LIVEONE’S GAMIFYONE PARTNERS WITH PICSART IN INTERNATIONAL POP ICON HARRY STYLES’ “GREATEST ALBUM EVER” REPLAY CHALLENGE
Leveraging Picsart’s 150 million monthly active users will gamify franchise album artwork to stardom; The winner will be announced August 18, 2022 and featured on LiveOne and Picsart social media channels
All entrants receive a LiveOne subscription to 30+ million songs, 500+ curated stations, 300+ podcasts, PPV, NFT, Merch and more
GamifyOne members will earn prizes and points including LiveOne coins, NFTs, Teslas, PPVs and event tickets, merchandise and more
Expands LiveOne’s B2B Partner Program; Existing brands include McDonalds, Tesla, Android Automotive, Samsung, CERE/Polygon, ZYNC and Harman
LOS ANGELES, August 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Live One (Nasdaq: LVO), an award-winning, creator-driven music, entertainment and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events, today announced its partnership with Picsart, the world’s leading creative platform and top 20 most downloaded app in the world, for a Replay the challenge, where fans create and design artwork for LiveOne’s “Greatest Album Ever” franchise. All fans submitting to the Replay Challenge will receive a free subscription to LiveOne Plus for three months. This partnership should add new members to the 2.3 million existing free and paying members of LiveOne**.
run from August 12 to August 17, 2022The Replay Challenge gives fans the opportunity to become a “Star” in LiveOne’s “Greatest Album Ever” franchise, which has featured artists such as Mary J. Blige, Elton Johnand Jay Z. For this Replay Challenge, fans are exchanging for the one and only Harry Styles and add their own creative touch to stand out. LiveOne and Picsart will select the top 5 winners on August 18, the other 5 winners will be selected by community/fan votes. LiveOne promoted the Replay Challenge on all social networks and encouraged fans to participate and become the star. The winners will be featured on the LiveOne and Picsart social media accounts in the coming weeks. The Replay Challenge is open to anyone in the United States and Canada. Visit picsart for full challenge details.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Picsart to enable their global community of creators to use LiveOne’s music to create original content that can be shared around the world,” said Peter Jackie, Marketing Director of LiveOne. “LiveOne is always looking to partner with innovative brands that can bring unique and exclusive benefits to our members.”
“From creating fan art of their favorite musicians to designing their own podcast covers, the Picsart community produces an enormous amount of audio content,” said Connor Murphy, senior director of business development at Picsart. “Partnering with LiveOne is the perfect opportunity to merge our community’s love for music and visual creativity.”
GamifyOne’s programming will include a range of show formats and promotional campaigns with gamification and interactivity – including the first-ever live quiz show from the world’s biggest music events, to name this track, HQ as a Quiz Show music, social Q&A, leaderboards, polls and trivia. Each program and show will offer LiveOne members the chance to win a variety of prizes, including Teslas, NFTs, exclusive experiences, live events and pay-per-view tickets, VIP festival passes, merchandise, artist meetups, free music subscriptions and more. .
LiveOne’s platform offers live concerts, festivals, music news, docu-reality series and interviews, as well as audio and audio-on-demand playlists and vodcasts/podcasts. LiveOne and PodcastOne have powered pay-per-view, live and podcast global hits with some of the world’s most renowned talent, including Adam CarollaBillie Eilish, Billy Joel, Blake SheltonB-Real, BTS, Camila Cabello, Doua Lipa, Harry StylesJ.Balvin, Jennifer LopezJordan Harbinger, Kacey MusgravesKail Lowry, Kaitlyn BristoweKygo, LadyGang, Madonna, Melissa GorgaMonster X, Paul McCartneypitbull, Taylor Swift, Wiz Khalifaand Yungblud.
LiveOne continues to expand its B2B partnership with innovative partners such as Samsung, AoL, Tesla and McDonald’s. More recently, its apps and content can be found in all ZYNC, Android Automotive equipped vehicles including Ford, GMC, Dodge, Chrysler, Volvo, Polestar, Ford, lincolnChevrolet, Nissan, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi and others.
picsart is a photo and video editing platform and creative community. Ranked among the top 20 most downloaded apps in the world, its AI-powered tools allow creators of all skill levels to design, edit, draw and share content anywhere. The platform has amassed one of the largest collections of open-source content in the world, including photos, stickers, backgrounds, templates, and more. Used by consumers, marketers, content creators, and businesses, Picsart is used for both personal and professional design. Picsart also offers its world-class image editing and processing tools to businesses through APIs and SDK. Download the app or visit picsart.com for more information.
About LiveOne, Inc.
Based at Los Angeles, California, Live One, Inc.. (NASDAQ: LVO) (the “Company”) is an award-winning, creator-driven music, entertainment and technology platform focused on delivering premium experiences and content worldwide through memberships and live and virtual events. The Company was awarded Best Live Moment by Digiday for its “Social Gloves” PPV event, and was a finalist for 8 other awards, including Best Live Event, Best Virtual Event, Best Overall Social Media Excellence, and Best Original Programming of Cynopsia and Digiday. Of the June 30, 2022, the company has accumulated a paid and free membership base of over 2.37 million**, has listened to over 2,900 artists, has a library of 30 million songs, 600 curated radio stations, over 300 podcasts/vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized products, published music-related NFTs and created a valuable connection between fans, brands and groups. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries include lazy radio, React present, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach RecordsCustom Personalization Solutions, LiveXLive, PPVOne and Podcast One, which generates over 2.48 billion downloads per year and distributes over 300 episodes per week on its stable of top-rated podcasts. LiveOne is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and via OTT, STIRR and XUMO. For more information, visit www.liveone.com and follow us on Facebook, instagram, ICT Tacand Twitter at @liveone.
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** Certain members in contractual dispute are included in the total number of paying members for the periods reported. LiveOne currently does not track revenue related to these members.
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