Connect with us
Enter ad code here

EVENT NEWS

Entertainment Powerhouse Keke Palmer To Host The 2020 MTV VMAs

Published

on

MTV has announced that entertainment powerhouse Keke Palmer will host the 2020 MTV VMAs. This year’s screen breaking spectacle will bring together music fans worldwide and pay homage to the strength, spirit, and incredible resilience of NYC and its beloved residents. The VMAs will be simulcast live on August 31 at 00:00 WAT (Pre-show) & at 01:00 WAT – 03:00 WAT (Main show) on MTV (DSTV Channel 130) & MTV Base (DSTV Channel 322).

“We’re thrilled to have the multi-talented Keke Palmer as this year’s “VMAs” host,” said Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events for ViacomCBS Media Networks. “Keke is an energetic force and a quadruple threat with unmatched comedic wit who will make this year’s show truly unforgettable.”

Keke Palmer is an actress, music artist, host, author, humanitarian, and a passionate voice for her generation. She was nominated for a 2020 Emmy Award for co-hosting the popular daytime series, “GMA3: Strahan, Sara, and Keke“ and also hosts “Singled Out” on Quibi, based on the hit MTV series from the 90s. Palmer recently starred in the 2019 blockbuster hit film “Hustlers,” opposite Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, and Cardi B.

The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma and CNCO are set to perform at the 2020 MTV VMAs. This marks the first MTV VMAs performance for Roddy Ricch and second appearance by The Weeknd, who last took the stage in 2015. BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin are also set to perform this year. This will be BTS’ first-ever VMA performance and the TV debut of their new, English-only single, “Dynamite,” which is set to be released on August 21st.  Additional performers will be announced soon.

The “MTV Video Music Awards” (VMAs) is the year’s biggest celebration of music. With unparalleled performances and watershed moments, the show provides an open forum for artistry and expression that leaves an indelible mark on pop culture.  Signature awards include “Video of the Year” and the “Video Vanguard Award,” the latter of which has been given to Missy Elliot, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Kanye West, Beyoncé, and Justin Timberlake, among others.

Monde Twala, Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa commented, “This year’s VMAs promise to be a spectacle unlike any we have ever seen in previous years. Keke Palmer will light up this year’s ceremony with her unique personality and her incredible wit. We are proud to broadcast this year’s awards live and our viewers across Africa can look forward to superstars appearances and unforgettable performances from music’s biggest acts.”

Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga lead this year’s nominations with nine nods each, closely followed by Billie Eilish and The Weeknd with six nominations. K-Pop supergroup BTS nabbed 3 nominations, while Doja Cat and J Balvin bagged 3 nominations & 4 nominations respectively. Roddy Ricch has 3 nominations while Latin superstar Maluma has bagged 1 nomination.

View full nominee list here.

The 2020 MTV VMAs will air live on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322 and GOtv Channel 72) on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 12 AM WAT with a repeat broadcast at 7 PM WAT on the same day.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

EVENT NEWS

Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Opens Nominations For 23rd Edition

Published

on

The organisers if the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Charterhouse Ghana, have opened nominations for this year’s edition.

They are therefore calling on all GH artistes, producers, and record labels with works released between Jan 1st – Dec 31st, 2021 to submit your entries for VGMA23 nominations to www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com

See their press release below:

Continue Reading

EVENT NEWS

KiDi, Kuami Eugene To Perform At Indigo At The O₂ In London On March 6

Published

on

Lynx Entertainment signees, KiDi and Kuami Eugene are spreading their wings as far as their music careers are concerned.

While their songs are making inroads into other music markets the world over, they are not resting on their laurels in their bid to have a physical presence in those areas.

On 6th March 2022, the two Ghanaian music superstars will be performing at the Indigo at the O2 in London.

KiDi and Kuami Eugene are two of Ghana’s illustrious sons in the music industry who have enjoyed critical and commercial success, less than six years into their music careers.

They have quickly established themselves and have found places in the Highlife and Afrobeats genres.

KiDi, who is currently Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Afrobeats Artiste of the Year has released hugely successful singles such as ‘Odo’, ‘Say Cheese’, ‘Enjoyment’ and the 2021 smash hit ‘Touch It’ which went viral on TikTok and spent several weeks on the UK Afrobeats Chart and the Billboard Global Triller Chart.

Kuami Eugene is a four-time Highlife Artist of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). He also won the ultimate slot (Artiste of the Year) at the 2020 VGMA.

He is known for hit songs such as ‘Angela’, ‘Confusion’, ‘Wish Me Well’, ‘Open Gate’ and is currently enjoying a lot of success with his massive collaborations such as ‘Happy Day’ (with Sarkodie) and ‘Love Nwantiti’ remix (with Ckay and Joeboy).

Kuami and KiDi are also loved for their riveting stagecraft and have rocked a lot of high-profile stages (both home and abroad).

Click on the link below for all your ticket reservations: https://www.axs.com/uk/events/421801/kidi-and-kuami-eugene-tickets?skin=indigo

Continue Reading

EVENT NEWS

Juliet Ibrahim Collaborates With United Airlines For “A Toast To Life” Book Tour

Published

on

Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim teams up with global airline company United Airlines as she is set to tour America with her book ‘A Toast To Life’.

This collaboration comes as Juliet Ibrahim was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 by MIPAD.

As a Mipadian, The Actress will be working with United Airlines to promote their routes across continents.

Announcing the new partnership via social media, a delighted Juliet, expressed how it will be easier to go on her tour due to the convenience of a direct flight from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America.

She wrote; ” Super excited to be collaborating with @united this January as I tour the USA with my book @atoasttolifebook Flying direct from Ghana and Nigeria to Dulles airport is so convenient! Let the globetrotting #2022 begin!!! Thanks to @mipad100 for the connect. #USAtriploading #Traveltheworld #United #MyUnitedJourney”

‘A Toast To Life’ is a highly acclaimed auto-biography detailing how Juliet Ibrahim survived three civil wars and how she lost some family members while her family was trying to escape from rebels. The book also reveals her survival from rape and sexual abuse, the ups and downs of her previous relationships, dealing with self-esteem issues, depression and Motherhood.

‘A Toast To Life’ is available for purchase online on Amazon, Kindle, and in several bookstores.

United Airlines is a major American-owned company that flies direct from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America and vice versa. The airline operates a large domestic and international route network spanning cities large and small across the United States and all six inhabited continents. United Airlines is the third-largest airline in the world and the actress turn author is indeed going global.

Continue Reading

Trending

Starbuzz TV is your 100% Online TV focusing on entertainment news, Celebrity News, Lifestyle, Personality Interviews, Music, and Live Events. We also provide you with the latest breaking news and videos straight from the entertainment industry. Copyright (c) 2021 StarBuzzLLC | Designed by Business Ghana | EnspireFX