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/6/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/7/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/10/16 Verizon Center Washington, DC 12/17/15
10/11/16 Verizon Center Washington, DC 12/17/15
10/15/16 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN 12/17/15
10/16/16 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN 12/17/15
10/25/16 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL  12/17/15
10/26/16 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL  12/17/15
10/28/16 Philips Arena Atlanta, GA 12/17/15
10/29/16 Philips Arena Atlanta, GA 12/17/15
11/1/16 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX 12/17/15
11/2/16 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX 12/17/15
11/4/16 Frank Erwin Center Austin, TX 12/17/15
11/5/16 Frank Erwin Center Austin, TX 12/17/15
11/8/16 Toyota Center Houston, TX 12/17/15
11/9/16 Toyota Center Houston, TX 12/17/15
11/14/16 Palacio de los Deportes Mexico City, DF 12/17/15
11/15/16 Palacio de los Deportes Mexico City, DF 12/17/15

 

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2016 Grammy Award Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards are IN! Shout out to heavy hitter Kendrick Lamar being nominated for 11 Grammy awards, along with Taylor Swift, The Weekend, and Drake getting over 5 nominations. Save the date for February 15, 2016 and follow us on Twitter (@cuzeventsrock) to keep updated on the show and for live commentary. You know we LOVE a good award show!  #CuzEventsRock 

And the nominees are:

Album of the Year

Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color

Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Taylor Swift, 1989

The Weekend, Beauty Behind the Madness

 

Song of the Year

Kendrick Lamar, "Alright"

Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"

Little Big Town, "Girl Crush"

Wiz Kahifa feat. Charlie Puth, "See You Again"

Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud"

 

Record of the Year

D'Angelo and the Vanguard, "Really Love"

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"

Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud"

Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"

The Weekend, "Can't Feel my Face"

 

Best New Artist

Courtney Barnett

James Bay

Sam Hunt

Tori Kelly

Meghan Trainor

 

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Florence + The Machine, "Ship to Wreck"

Maroon 5, "Sugar"

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"

Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood"

Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, "See You Again"

 

Best Urban Contemporary Album

The Internet, Ego Death

Kehlani, You Should Be Here

Lianne La Havas, Blood

Miguel, Wildheart

The Weekend, Beauty Behind the Madness

 

Best Rap Album

J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Dr. Dre, Compton

Drake, If Youre Reading This It’s Too Late

Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Let us know who you think will win!

 

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THE Southern University Marching Band covers Adele's "Hello" at Bayou Classic

I would be remissed if I did not share this video! My alma mater, THE Southern University and A&M College, along with Grambling State University, went head to head this past weekend at the 2015 Bayou Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana. Although my team did not win the football game, the real battle was Friday night at the Battle of the Bands. Both bands and dance teams performed a compilation of songs to see who is the baddest band in the land. 

So the Human Jukebox decided to perform the hit "Hello" by Adele and by this performance alone, they won the show! Check out this now internationally know rendition of the song and let us know what you think! I may be biased but you can't deny that they didn't blow the hell out of this song! Geaux Jags! #CuzEventsRock

 

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World Tour Announced: Rihanna's "Anti World Tour" Dates Released

  

Date Venue City
2/26/16 Viejas Arena San Diego, CA
2/28/16 SAP Center San Jose, CA 
3/1/16 Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix, AZ 
3/4/16 Frank Erwin Center Austin, TX
3/5/16 Toyota Center Houston, TX 
3/6/16 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX 
3/8/16 Smoothie King Center New Orleans, LA 
3/9/16 Philips Arena Atlanta, GA 
3/12/16 Jacksonville Arena Jacksonville, FL
3/13/16 Amalie Arena Tampa, FL 
3/15/16 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL 
3/18/16 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN 
3/19/16 U.S. Bank Arena Cincinnati, OH 
3/20/16 Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte, NC 
3/22/16 Verizon Center Washington, DC 
3/23/16 First Niagara Center Buffalo, NY 
3/24/16 Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI 
3/26/16 XL Center Hartford, CT 
3/27/16 Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY 
4/2/16 Prudential Center Newark, NJ 
4/3/16 Wells Fargo Philadelphia, PA 
4/5/16 Centre Videotron Quebec City, QC 
4/6/16 Bell Centre Montreal, QC 
4/9/16 Royal Farms Arena Baltimore, MD 
4/10/16 TD Garden Boston, MA 
4/13/16 Air Canada Center Toronto, ON 
4/15/16 United Center Chicago, IL 
4/18/16 MTS Centre Winnipeg, MS 
4/20/16 Rexall Place Edmonton, AB 
4/21/16 Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, AB
4/23/16 Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC 
4/24/16 KeyArena Seattle, WA
4/27/16 Vivint Arena Salt Lake City, UT 
4/29/16 Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, NV
5/3/16 Forum Los Angeles, CA
5/7/16 Oracle Arena Oakland, CA 

 

 Purchase your tickets now at Ticketmaster.com TODAY!

 

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The 5th Annual Network Music Conference

The 5th Annual Network Music Conference (TNMC) will be taking place in beautiful downtown Orlando, FL at the Double Tree Hotel (60 S. Ivanhoe Blvd.) this Saturday, November 21st.  This unparalleled event was created to benefit and empower students, aspiring artists, creative minds, musicians as well as many small businesses throughout the Greater Orlando area without the traditional high cost of most conferences. This year we are honored to have Keith Clinkscales, CEO of Revolt Media & TV as the TNMC 2015 keynote speaker. There will be a panel of dynamic industry speakers, influencers and music executives. The speakers include:

 

  • KEVIN  “KC” COSSOM,  Multi-Platinum Song Writer & Artist
  • JULIA BEVERLY, Founder of Ozone Magazine and Author of Sweet Jones Pimp C Trill Life Story Autobiography
  • JEFF VILLANUEVA, 4 time Grammy award winning Recording/Mixing Engineer
  • ETHAN CURTIS, President of Plush Studios
  • DJ M SQUARED, First USA Red Bull Thre3style National Champion, Master Of The Mix Contestant, Kelly Roland Tour Dj, Dj’ed for Lebron James, The Grammies, Tommy Hilfiger,  and Universal NBC
  • BEN PARRIS, Artist/Producer/DJ at MASKARAID Productions, Plush Recording Studios, and Warner Atlantic, President of Plush Studios
  • ISRAEL VASQUETELLE (Moderator), Department Chairman for Entertainment Business & Music Business Bachelor of Science Programs at Full Sail University


If you are interested in the music industry and want to be a part of it then The Network Music Conference is the place for you to be this Saturday! Come and gain knowledge and experience networking, education panels, Q & A’s, showcases, DJ’s, beat battles, A&R’s, students, producers, artists, vendors, entrepreneurs, and special events! For more information please visit www.thenetworkmusicconference.com

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