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YAMAHA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP PROVIDES GEAR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

Sia performed with a Yamaha C7XSH MIDI Grand Piano

NASHVILLE, Tenn. November 9, 2015Yamaha Entertainment Group of America is proud to announce GRAMMY nominated singer-songwriter Sia accompanied her Saturday Night Live performance with a Yamaha C7XSH MIDI Grand Piano. The much-anticipated November 7th episode was hosted by former Celebrity Apprentice star and presidential candidate, Donald Trump.

Amongst the sketches, Sia gave a powerful performance of “Alive” as well as her piano-driven new single, “Bird Set Free.” Both songs are from her upcoming album, This Is Acting, which is due to be released at the beginning of the year on January 29. Sia revealed the news about her seventh album through a series of Instagram posts.  

Sia previously graced the coveted Saturday Night Live stage last season to perform “Chandelier” and Elastic Heart.” In addition, she also made an appearance on the SNL 40 special last winter performing the Swish track “Wolves” alongside Kanye West and Vic Mensa.

Created by Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Live is an Emmy Award-winning late-night comedy showcase that entered its 41st season in October. The current cast includes Vanessa Bayer, Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, Colin Jost, Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Kyle Mooney, Bobby Moynihan, Jay Pharoah, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Sasheer Zamata, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Leslie Jones and Jon Rudnitsky.

Watch Sia’s heartfelt Saturday Night Live performance of “Bird Set Free” accompanied by a Yamaha C7XSH MIDI Grand Piano here.

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Yamaha Entertainment Group of America is a boutique, one-stop shop, record label developed to be the champion of the musician with the backing power of the largest music manufacturer in the world. Yamaha Entertainment Group is branding, promotion, concert production, content development, product placement, tour support, piano logistics and artist relations, all rolled into one. Home to more than 3,600 talented artists, Yamaha Entertainment Group is responsible for the development and advancement of the Yamaha brand name through numerous artist related activities worldwide. 
 

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Michelle Cusator/ Yamaha Entertainment Group
714.228.3387
mcusator@yamaha.com