Dec 132014


NOKIA Los Angeles

This year Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE located in downtown Los Angeles hosted a record-breaking ten major award shows in 2014 managing over 50,000 guests from excited fans to A-list superstars with millions of eyeballs tuning in from around the world. Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE hosts a variety of award shows each year in addition to approximately 120 music, family, dance and comedy acts, televised productions, conventions, premieres and product launches that take place at the busy venue. The award shows honored and showcased a variety of artists in music, television, film & sports. This year’s list of award shows included People’s Choice Awards, GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast, MTV Movie Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, BET Awards, The ESPY Awards, Creative Arts EMMYs, Primetime EMMYs, Estrella TV Presents Premios de la Radio Awards and American Music Awards beating out the previous record of eight total award shows hosted at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in 2013.

“We are incredibly proud to have hosted ten award shows in 2014. Our staff work very hard year round to make sure each event runs smoothly and each guests experience from fans to celebrities is the best it can be,” Don Graham, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Vice President/Assistant General Manager. “It is always an honor to be the backdrop for such iconic moments televised internationally to millions. We take pride in the fact that Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE can transform into the location each award show deserves and grateful to all of the television and production companies who chose to have Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE as the place to host their award shows in 2014 and look forward to many more.”

Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE is the heart and soul of the 4 million square foot L.A. LIVE sports, residential and entertainment district. Being across the street from STAPLES Center, the world’s busiest arena, adjacent to the Los Angeles Convention Center, Club Nokia, a 2,200 capacity live music venue, a 14-screen Regal Cineplex, multiple hotels, restaurants & much more provides enough space and creativity for each productions vision to become reality.

  • 2014 Award Shows
  • People’s Choice Awards – January 8, 2014
  • GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast – January 26, 2014
  • MTV Movie Awards – April 13, 2014
  • Radio Disney Music Awards – April 26, 2014
  • BET Awards – June 29, 2014
  • The ESPY Awards – July 16, 2014
  • Creative Arts EMMYs – August 16, 2014
  • Primetime EMMYs – August 25, 2014
  • Estrella TV Presents Premios de la Radio Awards – November 6, 2014
  • American Music Awards – November 23, 2014

Nov 062014

North American Tour Comes To Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE On February 15th 2015


Featuring Fan Favorites from the Hit ABC Show: Mark Ballas and Witney Carson are the First Dancers Revealed For the Tour with More to Be Announced

Tickets on Sale Now!

Dancing with the Stars, ABC’s leading entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production to Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on February 15, 2015. The official 90-minute live show, DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE!, produced by Faculty Productions in association with BBC Worldwide, comes to Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on February 15, 2015 showcasing some of the faces from the show you know and love. The confirmed list of tour dates can be found below, with additional shows to be announced shortly.

The all-new DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! tour will feature a cast of the television show’s most popular competitors, treating audiences to exciting and romantic performances. Dancing with the Stars dancers will choreograph brand new never-before-seen numbers and re-create some of the show’s most memorable moments. As announced during Monday’s broadcast, Mark Ballas and Witney Carson are the first two dancers revealed to be on the tour. Further announcements will be made throughout the season.

Mark Ballas said, “I’m looking forward to hitting the road and being able to perform live across North America. See you there!”

Witney Carson added, “I’m so excited to be a part of “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” I can’t wait to meet our fans and dance live for them!”

General tickets are on sale now at

VIP Packages will be available through VIP Nation offering fans meet & greets, photo opportunities with cast, premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information, visit

Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays, 8:00 p.m. (ET) on the ABC Television Network. Fans can check for full details on the DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! tour.

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