ADVISORY, Aug. 7, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: The American Idols Live! Tour 2009 will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, the top 10 AMERICAN IDOL finalists will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell. For more ticket and tour info, fans can visit ticketmaster.com, poptarts.com, americanidol.com and idols.aeglive.com Who: * Adam Lambert * Allison Iraheta * Anoop Desai * Danny Gokey * Kris Allen * Lil Rounds * Matt Giraud * Megan Joy * Michael Sarver * Scott MacIntyre Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, August 10, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Chloe Ellers (310) 248-6162 Cellers@bwr-la.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx
To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.
About 19 Entertainment Ltd. (Nasdaq:CKXE):
Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment Ltd. is recognized as a lead creator, provider and promoter of globally successful entertainment brands today. The company has attracted a unique collection of expertise in executives who work together to integrate and leverage activity across television, sports, film, touring, merchandising, music publishing, recording and artist / writer management.
19 Founder and CEO Simon Fuller has developed and managed some of the biggest entertainers of our time, with credits that include the creation of TV phenomenon AMERICAN IDOL, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and renowned U.K. television series POP IDOL. 19's roster of chart-topping artists include legendary musical icon Annie Lennox, country music sensation Carrie Underwood, the pop group sensation Spice Girls, and IDOL alumni Kelly Clarkson, Chris Daughtry and David Cook, to name just a few.
In 2007, 19 Entertainment Ltd. nabbed multiple Grammy nominations for AMERICAN IDOL alumni Carrie Underwood, Fantasia Barrino and Chris Daughtry, as well as a prestigious Governors Emmy Award, the Television Academy's highest honor, for "Idol Gives Back." In 2008, Simon Fuller was named "Top British Manager of All Time" by Billboard Magazine, broke music industry records by securing 17 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in just one week (all 19 managed/American Idol artists), and beat the record of 14 singles charted by the Brian Epstein-managed Beatles during a single week in 1964.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.