PLATINUM PRODUCER MUSTARD AND GRAMMY AND GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATED ARTIST NICK JONAS TO PERFORM “ANYWHERE” AT 2018 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS

CHLOE X HALLE TAKE THE STAGE FOR MEDLEY OF “WARRIOR” AND “THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT”

LENA WAITHE TO BE HONORED WITH THE “TRAILBLAZER” AWARD AND MICHAEL B. JORDAN, SETH ROGEN, MILA KUNIS, KRISTEN BELL, ZENDAYA, GINA RODRIGUEZ AND COMMON TO PRESENT

ARTIST PHOTOS ARE HERE  

PROMO HERE

 

SINGAPORE – 24 MAY, 2018 – Platinum producer Mustard and Grammy and Golden Globe nominated artist, Nick Jonas will perform the new single "Anywhere" for the first time in its entirety at the 2018 “MTV Movie & TV Awards”. The world premiere of the video debuted this week.  Additionally, Chloe x Halle are set to take the stage for a medley of “The Kids Are Alright” and “Warrior” from their debut album. 

 

The network also announced “Black Panther’s” Michael B. Jordan; Seth Rogen and Kristen Bell, from the new comedy “Like Father”; Mila Kunis of “The Spy Who Dumped Me”; Zendaya and Gina Rodriguez in the upcoming animated film “Smallfoot” and artist and actor, Common are confirmed to present.  Additional names will be announced at a later date. 

 

Lena Waithe, who made history as the first woman of color to win an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series” for her work on “Master of None”, will also be honored with the “Trailblazer” Award at the 2018 “MTV Movie & TV Awards.” The award recognizes game-changing creators with fresh and fearless voices in entertainment. As previously announced, Chris Pratt will receive this year’s “Generation Award” at the show, hosted by Tiffany Haddish.

 

The MTV Movie & TV Awards will have a simulcast global premiere on MTV Asia on Tuesday, 19 June at 8am (WIB) and 9am (MY/SG/PH), with a same day primetime* encore at 7pm (WIB) and 8pm (MY/SG/PH).

 

*Live Twitter Chat

Fans can live tweet using #MTVAwards during the premiere, for a chance to win exclusive MTV merchandise! Selected tweets will also be aired on our channel during the primetime encore telecast.

 

MTV Movie & TV Awards x Artbox Singapore 2018

In the lead up to the award show, visit the “MTV Movie & TV Awards” Mirror Me Photo Booth at Artbox Singapore 2018 for a chance to heat up the red carpet like a star and put on their best pose! Unlimited photo print outs will be provided on ground immediately and you can share this glitzy moment of glory on Facebook and Twitter!

 

·         Date: 26 and 27 May 2018

·         Time: 5pm-10pm

·         Venue: Bayfront Event Space, next to Marina Bay Sands – The Shoppes

 

Mustard (Dijon McFarlane) is a hip hop and R&B DJ and producer from South Central LA whose 2010 rise is attributed to a simple, hypnotic sound. Known for hits including Tyga's "Rack City", 2 Chainz's "I'm Different”, and Young Jeezy's "R.I.P", he was also behind a quartet of singles that hit the Top Ten of Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart, including YG's "My N*gga", Ty Dolla $ign's "Paranoid", Kid Ink's "Show Me", and Trey Songz's "Na Na”.  His debut album, 10 Summers (Roc Nation) arrived in 2014 and his follow up album, which featured appearances by YG, Ty Dolla $ign, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Nicki Minaj, Young Thug, Quavo, John Legend and many more, dropped in 2016.  In 2016 he also produced Rihanna’s longest-charting and five-time platinum hit, “Needed Me”. A year later he returned with The Ghetto, which included the single "Is It Mine", featuring RJMrLA.  He can be found performing everywhere from Coachella to EDC.

 

Nick Jonas, the multi-platinum, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording artist, actor, and award winning songwriter, released his self-titled debut album in November 2014. The critically-acclaimed album included the triple-platinum and #1 U.S. radio hit, “Jealous”.  A recipient of the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame's prestigious Hal David Starlight Award, Jonas released his sophomore solo album ‘Last Year Was Complicated’ in June 2016. Jonas also co-wrote an original song titled “Home” for the movie “Ferdinand”, released by FOX Animation. The song was nominated for 2018 Golden Globe in the category of “Best Original Song”. Jonas can currently be seen alongside Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”. He recently completed production on Lionsgate's post-apocalyptic thriller, “Chaos Walking”, starring Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland which is scheduled for release in March 2019.

 

The buzz about the sisters Chloe x Halle began building back in 2013 by way of their YouTube Channel where they posted their now-infamous covers of popular songs. Their rendition of Beyoncé’s ballad “Pretty Hurts” garnered over 15 million views and ultimately led to a recording deal with Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment. Since then, Chloe x Halle served as the opening act for “The Formation World Tour” and appeared in the now-legendary visual masterpiece for Lemonade. In 2016, they also lent their voices to the song, “This is for My Girls” (alongside Kelly Rowland, Zendaya and Janelle Monáe, among them) in support of Let Girls Learn, an education-focused initiative launched by former President Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama.  Their on-screen credits include their roles as Jazz and Sky on Freeform’s hit comedy “Grown-ish” for which they also co-wrote the series theme song, “Grown”.

 

Joel Gallen/Tenth Planet Productions will serve as Executive Producer with MTV’s Amy Doyle, Garrett English and Wendy Plaut for the “2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards.” Rick Austin will also serve as Executive Producer. Vanessa Whitewolf serves as Co-Executive Producer. Melanie Block is Executive in Charge of Production. Amani Duncan is Executive in Charge of Music.

 

Official sponsors of the 2018 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” include Doritos®, MTN DEW®, SIMPLE Mobile®, Taco Bell®, Toyota and truth®.

 

For additional information visit MTVAwards.mtv.com and follow @MTVAwards and @MTVAsia on social media, or use the official hashtag #MTVAwards.

 

About MTV:

MTV is the world’s biggest youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of nearly 785 million 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. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all platforms. For more information about MTV in Asia, visit www.mtvasia.com.

 

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Viacom International Media Networks Asia  t: (65) 6420 7121 e: sheila.lim@vimnmix.com

 

 

 

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