Fun & Amazing: Janelle Monáe, SMW & Nokia



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As MTV says, it’s impossible to not like fun. And Janelle Monáe is fun.

Known for her high coif and donning a tux, Janelle Monáe raced to the top of the Billboard charts this March for her participating with fun.’s “We Are Young.” Now, SMW & Nokia Music are bringing Janelle Monáe to you.

We are thrilled to announce in partnership with Nokia, Janelle Monáe will be performing this September 25 at Club Nokia during Social Media Week LA.

For free.

For you.

We’ll be giving away over 2000 tickets for this amazing experience starting next week. We’ll even have some VIP experiences for some of you, including pit passes and a chance to attend soundcheck and meet Janelle Monáe. Keep up with the conversation with #NokiaMusic, and tell us why you’re excited about this opportunity.

To get your ticket to the show (again, it’s FREE!), this is what you need to do:

  • Go here:
  • Select which song you think belongs on the ultimate “Social Playlist” to be played by a DJ at the show
  • Tweet about it
  • Then enter your information
  • That’s it- you’re on the list!
  • Concerts are never fun alone. Help us spread the word, and tell your friends.

If you’re not able to attend- we still have something for you. By participating, you could win an autograph from Janelle Monáe.

The evening will encourage attendees to design their own music experience, much in the same way that Nokia Music gives users the power to discover and enjoy music based on their own personal preferences. The free mobile music streaming service is exclusive to Nokia Lumia handsets. Features include millions of songs and 150 exclusive playlists, ranging from underground Detroit house tracks to New York Philharmonic favorites and celebrity-curation from the likes of Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga and Rihanna.

Follow the conversation #NokiaMusic. If you already own a Nokia Lumia 900 or Nokia Lumia 710 can download the Nokia Music app for free from Marketplace.

If you want more info about this and other SMW12 activities on the go, download our mobile app and check in on our Content section.

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