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MTV Jams & Reebok Presents the 2012 CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR with headliner Tyga featuring Kirko Bangz, Iggy Azalea, and Sterling Simms

Sony Corporation of America - 07/24/2012

NEW YORK, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Several of the hottest young music stars in the industry today are once again hitting the road together this summer as MTV Jams, MTV's premiere 24-hour digital music channel for hip hop music and artists and Reebok present the 2012 CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR.

Now in its second year, the CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR has quickly established itself as a highly anticipated and exciting live music event spotlighting the next generation of young superstars. Tyga, who is headlining the tour for the second consecutive year, dominated the 2012 music charts with "Rack City" and "Faded" featuring Lil Wayne. Tyga is also a 2011 Grammy nominee for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration" as a feature on Chris Brown's "Deuces" track.

With these young stars making an impact on the music charts and MTV's successful history of introducing the hottest new talent, the 2012 Closer To My Dreams Tour is one of the most sizzling bills of the summer concert season, and a must-attend live experience not to be missed.

For tickets in your area, please visit www.CloserToMyDreams.com

MTV Jams & Reebok PRESENTS: CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR DATES

    DAY DATE      CITY / STATE       VENUE
    Tue       9/4 Los Angeles, CA    Club Nokia
    Wed       9/5 TBA                TBA
    Fri       9/7 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Amphitheatre
    Sat       9/8 Houston, TX        Bayou Music Center
    Sun       9/9 Dallas, TX         Palladium Ballroom
    Tue      9/11 Fargo, ND          The Venue
    Wed      9/12 Milwaukee, WI      Eagles Ballroom
    Thu      9/13 Des Moines, IA     Val Air Ballroom
    Fri      9/14 Minneapolis, MN    Epic
    Sun      9/16 Chicago, IL        Congress Theatre
    Mon      9/17 Detroit, MI        The Fillmore
    Tue      9/18 Columbus, OH       LC Pavilion
    Wed      9/19 Washington DC      The Fillmore
    Thu      9/20 New York, NY       Best Buy Theatre
    Fri      9/21 Philadelphia, PA   Electric Factory
    Sun      9/23 Boston, MA         House of Blues

About Closer To My Dreams:

Closer To My Dreams (CTMD) is a leading touring platform developed to promote emerging artists through an immersive live setting. Focused on highlighting the next generation of young superstars, CTMD offers fans an exciting forum for engaging with their favorite new artists and sharing their experience with friends through customizable integrated music programs.

About MTV Jams:

MTV Jams is MTV's premiere 24-hour digital music channel for hip hop, featuring the best non-stop Rap, R&B, Hip-Hop, and Soul music and artists. This music channel is dedicated to playing music videos from the best emerging and established hip hop talent, as well as interviews with the artists fan want to hear from the most. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to www.mtvpress.com or follow us on Twitter (@MTVPress)

About Reebok:

Reebok International Ltd., headquartered in Canton, MA, USA, is a leading worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of sports, fitness and casual footwear, apparel and equipment. An American-inspired global brand, Reebok is a pioneer in the sporting goods industry with a rich and storied heritage in running, training and fitness. A subsidiary of the adidas Group, Reebok operates under the multiple divisions of the Reebok brand, Reebok-CCM Hockey and the Sports Licensed Division. For more information, visit Reebok at www.reebok.com.

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MTV Jams & Reebok Presents the 2012 CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR with headliner Tyga featuring Kirko Bangz, Iggy Azalea, and Sterling Simms

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Several of the hottest young music stars in the industry today are once again hitting the road together this summer as MTV Jams, MTV's premiere 24–hour digital music channel for hip hop music and artists and Reebok present the 2012 CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR.

Now in its second year, the CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR has quickly established itself as a highly anticipated and exciting live music event spotlighting the next generation of young superstars. Tyga, who is headlining the tour for the second consecutive year, dominated the 2012 music charts with "Rack City" and "Faded" featuring Lil Wayne. Tyga is also a 2011 Grammy nominee for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration" as a feature on Chris Brown's "Deuces" track.

With these young stars making an impact on the music charts and MTV's successful history of introducing the hottest new talent, the 2012 Closer To My Dreams Tour is one of the most sizzling bills of the summer concert season, and a must-attend live experience not to be missed.

For tickets in your area, please visit www.CloserToMyDreams.com

MTV Jams & Reebok PRESENTS: CLOSER TO MY DREAMS TOUR DATES

DAY

DATE

CITY / STATE

VENUE

Tue

9/4

Los Angeles, CA

Club Nokia

Wed

9/5

TBA

TBA

Fri

9/7

Corpus Christi, TX

Concrete Street Amphitheatre

Sat

9/8

Houston, TX

Bayou Music Center

Sun

9/9

Dallas, TX

Palladium Ballroom

Tue

9/11

Fargo, ND

The Venue

Wed

9/12

Milwaukee, WI

Eagles Ballroom

Thu

9/13

Des Moines, IA

Val Air Ballroom

Fri

9/14

Minneapolis, MN

Epic

Sun

9/16

Chicago, IL

Congress Theatre

Mon

9/17

Detroit, MI

The Fillmore

Tue

9/18

Columbus, OH

LC Pavilion

Wed

9/19

Washington DC

The Fillmore

Thu

9/20

New York, NY

Best Buy Theatre

Fri

9/21

Philadelphia, PA

Electric Factory

Sun

9/23

Boston, MA

House of Blues

About Closer To My Dreams:

Closer To My Dreams (CTMD) is a leading touring platform developed to promote emerging artists through an immersive live setting. Focused on highlighting the next generation of young superstars, CTMD offers fans an exciting forum for engaging with their favorite new artists and sharing their experience with friends through customizable integrated music programs.

About MTV Jams:

MTV Jams is MTV's premiere 24–hour digital music channel for hip hop, featuring the best non-stop Rap, R&B, Hip-Hop, and Soul music and artists. This music channel is dedicated to playing music videos from the best emerging and established hip hop talent, as well as interviews with the artists fan want to hear from the most. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to www.mtvpress.com or follow us on Twitter (@MTVPress)

About Reebok:

Reebok International Ltd., headquartered in Canton, MA, USA, is a leading worldwide designer, marketer and distributor of sports, fitness and casual footwear, apparel and equipment. An American-inspired global brand, Reebok is a pioneer in the sporting goods industry with a rich and storied heritage in running, training and fitness. A subsidiary of the adidas Group, Reebok operates under the multiple divisions of the Reebok brand, Reebok-CCM Hockey and the Sports Licensed Division. For more information, visit Reebok at www.reebok.com.

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CONTACT: Mariana Agathoklis, mariana.agathoklis@mtvstaff.com, +1-212-846-5755

Web Site: http://www.CloserToMyDreams.com