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Black Eyed Peas Headline Honda Tour, Honda Wins Big At Auto Show

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Grammy winning artists,

The Black Eyed Peas will headline the 6th Annual Honda Civic Tour.

The group has sold over 16 million copies of their latest album

Monkey Business, powered by such hit singles as "Don’t Phunk with

My Heart," "Don’t Lie," "My Humps," and the current

single "Pump It.”

The Honda Civic Tour is an annual tour that showcases popular

acts at moderate ticket prices.

"We are so thrilled to be headlining the Honda Civic Tour

for 2006," said Fergie, of The Black Eyed Peas. "Honda has been a

great supporter and trendsetter in producing environmentally friendly cars,

so we are excited about pairing up to bring our live show and sounds out to

so many new and long-time fans across the country."

Today (Jan. 8), Honda swept the North American Car and Truck

of the Year awards at the North American International Auto Show.

The Civic beat the Ford Fusion and the Pontiac Solstisce for

Car of the Year award, marking the first time the Civic has won the prestigious

award.

This year, Honda had their best year ever in the North American

market, selling a total of 1,462,472 vehicles. It was also a record year for

the sale of Civic Hybrids.

"It’s big,” will.I.am stated. “It’s all coming

back to little dreams that you had when you were younger. I remember we would

always have to take the bus, because we didn’t have cars and I remember saying

I can’t wait to get a Civic. We were never able to get the Honda’s at that time,

but here we are headlining The Honda Civic Tour. So for us, it shows that if

you really try hard and don’t give up, the dreams that you have can even surpass

the little dream that you once had. Here we are, we went from wanting a Civic

to doing something with Honda Civic, launching a new hybrid. I mean that’s dope."

The Peas will also create and design a special customized Honda

Civic Hybrid that will be displayed at each venue with the band.

The 6th Annual Honda Civic Tour kicks off on March 23rd, 2006

at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.

For more information check out www.hondacivictour.com.

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