ELTON JOHN ADDED TO STELLAR LINEUP TO ATTEND PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
SELENA GOMEZ AND THE SCENE TO PERFORM, VANESSA WILLIAMS TO INTRODUCE SPECIAL OLYMPICS AS OFFICIAL CHARITY
Elton John is scheduled to attend PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011, to be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 5 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. New and classic songs from the legendary musician will appear in the upcoming film Gnomeo & Juliet, in theaters February.
The show will also feature a performance from Selena Gomez and the Scene.
Also during the live show, Vanessa Williams will announce that the official charity of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 is Special Olympics, a cause P&G and its brands have sponsored for more than 30 years. Williams will deliver a message informing fans how they can support SPECIAL OLYMPICS Team USA this summer as their athletes prepare for Special Olympics World Summer Games 2011 in Athens, Greece.
In addition, in partnership with Ustream, People's Choice is powering an exclusive look at PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 red-carpet action with a special live webcast airing Wednesday, Jan. 5 (7:30-9:00 PM live ET/4:30-6:00 live PT) at www.PeoplesChoice.com. Hosted by Ty Treadway and Jamie Parcel, the webcast will cover all of your favorites in music, movies, TV and highlight the stars as they arrive on the red carpet.
Previously announced talent from film, TV and music attending the first awards show of the year include Malin Akerman, Julie Bowen, Michael Chiklis, Miranda Cosgrove, Kaley Cuoco, Taye Diggs, Lisa Edelstein, Zac Efron, Neil Patrick Harris, Teri Hatcher, the Kardashians, Minka Kelly, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Taylor Lautner, Zachary Levi, AnnaLynne McCord, Leighton Meester, Stephen Moyer, Conan O'Brien, Jerry O'Connell, Jim Parsons, Pauley Perrette, Katy Perry, Natalie Portman, Emma Roberts, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Swift and Kate Walsh. A performance by Kid Rock was also previously announced.
ABOUT PEOPLE'S CHOICE:
Now in its 37th year, the People's Choice Awards celebrate fan favorites in music, movies and television. The People's Choice website at www.PeoplesChoice.com serves as a year-round destination for entertainment enthusiasts to voice their opinions on pop culture by voting in and creating polls and features an extensive video archive and photo gallery of People's Choice Awards footage. PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the categories, nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Fred Nelson is the President of People's Choice, and the awards show is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc. [NYSE:PG], which is represented by MediaVest Worldwide, Inc., supervisors of the production. Queen Latifah is the host of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 and Mark Burnett is the Executive Producer.