First Annual ‘Live Nation Music Awards’ Airs Tonight on TNT and TBS

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“The Live Nation Music Awards” is a new television event honoring the best live musical performances of the year. Set to air on TNT and TBS tonight, Oct. 1, 2015, the star-studded ceremony is produced by Live Nation Entertainment in collaboration with IMG and dick clark productions.

“The Live Nation Music Awards” connects fans with their favorite artists in an unprecedented way, bringing viewers into the spontaneous, electric atmosphere that makes live music so exciting. The show honors the year’s most memorable performances in categories as varied as “Live Performance of the Year,” “Best On-Stage Collaboration,” “Road Warrior of the Year,” and “Best Special Effects in a Festival.” It also features unique, never-before-seen collaborations and special appearances.

“The Live Nation Music Awards” is executive-produced by Michael Rapino, Live Nation Entertainment’s president and CEO; Mark Shapiro, IMG’s Chief Content Officer; Allen Shapiro (“So You Think You Can Dance,” “Golden Globe Awards”), dick clark productions’ CEO; and Michael Mahan, dick clark productions’ president.

About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

About IMG

IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media operating in more than 25 countries around the world. IMG’s businesses include Events & Media, College, Golf, Tennis, Performance and IMG Academy, Fashion, Models, Clients, Licensing, Joint Ventures, and creative management agency Art + Commerce. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, the world’s leading entertainment and media agency. Together, the companies offer an unparalleled client roster; strategic partnerships with sponsors and brands; and marquee assets across sports, entertainment, events, music and fashion.

IMG’s previous primetime productions include Christmas in Rockefeller Center, Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year, Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular, the NHL All-Star Game and NHL Awards, the Ryder Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies, 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief and Thanksgiving Live for the Food Network.

About dick clark productions

dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Country Countdown Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards” and “The PEOPLE Magazine Awards.” Weekly television programming includes “So You Think You Can Dance” from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group, and dcp; “World’s Funniest Fails” from Jukin Media and dcp; and “Boom!” (FOX) from Keshet DCP, the joint venture between Keshet International (KI), the global distribution and production arm of Keshet Media Group, and DC Media, the parent company of dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.

About TNT

TNT is television’s destination for drama. Seen in 101 million households and ranking among cable’s top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Major Crimes,” “Falling Skies,” “The Last Ship,” “Murder in the First,” “Legends,” “The Librarians” and “Transporter The Series.” TNT’s slate of upcoming scripted dramas includes “Public Morals,” “Proof” and “Agent X.” TNT also features such dramatic unscripted series as “Cold Justice” and “Cold Justice: Sex Crimes.” In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like “Castle,” “Bones,” “Supernatural” and “Grimm;” primetime specials, such as the “Screen Actors Guild Awards;” blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.

TNT is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; kids and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

The above press release was issued by TNT.

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