via press release:
MTV’S “NYE IN NYC 2012” WELCOMES SEASON SIX WINNERS I.a.M.m.E. FROM “RANDY JACKSON PRESENTS AMERICA’S BEST DANCE CREW” ON DECEMBER 31 AT 11:00PM ET (TAPE DELAYED PT)
House DJ Duo Sunnery James Ryan Marciano To Keep The Crowd Moving Throughout the Night
New York, NY (December 28, 2011) – MTV today announced that the “NYE in NYC” musical extravaganza has just gotten even hotter with the addition of dance crew I.a.M.m.E. to the performance line-up. The “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” Season Six winners will have music fans on their feet during the festivities, with electrifying performances set to the sounds that kept music fans moving all year. The DJ/Production duo Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano – known for their deep and funky house style – are sure to provide a dance club atmosphere by spinning some of the hottest dance songs of 2011.
In a joint statement, Sunnery and Ryan had this to say about their appearance:
“We’re excited to announce our appearance during MTV’s New Year’s Eve Special. We’re very much looking forward to our exclusive set as MTV’s house DJs and launching 2012 together with Demi Lovato, Tyler Posey and everybody who’s coming to the set or watching the show live on MTV.”
As previously announced, Tyler Posey of the hit series “Teen Wolf” and Demi Lovato, will host the show. Confirmed performers include Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, J Cole, Jason Derulo and Mac Miller. Also joining the music spectacular are Vanessa Marano and Katie LeClerc of the series “Switched at Birth” will also stop by to join the celebration. Also, a must-see first look from the all-new season of the groundbreaking hit series “Punk’d” will air during the New Year’s Eve special.
MTV.com will prepare fans for the festivities with the launch of a NYE page that will look back at blasts from past New Year’s Eve specials featuring photos, special moments, performances and other highlights. Additionally, fans can still get in on the action by heading over to nye.mtv.com to cast their votes for their favorite dance songs of 2011 that will be used as the music that IaMme will dance to in their performances. Viewers can join the fun by on Twitter by using the #mtvNYE hash tag. Voting continues through December 29th. To find out what IamMe has been up to since their season six win visit www.iammecrew.com as they continue to “Inspire.Motivate.Energize” through dance.
Official sponsors of “NYE in NYC” are Geico Insurance and Nike.
“NYE in NYC” is Executive Produced by Tony DiBari and Karen Frank. Matthew Parillo serves as the Executive in Charge of Production. The Executives in Charge of Music and Talent are Amy Doyle and Joanna Bomberg. Tracy Hellerud serves as Supervising Producer for MTV.
MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV’s sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.