Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Plus More To Perform on “VH1 Divas” Hosted By Adam Lambert (@VH1 @vh1savethemusic @AdamLambert @mileycyrus @ddlovato)

 

VH1s beloved, popular franchiseVH1 Divasis throwing the hottest dance party of 2012LIVE on Sunday, December 16 at 9PM/8c with Grammy Award-nominated hostAdam Lambert.This years show will celebrate the dance-inducing music that is the vibrant soundtrack to every major blowout bash, unforgettable party and night out on the town. VH1 is bringing togetherCiara,Miley Cyrus,Demi Lovato,Kelly Rowland,Jordin Sparksand more to be announced,to pay homage to the greatest divas of dance music history.

This is going to be one hell of a party! We are extremely thrilled to have the extraordinarily talented Adam Lambert as our 2012 VH1 Divas host, says Lee Rolontz, EVP, Original Music Production & Development, VH1 and VH1 Classic. The world has truly been inspired by dance music and what better way for VH1 to pay tribute than by honoring legends Whitney Houston and Donna Summer through song and dance.

“I’m so thrilled to be hosting VH1 Divas this year,” said Adam Lambert. “I have a feeling it’s going to be the most fabulous concert of the year! And LIVE!! Get ready for some amazing performances, killer fashion and fierce divas!”

VH1 Divas will bring together some of todays hottest recording artists to pay tribute to some of the most original and beloved dance divas. In the spirit of celebration and appreciation, VH1 Divas will feature a joyous tribute to two divas we lost this past year, whose voices always lead us straight to the dance floor, Whitney Houston and Donna Summer.

As in previous years, this edition of VH1 Divas will benefit theVH1 Save The Music Foundation,a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping music education alive in American public schools. To date, VH1 Save The Music has provided more than $49.5 million in new musical instruments to 1,850 public schools in more than 128 school districts around the country, impacting the lives of over 2.1 million children.To purchase tickets to the VH1 Divas live concert and Official After-party hosted by VH1 Divas and Foundation Ambassador Jordin Sparks please visit http;//www.vh1savethemusic.com/divas2012.

This years sponsors for VH1 Divas include:T&T, BURGER KING, COVERGIRL, FIAT, GEICO, Hersheys, Old Navy, and SMIRNOFF.

VH1.comwill be offering a complete second screen experience on desktop and mobile, streaming LIVE from the red carpet and backstage so fans dont miss a moment of the action.VH1.comwill also host a live Twitter Tracker to keep tabs on the up-to-the-minute social media action around the show, and the show will be prominently featured in VH1s Co-Star application. For more information about the show visitDIVAS.VH1.com,Like VH1 on Facebook, and follow @VH1DIVAS on Twitter and use the hashtag #VH1DIVAS to talk about the show.

Additional performers, presenters, special guests and sponsors will be announced as they are confirmed.

Premiering on VH1 in 1998, Divas became synonymous with some of the most memorable, live, female vocal performances in television history.The show quickly became a highly anticipated annual phenomenon, generating speculation among music fans and industry executives on who would be part of that years telecast.Last year, the Divas paid tribute to the great cities of Soul Music including: Chicago, Detroit, London, Memphis and Philadelphia with Divas Celebrates Soul featuring Mary J, Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Florence + The Machine, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Chaka Khan, and Jill Scott. Previous featured performers over the years included Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Cher, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Whitney Houston, Beyonc, Chaka Khan, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks and numerous others have graced the VH1 Divas stage.

VH1 Divasisexecutive produced by Jesse Ignanovic for Den of Thieves and Ricky Minor. Lee Rolontz and Rick Krim are executive producers for VH1.

ABOUT VH1

VH1connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 99 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, and extensive video onVH1.com.VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the worlds leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.For more information, go towww.vh1press.comorvisitVH1.com, theVH1 Facebookpage and@VH1on Twitter.

??ABOUT THEVH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION

The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in Americas public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each childs complete education. To date, VH1 Save The Music has provided more than$49.5 million in new musical instruments to 1,850 public schools in more than 128 school districts around the country, impacting the lives of over 2.1 million children.The 2012 Ambassador Class – dedicated to raising awareness and funds to benefit The Foundation – includes: Jordin Sparks, Katy Perry, Gavin Rossdale, AJ McLean, Vanessa Carlton, Matthew Morrison, Daughtry and Lupe Fiasco.Get involved atwww.vh1savethemusic.comand follow us on twitter @vh1savethemusic

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