American Airlines Hosts Sweepstakes to Complement Legendary Concert Series With John Legend and The Roots

Grand-Prize Winners Get AAdvantage Miles to Use Toward Flights to New York, Plus One-Night Hotel Stay and Backstage Passes to John Legend & The Roots WAKE UP! Live Concert

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ — American Airlines is proud to present a new sweepstakes in conjunction with the American Airlines John Legend & The Roots WAKE UP! Live Concert Series. The sweepstakes will award two lucky grand-prize winners with 180,000 AAdvantage® miles – more than enough miles for flights to New York – as well as one-night hotel accommodations, and two backstage passes to see Columbia recording artist John Legend and hip-hop band The Roots, live in concert. The concert, to be held Nov. 9, 2010, will be the third and final show of the American Airlines John Legend & The Roots WAKE UP! Live Concert Series.

The concert series celebrates American's relationship with the city of New York. Featured in the series will be three exclusive performances at the Bowery Ballroom and Music Hall of Williamsburg.

"We're thrilled to celebrate American's presence in New York with John Legend and The Roots," said Craig Kreeger, Senior Vice President – Customer Experience. "With this sweepstakes, we get the unique opportunity to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for two lucky winners."

To enter the sweepstakes, either register at and purchase a ticket on, or register and complete the alternate entry form. Each registrant will receive one entry per ticket purchased (up to three entries). For more information about the sweepstakes, please visit

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Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years or older. Participation is subject to complete Official Rules, by which all entrants are bound, available at To register without making a purchase visit Employees and agents of Sponsor, Administrator and affiliates, agencies, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, and members of such employees' and agents' immediate families and individuals living in the same household with such employees or agents, are not eligible to enter. Entrants release all parties from all claims/liability arising from this Sweepstakes or acceptance/use of any prize. Sweepstakes begins at 11:59 a.m. EDT on 08/23/2010 and all entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. EDT on 09/30/2010. All rights reserved. AmericanAirlines, and AAdvantage are marks of American Airlines, Inc.


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