Release - Millennium Tour returns to Tampa with headliners Bow Wow, Mario, Kerri Hilson and more
August 16, 2022
THE MILLENNIUM TOUR RETURNS TO TAMPA
WITH HEADLINERS BOW WOW, MARIO AND KERRI HILSON
Tickets go on sale Friday, August 19 at 10:00 a.m.
TAMPA, FL – Said to be "a revue-style, all-killer-no-filler procession of R&B and hip-hop acts that came to prominence around the turn of the millennium," by Keith Spera of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, G2 Presents The Millennium Tour: Turned Up!, presented by G-Squared Events and The Black Promoters Collective (BPC) is back with headliners Mario, who proved he is still one to watch with this year's Verzuz, Bow Wow, a mainstay and crowd favorite, and R&B starlet Kerri Hilson performing at Tampa’s AMALIE Arena on Friday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.
The highly coveted brand must-see tour dates will include performances by Lloyd, Pleasure P, Bobby V, Sammie, Ying Yang Twins, Dem Franchize Boyz, Crime Mob, Travis Porter, Lil Scrappy, Trillville, Chingy and the reunion of Day 26.
"It is a pleasure to continue the legacy of The Millennium Tour with superstars Bow Wow and Mario. Both artists exemplify the greatness of music coming out of that era and will put on a show that excites as they have proven to deliver every single time," states G2 Founder and The BPC Co-Founder and CEO Gary Guidry.
About Bow Wow
Multi-platinum and award-winning recording artist Bow Wow started his career at 13 years old and instantly became a heartthrob and super star. His debut single, “Bounce With Me” was released in the summer of 2000 and appeared on the soundtrack to the Martin Lawrence film Big Momma’s House. He went on to become a huge star in Hollywood with appearances that include Johnson Family Vacation, Roll Bounce, the highly successful The Fast and The Furious franchise and more.
Multi-platinum recording R&B star Mario first gained national attention as the teen singing sensation behind hits such as “Just A Friend 2002” and “Let Me Love You.” Signing to music legend Clive Davis’ J Records, his eponymous debut studio album rolled out with “Just A Friend 2002,” a take on Biz Markie’s 1989 Top 10 Pop single which was a Top 5 R&B/Pop Hit and took his debut to the top of the charts. He went on to release back-to-back gold and platinum projects rounding out his career.
About Keri Hilson
Singer, songwriter and actress Keri Hilson is a platinum-selling recording artist whose debut studio album “In a Perfect World...” debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album spawned the hit singles "Knock You Down" (featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo), "Turnin Me On" (featuring Lil Wayne) and "I Like". It also earned Hilson two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Knock You Down." Hilson has also contributed to various charities and pursued a career in acting, and she continues to record and perform music. She has contributed to the fight against HIV and AIDS, helped various relief efforts for natural disasters and became involved with several educational organizations. In 2012, Hilson made her acting debut in the romantic comedy film Think Like a Man. Her achievements include a BET Award, MOBO Award, NAACP Image Award and two Soul Train Music Awards.
About G-Squared Events
Based in Houston, Texas, G-Squared Events produces high-quality live entertainment experiences with some of the world’s biggest performers including Charlie Wilson, Tyrese, Steve Harvey, Keith Sweat and Brian McKnight. For over 20 years, G-Squared Events has leveraged data-driven insights with our event production expertise to deliver world-class events while earning enduring loyalty from our patrons, artists and venue partners. G-Squared Events is listed on the 2018 Pollstar’s Midyear Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 100 Promoters. To learn more, visit www.GSquaredEvents.com.
About The Black Promoters Collective
The Black Promoters Collective (BPC) is a coalition of six of the nation's top independent concert promotion and event production companies. Officially launching in 2022 with their first two live entertainment offerings, the headlining tours for R&B legends New Edition and Maxwell, both landed in the Top 10 of the Pollstar "Live 75" chart. As a 100% Black-owned business, its mission is to be the world's leading producer and provider of culturally relevant live entertainment experiences.
To learn more, visit blackpromoterscollective.com.
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TICKETS: Tickets for this event go on sale Friday, August 19 at 10:00 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $59.50, $74.50, $89.50, $99.50, $109.50, $129.50 and $169.50. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. Advanced parking passes are available at ParkWhiz.com. Visit amaliearena.com or call 813.301.2500 for more information.
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