JUN 22 2011
(NEW YORK – NY) Global superstar Ke$ha believes in the power of volunteer service and wants to motivate her fans to do something good for her hometown of Nashville this summer. In order to motivate her fans to help the community she, along with Live Nation, has pledged to give away a concert ticket for her July 31st show at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium to volunteers who register at www.hon.org and complete a volunteer service project listed on Hands On Nashville’s Project Calendar (see specific details below).
“When I was growing up in Nashville I always had to sneak into shows, but I want to give you an opportunity to come for free. All you have to do is just help out our hometown. Sign up right now so we can party and I can’t wait to see you guys on the 31st of July!" says Ke$ha.
“Hands On Nashville is so fortunate to partner with Ke$ha to promote volunteerism in her hometown of Nashville. We are so grateful for her contributions to our agency in the wake of the May 2010 flood, and we’re honored that she’s redoubled her commitment to HON by rewarding a lucky group of volunteers with complimentary concert tickets,” states Lisa Davis Purcell, Director of External Affairs.
Ke$ha, who is on the summer leg of her “Get $leazy” worldwide tour is touring in support of her recent release of her remix album I Am The Dance Commander + I Command You To Dance (RCA Records / Kemosabe Entertainment) as well as Cannibal, the companion to her platinum selling debut album Animal.
The first, sold out leg of the “Get $leazy” tour has been met by rave reviews, Spin.com called it "good, sleazy fun" and local reviews have exclaimed that “Ke$ha’s live show is basically the best thing ever” and declared that “…Ke$ha is an idol because she's fun, fearless and doesn't take shit from anyone.”
Declared Billboard’s Hot 100 Artist of 2010 and with her song “TiK ToK” being the most played song of 2010 as well as the biggest-selling digital track in the world, Ke$ha’s world domination has continued in 2011. She has had 6 consecutive Top 10 hits, her smash debut single “TiK ToK” was named Billboard’s #1 Hot 100 Song for 2010. Ke$ha has had three #1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (“TiK ToK”, “Your Love Is My Drug” and “We R Who We R”). Her debut album Animal has already been certified platinum and sold over 2 million units worldwide. She took home the MTV EMA for Best New Act in November and she was nominated for two American Music Awards, 3 MTV VMA Awards and 6 Billboard Awards. She has sold over 18 million combined tracks and ringtones in the U.S alone and 23 million worldwide to date. Her smash breakthrough single "TiK ToK” has sold over 8.5 million combined units alone. The IFPI announced that “TiK ToK is biggest-selling digital track in the world in 2010 with 12.8 million copies of the song sold in digital stores. Ke$ha is an international powerhouse, Animal has been certified Gold or Platinum or multi-Platinum in seven markets and was the biggest selling debut album from an international female in 2010 in the UK.
****Volunteers must complete service between June 22 and July 24, 2011 and there are a limited # of tickets available so register immediately. Only one ticket is provided to each volunteer. If you are a family or group, please note that every person must register and complete service to be eligible. This program is open to all volunteers ages 10 and older.