Monday, December 8, 2014

Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

The Nokia Theatre is a music and theatre venue located in downtown Los Angeles, California located at L.A. Live. It is sponsored by the Finnish company, Nokia. The theatre auditorium seats 7,100 and holds one of the largest indoor stages in the United States.

The theatre was by designed by ELS Architecture and Urban Design of Berkeley, California on a commission by the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) in 2002. It opened on October 18, 2007 with six concerts featuring The Eagles and The Dixie Chicks.
The Nokia Theatre is a music and theatre venue located in downtown Los Angeles

Since its opening the Nokia Theatre has been a popular venue for award shows. The theatre has hosted the ESPY Awards since 2008 as well as the American Music Awards since 2007. The venue has been the home to the Primetime Emmy Awards since 2008 and will continue to do so until at least 2018.The Nokia Theatre hosted the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010 and 2011. In 2008 and 2011, the venue hosted The GRAMMY Nominations Live concert where the nominees for the Grammy Awards were announced. The Grammy Awards take place annually across the street at the Staples Center. The Nokia Theatre has hosted the People's Choice Awards since 2010. It has also been used by Nintendo multiple times for press conferences during the E3 Expo. It is also the venue for the finale of American Idol since season seven.

Japanese vocaloid Hatsune Miku, made her US debut at Nokia Theatre on July 2, 2011 as part of Anime Expo.She will be returning to the venue on October 11–12, 2014 as part of Miku Expo LA 2014.

The 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions was held at the Nokia Theatre on April 18, 2013.

The BET Awards moved to the Nokia Theatre in 2013.