MySpace Canada offers fans exclusive coverage of 'Much Music Video Awards'

    Damian Abraham to deliver live updates and interviews exclusively for

    TORONTO, June 18 /CNW/ - MySpace Canada is pleased to provide MySpace
users with exclusive coverage of this year's Much Music Video Awards (MMVAs),
on Sunday, June 21, 2009. MySpace Awards will have up-to-date content, photos
and videos from the MMVAs which users can check out at
    Damian Abraham of Toronto-based punk band "Fucked Up" will be acting as
MySpace's official correspondent for the MMVAs and will be bringing fans
exclusive live video interviews from the Awards. Fans can watch Damian
interviewing their favourite artists and view celebrity photos captured by
music photographer, Jess Baumung, on MySpace Awards. MMVA fans can also keep
on top of the latest gossip from the Awards, find out where the best parties
are happening and get the inside track on where celebrities are around town
with MySpace.
    "This is a great opportunity for MySpace to actively engage with Canadian
music fans and encourages fans to become part of the MMVA excitement by
uploading their photos and videos," said Dave Stevens, General Manager,
MySpace Canada. "We are thrilled that Damian Abraham has jumped on board as
our correspondent and we know that he will entertain fans throughout the
MMVAs. He brings a unique point of view as a music industry insider and will
bring a different side of the MMVAs to life."

    The Hollywood Minute

    Fans are also encouraged to take to the streets themselves and capture
candid snaps and videos of any celebrity they see around Toronto trying to go
unnoticed. Fans can capture a great shot and download to "The Hollywood
Minute" (, a source of candid celebrity shots,
news and gossip straight from the streets and a staple for entertainment news
addicts across Canada. MySpace Canada encourages users to snap pictures or
video of celebrities and upload them to "The Hollywood Minute" for a chance to
be paid for the photo or video if it is syndicated through Central Image
Agency, MySpace's exclusive partner photo agency.

    About MySpace

    MySpace is a technology company connecting people through personal
expression, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to
experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal
profiles, photos, videos, mobile, messaging, games, and the world's largest
music community. MySpace is a division of News Corporation. (NYSE:   NWS - News,
NWS.A - News; ASX:NWS - News, NWSLV - News)

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