For the first time ever YouTube and VidCon are partnering to produce a live entertainment showcase to kick off the Eighth Annual VidCon. YouTube OnStage will be an electric celebration of the cultural trends and notable artists from the history of YouTube’s twelve years!
Multi-platinum recording artist Jason Derulo, whose current hit “Swalla” featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign has over 211 million YouTube views, will headline the event and perform some of his fan favorites.
The high energy 90-minute show presented by Pop-Tarts will be held on Wednesday, June 21st at The Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California and will be open to all conference attendees through a ticket lottery system. Attendees must register by June 2nd to qualify.
YouTube OnStage will feature appearances by top YouTube creators, including Tyler Oakley, Rosanna Pansino, Collins Key, Joey Graceffa, The Slow Mo Guys and many more.
Additionally, the audience of more than four thousand fans can expect performances from: Todrick Hall, who starred in Broadway’s Kinky Boots and will produce and star in the show’s opening number; Grace VanderWaal, America’s Got Talent winner, performing her new single; and a special dance performance from So You Think You Can Dance winner Fik-Shun, along with YouTube dance sensations Dytto and Poppin John.
In 2016, VidCon hosted more than 26,400 fans, creators, and industry leaders to celebrate the transformational power of online video. With YouTube OnStage kicking off this year’s event, the program for 2017 is expected to be even bigger and more dynamic than ever.
YouTube is the title sponsor of VidCon.
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