EL SEGUNDO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2015) - Fuhu, Inc., the creator of the award-winning nabi® tablet -- the world's first Android tablet built for kids -- and the foremost innovator in technology for kids, is sponsoring the Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA) and Pre-Show Festival for the second year. The collaboration includes nabi's involvement in the "On The Road To the RDMAs" tour, headlined by top Radio Disney artists including The Fooo Conspiracy, Jessica Sanchez and Alex Angelo, and a continued sponsorship with Radio Disney Studios as the exclusive karaoke box partner of the studio. In addition, there will be a VIP sweepstakes via the Radio Disney app where fans can enter to win a trip to the Radio Disney Music Awards as well as prize packs of nabi product. The sponsorship is a natural collaboration for the two family-focused companies whose goal is to produce solutions for kids that are engaging and entertaining. The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards will be held in Los Angeles on April 25 th at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and will be presented as "Disney Channel Presents the Radio Disney Music Awards" April 26 th (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Jim Mitchell, CEO of Fuhu, said, "We are happy to partner with Radio Disney once again this year and excited to see what kind of experiences kids and families will have as they interact with the Big Tab HD during the 'On The Road to the RDMAs' events. We are excited to be a part of Radio Disney's in-studio experience as well with the nabi Karaoke Box and this continued sponsorship reinforces the strong partnership between Fuhu and Radio Disney."
As part of the collaboration, nabi has hit the road with Radio Disney's "On the Road to the RDMAs" tour, a live event tour for families featuring performances by top Radio Disney artists and fun, interactive experiences in select cities. The tour leads up to the Radio Disney Music Awards in April. nabi joined the tour during stops in Macon, GA on March 21 st and Houston, TX on March 28 th in which Fuhu set up a 20' by 20' booth featuring the nabi Big Tab HD and the brand new nabi Square HD 2 driving fun and innovative product experiences for kids and families. Fuhu's involvement introduces the nabi brand to fans and communities beyond the nabi network while reinforcing the company's mission to help kids discover and explore through safe digital experiences. The RDMA Pre-Show Festival will also feature a booth where fans can try out the nabi Big Tab HD and the nabi Square HD 2, adding an extra level of fun to the red carpet event.
The partnership will be rounded out with a Virtual VIP Sweepstakes presented by nabi on the Radio Disney app that offers fans the chance to win amazing prizes. One grand prize winner and three guests will be flown to LA to attend the RDMAs with VIP seats along with the chance to hang out in the Virtual VIP area on the RDMA Red Carpet with Alli Simpson before the show. The winner will also receive a nabi prize package including a nabi Big Tab HD, a nabi Karaoke Box and the new Square HD 2. Additionally, each week for three weeks, Radio Disney will select one first place winner to be a Virtual VIP on the RDMA red carpet and interact with talent via a live video stream. Each first place winner will also be the recipient of a nabi Big Tab HD. The sweepstakes kicked off on March 23 rd and fans have until April 12 th to enter through the Radio Disney app.
In addition to Fuhu's participation in the RDMAs with the nabi Square HD2 and the nabi Big Tab HD, the Radio Disney sponsorship this year will also feature the nabi Karaoke Box as the exclusive Karaoke Box of Radio Disney Studios. This aspect of the partnership will enable Fuhu to leverage nabi's products to deliver focused experiences customized to Radio Disney's audience. As the exclusive Karaoke Box of Radio Disney Studio, all talent that visits the studio will be gifted a nabi Karaoke Box to take home.
Fuhu's sponsorship of the Radio Disney Music Awards and Radio Disney Studios follow a series of prestigious accolades and groundbreaking product debuts for Fuhu. Most recently, Fuhu was appointed to Fast Company's prestigious Most Innovative Companies 2015 list as the #4 most innovative company in the consumer electronics industry and #24 most innovative company overall worldwide. In early 2014, Inc. Magazine named Fuhu the #1 Fastest Growing Company in America for a second consecutive year and Forbes named Fuhu the #1 Most Promising Company in America. In the past year Fuhu debuted a number of highly anticipated products including the category-defining nabi Big Tab HD ™ 20" and 24" and the recently launched nabi Pass, a first-of-its-kind subscription service for kids featuring unlimited learning with Wings Unlimited, apps, games, videos, books and music, refreshed and curated specifically for kids ages 3 to 14.
The Radio Disney Music Awards, music's biggest event for families, will showcase performances by Becky G and other top Radio Disney artists. More information about the Radio Disney Music Awards is available at www.Disney.com/RDMA .
About Fuhu, Inc.
Fuhu, Inc., the creator of the nabi tablet, is the leading designer, seller and innovator of thoughtful consumer products and services for children. Fuhu is committed to creating children's solutions that are: (1) socially responsible, (2) made right, (3) make a difference in people's lives, (4) For Parents. By Parents. ® and (5) dedicated to the intellectual development of children. Fuhu, Inc. is the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Private Company amongst 5,000 in America as ranked by Inc.'s exclusive 32 nd and 33 rd Inc. 500|5000 list. Fuhu is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with offices in Denver, San Jose, China, Hong Kong, Taipei and Japan. For more information, visit www.fuhu.com and www.nabi.com .