LOS ANGELES — Nov. 30, 2021 — The Game Awards announced the first musical performance for The Game Awards, the video game industry’s biggest annual year-end celebration: 17-time Grammy Award winning musician Sting. Sting will be taking the stage at The Game Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 9, with a live performance of “What Could Have Been” from the original soundtrack of Riot Games and Fortiche Productions’ League of Legends-based Netflix animated series Arcane.
Produced by Geoff Keighley, The Game Awards is one of the widest distributed digital events on the planet, with a record setting 83 million livestreams in 2020. The Game Awards brings together game industry creators, esports champions, digital influencers and Hollywood names for a night of awards, exclusive game world premieres, announcements and musical performances, including the return of The Game Awards Orchestra, conducted by acclaimed composer Lorne Balfe.
More exciting musical performances will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information and to stay up to date on the latest The Game Awards announcements, please visit: www.thegameawards.com or contact: [email protected].
About The Game Awards
Delivering over 83 million livestreams in 2020 and hailed as “the Oscars for gaming world” by the New York Times, The Game Awards is one of the largest live streamed events of the year on the Internet. The show brings together game creators, esports athletes, digital influencers, fans and Hollywood for a night of awards, exclusive game world premieres and musical performances that celebrate gaming as the most powerful, inspiring and immersive form of entertainment. The Awards airs live and free across more than 40 digital video networks including Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and globally digital networks in countries including China and India.
The Game Awards is guided by an advisory board that includes the executive leadership teams from Activision (Rob Kostich, President), AMD (Dr. Lisa Su, CEO), Electronic Arts (Laura Miele, Chief Studios Officer), Google (Phil Harrison, VP and GM, Stadia), Microsoft (Phil Spencer, EVP of Gaming), Nintendo of America (Doug Bowser, President), Riot Games (Marc Merrill, Co-Chairman and Co-Founder), Rockstar Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Ubisoft (Yves Guillemot, CEO), Valve, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (David Haddad, President) and Tencent (Steven Ma, Senior Vice President).