LiveXLive To Hold Lockdown Awards In October

LiveXLive, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video, and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture is holding its inaugural awards show, The Lockdown Awards, on Oct. 23.

Nominations will come from industry executives, peers and superfans plus LiveXLive subscribers who will be voting on winners in various categories: Best Virtual Festival, Best Show Shot with an iPhone, Best Use of Technology/Zoom, Favorite Remote Duet, Biggest Star Who Got It Right, The John Legend Award for Being Ubiquitous During a Pandemic and more.

The first-of-its-kind awards show honoring the best of content during the time of the COVID-19 streaming and at-home entertainment content consumer boom will be produced and distributed in-house by LiveXLive. The Lockdown Awards will include a virtual red carpet pre-show with celebrity appearances with social distancing guidelines and of course fashion and VIP digital meet and greets with nominees and winners.

Hosts, guest appearances and performances are set to be announced in the coming weeks. Airing from Los Angeles and New York, The Lockdown Awards will pay tribute to artists and independent venues across the country who have been hit hard by COVID-19 and where many of the performances will be hosted.

“We are living in the most unique of times,” stated LiveXLive’s CEO and Chairman, Robert Ellin. “The establishment of LiveXLive’s Lockdown Awards is rooted in our cultural ethos to provide fans and artists opportunities to perform and provide content to fans in significant ways. This event is honoring those artists who have brought energy, joy and fun to fans around the world. Our team at LiveXLive believes that acknowledging the best of performance and production value is a tribute to those who have innovated, and revolutionized the live-touring model during this unprecedented and historic time.”

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