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B.o.B Flurry

04/23/2010
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B.o.B has announced a flurry of activity surrounding the upcoming release of his debut album. "B.o.B PRESENTS: THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY RAY" arrives in stores and at all online retailers on April 27th.

"Nothin' On You" is currently the #1 single in the country, according to Billboard's "Hot 100," marking B.o.B as the 4th solo male artist to top the tally with a debut single since October 2009. The track which is also standing tall at #1 on iTunes' "Top Singles" chart is exploding at multi-format radio outlets nationwide. "Nothin' On You" is #1 on Billboard's "Rhythmic Airplay" chart the fastest rising debut track since Drake's 2009 smash, "Best I Ever Had" while also drawing top 5 airplay at both Urban and CHR/Top 40 outlets.

"Airplanes (Feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore)," the recently released next single from "B.o.B PRESENTS: THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY RAY," is following hot on the heels of "Nothin' On You," debuting this week at #12 on Billboard's "Hot 100" while also standing strong as the #2 best-seller on iTunes' "Top Singles" chart. What's more, the track's superstar-packed sequel, "Airplanes, Part II (Feat. Eminem & Hayley Williams)," is streaming now at B.o.B's own www.bobatl.com.

An additional new album track "Bet I (Feat. T.I. and Playboy Tre)" has just gone on sale at the iTunes Store, where it has proven an instant hip-hop hit. A sure bet to join "Nothin' On You" and "Airplanes" on next week's "Hot 100," the track has already burst into the Top 10 on iTunes' "Top Hip Hop/Rap Songs" chart (which is currently topped by "Nothin' On You" and "Airplanes" respectively).

"B.o.B PRESENTS: THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY RAY" is now available for pre-order at B.o.B's official website, www.bobatl.com. An array of packages are on offer, with exclusive extras including immediate MP3 downloads of both "Nothin' On You" and "Satellite", as well as a bonus track on release date; a "Haterz Everywhere" t-shirt; a limited edition B.o.B poster (signed for the first 100 orders); the "Nothin' On You" video; a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the upcoming "Bet I" video; and a private post-release webchat with B.o.B himself. In addition, www.bobatl.com is jam-packed with tons of exclusive tracks, videos and user-generated features.

"B.o.B PRESENTS: THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY RAY" will premiere this weekend via an exclusive MySpace listening party at B.o.B's official MySpace page, www.myspace.com/bobatl, slated for Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th. The rapper has already proven an online phenom, with over 24 million total plays at MySpace alone.

Having spent much of last year sharing stages with such like-minded artists as Asher Roth, Kid Cudi, and Shwayze, B.o.B is currently heralding the release of "B.o.B PRESENTS: THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY RAY" by supporting 1st & 15th/Atlantic labelmate Lupe Fiasco's "Steppin Laser Tour." The dates many of which are already long sold out continue through early May. B.o.B also performed at this past weekend's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California the first of a series of eagerly awaited festival appearances that also includes the upcoming Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival as well as Lollapalooza (see attached itinerary).


All Dates w/Lupe Fiasco's "Steppin Laser Tour" Except *

APRIL
23 Charlotte, NC UNC
26 Houston, TX House of Blues
27 Dallas, TX House of Blues
29 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre

MAY
1 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
2 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
5 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom
6 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
7 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo

JUNE
11 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival *

AUGUST
6 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza *


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