via press release:
WILL.I.AM TO SERVE AS “CHOICE” DJ AND JASON DERULO
SET TO PERFORM AT “TEEN CHOICE 2011”
AIRING LIVE SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, ON FOX
Tyra Banks, Jason Bateman, Kirsten Bell, Rachel Bilson, Cat Deeley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson,
Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Marano, Tyler Posey, Maggie Q, Taylor Lautner, Avril Lavigne,
Kellan Lutz, Joel McHale, Nikki Reed, Zoe Saldana and Taylor Swift
Also Scheduled to Appear
Vote for Your Favorite Nominees Online at www.teenchoiceawards.com
Until Friday, August 5
Seven time Grammy Award winning recording artist, producer and nominee will.i.am will spin music’s hottest tracks as the “Choice” DJ at TEEN CHOICE 2011. Additionally, music sensation and nominee Jason Derulo is set to perform his new single “Don’t Wanna Go Home” at the awards ceremony airing live Sunday, August 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
TEEN CHOICE 2011 celebrates the hottest teen icons in film, television, music, sports and fashion. Tyra Banks, Jason Bateman, Kirsten Bell, Rachel Bilson, Cat Deeley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Gillian Jacobs, Tyler Posey, Maggie Q, Taylor Lautner, Avril Lavigne, Kellan Lutz, Vanessa Marano, Joel McHale, Nikki Reed, Zoe Saldana and Taylor Swift are scheduled to appear on the star-studded special.
Fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day for all of their favorite TEEN CHOICE 2011 nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com.
As frontman and producer behind the multi-platinum group The Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am has helped guide them to become one of the most innovative groups for over a decade. They have sold over 58 million records worldwide plus 24 million digital tracks and won six Grammy awards. On his own, will.i.am has established himself as one of music’s top producers. He has collaborated on tracks with Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Kelis, Nas, The Game, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Sergio Mendes, Carlos Santana, The Pussycat Dolls, Busta Rhymes and fellow Black Eyed Pea, Fergie.
Miami-born Jason Derulo recently released his new single – “Don’t Wanna Go Home,” – from his hotly anticipated second album “Future History,” due for release in September. Derulo ruled the airwaves last year with his three smash hit singles, the multi-platinum debut “Whatcha Say,” the multi-platinum “In My Head,” and the multi-platinum “Ridin’ Solo,” off his self-titled debut album. He has sold more than 13 million singles and 850,000 albums worldwide.
TEEN CHOICE 2011 is executive-produced by Bob Bain (“Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards”) and Michael Burg. Paul Flattery and Kelly Brock serve as producers, and Greg Sills serves as supervising producer.