Following a massive performance at this year’s Coachella, world-renowned Italian producer and DJ BENNY BENASSI storms the digital world with the official launch of his “#VIRTUALCHOIR” video campaign in partnership with cutting-edge social media platform Talenthouse. In celebration of his Grammy Award-winning song“Cinema” featuring Gary Go, BENNY BENASSI is inviting fans from every corner of the world to join him in song and submit their best karaoke-style cover video of “Cinema” for the chance to become part of the “BENNY BENASSI #VIRTUALCHOIR,” a global endeavor aimed at launching a creative and interactive community for fans worldwide.All eligible submissions, which follow these guidelines, will be compiled into a video chorus version of “Cinema” that combines fans worldwide into a large-scale, composited “virtual sing-along” and debuted at a major electronic music festival this summer (details TBD).
Fans from across the globe are invited to join BENNY’s “#VIRTUALCHOIR” for a chance to win the Grand Prize—courtesy of Ultra Music and Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub—which includes: round-triptravel* for two and two VIP tickets to see BENNY perform in Las Vegas during his Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub residency this summer; and two nights’ 5-star accommodation for two, courtesy of Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub. The Grand Prize package also includes an exclusive editorial feature through VIBE magazine and exposure of the winning video entry on BENNY BENASSI’s social media channels. The winning submission will be featured as part of the final chorus version of “Cinema.” The competition closes July 8 at 10 a.m. PST. The voting period for the competition runs from July 9 through July 15 and the Grand Prize winner will be announced July 29. All phases have a deadline of 10 a.m. PST. For more information, visit: http://smarturl.it/bennyvirtualchoir.
In addition, the People's Choice Winner, the highest voted winner, will receive an exclusive BENNY BENASSI merchandise package and exposure for their submission on BENNY BENASSI’s Facebook page. For details and official contest rules, visit: www.talenthouse.com/join-benny-benassi-virtual-choir#details.
BENNY BENASSI is gearing up to release his next big track “Dance The Pain Away” featuring multi Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend,set for release this summer via Ultra Music. The duo premiered the track at this year’s Coachella (Saturday, April 13) when Legend made a special surprise appearance during BENNY’s stellar performance at the Sahara Tent. Featured by CNN, the Los Angeles Times, Fuse andUSA Today, who highlighted the performance as one of Saturday’s best surprises, the set was one of the most memorable moments at Coachella 2013. Listen to a snippet of “Dance The Pain Away” here: http://bit.ly/ZApQeQ.
BENNY BENASSI’s current tour dates are as follows:
DATE CITY VENUE
Thu 5/16 Gulf Shore, AL Hangout Festival
Fri 5/17 Atlanta, GA Opera Nightclub
Sat 5/18 Las Vegas, NV Marquee Dayclub
Sat 5/18 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
Sun 5/19 Atlantic City, NJ HQ Nightclub
Fri 5/24 Minneapolis, MI Epic
Sat 5/25 Chicago, IL Electric Daisy Carnival Chicago at Chicagoland
Sun 5/26 Las Vegas, NV Marquee
Fri 6/21-Sun 6/23 Las Vegas, NV Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas at Las Vegas Motor
Sat 6/29 Gibbons, AB Boonstock Music & Arts Festival