"VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know"
ADDS PRESENTERS GLADYS KNIGHT, NATALIE DORMER,
CARLY RAE JEPSEN, KAT GRAHAM, HANNIBAL BURESS, TARYN MANNING, JAY PHAROAH, SALT-N-PEPA AND SYDNEY SIEROTA
Television Personality Mel B Host To "You Oughta Know" Event
on Thursday, November 12 at 9PM ET LIVE on VH1
Hozier, Ella Henderson, George Ezra, Tori Kelly, James Bay, Nate Ruess, Rachel Platten, Elle King, Miguel and X Ambassadors to Perform, Collaborate and More From
The Armory Foundation
Fans to Vote for VH1 ARTIST OF THE YEAR via Twitter & Instagram
NEW YORK, NY (November 12, 2015)-VH1's popular "You Oughta Know" franchise announced today that Gladys Knight, Natalie Dormer, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kat Graham, Hannibal Buress, Taryn Manning, Jay Pharoah, Salt-N-Pepa and Sydney Sierota will be presenters at the "VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know" show LIVE from the The Armory Foundation in New York on Thursday, November 12 at 9PM ET. The "VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know" artists taking the stage live include: Hozier, Ella Henderson, George Ezra, Tori Kelly, James Bay, Nate Ruess, Rachel Platten, Elle King, Miguel and X Ambassadors, as well as host of the event Melanie Brown, best known to audiences as the iconic Mel B of the Spice Girls.
Fans can vote for the VH1 ARTIST OF THE YEAR on Twitter and Instagram using hashtag formula #VoteArtistName. On Thursday, November 12 VH1 will announce the top 3 artists via VH1's social accounts and at BigMusic.VH1.com. Fans should continue voting on Twitter and Instagram and tune-in to the live show to see which artist is crowned VH1 Artist Of The Year.
This festival-styleconcert event will feature performances by each of the You Oughta Know artists, including never-before-seen collaborations and covers. Viewers will also get an inside look at the artists' personal lives and careers through VH1 original short film profiles that will showcase exactly what and why "You Oughta Know" about each of the performers.
The VH1 "You Oughta Know" franchise has helped jumpstart and break the careers of some of music's biggest names including: Adele, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith and Sia and many, many more. In addition to selling millions of records and going platinum many times over, VH1 "You Oughta Know" alums go on to win not just Grammys, but also Golden Globes and even Academy Awards. Sam Smith, a 2014 "You Oughta Know" artist, went on to sweep the music awards season racking up four Grammy Awards (including best new artist), three Billboard Music Awards and one American Music Award.
Join the conversation by following @VH1 and @VH1Music on Twitter using #VH1BigMusic. For additional updates and news 'LIKE' VH1 and VH1 Music on Facebook. For fans in the NYC area, tickets will be available at https://1iota.com/Show/484/VH1-Big-Music-in-2015-You-Oughta-Know.
Official sponsors of the "VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know" show include The AVEENO(R) Brand, Burger King(R), Garnier Fructis, ICE BREAKERS COOL BLASTS Chews, Kia and Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms.
"VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know" is executive produced by Michael Dempsey for Dempsey Productions. Lara Fried and Sandy Alouete are executive producers for VH1.
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