JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE RINGS IN 2015 WITH FINAL TWO SHOWS OF THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE WORLD TOUR
Shows to be Filmed by Acclaimed Oscar Award-Winning Director Jonathan Demme;
Tickets on Sale Friday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m.
Justin Timberlake announced today he will bring his two-year epic world tour to a close with two New Year’s week shows Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2 at the legendary MGM Grand Garden Arena. The 20/20 Experience World Tour shows will be filmed and directed by acclaimed American filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter Jonathan Demme.
Tickets priced at $89.50, $119.50, $149.50 and $279.50, not including applicable service charges, go on sale Friday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. and will be sold at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
An exclusive pre-sale for all MasterCard cardholders and The Tennessee Kids, Timberlake’s fan club, will begin Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. Fans can visit thetennesseekids.justintimberlake.com to register and receive a special code to access the pre-sale. MasterCard cardholders can simply pay with their card for pre-sale access, no code is required.
For fans anxious to purchase seats to highly anticipated concerts and events, M life – MGM Resorts International’s loyalty program – provides members exclusive access to pre-sales for sporting events and concerts. The program also features rewards, benefits and once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the incomparable collection of MGM Resorts’ world-renowned destinations. To join, or for more information, visit www.mlife.com.
Timberlake swept the 2014 Billboard Music Awards taking home seven Awards including Top Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Radio Songs Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album and Top Billboard 200 Album. He also has received three People’s Choice Awards, three GRAMMY Awards, three ASCAP Awards, a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award and a Radio Disney Music Award this year. These awards bring his grand total of awards to 25 for The 20\20 Experience – The Complete Experience since it was released in March 2013.
The 20\20 Experience – The Complete Experience has been critically well received and was the best-selling album worldwide in 2013. To date it has sold more than 5 million albums and 15 million tracks. The album celebrates Timberlake as the highest debut for a male artist in the last six years. The album held the No. 1 spot in both the Top 200 (three weeks) and R&B album chart (10 weeks). He is one of the most followed people in the world on social media with a total of more than 82 million followers across all his platforms.
Demme is best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs, Talking Heads Stop Making Sense, the recent film Rachel Getting Married, and currently is filming Ricki and the Flash. Gary Goetzman will join Demme as the producer on the Justin Timberlake project. Goeztman’s credits include the popular Mamma Mia!, Stop Making Sense, 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert, and the upcoming HBO mini-series Olive Kitteridge, among others.
For more information about the final 2 shows of The 20\20 Experience World Tour, sponsored by Mastercard, visit www.justintimberlake.com. The shows are being produced by MGM Grand and Live Nation Global Touring.
About MGM Grand Garden Arena
The MGM Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 16,800 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. Prominent events to date have included world championship fights between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson as well as Oscar de la Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez; and concerts by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Billy Joel, U2, Lady Gaga, Sting, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert. The MGM Grand Garden Arena also is home to the annual Academy of Country Music Awards, annual Billboard Music Awards, annual iHeartRadio Music Festival and the Frozen Fury NHL pre-season game which features the Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.