Lil Nas X, Blink-182, Madeon to Headline 2019 TwitchCon in Partnership With Columbia Records

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Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Matt Skiba of Blink-182 attend ABC's "Good Morning America" at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park on July 19, 2019 in New York City. 

This year's TwitchCon has a power-packed list of headliners. The annual showcase from the live streaming entertainment service announced on Monday (Sept. 16) that it will be teaming up with Columbia Records on Sept. 28 at Petco Park for the official TwitchCon Party in San Diego with headliner Lil Nas X, alongside Blink-182, Madeon, Au/Ra and Y2K.

The event, which hosts 25,000 attendees per day, celebrates video game and streaming culture with panels, workshops, meet-and-greets with popular Twitch gamers and an expo with more than 100 exhibitors. According to a press release, as part of its partnership, Columbia Records and Twitch will crown a "Twitch Music: Steam Star" champ with a $20,000 cash prize and a recording deal with Columbia for the winner of the streaming service's live singing competition.

Fan who want to tune into the live performances can click here and here to listen to the Twitchcon 2019 official playlist. "Through this exciting partnership with Columbia Records, we’re able to turn up the volume on aspiring musicians from the Twitch community; and reward them with unforgettable talent and experiences during TwitchCon, our global network’s biggest event of the year,'" said Mike Olson, Twitch's vp Music.

"We at Columbia Records are thrilled to be the exclusive music partner for this year's TwitchCon and season two of ‘Stream Star.’ We are excited to see the powerful intersection of music and gaming fueled by creators from both worlds," said Ryan Ruden, svp experiential marketing and business development at Columbia Records. 


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