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Article: The Multi-talented Tiffany Haddish Set To Host The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards!

23 Feb

Photo Credits: MTV

She’s a spectacular actress, a highly-acclaimed comedian, and she even happens to be a New York Times best-selling author – seriously, she can do it all and do such a magnificent job at everything she works on. She is the brilliant Tiffany Haddish! The marvelous Tiffany Haddish truly defines what it is like to be a multi-talented and admirable woman. Now, the prolific Tiffany Haddish can add “host” onto her very impressive resume as it has just been announced that she will be hosting the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards that will take place on June 18th at 9:00 PM ET / PT.

“Tiffany Haddish is quickly establishing herself as one of the most sought-after actresses and comedic talents in television and film. She exploded onto the scene after her breakout performance in the blockbuster hit “Girls Trip;” recently released a New York Times bestselling book The Last Black Unicorn; and late last year became the first black female stand-up comedian to host “Saturday Night Live.” Haddish’s viral appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” led her to become the face of Groupon and appear in the company’s 2018 Super Bowl commercial.” (source: press release)

The outstanding Tiffany Haddish announced the news via an Instagram post as seen below.

 

We’re super excited to see the incredible Tiffany Haddish host the marvelous 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards!

Follow @MTV on Twitter and Instagram for more news and the announcement of the nominees for the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards coming soon.

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Article: Get Ready For Some Awesome Talent In Rob Dyrdek’s New Show, “Amazingness” Premiering 12/8 On MTV!

5 Dec

Photo Credits: @RobDyrdek on Instagram

There’s never a dull moment when Rob Dyrdek is around! The extraordinary Rob Dyrdek is truly a genius behind some of the greatest projects including the fan-favorite show, Ridiculousness, which showcases the most hilarious, epic fails of all time. Well now, Rob Dyrdek is bringing out a new show that exhibits the total opposite of ridiculous moments, it showcases some of the most talented individuals showing what they got for a chance to walk away with $10,000 in cash. It all goes down in the much-anticipated, brand new series, Amazingness, which is set to make its way on over to our TV screens on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10:30 PM ET / PT on MTV.

From musical acts to acrobatics and even someone balancing a ladder on his face… yes, you read that right, it’s hard to decide who should win at this phenomenal, talent show. Amazingness is hosted by none other than Rob Dyrdek with celebrity judges Eddie Huang from Fresh Off The Boat, Krystal Bee from Power 106 and Drama from Rob & Big, Fantasy Factory, with many surprise, special guests including Liza Koshy and Ashanti.

“In “Amazingness,” Dyrdek will introduce the world to the most ridiculously talented young people in the country – an eclectic and diverse mix of amateur and viral talent, who compete to earn the top spot. After each performance, Dyrdek and the judges will decide who stays on top and who gets dropped. The last one standing will have the “Amazingness” of a champion and walk away with $10,000 dollars in cash.” (source: press release)

Rob Dyrdek got everyone excited for the series by sharing the picture below as seen on his Twitter account.

Watch the official trailer for Amazingness below and don’t forget to mark your calendars and tune in to the premiere on December 8th on MTV at 10:30 PM ET / PT!

Follow Rob Dyrdek on Twitter: @RobDyrdek

Follow @MTV on Twitter and join in on the conversation by using #Amazingness

Article: #ICYMI – Check Out Rap Icon Eminem’s First Global Performance Of “Walk On Water” At The 2017 MTV EMAs!

21 Nov

Photo Credits: MTV

Eminem – he’s the rap icon who truly needs no form of introduction. Eminem has, without a doubt, made one of the biggest impacts in the music world and he was back with one of the most legendary performances at the 2017 MTV EMAs that took place on November 12, 2017 at the SSE Arena, Wembley in London. The fifteen-time EMA winner left everyone speechless with his first ever global performance of his chart-topping, brand new single, “Walk On Water” at the event and once again, Eminem made music history at the renowned and prestigious award show.

Eminem fans can look forward to a highly-anticipated, new album from the rap legend. The MTV EMAs shared a clip of Eminem’s acceptance speech after being honored at the award show as seen below on the MTV EMAs Instagram account.

WE'RE SO READY FOR A NEW EMINEM ALBUM!!!! #MTVEMA

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Check out Eminem’s unrivaled, first global performance of “Walk On Water” at the 2017 MTV EMAs below!

Follow @MTVEMA on Twitter and Instagram and join in on the conversation by using #MTVEMA

Article: Check Out The Full List Of Nominees At The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Hosted By The One And Only Katy Perry!

30 Jul

Photo Credits: David LaChapelle // MTV

It’s one of the most highly-anticipated and epic award shows of the year, it’s the renowned and prestigious MTV Video Music Awards! Every single one of MTV’s stupendous award shows always promises an unforgettable time filled with tons of sensational performances, incredible celebrity guests, and moments you’ll never expect. This year, the MTV Video Music Awards is bound to be even bigger and better than ever. Taking place at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, California on August 27th at 8:00 PM ET / PT, none other than the remarkable, singing phenomenon Katy Perry will be hosting the outstanding award show.

MTV continues to stand out as one phenomenal network that brings excitement to the next level with innovative ways to bring the very best of entertainment to all fans. MTV joined together with several, terrific Instagram stars to help bring out the nominees via Instagram Live – something that hasn’t been done yet at any other award show. Instagram stars Bretman Rock, Ariel Martin (Baby Ariel), DC Young Fly, Andrea Russet, Chantel Jeffries, Ricky Dillon, StassiBaby, Jay Versace and Nate Garner all helped reveal the complete list of nominees.

In addition, MTV is bringing out non-gendered categories at the VMAs, similar to what was done at their MTV Movie & TV Awards. The “Best Female Video” and “Best Male Video” categories have been joined together for the “Artist Of The Year” award.

It was also announced that in addition to hosting, Katy Perry will also be performing at the award show. She shared her excitement about hosting and said, “I’ve been training with MTV in zero gravity, eating astronaut ice cream, and I’m on a group text with Buzz Aldrin and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Come August 27th, I’ll be ready to be your MOONWOMAN! Brace for impact, kids.”

Kendrick Lamar leads the nominees with a total of eight. Host Katy Perry and The Weeknd tied with a total of five nominations each. The 2017 VMAs will be filled with a whole lot of musical fun, so be sure to get your voting hands ready and head on over to www.vma.mtv.com to help your fave musicians win big this year at the Video Music Awards!

Check out the full list of nominees at the 2017 VMAs below and be sure to follow @MTV and @VMAs to stay connected with everything VMAs related! Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, who do you want to see win at MTV’s Video Music Awards?!

COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Atlantic Records)
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Def Jam)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Epic Records/We The Best)
The Weeknd – “Reminder” (XO/Republic Records)

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)
Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Ed Sheeran (Atlantic Records)
Ariana Grande (Republic Records)
The Weeknd (XO/Republic Records)
Lorde (Republic Records)

BEST NEW ARTIST (Presented by Taco Bell®)
Khalid (Right Hand Music/RCA Records)
Kodak Black (Atlantic Records)
SZA (TDE/RCA Records)
Young M.A (3D)
Julia Michaels (Republic Records)
Noah Cyrus (Records)

BEST COLLABORATION
Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez – “We Don’t Talk Anymore” (Atlantic Records)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Epic Records/We The Best)
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty – “Broccoli” (Atlantic Records)
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer” (Disruptor Records/Columbia Records)
Calvin Harris ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean – “Feels” (Columbia Records)
Zayn & Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)” (Republic Records)

BEST POP
Shawn Mendes – “Treat You Better” (Island Records)
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You” (Asylum/Atlantic Records)
Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times” (Columbia Records)
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” (Syco Music/Epic Records)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Capitol Records)
Miley Cyrus – “Malibu” (RCA Records)

BEST HIP HOP
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Big Sean – “Bounce Back” (Def Jam)
Chance the Rapper – “Same Drugs” (Chance the Rapper LLC)
D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty – “Broccoli” (Atlantic Records)
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad & Boujee” (300 Entertainment)
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne – “I’m The One” (Epic Records/We The Best)

BEST DANCE

Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay” (Interscope)
Kygo x Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me” (Ultra/Interscope)
Calvin Harris – “My Way” (Columbia Records)
Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and Mø – “Cold Water” (Mad Decent)
Afrojack ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Gone” (Wall Recordings/Latium/RCA Records)

BEST ROCK
Coldplay – “A Head Full of Dreams” (Parlophone/Atlantic Records)
Fall Out Boy – “Young And Menace” (Island)
Twenty One Pilots – “Heavydirtysoul” (Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Green Day – “Bang Bang” (Warner Bros. Records)
Foo Fighters – “Run” (RCA Records)

BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM
Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson – “Black SpiderMan” (Def Jam)
The Hamilton Mixtape – “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” (Atlantic Records)
Big Sean – “Light” (Def Jam)
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Def Jam)
Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL”
John Legend – “Surefire” (Columbia Records)\

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Scott Cunningham)
Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope) (Matthew Wise)
Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill” (Asylum/Atlantic Records) (Steve Annis)
DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels – “Nobody Speak” (Mass Appeal Records LLC) (David Proctor)
Halsey – “Now or Never” (Astralwerks/Capitol) (Kristof Brandl)

BEST DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Dave Meyers & the little homies)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Capitol Records) (Mathew Cullen)
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Atlantic Records)  (Cameron Duddy & Bruno Mars)
Alessia Cara – “Scars To Your Beautiful” (Def Jam) (Aaron A)
The Weeknd – “Reminder” (XO/Republic Records) (Glenn Michael)

BEST ART DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Spencer Graves)
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic” (Atlantic Records) (Alex Delgado)
Katy Perry ft. Migos – “Bon Appetit” (Capitol Records) (Natalie Groce)
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts” (Epic Records/We The Best) (Damian Fyffe)
The Weeknd – “Reminder” (XO/Republic Records) (Creative Director: Lamar C Taylor / & KID. STUDIO)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) (Company: Timber/Lead: Jonah Hall)
A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation” (Epic Records) (Company: Bemo/Lead: Brandon Hirzel)
KYLE ft. Lil Yachty – “iSpy” (Atlantic Records) (Company: Gloria FX/Leads: Max Colt & Tomash Kuzmytskyi)
Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley – “Chained To The Rhythm” (Capitol Records) (Company: MIRADA)
Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times” (Columbia Records) (Company: ONE MORE/Lead: Cédric Nivoliez)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Kanye West – “Fade” (Def Jam) (Teyana Taylor & Guapo)
Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side” (Republic Records) (Brian & Scott Nicholson)
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)  (Dave Meyers)
Sia – “The Greatest” (Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records) (Ryan Heffington)
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – “Down” (Syco Music/Epic Records) (Sean Bankhead)

BEST EDITING
Future – “Mask Off” (Epic Records/Freebandz/A1) (Vinnie Hobbs of VHPost)
Young Thug – “Wyclef Jean” (300 Entertainment/Atlantic Records) (Ryan Staake & Eric Degliomini)
Lorde – “Green Light” (Republic Records) (Nate Gross of Exile Edit)
The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – “Closer” (Disruptor Records/Columbia Records) (Jennifer Kennedy)
The Weeknd – “Reminder” (XO/Republic Records) (Red Barbaza)

Article: The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Returns To The Forum In Los Angeles, California On 8/27/17!

29 Apr

Photo Credits: MTV

MTV is known for hosting some of the most iconic, unforgettable and epic award shows and now, the terrific network is getting us all even more excited for another one of its upcoming award shows – the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV recently revealed the exceptional news that the 2017 MTV VMAs will be returning to the Forum in Los Angeles, California on August 27, 2017.

Last year’s spectacular award show was held at the renowned Madison Square Garden and now, MTV is happy to bring the award show back to the west coast this August. MTV shared the exciting news via Twitter and tweeted:

According to the press release, “MTV, at 35 years old, has been around almost as long as the Forum. Together, we’re 85 and enjoy lifetimes of music history,” said Shelli Azoff, Managing Partner for the Forum. “This year is sure to be another epic show with many incredible memories for MTV, the award winners, and especially the fans. The entire Forum family is thrilled to welcome back the VMAs!”

We know that the 2017 MTV VMAs will be one stupendous and extraordinary award show and we can’t wait to see what’s in store at this year’s show. Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, who would you like to see nominated at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards?

Follow MTV on Twitter: @MTV and follow the Video Music Awards on Twitter: @VMAs

Article: Bea Miller, Zara Larsson And All Time Low Set To Perform At MTV’s Movie & TV Festival!

15 Apr

Photo Credits: MTV

The countdown is on for one of the most epic and highly-anticipated nights in entertainment history – the MTV Movie & TV Awards. It goes without saying that this year’s award show is bound to be unforgettable and filled with tons of excellent moments. The MTV Movie & TV Awards is set to be even bigger and better than ever including categories that focus on fan-favorite movies and TV shows. Plus, this year, MTV is bringing even more excitement as MTV will also be hosting a Movie & TV Festival for the first time ever.

This year, fans will be able to get a front row seat to all of the spectacular things that will be happening at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. It’s one big party at the MTV Movie & TV Festival which will take place right outside of the Shrine Auditorium, where the award show will be held on May 7th. The festival will take place prior to the award show and will run from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. During this time, fans will be able to enjoy fun games, win prizes and even the chance to win tickets to attend the MTV Movie & TV Awards, as well as grab some food and drinks. Attendees will also be able to watch live interviews and the festival will be hosted by Terrence J and MTV News Correspondent Gaby Wilson.

In addition, it has been announced that musical sensations Bea Miller, Zara Larsson and All Time Low will be performing at the MTV Movie & TV Festival. Needless to say, we’ll all be jamming out with their incredible performances.

Bea Miller shared her excitement over performing at the festival and tweeted:

Zara Larsson tweeted:

All Time Low retweeted MTV’s tweet as seen below:

Join in on all of the fun and have one sensational night at the MTV Movie & TV Festival and get your tickets for the event at this link: MTVFestivalTickets.com. The festival will also air on MTV Live and livestream on MTV.com. Don’t forget to tune in to the prestigious MTV Movie & TV Awards airing on May 7th at 8:00 PM ET / PT!

Follow MTV on Twitter and Instagram: @MTV

Article: Find Out The Nominees For The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards And Who Will Be Hosting The Award Show!

9 Apr

Photo Credits: MTV

We’re all counting down the days until May 7th when entertainment history will be made again thanks to the one and only, renowned network, MTV. The prestigious and epic 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards will be making its way to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California to celebrate everyone’s favorites in both film and TV. For the first time ever, this year, the award show will include both movies and TV shows to furthermore expand its one of a kind and unforgettable celebration of pop culture. It has just recently been announced that this year’s host with the most is none other than the incredible, fan-favorite actor and comedian himself, Mr. Adam Devine.

MTV also announced the categories and nominees for this year’s award show and it is certainly getting us all extra excited for the MTV Movie & TV Awards to make its way on over to our TV screens soon. The much talked about and highly-praised film, Get Out was nominated for a total of six times and Beauty and The Beast and Stranger Things were nominated a total of four times. MTV also added a few new categories this year to add even more excitement to the already spectacular and sensational award show.

All of the movies, shows, actors and actresses that have been nominated are truly remarkable and definitely deserving of their nominations. Check out the list of nominees for the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards below courtesy of MTV and be sure to vote for your favorites on MTV.com and see them win an award on May 7th at 8:00 PM ET / PT!

Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, who do you want to see win at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards?

Follow MTV on Twitter and Instagram: @MTV

 

MOVIE OF THE YEAR (Presented by Toyota C-HR)   
Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Logan (20th Century Fox)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
The Edge of Seventeen (STX Entertainment)

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE
Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Emma Watson – Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen (STX Entertainment)
Hugh Jackman – Logan (20th Century Fox)
James McAvoy – Split (Universal Pictures)
Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)

SHOW OF THE YEAR
Atlanta (FX)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Insecure (HBO)
Pretty Little Liars (Freeform)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
This Is Us (NBC)

BEST ACTOR IN A SHOW
Donald Glover – Atlanta (FX)
Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones (HBO)
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin (The CW)      z
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead (AMC)
Mandy Moore – This Is Us (NBC)
Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things (Netflix)

BEST KISS
Ashton Sanders & Jharrel Jerome – Moonlight (A24)
Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling – La La Land (Summit Entertainment)
Emma Watson & Dan Stevens – Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) =
Taraji P. Henson & Terrence Howard – Empire (FOX)
Zac Efron & Anna Kendrick – Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates (20th Century Fox)

BEST VILLAIN
Allison Williams – Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Demogorgon – Stranger Things (Netflix)
Jared Leto – Suicide Squad (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead (AMC)
Wes Bentley – American Horror Story (FX)

BEST HOST
Ellen DeGeneres – The Ellen DeGeneres Show (NBC)
John Oliver – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
RuPaul – RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Samantha Bee – Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)
Trevor Noah – The Daily Show (Comedy Central)   

BEST DOCUMENTARY
13TH (Netflix)
I Am Not Your Negro (Magnolia Pictures)
O.J.: Made in America (ESPN Films)
This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous (YouTube|Red)
TIME: The Kalief Browder Story (Spike)

BEST REALITY COMPETITION
America’s Got Talent (NBC)
MasterChef Junior (FOX)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
The Bachelor (ABC)
The Voice (NBC)

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Adam Devine – Workaholics (Comedy Central)
Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson – Broad City (Comedy Central)
Lil Rel Howery – Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Seth MacFarlane – Family Guy (FOX)
Seth Rogen – Sausage Party (Sony)
Will Arnett – The LEGO Batman Movie (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST HERO
Felicity Jones – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Grant Gustin – The Flash (The CW)
Mike Colter – Luke Cage (Netflix)
Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things (Netflix)
Stephen Amell – Arrow (The CW)
Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)

TEARJERKER
Game of Thrones – Hodor’s (Kristian Nairn) Death (HBO)
Grey’s Anatomy – Meredith tells her children about Derek’s death (Ellen Pompeo)(ABC)
Me Before You – Will (Sam Claflin) tells Louisa (Emilia Clarke) he can’t stay with her (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Moonlight – Paula (Naomie Harris) tells Chiron (Trevante Rhodes) that she loves him (A24)
This Is Us – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate (NBC)

NEXT GENERATION
Chrissy Metz
Daniel Kaluuya
Issa Rae
Riz Ahmed
Yara Shahidi

BEST DUO
Adam Levine & Blake Shelton – The Voice (NBC)
Daniel Kaluuya & Lil Rel Howery – Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Brian Tyree Henry & Lakeith Stanfield – Atlanta (FX)
Hugh Jackman & Dafne Keen – Logan (20th Century Fox)
Josh Gad & Luke Evans – Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg – Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party (VH1)

BEST AMERICAN STORY
Blackish (ABC)
Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)
Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Moonlight (A24)
Transparent (Amazon)

BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM
Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)
Loving (Focus Features)
Luke Cage (Netflix)
Mr. Robot (USA)

Article: Get Ready For A Bigger And Better Award Show As MTV’s Movie Awards Expands To Include TV Series!

22 Mar

Photo Credits: MTV

Each and every year, we all always look forward to the epic and unforgettable award shows hosted by MTV. All of MTV’s award shows, events, and shows are absolutely stupendous and the network continues to leave us all in awe with all of the magnificent projects it brings out to all viewers. Well, MTV is giving fans another extraordinary award show to look forward to and this year, it is bound to be even bigger and better. MTV announced that its annual MTV Movie Awards will be expanding with the addition of TV series, so now, we’ll be able to celebrate all of our favorite movies and TV shows during one exceptional award show.

The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards will be making entertainment history on May 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET / PT at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Prior to the exciting event, MTV will host a “Movie & Television Festival” where attendees will be able to have a pre-party before the awesome award show with live musical performances, special guests, food, and more. Tickets for the fun event will be announced at a later date.

Chris McCarthy, President of MTV said, “We’re living in a golden age of content, and great storytelling and characters resonate regardless of whether you’re watching it in a theater or on TV. The new ‘MTV Movie & TV Awards’ will celebrate even more of the brightest, bravest, funniest and most shared films and TV shows resonating across youth culture.”

More info regarding the MTV Movie & TV Awards including the host, nominations, performers and presenters will be announced soon. Until then, we’re all beyond excited to tune in to the MTV Movie & TV Awards and we’ll be counting down the days until this spectacular award show.

Follow MTV on Twitter: @MTV

Article: Desiigner, D.R.A.M., Lil Yachty, Khalid, And More Join Rick Ross And Are Set To Perform At The 2017 MTV Woodies!

10 Mar

Photo Credits: @MTV on Instagram

It’s time to start your countdowns as MTV’s 2017 Woodies is making its way on over to all music lovers sooner than you think! Each year, MTV manages to make the MTV Woodies celebration even more exciting and epic and this year’s event is bound to be unforgettable. The 2017 MTV Woodies will be taking place on March 16th live in Austin, Texas at the South by Southwest Festival and will be hosted by rapping sensation, Rick Ross. More excitement continues as MTV has just announced the spectacular musical line-up of performers at this year’s MTV Woodies.

Desiigner, D.R.A.M., Lil Yachty, Jidenna, Khalid and Starley will all be joining previously announced performer and host, Rick Ross and will be performing on stage at the 2017 MTV Woodies. The Chainsmokers, A$AP Ferg, Young M.A and Bibi Bourelly will all be joining in on the fun and presenting at the Woodies this year.

Khalid was thrilled to join the lineup for this year’s 2017 MTV Woodies and said, “I’m so excited to be performing at the 2017 Woodies!  Just last year I remember seeing Kehlani perform and it’s surreal to think that a year later, I have an album out and I’m performing alongside so many other great artists.” (source: press release)

MTV will also have its emerging artist “Woodies” music festival prior to the MTV Woodies starting at 8:00 PM and will be hosted by the amazing Terrence J. D.R.A.M., Lil Yachty, Young M.A, Bibi Bourelly, MUNA and PVRIS are all set to perform at the emerging artist “Woodies” music festival which can be seen on MTV Live and via livestream at woodies.mtv.com

The MTV Woodies has been a trending topic all week as fans were able to vote via Snapchat for who they want to see win in four categories, “Cover Woodie,” “Songwriter of the Year,” “Woodie to Watch,” and “Woodie of the Year.” All of the winners will be announced on March 16th during the event.

You can also continue to join in on all of the MTV Woodies fun by taking part in MTV Woodies and REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups’ engagement campaign to “co-sign” the Woodies artist you think is about to break. You can do so by using the custom hashtag #WoodiesCoSignARTIST plus the microphone emoji, which will also give you the chance to win a free music subscription. Free music? Sounds amazing! The top mentioned fan cosign will be announced at the live show of the MTV Woodies.

This year’s MTV Woodies is filled with tons of excitement! Be sure to tune in to the 2017 MTV Woodies on March 16th at 11:00 PM ET / PT on MTV!

Follow MTV on Twitter: @MTV

Article: Vote For Your Fave Artists At The 2017 MTV Woodies Using Snapchat! See The Nominees Here!

6 Mar

Photo Credits: @MTV on Twitter

Snapchat is an app that we all know and love. Who doesn’t enjoy sending your BFFs some of the craziest Snapchats, updating your Snapstory, and trying out all of the new Snapchat filters?! Well, for the first time ever in MTV award show history, fans can vote for who they want to see win at the 2017 MTV Woodies using your very own Snapchat account – how cool is that?!

MTV announced today the four categories of nominees for the 2017 MTV Woodies and voting starts today for the “Cover Woodie” category. Fans can get their vote on by using their Snapchat and screen-shotting the photo of their favorite nominee. Each day until March 9th, a new category will go live for fans to vote for.

The winners will be announced at the 2017 MTV Woodies which will take place on March 16th at 11:00 PM ET / PT on MTV live from the South by Southwest Festival. Rapping phenomenon Rick Ross is set to host and perform at the event.

In addition, a special emerging artist “Woodies” telecast will take place prior to the 2017 MTV Woodies starting at 8:00 PM ET and can be viewed via a livestream on woodies.mtv.com. Fans can join in on some extra fun with a MTV Woodies and REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups campaign where you can “co-sign” artists that you think are about to break. Starting on March 9th until the live show on March 16th, you can cosign your favorite MTV Woodies performer by using the custom hashtag #WoodiesCosignARTIST and include the microphone emoji and have the chance to win a free music subscription. The winner of the most mentions will be announced during the live show and all performers at this year’s 2017 Woodies will be announced at a later date.

Be sure to check out the categories and nominees for the 2017 MTV Woodies below and don’t forget to get your votes in now on Snapchat!

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(source: press release)

COVER WOODIE (Vote on March 6)
Chance the Rapper – “Ultralight Beam” (Kanye West)
Ed Sheeran – Touch (Little Mix)

Elle King – Jealous/Can’t Feel My Face (Nick Jonas/The Weeknd)
James Bay – Hymn for the Weekend (Coldplay)
MØ – Love on the Brain (Rihanna)
Panic! At the Disco – Starboy (The Weeknd)

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (Vote on March 7)
Bibi Bourelly
Diana Gordon
Jack Antonoff
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Starrah
Swae Lee

WOODIE TO WATCH (Vote on March 8)
Gallant

Dua Lipa

D.R.A.M.

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man

Lil Yachty

marshmello

Lil Uzi Vert

Khalid

Anne-Marie

Russ

 

WOODIE OF THE YEAR (Vote on March 9)
Big Sean
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Childish Gambino
Solange
Twenty One Pilots