LOUIS TOMLINSON TO PERFORM DEBUT SOLO SINGLE, “BACK TO YOU,” FEATURING BEBE REXHA, LIVE ON “TEEN CHOICE 2017”
CHART-TOPPING U.K. TRIO CLEAN BANDIT TO PERFORM SMASH HIT “ROCKABYE”; PLUS NEW SINGLE “SYMPHONY,” WITH ZARA LARSSON
Chris Pratt, Lucy Hale, Janel Parrish, Victoria Justice, Tyler Posey, The Dolan Twins, Yara Shahidi, Hudson Yang and the Cast of “Riverdale” to Appear
TEEN CHOICE 2017 Airs Monday, August 14, LIVE from University of Southern California’s Galen Center on ETC
Singer/songwriter Louis Tomlinson will perform his newly released debut solo single, “Back To You,” with Bebe Rexha, LIVE at TEEN CHOICE 2017. Tomlinson is perhaps best known to TEEN CHOICE fans as a member of One Direction, the most nominated and honored band in TEEN CHOICE history. Following the release of his global smash, “Just Hold On,” with Steve Aoki, two-time TEEN CHOICE 2017 nominee Tomlinson returns to the charts with his debut solo single, “Back To You,” which shot straight to No. 1 in 50 countries around the world on iTunes since its release this past Friday.
Additionally, Grammy Award-winning trio Clean Bandit will perform their TEEN CHOICE-nominated smash song, “Rockabye,” as well as a rendition of the U.K. electronic trio’s brand-new single, “Symphony,” featuring international pop vocalist Zara Larsson, and backed by Santa Monica High School’s Samohi Orchestra students. Celebrate this year’s top teen icons in television, music, film, sports, comedy, fashion and digital when the choicest, star-studded two-hour event airs LIVE Monday, Aug. 14, 8AM via Satellite, 9PM Primetime on ETC.
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” star and Choice MovieShip nominee Chris Pratt, “Pretty Little Liars’” Janel Parrish and Lucy Hale, “Teen Wolf’s” Tyler Posey, web star duo The Dolan Twins, the cast of “Riverdale,” “Fresh off the Boat’s” Hudson Yang, “Black-ish’s” Yara Shahidi and TEEN CHOICE 2016 host Victoria Justice all are confirmed to appear.
Additional musical performances and talent to be announced.
About Louis Tomlinson:
A gifted singer/songwriter who counts acting, football and presenting among his many talents, Louis Tomlinson has shone brightly throughout his time with One Direction. Following the release of his debut solo single, “Just Hold On,” with Steve Aoki, he is currently working on his highly anticipated debut solo album. Having started his music career on Great Britain’s “The X Factor,” the 25-year-old has grown into an international superstar, alongside his band mates. The most successful act to come from “The X Factor,” One Direction has enjoyed a succession of hits, including four No.1 singles and four No.1 albums; winning 169 awards; and embarking on four world tours throughout their career. The boys made their fifth and latest album, “Made in the A.M.,” in November 2015, before announcing they were taking a hiatus from touring in 2016. Tomlinson is a talented songwriter and entrepreneur who boasts writing credits on 38 of One Direction’s songs and has also launched his own label via Syco entertainment. He recently released his new single, “Back To You,” featuring Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals.
About Clean Bandit:
Clean Bandit (comprised of Grace Chatto and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson) released their debut album, “New Eyes,” in 2014, spawning the massive, 3x-Platinum single “Rather Be” (ft. Jess Glynne). The track became one of the most successful singles released in 2014. It cemented their first-ever U.S. Top 10 single, shot straight to No. 1 on iTunes in 25 countries, was the most-Shazammed track of all time and made history as the fastest-selling song released in January since 1996. The song has sold more than 10 million copies to date, racked up 600 million Spotify streams and won the coveted Best Dance Recording at the Grammy Awards in 2015. With their unique fusion of classical string arrangements and dance music, the band has racked up more than 1.5 billion streams globally and sold more than 24 million singles. Their latest, “Symphony,” which features Zara Larsson, comes accompanied by a music video directed by Clean Bandit’s own Grace Chatto and Jack Patterson.