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FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE TO PERFORM AT 2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS

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FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE TO PERFORM
AT 2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS

Airing Live Sunday, May 18, 2014, From The MGM Grand Garden Arena on ABC at 8pm ET
Florida Georgia Line appeared on “The View” today, to announce that they will perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. They join a star-studded lineup of previously announced musical performers that include Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo, John Legend, Luke Bryan and OneRepublic. The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18, on ABC at 8pm ET.

The band appeared on “The View” today to perform their hit “This Is How We Roll,” and afterwards Sherri Shephard told viewers they could see Florida Georgia Line next on the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Florida Georgia Line is a finalist in 4 categories, including Top Country Artist, Top Country Album and Top Country Song. Amassing international appeal, Florida Georgia Line has tallied over 13 million tracks sold worldwide from their chart-topping, PLATINUM-certified debut album HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES (Republic Nashville).

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards is produced by dick clark productions.  Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers.  Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers. For additional information on the “2014 Billboard Music Awards” visit us at www.billboardmusicawards.com or the Billboard hub at www.billboard.com/bbma.

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ABOUT FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
Florida Georgia Line has skyrocketed since releasing four consecutive, multi-week #1 smashes in the US and Canada with the PLATINUM-certified hits “Stay,” “Get Your Shine On,” “Round Here” and 6X PLATINUM “Cruise,” making them the only artist in history to join Brooks & Dunn in achieving this accolade. Breaking the record for longest #1 onBillboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart, “Cruise” has sold over 6.8 million downloads in the US alone and is the best-selling digital Country single of all time according to SoundScan. Amassing international appeal, the duo has tallied over 13.6 million tracks sold worldwide from their chart-topping, PLATINUM-certified debut albumHERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES(Republic Nashville). Produced by Joey Moi, the duo penned over half of the tracks on the project and the deluxe version includes their latest Top 5, GOLD-certified single “This Is How We Roll” featuring Luke Bryan. In addition to radio, sales and touring success, the hot newcomers have previously taken home ACA, AMA, ACM, CMA and CMT Music Awards. FGL has racked up four nominations – Top Country Artist, Top Country Song (“Cruise” Remix featuring Nelly), Top Country Album (HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES), Top Duo/Group – for the Billboard Awards, airing May 18at 8:00P Eastern on ABC. The newly crowned ACM Vocal Duo of the Year –Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) and Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida) – is the face of this year’s Outnumber Hunger campaign, an initiative from General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America that helps fight hunger in local communities and has helped secure more than 25 million meals to date. Currently on the road as direct support for Jason Aldean’s NIGHT TRAIN Tour, the unstoppable duo will turn up the heat in May with their headline run – THIS IS HOW WE ROLL SUMMER SERIES 2014 – featuring special guest Nelly and opening act Chris Lane. In partnership with Sixthman Ltd., the talented twosome have announced the first ever “This is How We Cruise” music festival at sea aboard the Norwegian Pearl fromNovember 8-12. For tour dates and more, check outFloridaGeorgiaLine.com.

ABOUT BILLBOARD
Billboard is the world’s most influential music brand, built on the most complete and well-respected database of charts across all music genres. The Billboard charts define success in music. From the iconic Billboard magazine to Billboard.com which is the ultimate consumer-facing destination for millions of passionate music fans, to the industry’s most elite conference series and influencer events including the Power 100 and Women in Music ­ the Billboard brand has unmatched authority among fans, artists and the industry alike.

ABOUT “2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”
The “2014 Billboard Music Awards” are set to return to ABC and will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18 at 8:00pm ET/PT. The show will showcase this year’s hottest and biggest music stars.  Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, VEVO, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on the reporting period of March 11, 2013 through March 9, 2014.  The “2014 Billboard Music Awards” is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Michael Mahan are Executive Producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers.

ABOUT dick clark productions
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised events.  dcp produces perennial hits such as the “American Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” and “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”  dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including “So You Think You Can Dance,” and owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of dcp’s award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming.  In 2014, dcp will debut “The PEOPLE MAGAZINE Awards” on NBC and joint venture Keshet DCP will premiere the weekly television series “Rising Star” on ABC.   For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.

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