Saturday, November 17, 2012

A cornucopia of live music: Rihanna, Pitbull, Alicia Keys and more

Starting today, channels across YouTube will host concerts from some of the most vital musicians in the game -- and you’ve got a free ticket to watch them all live. Because we know you’re going to have to plan your schedule carefully to catch all the shows, we’ve laid ‘em out for you: when, where and how you can watch.

Saturday, November 17: Bud Light Port Paradise with Pitbull and more
Pop stars in paradise? Sounds like a recipe for success to us. Watch Far East Movement, FloRida, Wiz Khalifa and Pitbull live from the Bahamas, starting at 1:30pm PT on youtube.com/budlight.

Saturday, November 17: Zac Brown Band
These dudes define country cool -- they’re low-key, but they have true cred and lots of hits. Who doesn’t want to see them play Madison Square Garden? 6pm PT on youtube.com/fuse.



Sunday, November 18: American Music Awards Red Carpet
For those of you who prefer music’s glam side, watch pop stars strut in all their finery before Sunday’s American Music Awards show. Word is some guy named Psy will make an appearance. Starts at 2pm PT on youtube.com/awardsshownetwork.

Monday, November 19: Rihanna
The pop princess returns with a new album next week, and to celebrate, she’s doing seven shows in seven days, all over the world. Catch her London show live at 1pm PT on youtube.com/rihannalive.



Tuesday, November 20: Alicia Keys
And last, but SO not least, the divine Alicia Keys will premiere her entire new album on Tuesday via a Google Hangout streamed live on youtube.com/aliciakeys. Just when you thought you couldn’t love her any more than you do.... Tune in at 4pm PT.



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