Made in America Festival 2015

Made in America Festival 2015

September 5, 2015 - September 6, 2015
September 5, 2015 - September 6, 2015
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
 
 

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Budweiser Made in America Festival is an annual music festival held in Philadelphia and formerly simultaneously held in Los Angeles.[1] Sponsored by Anheuser–Busch and produced by Live Nation, the event features several stages that continuously host live music from a wide range of genres including hip hop, rock, pop, R&B, and EDM.[2]

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Beyoncé
Singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, dancer, businesswoman
bornSeptember 4, 1981
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Resides inLos Angeles, California, U.S.
 
The Weeknd
Canadian musician
bornFebruary 16, 1990
Scarbrough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 
Jay Z
Rapper, entrepreneur
bornDecember 4, 1969
Brooklyn, New York
 
Modest Mouse
 

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Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (/bˈjɒns/ bee-YON-say;[3] born September 4, 1981)[4][5][6] is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love (2003), which established her as a solo artist worldwide, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy".

Following the disbandment of Destiny's Child in June 2005, she released her second solo album, B'Day (2006), which contained hits "Déjà Vu", "Irreplaceable", and "Beautiful Liar". Beyoncé also ventured into acting, with a Golden Globe-nominated performance in Dreamgirls (2006), and starring roles in The Pink Panther (2006) and Obsessed (2009). Her marriage to rapper Jay Z and portrayal of Etta James in Cadillac Records (2008) influenced her third album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008), which saw the birth of her alter-ego Sasha Fierce and earned a record-setting six Grammy Awards in 2010, including Song of the Year for "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)". Beyoncé took a hiatus from music in 2010 and took over management of her career; her fourth album 4 (2011) was subsequently mellower in tone, exploring 1970s funk, 1980s pop, and 1990s soul.[7] Her critically acclaimed fifth album, Beyoncé (2013), was distinguished from previous releases by its experimental production and exploration of darker themes. Her sixth album, Lemonade (2016), was released in conjunction with a short film of the same name.

A self-described "modern-day feminist",[8] her musical repertoire is often characterized by themes of love, relationships, and monogamy, as well as female sexuality and empowerment. On stage, her dynamic, highly choreographed performances have led to critics hailing her as one of the best entertainers in contemporary popular music. Throughout a career spanning 19 years, she has sold over 100 million records as a solo artist,[9] and a further 60 million with Destiny's Child,[10][11] making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.[12][13] She has won 20 Grammy Awards and is the most nominated woman in the award's history. The Recording Industry Association of America recognized her as the Top Certified Artist in America during the 2000s decade.[14][15] In 2009, Billboard named her the Top Radio Songs Artist of the Decade,[16] the Top Female Artist of the 2000s and their Artist of the Millennium in 2011.[17][18] Time listed her among the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013 and 2014. Forbes magazine also listed her as the most powerful female musician of 2015.[19]

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Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd (pronounced "the weekend"), is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer.[1] In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name "The Weeknd". He released three nine-track mixtapes throughout 2011: House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence, which were critically acclaimed.[2] The following year, he released a compilation album Trilogy, thirty tracks consisting of remastered versions of the mixtape material and three additional songs. It was released under Republic Records and his own label XO.

In 2013, he released his debut studio album Kiss Land, which was supported by the singles "Kiss Land" and "Live For". His second album, Beauty Behind the Madness, which became his first number one album on the Billboard 200, included the top-five single "Earned It" and produced the number-one singles "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face". The songs have simultaneously held the top three spots on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart, making him the first artist in history to achieve this.[3] The Weeknd has won two Grammy Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award.[4]

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Sponsors5

Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a scenic boulevard that runs through the cultural heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Named for favorite son Benjamin Franklin, the mile-long Parkway cuts diagonally across the grid plan pattern of Center City's Northwest quadrant. It starts at Philadelphia City Hall, curves around Logan Circle, and ends before the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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The best of 2015 Budweiser Made In America Festival
Examiner  –  September 16, 2015
This past Labor Day weekend, The Budweiser Made In America music festival invaded downtown Philadelphia for an event packed with a killer lineup, fusing a mix of genres including the highly anticipated headliners Beyonce and The Weekend. Other acts ...
Inside The Making Of Budweiser’s Made In America Festival 2015 [PHOTOS]
thestashed.com  –  September 10, 2015
The best new tradition of Labor Day Weekend in the past couple of years has to be Budweiser’s annual Made In America Festival. The bittersweet shindig ... help create and head the new online platform, STASHED. He's also a regular on MTV2's "Uncommon ...
Beyonce Headlines The 2015 Budweiser Made in America Festival
idesigntimes.com  –  September 8, 2015
Beyonce kicked off the 2015 Budweiser Made in America Festival in Philadelphia just one day after celebrating her 34th birthday. The American singer exhibited mind-blowing performances and brought the house down as she opened her headlining set on Saturday.
Queen Beyonce Slays Headlining Performance At The 2015 Budweiser Made In America Festival
Popcrush  –  September 6, 2015
Did you hear a loud buzzing sound in Philadelphia last night? Well, don’t worry—that wasn’t a swarm of mutant killer bees attacking the city, it was just the Bey Hive congregating to worship their Queen Bey.
Budweiser Made In America Festival 2015 [LIVE STREAM]
Hip-Hop Wired  –  September 5, 2015
The 2015 Made In America Festival is going down in Philadelphia this weekend and right now. If you couldn’t make the trip to the City of Brotherly Love, TIDAL is streaming the festival. [check out photos & live updates right here]
Two-Day Budweiser Made in America Festival Passes Fans' Best Bet
Marketwired  –  September 4, 2015
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2015) - Budweiser Made in America Festival in Philadelphia takes over this Labor Day weekend on September 5 and 6 with a lineup that makes even the casual music fan sit up and pay attention. Backed once again by ...
10 Acts We’re Excited To See At Budweiser Made In America Festival 2015
Idolator  –  September 3, 2015
Brands sponsoring music seems to be one of the most promising sources of revenue for artists. Some music purists — from writers to artists like Kanye West — are proudly anti-brand and bristle at the conspicuous sponsorship driving festival culture.
Schedule Announced For 2015 Made In America Festival
CBS Philly  –  August 31, 2015
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The lineup is set for this weekend’s Made in America Festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Concert officials announced Monday that Beyonce is the headlining act on Saturday night. The @Budweiser #MadeInAmerica 2015 schedule ...
Made in America Festival 2015 Lineup Includes Beyonce, The Weeknd + More
The BoomBox  –  June 25, 2015
The Made in America Festival returns and this time the BeyHive will be pleased. Ever since Jay Z successfully orchestrated his first festival back in 2012 with Budweiser, the star-studded music event has become a staple and marquee event during the summer ...
The 2015 Budweiser Made In America Festival Lineup is Here
thesource.com  –  June 24, 2015
Beyonce and The Weeknd to headline the 4th MIA weeknd J. Cole, Future, Big Sean, Mick Jenkins, Post Malone, Cozz, Bas, Omen, Meek Mill, Earl Sweatshirt and several other big names are slated to take the stage in Philly the weekend of September 5-6, and the ...
Made In America Festival 2015 Lineup
Stereogum  –  June 24, 2015
Jay-Z’s Budweiser-sponsored Made In America Festival is returning to Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend. Last year, the Philadelphia-based festival expanded into two separate, simultaneous festivals in Philly and Los Angeles; that’s not happening ...

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