LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Country music icons Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are in line to receive the Legends of Live award when the 14th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards returns to Los Angeles next month.
The awards show will be hosted by The Daily Show's Trevor Noah with Hasan Minhaj serving as the 'senior correspondant' and will honor rtists, executives, companies and venues behind this year's top tours.
Other announced award recipients for this year's awards gala include Lil Uzi Vert, who will will receive the Breakthrough Artist award, and non-profit gun violence prevention advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety, who will receive Billboard's Humanitarian Award for 2017.
The two-day gathering will take place at Montage Beverly Hills in Los Angeles on Nov. 14 and 15 with a lineup for artists and executives that includes Reggie Watts, Diplo, Matoma, Lil Dicky, Michele Bernstein, Partner at WME; Sam Hunt, Music Agent at Paradigm; Jay Marciano, Chief Operating Officer at AEG Worldwide and Chairman and CEO of AEG Presents; Ty Stiklorius, Founder and CEO of Friends at Work, to name a few.
Billboard will also introduce its first-ever Hip-Hop Power Panel, featuring WME Partner Brent Smith; UTA's Cheryl Paglierani; Erin Larsen from Paradigm; Omar Al-joulani, VP of Touring at Live Nation; Dre London, Founder, London Entertainment; and Robert Gibbs, Partner at ICM.
All of the 2017 Finalists and Honorees
LEGENDS OF LIVE
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Everytown for Gun Safety
Lil Uzi Vert
Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses
Madison Square Garden, New York
O2 Arena, London
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
TOP VENUE – UNDER 10,000 SEATS
Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City
The Axis at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas
Radio City Music Hall, New York
TOP VENUE – UNDER 5,000 SEATS
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
Fox Theatre, Atlanta
Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis
Live Nation Entertainment
TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER WORLDWIDE
Another Planet Entertainment
Paradigm Talent Agency
Creative Artists Agency
William Morris Endeavor
CONCERT MARKETING & PROMOTION
Bruno Mars Paint the World Gold Campaign for 24K Magic Tour
Khalid Summer #F21xMusic Digital and We Are Forever campaigns for Forever 21
Lady Gaga's "Dream Ticket" promotion with Verizon for her Joanne World Tour
Taylor Swift's Super Saturday show with AT&T and Swift-curated channel on AT&T's DirecTV Now streaming-TV service
Foo Fighters Cal Jam and North American Concrete and Gold Tour with Capital One
TOP COMEDY TOUR
The Fillmore Philadelphia
House of Blues Boston
9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
BB&T Pavilion, Camden, N.J.
Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles
Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, N.Y.
Guns N' Roses, London Stadium, June 16-17
Phish, Madison Square Garden, New York, July 21-Aug. 6
U2, Stade de France, Paris, July 25-26