New #1 name in music adds ground-breaking award show to support diverse programming mission appealing to young adults and artists.
REVOLT TV announced they have secured the exclusive television rights to the 3rd Annual Global Spin Awards, which will take place on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at New World Stages – Off Broadway (340 W. 50th St., NY 10019) and broadcast on the television network the following week
The Global Spin Awards (GSA) was created in 2012 by Bad Boys Records executive Shawn Prez, and recognizes the world’s most dynamic and talented DJ’s for their contribution to the culture of music and entertainment – past, present and future. A successful and highly esteemed honor since its commencement on November 19, 2012, the GSAs have been classified as the “Quality Standard of DJ Recognition” by music industry heavyweights and has impacted audiences globally and across genres.
“We are very excited to bring the Global Spin Awards to cable, social and digital channels through REVOLT’s platforms,” mentions REVOLT EVP, head of programming & production, Val Boreland, “If REVOLT is going to be the new #1 name in music for today’s young adults, then we need to bring forth diverse programming that appeals to the masses. From audience to impact, this is a partnership that makes complete sense.”
“I couldn’t be happier to have one of the biggest names in music television, REVOLT TV, be the exclusive broadcast partner of the 3rd Annual Global Spin Awards,” exclaims Global Spin founder, Shawn Prez, “The REVOLT name and fan base will continue to help us grow and celebrate the DJ community. Together we can help the industry underdogs get the recognition they deserve.”
The GSA/REVOLT partnership comes together just in time for the upcoming REVOLT Music Conference (RMC), which will take place October 16 – 19, 2014 at the Fountainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. A platform for all things entertainment, the RMC will feature various onsite promotions to prepare audiences for the GSA broadcast.
A press conference will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Bryant Park Hotel (40 W. 40th St., NY 10018) to discuss the broadcast partnership, RMC activations and announce the 2014 nominees.
2013 GSA winners included: Swizz Beats (Celebrity DJ of the Year); DJ Funkmaster Flex(National Mix Show DJ of the Year); DJ Envy (DJ of the Year); DJ Mustard (DJ Producer of the Year); DJ Drama (National Mixtape of the Year); DJ Starting From Scratch (International DJ of the Year); RapRadar.com (Online Record Breakers); Alex Gidewon (Club Promoter of the Year);Kenny Burns (Club MC of the Year) in addition to other regional, national and international winners.
For up-to-date information on the Global Spin Awards, visit www.GlobalSpinAwards.com. Follow them on social media using the hashtag: #GlobalSpinAwards, or on Twitter: @GlobalSpinAwards.
Visit www.revolt.tv to confirm local channel listings and times. Visit http://revolt.tv/mobile-app for easy access to the REVOLT on iOS and Android devices. Follow @revolttv in social media for continued artist interviews, music news, and programming updates.
For up-to-date information on the REVOLT Music Conference, visitwww.RevoltMusicConference.com. Follow them on social media using the hashtag: #RMC2014.
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ABOUT REVOLT TV & MEDIA
REVOLT is the new #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC.
ABOUT THE GLOBAL SPIN AWARDS
The Global Spin Awards (GSAs) were created to award and honor the world’s most dynamic and talented DJs for their contribution to the culture of music and entertainment: past, present and future. From the influential DJ pioneers and innovators, to the trendsetters and entrepreneurs; elite DJs across the globe will be recognized and honored, amongst their peers and other industry professionals for their contribution to the entertainment industry and the ever expanding DJ Culture.
In the changing climate of the music industry there has been one constant – the DJ, who had yet to be recognized exclusively for their contribution to both music and entertainment industries. The Global Spin Awards has become the Premier DJ Award & Ceremony. From its commencement, November 19th, 2012, The GSAs have been classified as the Quality Standard of DJ Recognition by music industry executives and tastemakers.
ABOUT GLOBAL SPIN FOUNDER, SHAWN PREZ
Shawn Prez (Bad Boy Records Executive and founder of the 15 year old premier Urban Lifestyle Marketing firm Power Moves Inc,) created the GSAs to award and honor DJs who have impacted diverse audiences globally and across genres.
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