SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven-time GRAMMY® nominated artists, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, today announced that they have teamed up with fellow Seattle game-changers, T-Mobile USA, Inc., to present a special performance for 1,400 LA-area fans at the Belasco Theatre on January 23. The hip hop super stars are also confirmed to perform on the GRAMMY® telecast on January 26 at LA's Staples Center which will be broadcast live on CBS.
"My appreciation for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis seems to be the worst kept secret in the social hemisphere," said John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile. "Their ability to shake things up and keep it real for their fans is a lot like the Un-carrier moves we've been making in the wireless world, so I'm really excited to team up and present this special performance for all of their fans."
Tickets to the concert go on sale Friday, January 17 through Ticketmaster.com.
For more information and updates, be sure to follow @TMobile, @Macklemore & @RyanLewis on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Since its #2 Billboard Top 200 debut, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' debut album, 'The Heist' has reached Platinum sales. Along with two #1 hits under their belts, the premier hip-hop duo has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone, and performed on the GRAMMY® Nomination Concert, MTV's VMA's and Saturday Night Live. In addition to the seven GRAMMY® nominations, the duo recently won Favorite Hip Hop Artist at The People's Choice Awards, 3 VMA Awards (Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Cinematography, and Best Video with a Social Message), 2 AMA Awards (Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist, Favorite Rap Album), the YouTube Breakthrough of The Year Award, The BET Award for Best Group and many more.
About T-Mobile US, Inc.:
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US, Inc. provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 46.7 million wireless subscribers and provides products and services through over 70,000 points of distribution. For more information, please visit http://www.T-Mobile.com.
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