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HP is holding an exclusive Ellie Goulding gig as part of its collaboration with Universal Music Group, and they have teamed up with Talenthouse to find the official gig photographer for the night. Interested photographers have until 7th March to submit an artistic and energetic shot taken at a festival, party or any environment where people and friends are connecting with music. The judging panel are looking for artistic and powerful shots that show them you have what it takes to capture the energy of the show. The winning photographer will be chosen by Ellie and HP and will also receive £1,000, an HP Envy notebook and promotion of their photography across Ellie’s and HP’s official online channels. For further details on how to enter, visit the website below.
HP and Universal Music Group host exclusive Ellie Goulding gig
Event marks the first in a series of unique experiences to celebrate HP Connected Music in the UK
LONDON, Feb. 25 2013 — HP is holding an exclusive Ellie Goulding gig as part of its collaboration with Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company. The gig will be held on March 21 at an intimate London music venue to celebrate HP Connected Music, a platform which brings music lovers a new way to enjoy some of the world’s most popular music artists. It marks the first HP Connected Music gig in the UK following the private launch show with No Doubt in Paris last October.
The gig is set to feature an intimate evening of live performances from Ellie’s latest album Halcyon, all live-streamed via HP’s YouTube channel, enabling Ellie fans to enjoy the performance remotely on their personal entertainment devices, wherever they may be. HP is delivering the live-streaming with music content specialist Lovelive, with whom HP previously filmed and delivered an interactive, multi-camera concert of Florence and the Machine last year, as well as an exclusive VIP arena at Wireless 2012.
The winning tickets to Ellie’s gig will be drawn from UK registered users of HP Connected Music, which is available with every purchase of Microsoft® Windows® 8 -powered HP consumer desktops and notebooks. 1
In addition to winning tickets, HP is offering two further exclusive opportunities:
· Two personal meet and greets with Ellie Goulding: two lucky ticket winners will get the chance to meet Ellie at the gig
· The ultimate prize for aspiring young photographers: HP is offering the opportunity of a lifetime to become the official gig photographer for the night. From February 8 until March 7, photographers can submit an artistic and energetic shot taken at a gig, festival, party or any environment where people and friends are connecting with music. The winning photographer will be chosen by Ellie and HP and will also receive £1,000, an HP Envy notebook and promotion of their photography across Ellie’s and HP’s official online channels. For further details on how to enter, please visit: http://www.talenthouse.com/photograph-for-ellie-goulding-and-hp-connected-music
“Customers in the UK are looking for great entertainment on their personal devices and HP sees the PC as the heartbeat of their entertainment experience letting them create, consume and share content they love,” said Rebecca Shears, head of marketing, Printing and Personal Systems Group, HP UK & Ireland. “Working alongside Universal Music, we can pair our innovative Windows 8 hybrid, notebook and desktop consumer PCs with one-of-a-kind music experiences that give our customers access to some of the UK’s most popular artists. We are thrilled for Ellie to kick-off our first UK gig.”
“Our partnership with HP offers exclusivity and engagement for music fans, while providing additional exposure for our artists. Ellie Goulding’s showcase will be a unique performance for the lucky attendees, and the live streaming element means her fans around the world can also share in the emotion of the live experience,” added Olivier Robert-Murphy, Global Head of New Business, Universal Music Group.
A whole new music experience
Available on all new Microsoft® Windows® 8 -powered HP consumer desktop and notebook PCs in the UK2, HP Connected Music brings music lovers a new way to enjoy some of the world’s most popular music artists.
Users can access exclusive HP Music Rewards Packages via the HP Connected Music launcher embedded on Windows 8 HP consumer PCs including:
· HP Private Events: access to exclusive showcases featuring live performances by Universal Music artists
· Music Experiences: the chance to win money-can’t-buy experiences such as exclusive “meet & greets,” recording studio visits or the opportunity to have lunch with popular artists
Customers registered to HP Connected Music will also have access to an exclusive list of services through HP Connected Music including streaming with free access to Universal Music’s full catalogue, the most extensive in the industry, for 90 days and, for customers with new Windows 8 HP Spectre and HP Envy PCs, 10 free mp3 downloads per month for 90 days3-4.
1. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Prize Offered: One pair of tickets per winner to the Ellie Goulding HP Connected Music gig.
The prize offered is:
Winners chosen at random from the HP Connected Music competition will win 1x pair of tickets to Ellie Goulding’s performance on behalf of HP Connected Music on 21st March 2013 at Bush Hall in London. Travel is not included.
The tickets are for 2 over 18’s in the UK (mainland Great Britain and Northern Ireland only) and must be used by day of show at Bush Hall, London. The tickets are not transferable and have no cash value. This prize is non-negotiable, non-refundable.
Entrants and their guests must be aged 18 or over.
The competition is open to all UK residents - except employees or agents of UMG or Hewlett Packard LTD., their families or anyone connected with the promotion.
Entry constitutes your acceptance of these conditions/rules.
No purchase is necessary.
Only one entry per person.
Opening date for entries is 8th Feb 2013.
Closing date for all entries is 7th March 2013.
Winners shall be selected at random on the 19th March 2013.
Only prizes listed in the Terms and Conditions will be offered. The judge’s decision is final and binding and no correspondence shall be entered into. Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.
Entry to the gig is subject to the Health and Safety regulations of the venue.
A list of winners will be available by sending an SAE to the promoter: Globe, Universal Music Group, 364-366 Kensington High Street, London, W14 8NS
The promoter reserves the right to offer alternative prizes.
2Available on all new HP Windows 8 consumer desktop and notebook PCs
3 Free downloads are only available on the HP Spectre and HP Envy Windows 8 range of PCs and is limited to 10 songs per 30 days during 90 days
4 After 90 days users will continue to be eligible for rewards but will no longer have access to downloads and streaming