INK Entertainment is The Spot for The Official After Parties of the 2009 MMVAs



    
    Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas and MuchMusic VJs just some of the guests to
    appear at Ultra and This is London in Toronto
    

    TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ - INK Entertainment is pleased to announce its
official partnership with MuchMusic bringing part-goers from all over to the
hottest, celeb-filled after party destinations for the 2009 MMVAs. Headlining
talent take the stage at ULTRA and This is London for three jam-packed days as
they appear live at Toronto's premiere venues. Friday June 19th fans will go
Gaga for music's hottest fashion icon Lady Gaga. The GRAMMY(R)-nominated
performer parties at Ultra immediately following her sold out live concert at
Kool Haus, and preceding what is expected to be a shock-filled performance at
the MMVAs. Saturday June 20th dance floors will boom with will.i.am spinning
live on the decks at This Is London. Sunday June 21st the weekend culminates
with GRAMMY(R)-winning group the Black Eyed Peas, including Fergie, at Ultra
along with a slew of MuchMusic VJs and more.
    "After many years of working with MuchMusic we are thrilled to be
bringing club-goers the official after parties for the 2009 MMVAs," says INK
CEO Charles Khabouth. "This being the only award show of such magnitude in
Canada that brings such A-list talent, we are confident that this will be the
best year yet!"

    Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga is being touted as the new queen of pop with comparisons to
club and style icon Madonna. Her debut No. 1 single "Just Dance" has gone six
times platinum - a first in Canada. Rooted in New York's underground club
scene, Gaga worked her way into the mainstream with creative songs,
out-of-the-box style, and unique dance moves. With her latest singles "Poker
Face" and "Paparazzi" and having graced this month's cover of Rolling Stone -
Lady Gaga has definitely given new meaning to her album's title "The Fame".
Lady Gaga will appear live at Ultra in Toronto on Friday June 19th 2009. For
ticket information please visit www.ultratoronto.com

    will.i.am and The Black Eyed Peas

    As music and style icons, The Black Eyed Peas are fixtures on any
dancefloor. Their brand new album, the E.N.D, released yesterday brings the
beat back with their iconic catchy sound. Their No. 1 single "Boom Boom Pow"
is just one of what is anticipated to be a series of chart toppers. will.i.am
is also an established DJ - tapping into his musical instinct to give
clubgoers a high-paced electro groove. This will be the second time that The
Black Eyed Peas have graced INK venues. will.i.am will take the turntables
live on Saturday June 20th at This is London. For ticket information visit
www.thisislondonclub.com. The Black Eyed Peas walk the red carpet for the
official MMVA afterparty at Ultra on Sunday June 21st. www.ultratoronto.com
    Official Sponsors for INK's official afterparty weekend include Molson,
Belvedere Vodka, Nokia, Virgin Mobile and clothing line Sean John.

    About MMVAs

    MuchMusic gives fans the experience of a lifetime by putting them as
close as humanly possible to their favourite artists and celebrities at the
2009 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. The show airs live on Sunday, June 21 at 9 p.m.
ET with a star-packed Red Carpet special beforehand at 8 p.m. ET. Past years
have seen performances by Rihanna, Avril Lavigne, The Killers, Simple Plan,
New Kids On The Block, City and Colour, Kanye West, Kardinal Offishall and
Akon, Nelly Furtado, Britney Spears, Hedley, Fergie 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 muchmusic.com or Twitter
@MuchMusic for the most up-to-date info about the event of the year.

    About INK Entertainment

    Headquartered in Toronto, INK is the parent company of some of the most
successful complexes in the entertainment industry including Toronto's
longstanding Guvernment and Kool Haus Entertainment Complex, This is London,
Ultra and Dragonfly Nightclub on Niagara Fallsview Casino grounds. INK is also
partners with the Liberty Entertainment Group as parent company of Tattoo Rock
Parlour (Canada's only trendy rock bar and tattoo shop combined) and Spice
Route, King West's Asian Bistro- bar. Known especially for attracting high
calibre talent and celebrities, INK's premium entertainment structures and
restaurants are recognized internationally as nightlife destinations. INK has
multiple projects slated to launch including their latest restaurant Ame in
conjunction with Rubino Restaurants in 2009 and an electronic music festival
at Horseshoe Valley in 2010.




For further information:

For further information: Tara Hendela, Director of Public Relations, INK
Entertainment, (416) 869-9444 x 237, Tara@ink-00.com

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