As the countdown continues to the 2010 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, MuchMusic announced today that Canada â€™s biggest and baddest street party will be simulcast south of the border on Fuse, Madison Square Garden â€™s national music television network. Now viewers across the U.S. can see all-star performers that include co-host Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Adam Lambert, Ke$ha, Marianas Trench, Down With Webster, Drake and Hedley. The 2010 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS airs live from MuchMusicâ€™s Toronto HQ on Sunday, June 20 at 9 p.m. ET.
â€œThe MMVAs are going to be where every music fan wants to be on June 20,â€ said Brad Schwartz , Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Much MTV Group, CTV Inc. â€œThis partnership with Fuse brings the MMVAs live across the U.S. , letting more people experience this amazing show. Nowhere else do fans have access to such an exciting street party like ours, with a chance to see the most-buzzed about musicians and the hottest celebrities. This also makes this show a great platform for the world to see our amazing Canadian talent!â€
Based in the U.S. , Fuse is a national television network exclusively dedicated to music that features live concerts, festivals, events, original series, and all-access interviews. The simulcast of the 2010 MMVAs is another example of how Fuse connects fans with their favorite musicians through entertaining and engaging music programming.
â€œFuse is excited to partner with MuchMusic to air the MMVAs,â€ said Sal LoCurto, Senior Vice President of Programming, Fuse. â€œThe exclusive broadcast of this must-watch awards show reinforces that Fuse is the destination for the hottest music events and concerts, as well as programs featuring todayâ€™s biggest artists.â€
Media accreditation for U.S. media is extended until June 11 at www.muchmedia.ca.
Presenters to be announced at a later date.
Official sponsors of the 2010 MMVAs on MuchMusic include Nokia, Playtex Sportâ„¢, Procter & Gamble, Smarties, Stride Mega Mystery*, and Virgin Mobile Canadaâ„¢.