- More than 4.4 million Canadians engage with the MMVAs as awards show
delivers an astronomical 2 billion social impressions -
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TORONTO, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians experienced the 2015 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS like never before, as new data confirms the June 21 awards show
extravaganza engaged millions on multiple platforms. More than 4.4
million Canadians participated in the TV broadcast, which has achieved
an accumulated audience of 1.4 million viewers with another 155,000
video starts online. Meanwhile, powered by nearly 450,000 mentions of
#MMVAs by almost 400,000 users on Twitter, the 2015 MMVAs generated an incredible 2 billion social impressions in total. The 2015 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS is available on demand at Much.com.
"The MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS continues to resonate with young Canadians as they engage with the
event on more and more platforms," said Tracey Pearce, Senior
Vice-President, Specialty and Pay, Bell Media. "It was an incredible
night for fans, the talent who appeared on the MMVA stage, and sponsors alike."
** MEDIA NOTE** Download photos from the 2015 MMVAs at at BellMedia.ca/PR.
Additional highlights for the 2015 MMVAs:
In total, the live broadcast of the 2015 MMVAs reached more than 3.2 million Canadians on Much, CTV, CTV Two, MTV, M3,
and MTV2, delivering an average TV audience of 785,000
With encore broadcasts included, the 2015 MMVAs have an accumulated TV audience of 1.4 million viewers and reach of 4.4
During the live TV broadcast, the 2015 MMVAs was the most-watched program on television among the network's key
A18-34, A18-49, F18-34, F18-49, F25-54, P12-34, and teen demos
The 2015 MMVAs is now the top TV broadcast this year to-date on Much
Online, there were more than 155,000 video starts of MMVA content, with
almost 28,000 hours of viewing alone on June 21 on Much.com
Among 2015 Bell Media livestream events the 2015 MMVAs was the #2 most-streamed event of the year behind the OSCARS
With interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Tumblr, Instagram,
Snapchat and Periscope, MMVA fans interacted like never before,
chalking up 2 billion social impressions
On Twitter, 11 MMVA-related topics trended in Canada, while #MMVAs actually trended around
the world during the live event.
The corner of Queen and John streets in Toronto lit up with the 2015 MMVAs on Sunday, June 21, one of the world's biggest and most exciting
street-level award shows. International mega-star Ed Sheeran was in
full command of the stage in his fourth annual MMVA appearance, his first as co-host, as he led a remarkable evening filled
with some of the world's biggest names in music and entertainment.
Talent who graced the 2015 MMVA stage included performers such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Nick Jonas, Fall Out Boy, and Walk Off The Earth, and presenters such as international supermodel Gigi Hadid, and GRAMMY-nominated rocker Adam Lambert.
Official sponsors of the 2015 MMVAs include: Bud Lime Ritas, Coca-Cola®, Procter & Gamble®, SUBWAY® Restaurants, and Virgin Mobile Canada™.
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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 2015 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. The show aired live on Sunday, June 21 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, Kesha, 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.com or Twitter @Much for the most up-to-date info about the event of the year.
Source: Numeris (BBM Canada)
For further information:
Jessica Charbonneau, Music & Entertainment Specialties, Bell Media, 416.384.3016 or firstname.lastname@example.org