TORRANCE, Calif., June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the Honda Civic Tour just weeks away, today Honda kicked off the opportunity for fans to enter for a chance to win a Honda Civic of their choice* or a custom Honda Rebel 300 motorcycle designed by Honda Civic Tour headliner and singer, songwriter and producer Charlie Puth. As part of the sweepstakes, Honda will also give a VIP experience at a Honda Civic Tour show, which includes tickets to the show and access to a VIP sound check before the show. Additionally, fans will be able to see the Charlie Puth-designed Civic Type R and Rebel 300 motorcycle on display at every stop of the Honda Civic Tour.
Returning this July, the Honda Civic Tour Presents Charlie Puth Voicenotes will also feature multi-platinum recording artist and actress Hailee Steinfeld as a special guest on all tour dates. The 2018 Honda Civic Tour is produced by Live Nation and officially gets underway July 13 in Boston, MA at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, the first of 30 cities throughout the summer. See full tour schedule below.
Customized Honda Civic Tour Vehicles
Continuing the Honda Civic Tour tradition, Charlie Puth has created a custom exterior design for a Honda Civic Type R and Honda Rebel 300 motorcycle that will be displayed for fans at each stop of the 2018 Honda Civic Tour.
Fans can also get virtual backstage access to Charlie Puth through Honda Backstage, a unique behind-the-scenes video series looking at the fascinating stories of some of music's biggest stars as well as its up-and-coming artists. Hosted on UPROXX.com and UPROXX's Facebook page, Honda Backstage includes interviews with the artists in which they share their inspirations and discuss the obstacles they faced while in pursuit of their dreams. Honda Stage (www.YouTube.com/HondaStage) offers music fans access to custom live and online music programming and performances, artist interviews and more.
Fans have the opportunity to win a Civic Sedan, Coupe or Hatchback model in the Honda Civic Tour Sweepstakes. To find more information about the Honda Civic Tour Sweepstakes (including to review the Official Rules), to get a sneak peak of the vehicles, or to purchase tickets, visit www.hondacivictour.com. No purchase is necessary to enter or win and fans have until September 30th to enter for chance to win the vehicle. Fans must be legal residents of, and physically reside in, the 48 US/DC and 18 older. Residents of Alaska and Hawaii are not eligible.
Charlie Puth Finds Both Commercial Success and Critical Acclaim with Voicenotes
Charlie's highly anticipated second album, Voicenotes, is available now at all music retailers and streaming services. Download or stream here** (standard rates/fees may apply).
Voicenotes earned Charlie the highest chart debut of his career to date, entering the Billboard 200 at #4 and the Top Albums chart at #2, and was certified Gold by RIAA within days of its release. With every track produced and written by Charlie himself, the album was also immediately met with a raft of critical acclaim. Charlie celebrated the arrival of Voicenotes with a number of national television appearances, performing his current single, "Done For Me," on NBC's "The Voice" and "Today." Charlie continued his media blitz with a performance of the track on the nationally syndicated "Live with Kelly and Ryan" on May 14. "Done For Me (feat. Kehlani)" – the third single off of Voicenotes - is currently climbing the top 20 at top 40 radio and the top 15 at Hot AC. The album already boasts back-to-back smashes with its now 3x Platinum certified lead single, "Attention," and Platinum certified follow-up, "How Long."
Tour Schedule: Honda Civic Tour presents Charlie Puth Voicenotes with very special guest Hailee Steinfeld:
13 – Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
14 – Farmingville, NY- BMH Amphitheater at Bald Hill
16 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall – SOLD OUT
19 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
21 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
22 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
24 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
27 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
28 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park @ Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
31 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion
2 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
3 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
5 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
6 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
9 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
11 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
12 – Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl Concert Theater
14 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
15 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
17 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
18 – Stateline, NV – Lake Tahoe Harvey's Outdoor Arena
20 – Chula Vista, CA – Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
21 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
24 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
26 – Rogers, AR – Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion
28 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
29 – Alpharetta, GA – Verizon Amphitheatre
31 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
1 – West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds
About Honda Civic Tour
With a total of 4.95 million fans attending Honda Civic Tour concert events since 2001, Honda Civic Tour has established itself as one of the nation's most compelling and successful annual music concert tours. Honda Civic Tour offers concert-goers an exclusive, interactive and engaging concert experience featuring up-close and personal access to their favorite music performers. Past Honda Civic Tour artists include One Republic, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, One Direction, Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, Linkin Park, Incubus, blink-182, My Chemical Romance, Paramore, The Black Eyed Peas, Fall Out Boy, Everclear, Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional, and Panic! at the Disco. For news, music, and additional info, please visit HondaCivicTour.com, facebook.com/HondaStage, twitter.com/HondaStage, instagram.com/HondaStage, youtube.com/HondaStage.
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.
Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2017, more than 90 percent of all Honda brand vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.
About Honda Stage
Building on its deep foundation of bringing music to fans, Honda has brought together an unprecedented group of entertainment and technology leaders, including iHeartMedia, UPROXX, Vevo, Snapchat and Valence Media to produce and distribute some of the best original, high-quality music content available. Honda Stage is a unique combination of live events – including the Honda Civic Tour and premier music festival partnerships with Austin City Limits and Governor's Ball – and exclusive digital content, offering music fans access to custom live and online music programming and performances, artist interviews and more. For more go to www.YouTube.com/HondaStage.
About Charlie Puth
New Jersey-born multi-platinum and songwriter, and producer Charlie Puth catapulted to superstardom in 2016 at light speed. He maintained this perpetual motion in 2017 with hits "Attention" and "How Long," the first two singles released from Puth's highly-anticipated sophomore album, Voicenotes. The album's first single, "Attention" – now 3x Platinum certified - marked Puth's third Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 and first #1 on pop radio, cracking 3 million Spotify streams in just a week, with its sexy music video racking up over 3 million views in under 24 hours. The New York Times praised the track as one of "The Best Songs of 2017" while noting upon the release of Platinum certified follow-up, "How Long,"' that "the once tightly controlled pop-soul singer is maturing with a robust second act full of bruises." The album's latest single, "Done For Me (feat. Kehlani)," is already beginning its ascent up the pop radio charts. Puth's RIAA Platinum certified first album, Nine Track Mind, made a remarkable chart debut upon its 2016 release, hitting #5 on Billboard's Top Current Albums Chart, fueled by the 2x RIAA Platinum certified top 40 smashes, "One Call Away" and "Marvin Gaye (featuring Meghan Trainor)," as well as the 3x RIAA Platinum certified "We Don't Talk Anymore (featuring Selena Gomez)." A worldwide phenomenon, the debut album reached #1 on iTunes charts in 28 countries around the globe. Puth fully exploded onto the music scene as a songwriter, producer and vocalist on Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again," the emotional tribute to Paul Walker in Furious 7" The song has officially entered the history books as one of the decade's biggest singles, topping Billboard's Hot 100 for a stunning 12 weeks and becoming YouTube's "second most popular video of all-time." It won two Billboard Music Awards, a Critic's Choice Award for "Best Song," a Hollywood Film Award, 2 Teen Choice Awards, a Golden Globe® Award nomination in the category of "Best Original Song" and three GRAMMY® Award nods, including the prestigious "Song of the Year."
For complete details and ticket information, visit www.charlieputh.com/tour. For news, music, and additional information, please visit www.charlieputh.com.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com
About Marketing Factory
Marketing Factory is an award-winning ad agency that makes music work for brands. The Venice, California-based company's groundbreaking campaigns bring brands and music together, creating compelling brand narratives as American Honda Motor Co. Inc.'s lead agency for music experiences over 17 years.
About Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2018. Founded in New York City, the label literally grew from a one-room operation into one of the world's preeminent music companies. Atlantic has released a string of recordings that have had a profound impact on the course of modern music, its rich history including such musical icons as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane, and Led Zeppelin. The Atlantic Records Group roster today includes many of the world's most popular recording artists, among them Kelly Clarkson, Bruno Mars, Sia, Ed Sheeran, Death Cab for Cutie, Cardi B, Lil Uzi Vert, Flo Rida, Kevin Gates, David Guetta, Matchbox Twenty, Melanie Martinez, Janelle Monáe, Jason Mraz, Panic! At the Disco, Paramore, Christina Perri, Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Skrillex, Trey Songz, Twenty One Pilots, Rob Thomas, Wiz Khalifa, and many more.
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