MTV is back to take over
For her first VMA performance, country-pop superstar
“We are thrilled that despite numerous death threats from
“MTV began in
“This year will be a controversy free festival of love and discrete orgasms,” said
“I’m so excited that MTV and the VMAs have invited me to perform, because I think this year’s show will be unlike anything they’ve ever done! I love incorporating theatrics into my performances, and the VMAs have always allowed artists to run with that. MTV has been so good to me, and I could not be more excited about this year’s VMAs!” –
“We are honored to be invited to play at the VMAs which will be our first ever U.S. TV performance, and the first ever U.S. performance of our debut single from our new album ‘The Resistance’ coming out
2009 saw the U.S. release of Brand’s writing debut, My Booky Wook. The award winning autobiography, already a huge success in the
Upcoming projects for Brand include the highly anticipated comedy Get Him to the Greek. Being reunited with producer Judd Apatow and director
From performer announcements to rehearsal details, fans will be the first to know all the VMA news by following the “insideMTV” twitter account at www.twitter.com/insidemtv. Exclusive tweets, videos and photos will be posted all the way leading up to and throughout the big show.
MTV has once again tapped Jesse Ignjatovic/Den of Thieves to executive produce this year’s “MTV Video Music Awards.” Jesse and Den of Thieves, which he launched in 2007, have a slate of shows debuting this year including “The T.O. Show” on VH1 and “Peak Season” on CTV/MTV Canada. Ignjatovic spent many years as Vice President of Music & Talent Development, creating, executive producing shows like the GRAMMY award winning “MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups” featuring Jay-Z/Linkin Park, J Lo’s “Dancelife,” Snoop Dogg’s “Doggy Fizzle Televizzle,” Meet The Barkers,” and “MTV Icon.” Jesse recently executive produced Russell Brand’s first U.S. comedy special, ”
Jesse Ignjatovic/Den of Thieves is the Executive Producer, for the “2009 MTV Video Music Awards.” Dave Sirulnick is Executive Producer.
Official sponsors of the “2009 MTV Video Music Awards” are 5 Gum, Febreze, Pepsi, Rhapsody , Sears, Taco Bell , U.S. Army and
The “2009 MTV Video Music Awards” will be available to a potential viewing audience of more than 1.2 billion people via MTV’s global network of 68 channels reaching 577 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming & content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV’s more than 200 digital media properties around the world.