LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (NASDAQ: SBSA) and its leading party station, MEGA 96.3 FM, announced a special 10th anniversary edition of CALIBASH, the world's leading concert featuring the music industry's hottest Reggaetón and Urban music stars including Youtube's Top Latin Music artists from 2016: Nicky Jam. CALIBASH 2017 presented by LaMusica and MEGA 96.3 FM; and produced in association with AEG Live, will take place on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Tickets available on www.axs.com.
In Music, 2016 seemed to be all about "work," with Fifth Harmony landing the year's top music video on YouTube with more than a billion views. When YouTube revealed the Top 10 videos of 2016, Nicky Jam with Hasta el Amanecer, was the only Latin music artist on the list, ending up the year on the #3 position and edging out The Chainsmokers, Rihanna and Coldplay; demonstrating the worldwide appeal of the Latin urban music star.
Nicky Jam will share the CALIBASH stage with Reggaetón star Don Omar, world famous "Prince of Bachata" Prince Royce, Cuba's rhythmic sensation Gente de Zona, underground YouTube phenomenon making his LA debut Ozuna, Colombian reggaetón, pop and R&B singer Karol G., TV stars and current Latin pop boyband sensation CNCO, successful reggaetón artist De la Ghetto, multi-award winning Puerto Rican singer J Alvarez and Latin urban music leading lady Natti Natasha to perform at the special 10th anniversary edition of the event. Listen to Mega 96.3 FM for more CALIBASH 2017 artists to be announced soon. Lineup subject to change.
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About Spanish Broadcasting System
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that owns and operates 17 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, airing the Spanish Tropical, Regional Mexican, Spanish Adult Contemporary, Top 40 and Latin Rhythmic format genres. SBS also operates AIRE Radio Networks, a national radio platform which creates, distributes and markets leading Spanish-language radio programming to over 100 affiliated stations reaching 93% of the U.S. Hispanic audience. SBS also owns MegaTV, a television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SBS also produces live concerts and events and owns multiple bilingual websites, including www.LaMusica.com, an online destination and mobile app providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information, visit us online at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Alicia Keys, American Idols, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Kenny Chesney, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, The WHO, Trey Songz and Juanes. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com
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