LMFAO Receives Nominations In 17 Categories For The 2012 Billboard Music Awards

Last week was a busy one for Party Rock/will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope recording artists LMFAO who performed their official apology anthem “Sorry For Party Rocking” on American Idol Thursday night in a high octane performance that included a shuffling zebra on stage.  That same day the nominations for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards were released and LMFAO was a finalist in 17 categories (second only to Adele who was a finalist in 18 categories) including Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Duo/Group and Top Pop Artist.  LMFAO will bring the party to Las Vegas when they perform on the 2012 Billboard Music Awards broadcast live from the MGM Grand Arena on May 20th.

If watching them on television doesn’t get you shuffling you can catch LMFAO and their party rock anthems on the road starting May 22nd in Columbus, OH when they kick off the Redfoo and Cherrytree Present: Sorry for Party Rocking Tour Featuring LMFAO and the Party Rock Crew and Special Guests Far East Movement, The Quest Crew, Sidney Samson, Eva Simons, Natalia Kills and Matthew Koma. The Live Nation promoted tour kicks off May 22nd in Columbus, OH at Nationwide Arena.  Tickets are still available at Ticketmaster.com  and Livenation.com. A complete itinerary follows this release.

The Sorry for Party Rocking Tour will mark the return to the concert stage of Sky Blu who was sidelined for the past five months when he suffered a severe back injury. The injury forced Sky to miss the remaining Canadian Cherrytree Pop Tour dates, a European run and most recently dates in Asia, but Redfoo and the Party Rock Crew kept the party popping and entertained audiences totaling over 300,000 fans around the globe.  Sky continues to diligently work to put his body back together so he could be well enough to perform 90 minute shows each night when he tours North America this summer. Sky Blu is back May 22nd!  “I am looking forward to getting out on the road and wiggling for all the LMFAO fans. It’s been a long road but I’m coming back. I really missed my fans,” says Sky Blu.  Adds Redfoo, “It’s gonna be amazing to have Sky Blu back in full effect. You can bet we will be taking lots of Shots, Shots, Shots, Shots, Shots, Shots!… to celebrate his return, Yeeeaah baby!”

LMFAO’s sophomore album Sorry For Party Rocking was certified gold earlier this year and is quickly approaching platinum. The album has produced two #1 singles, “Party Rock Anthem” and “Sexy And I Know It.” LMFAO’s videos combined have seen over 950 million views on VEVO.

LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem” has surpassed 13.5 million units in total sales worldwide!  “Party Rock Anthem” was the #2 top selling song of 2011 on iTunes in the U.S. behind Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” and it was the #1 selling song on iTunes in the UK, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Denmark, Norway,Finland and Sweden.  Their music has been licensed by movie and television shows, including 20th Century Fox’s holiday hit “Chipwrecked,” Fox’s TV hits “Glee”  and “Touch,”  Universal Pictures’ “American Reunion,” and the top charting game “Just Dance 3.” LMFAO has performed on numerous television shows including Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, The Tonight Show withJay Leno, Good Morning America, The American Music Awards and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest and Redfoo and Sky Blu shared the stage with Madonna at the Bridgestone Super Bowl Halftime Show.

Below is a complete list of dates for Redfoo and Cherrytree Present: Sorry for Party Rocking Tour Featuring LMFAO and the Party Rock Crew and Special Guests.

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May 22 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
May 23 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
May 25 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
May 26 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
May 28 Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
May 30 Salt Lake City, UT Maverik Center
June 1 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
June 2 Seattle, WA KeyArena
June 5 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
June 6 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
June 8 Oakland, CA ORACLE Arena
June 9 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
June 12 Houston, TX Toyota Center
June 13 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
June 15 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
June 19 Charlotte, NC Bojangles’ Coliseum
June 20 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
June 22 Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
June 23 Orlando, FL Amway Center
June 25 Washington, DC Patriot Center
June 26 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
June 28 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
June 29 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
June 30 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
July 1 Worcester, MA DCU Center
July 4 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre


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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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