CHRISTINA AGUILERA TO PERFORM AT THE 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS
TOM CRUISE, CAMERON DIAZ, ZAC EFRON, JONAH HILL, JESSICA BIEL, BRADLEY COOPER, STEVE CARELL, MIRANDA COSGROVE,
SHAUN WHITE, VANESSA HUDGENS, SEAN "DIDDY" COMBS AND
RUSSELL BRAND SET TO PRESENT
Aziz Ansari Hosts the 2010 MTV Movie Awards LIVE on
Sunday, June 6 at 9pm/Eastern, 8pm/Central
NEW YORK, NY/SANTA MONICA, CA - (May 4, 2010) - One of the most preeminent voices and accomplished performers of the last decade, Christina Aguilera has been confirmed to take the stage at the 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS. Aguilera's performance of "Not Myself Tonight" comes days before the release of her highly anticipated album Bionic available on June 8. In addition, Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Zac Efron, Jonah Hill, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove, Shaun White, Vanessa Hudgens, Sean "Diddy," Combs and Russell Brand are the first presenters to be announced. Hosted by Aziz Ansari, the 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS will be broadcast LIVE from the Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, CA on Sunday, June 6 at 9pm/Eastern, 8pm/Central.
"MTV has always been a supporter of my music and my career and I am so excited to perform once again on the Movie Awards. My performance comes just days before the release of my album Bionic," said Christina Aguilera.
With 30 million albums sold worldwide and the prestigious honor of being the only artist under the age of 30 included in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 100 greatest singers of all time, 5-time Grammy Award winner Christina Aguilera will be releasing Bionic on June 8th, 2010. Bionic features songs co-written by Aguilera along with her much buzzed about collaborations including Sia, Tricky Stewart, Polow Da Don, Le Tigre, Hill & Switch, and Ladytron among others.
Continuing its tradition for being one of the most shocking and atypical awards shows on television, this year's show will feature three all-new and outrageous categories that include "BIGGEST BAD-ASS STAR", "BEST SCARED-AS S**T PERFORMANCE" and "GLOBAL SUPERSTAR." For the first time EVER in "Movie Awards" history, voting will go international as fans worldwide will be able to vote for their favorite global stars in the "GLOBAL SUPERSTAR" category by visiting their local MTV websites.
The final nominees for the 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS in 13 returning and all-new categories will be decided on by the fans. From March 29th - April 9th, viewers can visit MovieAwards.MTV.com (www.MovieAwards.MTV.com) to vote their favorite films, movie moments and actors into the final list of nominees. Then, the winner voting period commences from May 12th - June 5th. Starbucks Coffee Company joins the "MTV Movie Awards" for the first time as this year's voting partner which includes the category of "BEST MOVIE." This one, special category will remain an ongoing battle as voting for favorite film of the year will remain open throughout the LIVE show. MovieAwards.MTV.com is the official site for the "MTV Movie Awards" where fans can visit to vote and then stay to get up-to-date info on this year's show; watch video of last year's biggest occurrences; get the full list of 2009 show winners; and check out fashion and celebrity commentary from the golden carpet.
The 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS and MTV Video Music Awards will be available to a potential viewing audience of more than 1.2 billion people via MTV's global network of 64 channels reaching 641 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world.
Mark Burnett serves as Executive Producer for the 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS. Audrey Morrissey is Executive Producer. Lee Rolontz is Executive Producer for MTV, Garrett English is Executive In Charge for MTV and Jane Mun serves as Supervising Producer. For MTV, Wendy Plaut is the Celebrity Talent Executive and Amy Doyle and Joanna Bomberg serve as the Executives In Charge of Music and Talent.
Official sponsors of the 2010 MTV MOVIE AWARDS include Kia Motors, Orbit� gum, Starbucks Coffee Company and Taco Bell�. Orbit is a registered trademark of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.
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