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BET Networks and AEG today announce GRAMMY Award winning group OUTKAST as this year's headlining act for the BET Experience
at L.A. LIVE, taking place in Los Angeles, CA, June 27 - 29, 2014. Celebrating their 20-year anniversary, and coming off of their long-awaited reunion at Coachella, OUTKAST are ready to create history as they take the STAPLES Center stage by storm on Saturday, June 28, 2014 alongside Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky, K. Michelle, Ty Dolla $ign, August Alsina
and hosted by DJ Khaled.
The Coca-Cola Company, the world's largest beverage company, will return to the BET Experience
at L.A. LIVE as the festival's presenting sponsor. Associated with the "BET AWARDS" since 2009, this collaboration is another example of Coca-Cola's® commitment to bringing people together to enjoy culturally meaningful celebrations. As part of the partnership, Sprite®, one of The Coca-Cola® Company's most popular brands, will once again sponsor the Sprite® Court - home of the celebrity basketball game and slam dunk competition. Coca-Cola® and Sprite® will bring a number of original and interactive activities that will offer fans a weekend filled with creative and delightful moments. Additionally, Coca-Cola® will host a Latin showcase on Thursday, June 26 and sponsor the wildly-popular "106 & Park" stage on Saturday, June 28 with special performances and appearances from some of your favorite celebrities.
"This is an exciting time for The Coca-Cola® Company as we return as the presenting sponsor of the BET Experience
at L.A. LIVE," said Lauventria Robinson, Vice President, Multicultural Marketing, Coca-Cola North America. "Coca-Cola® and Sprite® fans can look forward to many surprises and staying refreshed with delicious ice-cold Coca-Cola® products throughout the entertaining festival."
"The BET Experience
at L.A. LIVE is a truly unique experience where innovative brands come to play and engage directly with our trendsetting consumers in an interactive setting they can't find anywhere else," said Louis Carr, President of Broadcast Media and Advertising Sales, BET Networks.
BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
GRAMMY Award winning artists Maxwell
and Jill Scott
joined by Marsha Ambrosius
and Candice Glover
ComicView Live! Hosted by comedian, Sommore featuring comics, Karlous Miller, Lil Rel Howery, Ray Grady, Sydney Castillo and Zainab Johnson
kicks off the Late Night Concert series with DJ Khaled
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014
Outkast, Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky, K. Michelle, Ty Dolla $ign
and August Alsina
hosted by DJ Khaled
Centric Presents: The Next Comedy All-Star hosted by comedian, Joe Torry featuring comics Red Grant, Gary G-Thang Johnson, Nika Williams, Malik S., Rudy Rush
Present Hip-Hop with Special Guests
SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
of Hip Hop Soul, GRAMMY® Award winning artist Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, GRAMMY® and Oscar Award winning artist Jennifer Hudson
NOKIA THEATRE L.A. LIVE
Single day STAPLES Center concert tickets are priced as low as $59.50, $99.50 and $149.50 while 3-day STAPLES Center Concert ticket packages are $199.00, $299.00 and $399.00.
Gold and Diamond VIP Packages: To have exclusive access to the best seats and roll like a true VIP throughout the weekend, a limited number of VIP Packages are available. Both the Gold and Diamond VIP Packages include the only public access to purchasing "BET Awards" tickets. Get the best of everything with the Diamond Package that includes hospitality throughout the weekend, a special "BET Awards" red carpet experience and much more! For information about ticket sales, VIP Packages, accommodations and the latest news about the BET Experience, visit http://www.BET.com/BETX.
All information about the BET Experience
at L.A. LIVE can be found at BET.COM/BETX. Guests can purchase tickets and sign up for the BET Experience
at L.A. LIVE newsletter to receive updates and announcements before they are available to the general public. Follow the BET Experience
on Twitter @betexperience.
BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE
BET Networks, an entertainment powerhouse, and AEG, one of the leading entertainment companies in the world and developer/ operator of L.A. LIVE have teamed up once again to create the BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE (BETX), June 27 - 29, 2014. This three-day festival will be filled with music and comedy concerts taking place at Club Nokia and STAPLES Center; "106 & PARK" tapings in Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE, BET Fan Fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center, seminars, celebrity basketball games and various celebrity meet & greets, GRAMMY® Museum exhibits and other special appearances. With the weekend being capped off with the "BET Awards" on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.
ABOUT "BET AWARDS"
The BET AWARDS is one of the most watched award shows on cable television according to the Nielsen Company. The BET AWARDS franchise remains as the #1 program in cable TV history among African-Americans, and it is BET's #1 telecast every year. It recognizes the triumphs and successes of artists, entertainers, and athletes in a variety of categories.