Celebrity Presenters for 2007 MMVAs Deliver the Hardware and Red-Carpet Cool



    Star-Fest Starts at 7:30pm ET with Red Carpet Special live on MuchMusic

    Previous Press Releases and Photos: www.muchmusic.com/media
    Highlights from Previous MMVAs: www.muchmusic.com/mmvahighlights
    Watch the videos: www.muchmusic.com/mmva

    TORONTO, June 7 /CNW/ - Buzz alert: Multiple nominees Nickelback,
Canada's Next Top Model's immaculate host Jay Manuel, the inimitable
Tara Reid, and R&B free spirit Joss Stone are among the scorching slate of
presenters set to light up the stages and red carpet of The 2007 MuchMusic
Video Awards. The nation's music station delivers the hottest celebs to
amped-up star gazers at Much headquarters and across the country via
broadcast, broadband and mobile.
    "These high-wattage presenters, in tandem with the previously announced
performers, set the stage for an unforgettable, unpredictable party," says
Sheila Sullivan, Director of Programming, MuchMusic. "It's going to be a wild
night."
    The excitement is building among fans and artists alike. Says nominee and
performer Avril Lavigne: "I'm really excited to be attending The MMVAs this
year. It's always exciting to go home to Canada and if you're lucky, maybe
I'll whip out my butt crack just once more."

    
    Presenters include:

    -   Nickelback
    -   Jay Manuel
    -   Tara Reid
    -   Joss Stone
    -   Sum 41
    -   Amber Tamblyn
    -   Hedley
    -   Chris Bosh
    -   Sean Avery
    -   George
    -   Sam Roberts
    -   Emilie de Ravin
    -   Marianas Trench
    -   Kardinall Offishall
    

    About the MuchMusic Video Awards: MuchMusic delivers today's hottest
chart-toppers and celebrities on Sunday June 17th with The 18th Annual
MuchMusic Video Awards, airing live at 9pm ET on MuchMusic and on broadband at
MuchAXS. Christina Aguilera, Pamela Anderson, Beastie Boys, The Black Eyed
Peas, Destiny's Child, Evanescence, Fall Out Boy, Nelly Furtado, Paris Hilton,
The Killers, Lenny Kravitz, Avril Lavigne, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shakira,
Britney Spears and Timbaland are just a slice of the international superstars
who have fired up the fans at past MMVAs. Last year's show reached 3.5 million
viewers in Canada and 100 million around the globe, with broadcasts in 65
countries.
    The ultimate in red-carpet cool kicks things off at 7:30pm ET with the
Red Carpet Arrivals Special airing live on MuchMusic. The MMVAs are all about
audience access, and this year's show is delivered on broadband at MuchAXS, on
mobile phones, and in High Definition and 5.1 surround sound. Fans can stay
tuned to MuchMusic and muchmusic.com for more information. Additional coverage
on Star!, 104.5 CHUM FM, CitytvHD and Citytv.




For further information:

For further information: Scott Campbell, (416) 591-7400 x2794,
scott.campbell@muchmusic.com; Graham Machacek, (416) 591-7400 x2593,
graham.machacek@muchmusic.com; Gabrielle Free, (416) 591-7400 x2658,
gabrielle.free@muchmusic.com


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