JUSTIN BIEBER, NELLY FURTADO, CARLY RAE JEPSEN AND MARIANAS TRENCH ANNOUNCED TO PERFORM AT THE 2012 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
AWARDS SHOW TO SIMULCAST ON FUSE JUNE 17th at 9pm ET
New York, NY, May 23, 2012 - Fuse, the national music television network of the Madison Square Garden Company, along with MuchMusic, announced today that global superstars Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado, Carly Rae Jepsen and Marianas Trench will be rocking the MuchMusic stage at this year's awards show. Fuse will touch down in Toronto to broadcast the "2012 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS" for the third year in a row on Sunday, June 17th at 9 pm ET. These MMVA artists join previously announced performances by Katy Perry and electro-pop duo, LMFAO. In addition, LMFAO will be shufflin' their way to the MuchMusic HQ to co-host the not-to-be-missed event. Additional MMVA performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
The night will kick off with a star-studded Red Carpet special at 8pm ET followed by the main event, the "2012 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS," at 9pm ET. Immediately after the show, fans can stay tuned for a sneak peak of Fuse's new weekly half-hour show, "Offbeat," featuring the funniest and most outrageous music-themed Internet videos and viewer-created clips, hosted by comedian Mike E. Winfield.
More than 10,000 fans descended on MuchMusic HQ for last year's MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to celebrate with an A-list group of stars, including Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Colin Farrell, The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Avril Lavigne and co-host Selena Gomez, as well as scores of other artists and celebs who performed, presented, and accepted awards.
WHAT: 2012 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
WHEN: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Red Carpet Special: 8pm ET
Video Awards: 9pm ET
Fuse, the national television network dedicated exclusively to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company digital initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Connecticut Whale (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Wang Theatre in Boston, the Beacon Theatre, as well as the legendary Chicago Theatre, and which manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Rockettes and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv
About the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
MuchMusic gives fans the experience of a lifetime by putting them as close as humanly possible to their favourite artists and celebrities at the 2012 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. The show airs live on Sunday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET with a star-packed Red Carpet special beforehand. Past MMVAS performers and presenters include: Adam Lambert, Drake, Ke$ha, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Down With Webster, The Black Eyed Peas, Nickelback, Rihanna, Jonas Brothers, Hedley, Kellan Lutz, Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus, Nina Dobrev, Paris Hilton, Pauly D, Snooki, Britney Spears, Avril Lavigne, Kanye West, Taylor Lautner, Brody Jenner, Ashley Greene Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Colin Farrell, The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Selena Gomez and many more. At the MMVAs, the audience is the priority; Much gives them the best seats in the house, whether a foot from the stage or a foot from a television, computer, or mobile phone. Fans should hit up Much regularly at muchmusic.com or Twitter @MuchMusic for the most up-to-date info about the event of the year.