‘PARTY ROCK ANTHEM’ HITS #1 ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100
TOUR WITH KESHA STARTS JULY 30TH
Santa Monica, California, July 7, 2011 - LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem” featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock is officially the hottest song of the summer as it takes the #1 spot on both the Billboard Hot 100 Singles and the Hot Digital Tracks charts for the week ending July 3, 2011 selling 234,262 and over 1.7 million to date. The track is also a Top 5 hit at both Top 40 and Rhythmic Radio. The VIDEO for the track, a take on the zombie movie “28 Days Later” where Redfoo and Sky Blu wake from a party induced coma to find the world possessed to dance to “Party Rock Anthem,” has seen over 100 million views on VEVO!
The GRAMMY® nominated electro hip-hop duo released their sophomore set Sorry For Party Rocking June 21st on Party Rock/will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope Records where it debuted at #12 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Sorry For Party Rocking was produced by Party Rock (Redfoo, GoonRock, Audiobot).
Global sales of “Party Rock Anthem” is about to surpass 4 Million units. “Party Rock Anthem” has hit #1 on charts in Australia (where it spent 10 weeks at #1), Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France (where it is at #1 for the 8th week in a row),Germany, Ireland, Luxemborg, Mexico, New Zealand (where it spent 10 weeks at #1),Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (where it spent 4 weeks at #1) and on the European Airplay Chart, European Digital Tracks Chart and European Hot 100. “Party Rock Anthem” has hit Top 5 n Finland, Holland, Norway, South Africa and Spain.
“Champagne Showers” featuring Cherrytree Records label mate Natalia Kills is the second official international single from “Sorry For Party Rocking.” In the United Kingdom it has already been added to BBC Radio 1, Capital Radio and Kiss 100 in the UK. The single has also appeared in the Top 10 on the iTunes song charts in both New Zealand and Australia.
Best known for their party rock hits “I’m In Miami Bitch,” “La La La,” “Yes,” and “Shots (featuring Lil Jon),” LMFAO have sold over 3 million singles and 200,000 copies of their debut album Party Rock since its release in July 2009. Party Rock was nominated for Best Electronic/Dance Album at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards where the duo successfully, and hilariously, hosted the pre-tel awards ceremony.
LMFAO will be hitting the road with Kesha at the end of this month! Complete list of tour dates below:
July 30TH Duluth, GA The Arena @ Gwinnett Ctr.
July 31ST Nashville, TN Nashville Municipal Aud.
August 2ND Spring, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 3RD Cedar Park, TX Cedar Park Center
August 4TH Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
August 7TH Miami, FL Bayfront Park Amp.
August 9TH Raleigh, NC Raleigh Amphitheatre
August 10TH Charlotte, NC Road Runner Mobile Amp.
August 12TH Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
August 14TH Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amp.
August 16TH Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
August 17TH Philadelphia, PA Festival Pier @ Penn’s Landing
August 19TH Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 20TH Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach
August 21ST Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
August 23RD Indianapolis, IN The Lawn at White River State Park
August 24TH Chicago, IL Charter One Pavilion
August 26TH Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Center
August 30TH St. Paul, MN Roy Wilkins Auditorium
August 31ST Council Bluffs, IA Mid America Rec Center
September 2ND Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre
September 3RD Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
September 6TH Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
September 7TH Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
September 9TH Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
September 10TH Seattle, WA WAMU Theater
September 11TH Portland, OR Rose Garden Amphitheatre
September 13TH Davis, CA UC Davis Pavilion
September 14TH San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
September 16TH Las Vegas, NV Planet Hollywood Theatre
September 17TH Universal City, CA Gibson Amphitheatre
September 18TH San Diego, CA SDSU Open Air Theatre
September 20TH Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre