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Pittsburgh's Hottest Band Lovebettie Wants a "GRAMMY Gig of a Lifetime"


PITTSBURGH, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lovebettie, Pittsburgh's hottest band, is asking for your vote to send them to perform at The 2014 GRAMMY's in Los Angeles.  Part of Microsoft Surface's GRAMMY Gig of a Lifetime Contest, Lovebettie was nominated into the final 40 by celebrity judges Fall Out Boy, Emeli Sande, and Austin Mahone.  The winning band members will receive a Surface tablet, $500 cash, and be flown out to Los Angeles for 8 days. They will end the week with a live performance at Club Nokia in Los Angeles during the GRAMMY celebration. Click MAX VOTE each day for 50x votes for Lovebettie. Posting "I'm voting for #LOVEBETTIE to win the #surfacegrammygig" on Twitter gives the Pittsburgh native band even more votes." border="0" alt="Lovebettie, Pittsburgh's hottest band, is asking for your vote to send them to The 2014 GRAMMY's in Los Angeles. Part of the GRAMMY Gig of a Lifetime Contest, Lovebettie was nominated into the final 40 by celebrity judges Fall Out Boy, Emeli Sande, and Austin Mahone. Winning band members will perform live at Club Nokia during the GRAMMY celebration. Fans are able to vote for Lovebettie until January 10 by visiting Click MAX VOTE each day for 50x votes for Lovebettie. Posting "I'm voting for #LOVEBETTIE to win the #surfacegrammygig" on Twitter gives the Pittsburgh native band even more votes." align="middle" src=""/>

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Fans are able to vote for Lovebettie until Friday, January 10 by visiting  Click MAX VOTE each day until Jan. 10 for 50x votes for Lovebettie.  The winning band will be announced on Friday, Jan. 17.

Give Lovebettie an extra 20 votes per day by posting "I'm voting for #LOVEBETTIE to win the #surfacegrammygig" on your Twitter page and the same message on the Facebook page wall of

Click to tweet now to send Lovebettie to perform at the 2014 GRAMMY's.

Winning the GRAMMY Gig of a Lifetime would mean everything to Lovebettie lead vocal singer Alexandra Naples. "We are super excited and honored to be nominated. Music is about passion and sincerity and connecting with my audience," said Naples. "I cry onstage all the time (the band laughs at me) but it's true. When you see somebody singing the words to a song that's straight out of your heart, it just melts you. That's what it's all about."

Recently deemed a's "Band to Watch" and called "Pittsburgh's Hottest Band" by Microsoft Windows, Lovebettie is known as pioneers of "Swagger Rock."  This Pittsburgh native group comprised of four members has toured relentlessly, launching them from a local favorite to a national success story.  Lovebettie has performed on Van's Warped Tour, direct support slot on Milwaukee's Summerfest, and featured on Microsoft Windows Media Player.  They have shared bills with multitudes of national acts including: Lifehouse, Hinder, 311, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Joy Formidable, Fuel, Hanson, Rick Springfield, Imagine Dragons, and many more.  In 2010 Lovebettie performed The Official Lady Gaga Afterparty for her Monsters Ball Tour, and were personally selected by Jon Bon Jovi as one of three bands to contend for a tour opening spot.

"We have been working day and night, sacrificing a lot of things people take for granted," continued Naples. "For Lovebettie to win the GRAMMY Gig of a Lifetime would be absolutely incredible because it's putting us in front of a huge audience and giving us that opportunity to prove ourselves and say 'we're here, we mean this.' We've worked hard, very, very hard and we want this badly. We're at the point now that we're ready for that opportunity."

To vote for Lovebettie visit:

To view Lovebettie's complete submission video, visit:

"Band To Watch" - Rolling Stone

"Pittsburgh's Hottest Band" - Microsoft Windows

"They will soon be headlining at big arenas." - Eat Sleep Breathe Music

"One of the most unique, best indie bands in the United States right now!" - Indie on Air


Lovebettie Live at Milwaukee's Summerfest:
Lovebettie Music Video for "Stranger":

Lovebettie's new CD, "RISE", produced by Jim Wirt (Incubus, Live, Fiona Apple) is now available at

Media contact: C.T. Fields, [email protected]


SOURCE Lovebettie

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