KATY PERRY TO “ROAR” INTO BROOKLYN FOR THE 2013 “MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS”
GLOBAL SUPERSTAR WILL PERFORM HER NEWLY RELEASED SINGLE LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME
13 AUGUST 2013, NEW YORK, US
SummaryMTV and Katy Perry announced that the megastar hitmaker will perform her newly released single “Roar,” live for the very first time during the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards”.
NEW YORK, 13 AUGUST 2013 – MTV and Katy Perry announced that the megastar hitmaker will perform her newly released single “Roar,” live for the very first time during the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards”.
No stranger to the VMAs stage, Perry has won four MTV Video Music Awards, including the highly-coveted, “Video of the Year” for her #1 worldwide smash-hit, “Firework,” and performed her hit “I Kissed a Girl” at the 2008 show as well as a stellar cover of Queen’s rock anthem “We Will Rock You” with Aerosmith’s Joe Perry in 2009.
Katy has become a VMA fan favorite and is set to thrill fans once again as she delivers the world premiere performance of her new single, “Roar” released earlier today from her forthcoming album, PRISM set for release on Tuesday, 22 October.
Pepsi® is an official presenting sponsor of the 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards”. The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from Brooklyn on 25 August at 9pm ET/PT, Monday, 26 August at 8am (TH/WIB) and 9am (SIN/HK/MAL/PH).
MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. Outside of the United States, MTV is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For information about MTV in Southeast Asia, visit www.mtvasia.com.
Viacom International Media Networks
Loh Bi Feng
t: (65) 6420 7154 m: (65) 9002 9607
Yvette YeoSenior Manager, Communications, Viacom International Media Networks Asia
t: (65) 6420 7154 m: (65) 900 79570
About VIMN Asia Press
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.4 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/VIMN_PR. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com, blog.viacom.com and the Viacom Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.