By Kathy Savitt, CMO
Whether it’s comedy, live events or inspiring stories, we are always looking to bring the very best content from the world’s greatest creators to our audience. That’s why today, we’re thrilled to announce that this fall, we’ll be the exclusive US home for the pre-theatrical release of the Weinstein Company’s film “One Chance.”
From the director of The Devil Wears Prada, “One Chance” is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for “Britain’s Got Talent.” Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win “Britain’s Got Talent” and the hearts of millions.
Every day we help Yahoo users find inspiring and entertaining content. We are excited to bring ‘One Chance,’ a fresh and emotionally compelling film to Yahoo Screen, thanks to our new partnership with the Weinstein Company.
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Initial Artist Lineup Released for Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen — Featuring Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake and Usher
By Kathy Savitt, CMO
Live moments are the most memorable. In today’s on-demand entertainment environment, live events dominate the water cooler conversation, because they’re the only ones that we all share in the moment, together at the same time.
That’s why we’re so excited to kick off the world’s largest live concert series together with Live Nation. One live streamed concert a day, for 365 days … fusing together global superstars and emerging artists across genres, from rock to pop, hip hop to electronic.
It all starts next Tuesday, July 15, with “A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band” at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Additional artists confirmed include Usher, Gavin DeGraw, Common, The Neighbourhood, MKTO, The Kooks, Airborne Toxic Event, Three Days Grace, The Fray and many more. The Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen will also feature special performances including:
Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, KISS, streaming live from their 40th Anniversary Tour;
John Legend performing Marvin Gaye’s classic album, “What’s Going On” in its entirety, with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and the Los Angeles Philharmonic live from the Hollywood Bowl; and
Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids performing their first ever concert in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Music fans can get a sneak peak at the first 30 days of scheduled performances by going to yahoo.com/live. Starting Monday, July 14, you can sign up for text, email and calendar reminders for the concerts you want to watch — and invite your friends to tune in, as well.
Don’t miss out on live concerts, artist interviews, behind the scenes footage, and exclusive releases. And check back often, because we’ll be announcing more of your favorite artists in the coming weeks.
Follow us @YahooScreen and #YahooLive for the latest news and updates.
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Greeting from Las Vegas! We’re setting up at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show now and we can’t wait to showcase how Yahoo is making the world’s daily digital habits inspiring and entertaining. We hope you’ll swing by our booth to check out some of Yahoo’s newest products — we’ll be in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center, Booth #14038.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will give a keynote address as part of the Tech Titans series on Tuesday, January 7 at 1:00 pm PT in the Las Vegas Hotel theater. Join us at the theater, or watch the keynote live on Yahoo Screen: http://screen.yahoo.com/ces-2014/
by John Buchanan, VP, Marketing