BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive Media, Inc. (OTC: LIVX) LiveXLive officially launched LiveXLive Influencers, its digital talent division, with LiveXLive social creator Amanda Cerny at the helm, alongside LiveXLive social editors Andrew B. Bachelor ("King Bach") and Jake Paul. As a part of the launch, Cerny made her directorial debut in the trio's first LiveXLive collaboration – the music video for the single "Come Thru."
Through LiveXLive Influencers, Cerny will grow and manage the next generation of digital talent. Recently signed creators include: Johannes Bartl and Katja Glieson. Bartl, a vegan fitness and comedy creator, has over 1.1 million followers on Instagram and more than 390,000 followers on YouTube. Glieson, an Australian singer and musician, has 678,000 followers on Instagram.
Cerny will collaborate with each of these digital superstars on creative content and work to elevate their unique stories through her own channels. Cerny will identify additional talent across several verticals, including art, music, fashion, sports, cooking and more, with LiveXLive Influencers paying special attention to female voices in each space. LiveXLive will utilize this army of influencers to build subscribers and drive viewers to the LiveXLive platform and network. The LiveXLive network of influencers has a combined social reach of over 75 million, and is growing at an average of over 1 million per month across creators.
"My fans are going to love getting to know the LiveXLive Influencers, and I'm proud to give these creators a new platform and opportunities to showcase their talents," said Amanda Cerny. "You can see our first collaboration today with 'Come Thru,' a music video sponsored by LiveXLive that I wrote, directed and produced."
Premiering today, the music video for "Come Thru" features music by Glieson and King Bach. The video features appearances by LiveXLive Influencers Paul and Bartl along with social media influencers Ray Diaz (2.7M Instagram followers), Erika Costell (2.2M Instagram followers), George Janko (1.6M Instagram followers), Justin Roberts (409K Instagram followers), Gabi Lopez (78.5K Instagram followers), Tiffany Dunn (28.5K Instagram followers), and Marlin Limon (12K Instagram followers). The video is a dramatic narrative focused on the journey of a woman waiting for her crush to finally work up the courage to ask her out. "Come Thru" is available to fans through the LiveXLive platform and on Cerny's YouTube page.
"With LiveXLive Influencers, we are discovering and developing the brightest minds in music and digital content," said Robert Ellin, founder and CEO of LiveXLive. "These incredible influencers are inspiring a generation, and we're proud to support them through our commitment to producing and delivering the best original music content to viewers around the world."
LiveXLive Influencers will support the streaming platform's mission to create a community surrounding the best in live music. The music streaming network is focusing on the development of new music programming, including specials, documentaries, and long- and short-form content that will complement its livestreams of music's biggest festivals and music experiences from around the world.
About LiveXLive Media, Inc. and LiveXLive, Corp
LiveXLive, Corp ("LiveXLive"), a wholly owned subsidiary of LiveXLive Media, Inc., is one of the world's only premium internet networks devoted to live music and music-related video content. Since LiveXLive's launch in 2015, LiveXLive has been building an online destination for music fans to enjoy premium live performances from music venues and leading music festivals around the world, such as Rock in Rio and Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, Hangout Music Festival, as well as premium original content, artist exclusives and industry interviews. The LiveXLive platform has featured performances and content from some of the most popular artists in various music genres, including Rihanna, Katy Perry, Metallica, Duran Duran, Radiohead, Chance The Rapper, Bruce Springsteen, Major Lazer and Maroon 5.
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