Thursday, April 11, 2019

JoJo Siwa Announces New Nickelodeon Special, 'JoJo's Dream Birthday'

JoJo Siwa is celebrating her Sweet 16 early, and we’re all invited!


The 15-year-old Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation – who recently took to social media announcing her upcoming EP “Celebrate” – has another HUGE surprise! In her most recent YouTube video, JoJo reveals that she’s teaming up with Nickelodeon for her upcoming birthday special, JoJo’s Dream Birthday, which is set to give viewers an inside look at the 24 hours surrounding the superstar's Sweet 16 birthday, held at the The W Hotel in Hollywood. JoJo’s Dream Birthday is set to premiere on Nickelodeon USA on Saturday, May 18, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT)!

But that’s not all! JoJo also told the epic story of how her manager surprised her with a brand-new car and, of course, gave a complete tour: from the bows on the back of the mirrors to the rainbow wheels and everything in between. Check it out:



In case you missed it, JoJo recently collaborated with reality star North West!

JOJO SIWA'S EPIC 16TH BIRTHDAY PARTY!! | Its JoJo Siwa



MY 16TH BIRTHDAY PARTY!

JoJo's Dream Birthday will mark JoJo's second Nickelodeon special, following JoJo Siwa: My World in summer 2017.

JoJo is about to embark on her first North American tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Presented by Party City and produced by Nickelodeon and AEG Presents, JoJo will be visiting over 70 cities. For tickets, visit http://www.jojodreamtour.com.

Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer, The New York Times bestselling author and star on Nickelodeon’s Lip Sync Battle Shorties. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media she has over 9.4 million subscribers with over 2.1 billion views on YouTube, she has over 8.1 million followers on Instagram, over 425,000 Twitter followers, over 17.4 million followers on TikTok (formerly Musical.ly), and over 534,000 likes on Facebook; through her SIWANATOR club, which stands against negativity and bullying; through her global reach of consumer products including her signature bows, accessories, apparel, arts and crafts, cosmetics, home goods and party supplies; and with her hugely popular singles, “Boomerang,” which has been viewed over 682 million times and is RIAA certified platinum, “Kid in a Candy Store,” “Hold The Drama,” and “High Top Shoes”

Siwa will also take the stage at this year’s Nickelodeon SlimeFest--a two-day family-friendly music festival held in Chicago, Ill., at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on June 8 and 9--along with Pitbull, Bebe Rexha and T-Pain. Siwa helped kick off Nickelodeon’s inaugural U.S. SlimeFest last year, where she performed in front of over 24,000 fans.

Siwa recently won her third Kids’ Choice Award for “Favorite Social Music Star.” Her previous Choice Awards include “Favorite Viral Music Artist” in 2017 and “Favorite Musical YouTube Creator” in 2018. She also performed at Kids’ Choice Mexico 2018.

In November, Siwa released her first EP, D.R.E.A.M. The Music, featuring four new songs: “D.R.E.A.M,” “My Story,” “Everyday Popstars” and “Only Getting Better.” The music video for “D.R.E.A.M.” was released on Siwa’s YouTube channel and to date has garnered over 40 million views. Just last month, Siwa dropped her latest single, “Bop.” The accompanying music video has already accumulated over 4.4 million views on her YouTube channel.

In 2016, Nickelodeon and Siwa entered an exclusive licensing partnership to develop a line of consumer products inspired by Siwa. Categories span toys, apparel, accessories, consumer electronics, Halloween costumes and more. To date, over 50 million JoJo Bows have been sold. Siwa’s consumer products are available internationally, including the UK, Canada, Australia and Mexico.

Siwa launched her first animated shorts series, The JoJo & BowBow Show Show starring Siwa and her furry best friend BowBow. She also works alongside Nick Cannon in Nickelodeon’s hit competition series Lip Sync Battle Shorties. She has also appeared on various Nickelodeon live-action series including School of Rock and The Thundermans. Siwa performed a medley of hits at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, including her triple-platinum smash “Boomerang.” She also won two blimps for Favorite Viral Music Artist in 2017 and Musical YouTube Creator in 2018. This summer, she performed at Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards Mexico.

More Nick: Pitbull, Bebe Rexha, JoJo Siwa and T-Pain to Perform at Nickelodeon's U.S. SlimeFest Music Festival, June 8-9, 2019!

Originally published: Monday, April 08, 2019 at 10:25pm BST.

Original source: TigerBeat; Additional sources: Wikipedia, The Blast.
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