Billboard Announces Inaugural Hot 100 Music Festival

Produced in partnership with LiveNation, the two-day festival will feature three stages of music.

Billboard on Monday announced its first Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival, a weekend of live music featuring some of the charts' biggest artists as well as quickly rising newcomers. The festival will take place Aug. 22-23 at New York's Jones Beach.

Produced in partnership with LiveNation, the festival will feature three stages of music over two days. The full lineup, which includes more than 30 different artists, will be announced July 9, while the presale will start July 13.

"With this first-of-its-kind festival on the beach just outside New York City, Billboard is officially expanding its live event footprint," Billboard president John Amato said. "The iconic Jones Beach will be fully transformed into a true festival experience with multiple stages and a festival village."

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