Sisters and Pop Culture Phenoms Kendall and Kylie Jenner Announced as Co-Hosts of the 2014 MMVAs, June 15 on Much and CTV
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TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Gorgeous "it girls" and style authorities Kendall and Kylie Jenner, have conquered everything from reality TV on KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS, to the social media stratosphere and the international runways. Now, the Jenner sisters are set to take over one of the biggest street parties on the planet, as Much announces today that the duo will co-host the 2014 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS! Kendall and Kylie are sure to bring their undeniable charm and trendsetting style to this year's epic award show, making their MMVA debut alongside previously announced performers Imagine Dragons and Lorde. The 2014 MMVAs kick off live, coast-to-coast-to-coast, Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, simulcast on Much, CTV, and CTV GO, with the MMVAs RED CARPET SPECIAL airing just before at 8 p.m. ET, exclusively on Much. Nominees and additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
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"We are so honoured to be hosting the MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS," said Kendall Jenner. "We love Canada, and can't wait to visit Toronto for the first time!"
"It's going to be a very exciting night at the MMVAs," said Kylie Jenner. "Kendall and I are both huge music fans, and we can't wait to meet our fans north of the border!"
Known for their appearances on E!'s #1 reality series KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS, Kendall and Kylie Jenner are the younger sisters of Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, and Rob Kardashian, and daughters of Kris and Bruce Jenner. Together they have graced the cover of Teen Vogue and were honoured with Hollywood Style Awards "Most Stylish Sisters" in 2011. The sisters hosted Ryan Seacrest's Red Carpet BING Box for the Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, and The Hunger Games premieres, launched a successful clothing line with PacSun and their own line of shoes with Steve Madden, and run a popular YouTube channel. In June 2014, Kendall and Kylie will release their Simon & Schuster youth sci-fi novel Rebels: City of Indra, The Story of Lex and Livia.
Kendall's successful modelling career began when she headlined Forever 21's "Twist" line in 2010. Since then, Kendall has been featured in editorials for Teen Vogue, Glamour, W, and, Cosmopolitan, as well as the covers of Raine, Genlux, BLANK and Harper's Bazaar Arabia magazines. She has also walked in NYC Fashion Week since 2011, most notably for designers Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Giles and, Chanel. Kylie has graced the pages of OK! Magazine, Teen Vogue, Seventeen Magazine, and Glamour, and has walked the runways in various NYC Fashion Week Fall shows.
Fans can get involved in the MMVAs by making their picks in the Your Fave categories - Your Fave Video of the Year, Your Fave International Artist/Group, and Your Fave Artist/Group, as well as voting for the fifth and final nominee (the Wildcard) in each of the Your Fave categories. Fans can go online now to cast their vote or submit their pick via mobile device. Wildcard voting closes Monday, May 19 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The winning Wildcard nominees, along with the full lineup of the 2014 MMVAs nominees, will be announced in the coming weeks.
Media accreditation for the 2014 MMVAs is now open, and closes Thursday, May 22, 2014. Requests can be submitted online here. Full details to follow upon confirmation of accreditation.
Official sponsors of the 2014 MMVAs include: Diet Coke®, H&M®, Bud Lime Lime-A-Rita, WONKA® NERDS®, Procter & Gamble®, Scotiabank, Samsung Electronics Canada Inc., SUBWAY® Restaurants, and VIRGIN MOBILE CANADA™.
About the MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Much gives fans the experience of a lifetime by putting them as close as humanly possible to their favourite artists and celebrities at the 2014 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. The show airs live on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. ET on Much and CTV, with a star-packed Red Carpet special beforehand at 8 p.m. ET, exclusively on Much. Past MMVA performers and presenters include: Adam Lambert, Avril Lavigne, The Black Eyed Peas, The Black Keys, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Carly Rae Jepsen, Colin Farrell, Down With Webster, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Hedley, Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Kellan Lutz, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton, Pauly D, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Snooki, Snoop Dogg, Taylor Lautner, and many more. At the MMVAs, the audience is the priority; Much gives them the best seats in the house, whether a foot from the stage or a foot from a television, computer, or mobile phone. Fans should hit up Much regularly at much.ca or Twitter @Much for the most up-to-date info about the event of the year.
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For more information on the 2014 MMVAs:
Noreen Hamid, Music & Entertainment Specialties, 416.384.3259, firstname.lastname@example.org
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