SOURCE: Atlantic Records

August 23, 2007 14:49 ET

SCREAMFEST '07 Makes Music History With Stellar New York City Show at MSG

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 23, 2007) - SCREAMFEST '07, one of this summer's hottest concert series, hit an all time high last night at Madison Square Garden in New York City, as the tour's stars made music history with several over the top performances from some of today's musical giants. SCREAMFEST '07 has successfully proven to be a much needed injection of pure energy and enthusiasm among music fans.

The New York City show made music history last night, as very special and surprise guests took the stage throughout the evening. New comers Maleek and Yung Berg kicked off the night's festivities. The magic started when P. Diddy made a stellar cameo during Yung Joc's performance of "It's Goin' Down." During Ciara's second set, the songstress brought out 50 Cent for their song "Can't Leave Him Alone." The night's pinnacle performance was during T.I.'s second set and the last set of the evening. The King of the South solidified his throne and proved he was King of New York by bringing out Jay Z, Kanye West, 50 Cent, P. Diddy, Wyclef Jean, and Swizz Beatz.

The tour is now in its sixth installment in the critically acclaimed SCREAM TOUR concert series that has, in the past, featured everyone from Ne-Yo to Bow Wow, Chris Brown to Omarion. The SCREAM TOUR has built a reputation for bringing together the best of the best in the worlds of rap and R&B to rock the house "LIVE" for one unforgettable night for thousands of urban youth across the country. Throughout its history, the SCREAM TOUR concert series has entertained over one million fans. This summer, SCREAMFEST '07 has continued to build on the incredible legacy that has made the SCREAM TOUR a household name among youth.

REMAINING SCREAMFEST '07 DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

August     23rd   Philadelphia, PA  Wachovia Spectrum
August     24th   Baltimore, MD     1st Mariner Arena
August     25th   Greensboro, NC    Greensboro Coliseum
August     26th   Atlanta, GA       Philips Arena
August     29th   Denver, CO        Coors Amphitheatre
August     31st   San Jose, CA      HP Pavilion
September  1st    Los Angeles, CA   Gibson Amphitheatre
September  2nd    Los Angeles, CA   Gibson Amphitheatre

About SCREAM Star Entertainment

SCREAM Star Entertainment is a multi-dimensional, artist development, entertainment brand driven by content and focused on the youth ages 13-25. It is dedicated to maximizing its relationship with the elusive teen market through its current programs, platforms & plans; including: SCREAM TOUR CONCERT SERIES, SCREAM STAR RECORDS, R U THE NEXT SCREAM STAR?, SCREAM STAR RADIO, SCREAM STAR MAGAZINE AND THE SCREAM STAR FOUNDATION.

About BET

BET Networks is the leading provider of media and entertainment for African Americans and consumers of Black culture on a global basis. The primary BET cable network reaches more than 85 million households, and can be seen in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. BET Networks is the preeminent entertainment brand serving African Americans and consumers of Black culture on a global basis.

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