via press release:
GRAMMY AWARD-NOMINATED ARTISTS FLO RIDA AND ROBIN THICKE AND
BREAKOUT ARTIST RACHEL PLATTEN SET TO PERFORM ON
“TEEN CHOICE 2015”
SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, LIVE ON FOX
Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and Keke Palmer of SCREAM QUEENS
Among Newly Added Choice Stars to Appear
SOUR PATCH KIDS Added as Exclusive Candy Sponsor of TEEN CHOICE 2015
Grammy Award nominee and multi-Platinum hip-hop star Flo Rida is set to perform his hit, “I Don’t Like It, I Love It,” with a special appearance from fellow Grammy Award nominee Robin Thicke on the TEEN CHOICE 2015 stage when the special airs live Sunday, Aug. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. In addition, breakout pop artist Rachel Platten will perform her summer hit, “Fight Song.” Also, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele and Keke Palmer, stars of FOX’s highly anticipated comedy/horror series SCREAM QUEENS, are scheduled to appear along with NBA star Stephen Curry, Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”), Janel Parrish (“Pretty Little Liars”), Lucy Hale (“Pretty Little Liars”), Skylar Astin (“Pitch Perfect”), BROOKLYN NINE-NINE’s Terry Crews, musical artist Rita Ora, GRANDFATHERED star John Stamos, MINORITY REPORT’s Wilmer Valderrama, Tyrese Gibson (“Furious 7”) and Jordana Brewster (“Furious 7”).
SOUR PATCH KIDS, the No. 1 sour candy brand, is now the official candy partner of TEEN CHOICE 2015. SOUR PATCH KIDS will be on the red carpet live with an exclusive Snapstory, featuring social star Jake Paul. Paul will take over SOUR PATCH KIDS’ Snap Chat handle during the live event and give fans a unique sour-then-sweet view of the red carpet. SOUR PATCH KIDS will also be sweetening up the sour and sweet moments of the show by delighting select fans who engage with them with their own customized virtual TEEN CHOICE surfboard.
TEEN CHOICE 2015 celebrates the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web. Hosted by Ludacris, Gina Rodriguez and Josh Peck, the special will feature previously announced performances by EMPIRE’s Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, 5 Seconds of Summer and Little Mix. Previously announced stars scheduled to appear include Britney Spears, Ellen DeGeneres, Cat Deeley, Vin Diesel, Chloe Grace Moretz, Fifth Harmony, Sarah Hyland, Bella Thorne, Scott Eastwood and R5, among others.
Flo Rida burst out of the gate in 2007 with the 7x Platinum-certified hit “Low (Feat. T-Pain),” which spent 10 consecutive weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100. The Miami-based rapper has unleashed an undeniably amazing string of record-breaking, multi-Platinum singles, including the worldwide No. 1 favorite, “Right Round (Feat. Ke$ha)” (15x Platinum), “Good Feeling” (10x Platinum) and “Wild Ones (Feat. Sia)” (9x Platinum). His recent “My House” EP has already seen success with another Platinum-certified single, “G.D.F.R. (Feat. Sage The Gemini)” To date, Flo Rida has sold over 90 million singles worldwide and shows no sign of slowing down.
From Boston, MA, Rachel Platten is currently touring with Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri on “The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour.” Her summer hit, “Fight Song,” has reached No. 1 on the iTunes Songs chart. “Fight Song” is the first single from her Columbia Records EP, which also includes “Lone Ranger,” “Beating Me Up” and “Congratulations.”
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