Multiyear Agreement to Enhance Marketing Initiatives by Combining Resources of Global Content Leader and World's Pre-Eminent Entertainment Fan Site
SANTA MONICA, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2017 -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), a premier next generation global content leader, and Fandom, the largest entertainment fan site in the world, today announced a ground-breaking strategic partnership to reach fan communities across Lionsgate's broad portfolio of filmed entertainment brands and franchises.

The multiyear agreement expands a strategic relationship that ramped up with the companies' partnership on the box office breakout John Wick: Chapter Two, Starz's eagerly-anticipated television series American Gods, which debuts April 30th, and the global brand Saban's Power Rangers.
By deepening Lionsgate's engagement and connection with the fan communities for its properties, the pact will enable the Company to continue to refine its marketing strategies, expand the worlds of its franchises and create fresh content for fans.  In addition, Fandom users will have access to enhanced content experiences based on Lionsgate intellectual property, some of it exclusive.  Over the term of the agreement Lionsgate and Fandom will each commit additional marketing resources across the platform.
The partnership marshals the resources of the world's pre-eminent entertainment fan destination, with an audience spanning 360,000 fan communities and over 175 million monthly uniques, and global content leader Lionsgate, which manages a 16,000-title library, a slate of over 40 feature film releases a year, one of the largest independent television businesses in the world, and a deep roster of programming from Starz, which the Company acquired in December 2016. 
"We're pleased to expand our strategic partnership with President and CEO Craig Palmer, COO Walker Jacobs and the entire Fandom team," said Lionsgate President of Interactive Ventures & Games Peter Levin. "The complementary strengths of our two companies will enable us to engage even more deeply with the fans of our properties, continue customizing our content to their preferences and laser focus our marketing initiatives as we grow our platform around the world."
"Fans are incredibly passionate and connected," said Fandom's Walker Jacobs. "They tell their communities what to listen to, watch, play, and buy. They are the trusted source for advice. Partnering with Lionsgate, a global content partner with a massive library, a deep portfolio of brands and franchises and tremendous international reach, enhances our ability to super-serve these fans worldwide with an amazing pipeline of premium content. It furthers our mission to make fans better fans."
The deal was orchestrated for Lionsgate by Miles Delaney, Senior VP, Corporate Development, Amanda Koslowski, Senior VP, Digital Marketing, Home Entertainment & Television, David Edwards, Senior VP, Digital Marketing, Motion Picture Group, and William Drewry of Pursuit Advisory.
ABOUT LIONSGATELionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a vertically integrated next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, premium pay television networks, home entertainment, global distribution and sales, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment.
With the acquisition of Starz, Lionsgate adds to its portfolio of businesses the flagship STARZ premium pay network serving 24.3 million subscribers and the STARZ ENCORE platform with 31 million subscribers. The combined company will operate five over-the-top (OTT) streaming services and the STARZ app delivering content directly to consumers.
The Company's feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster The Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me series, the box office smash La La Land, which won six Academy Awards®, the hit franchise sequel John Wick: Chapter Two, double Oscar winner Hacksaw RidgeTyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween, The Shack, Saban's Power Rangers, CBS Films/Lionsgate's Hell or High Water, Roadside Attractions' critically-acclaimed Manchester by the Sea, Codeblack Films' breakout concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films' Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.
One of the largest independent television businesses in the world, Lionsgate's slate of premium quality series encompasses nearly 90 shows on more than 40 different networks. These include the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, the fan favorite Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show, the hit drama The Royals, the acclaimed Casual, the breakout success Greenleaf, the network reality shows Kicking & Screaming and the eagerly-anticipated Candy Crush, and hit STARZ series including OutlanderBlack SailsSurvivor's Remorse and Power, the second highest-rated premium pay television series of 2016.
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of more than 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as a foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment and Starz brands are synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.
ABOUT FANDOMFandom is a global entertainment media brand, part of Wikia, Inc. As a comprehensive, fan-first destination for pop culture, users can find and share the latest news, inside stories and expert knowledge on their favorite TV shows, movies, games, comics and more. The site is home to one of the largest audiences of Millennials on the web. Sixty-four percent of its audience is comprised of people 13-34 years old, making Fandom the category leader of the 13-34 demographic in the comScore Top 100 (U.S.). Fandom has a global audience of over 175 million monthly unique users (Quantcast 2017) and more than 360,000 fandoms. For more information, visit:
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28 April 2017 (Toronto, ON)  – Multi-platinum-certified pop powerhouse HAILEE STEINFELD released her new single “Most Girls” today via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.
Hailee announced the release to fans earlier this week with a series of teasers, including a clip from the studio with GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Ryan Tedder [BeyoncĂ©, Adele], who she collaborated with on the track. Watch HERE.
Spotify premiered teasers of the track on their tastemaker Teen Party playlist with video teaser content, never before used on the platform.  Hailee will be taking over the playlist this weekend with hand-picked tracks, celebrating the release of “Most Girls”. Check it out HERE.
“Most Girls” stands out as another undeniable hit from the singer. Over an energized beat and danceable bounce, she dynamically delivers the empowering chant, “I wanna be like most girls.
This Saturday April 29, she will perform the song live for the very first time at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. “Most Girls” receives its debut as a medley with her platinum selling smash “Starving” followed by a tribute to pop icon Britney Spears. In addition, she’s up for two awards—“The Buzz – Best Breakout Artist” and “XOXO – Best Crush Song.” The show will be broadcast on Disney-branded platforms Sunday April 30 at 7pm E.T.
Next up, Hailee takes the stage at KIIS FM’s Wango Tango in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 13.
Be on the lookout for new music from Hailee very soon.
Republic Records artist and Academy® Award-nominated actress Hailee Steinfeld made her music debut in 2015 with the release of her platinum-certified single “Love Myself” from her debut EP, HAIZ. Cementing this multitalented performer as a vital new force in pop music, the song became “the highest solo female artist debut on Top 40 radio since 1998.” Among many achievements, the breakthrough smash peaked top 20 on Top 40 radio in Canada, went #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart, notched 270 million Spotify streams and 175 million YouTube/VEVO views and counting.
This hot streak continued full force in 2016. She teamed with Grey for “Starving” [feat. Zedd]—her second single to be certified double platinum, with global consumption crossing 6 million, while closing in on 450 million Spotify streams and peaking Top 10 on Top 40 radio in Canada.
To date, the multi-platinum selling artist has amassed a total of 1.6 billion streams globally, has accumulated over 1.2 million in global album consumption and has over 15 million global monthly listeners on audio streaming platforms.
 Steinfeld closed out 2016 by starring in one of the year’s best-reviewed films, The Edge of Seventeen produced by James L. Brooks. Directed by Kelly Fremon-Craig and co-starring Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick, her performance earned unanimous critical acclaim as well as two Critics’ Choice Award nominations and a Golden Globe® nomination in the category “Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.”
2017 promises to be Steinfeld’s biggest year yet with more new music on the horizon and a role in Pitch Perfect 3.  She is currently featured on Machine Gun Kelly’s new single “At My Best.

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Three-Hour Filmed Musical Event Premieres May 24 on ABC
Soundtrack Features Recording Artists Bea Miller, American Authors Feat. Lindsey Stirling, Lady Antebellum and Calum Scott
28 APRIL 2017 (TORONTO, ON) – The soundtrack for ABC’s three-hour filmed musical event, “Dirty Dancing,” is set to release on May 19 via Virgin/Deepwell Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.  The original movie event is produced by Lionsgate in association with Allison Shearmur Productions.  This adaptation of the global pop-cultural phenomenon is told from a fresh perspective that dives deeper into the iconic characters to showcase their progression, while tackling social themes from that time like race, women’s rights and socio-economic division. The original film celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
The soundtrack features cast members Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Hyland, Katey Sagal, Colt Prattes and J. Quinton Johnson.  Also contributing to the 17-track collection, are recording artists, Bea Miller, Karmin, American Authors Feat. Lindsey Stirling, Greyson Chance, Lady Antebellum, Seal and Calum Scott.
Lead track, “Be My Baby” by Bea Miller, is available today along with the album pre-order, which includes an instant download of the track.  See below for the full soundtrack track listing. 
Dirty Dancing features modernized versions of memorable songs from the original film, including “Time of My Life,” “Love Man,” “Do You Love Me,” “Hungry Eyes” and “She’s Like the Wind,” alongside well-known tracks, new to Dirty Dancing, such as “Fever” and “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.”
Track Listing:
  1. “Be My Baby” – Bea Miller
  2. “Big Girls Don’t Cry” – Karmin
  3. “Love Man” – J. Quinton Johnson
  4. “Do You Love Me”- Colt Prattes, Nicole Scherzinger, J. Quinton Johnson
  5. “Fever” – Katey Sagal, Colt Prattes
  6. “When I’m Alone” – J. Quinton Johnson
  7. “Wipe Out” – American Authors Feat. Lindsey Stirling
  8. “Hungry Eyes” – Greyson Chance
  9. “Hey Baby” – Lady Antebellum
  10. “Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On” – Nicole Scherzinger, Abigail Breslin
  11. “Cry To Me” – Seal
  12. “They Can’t Take That Away” – Debra Messing
  13. “Love Is Strange” – Abigail Breslin, Colt Prattes
  14. “They Can’t Take That Away (Reprise)” – Bruce Greenwood
  15. “She’s Like The Wind – Calum Scott
  16. “Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright” – Sarah Hyland, J. Quinton Johnson
  17. “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” – The Cast Of Dirty Dancing (Colt Prattes, Abigail Breslin, J. Quinton Johnson, Nicole Scherzinger, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood)
Listen to “Be My Baby” HERE.
Pre-order the soundtrack HERE.

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