Op, Op, Op, Oppa! The biggest block party in the world is about to get wild as MuchMusic announces today that international hit-maker PSY will co-host the 2013 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. Arguably one of pop culture’s most-recognized names, PSY’s juggernaut hit “Gangnam Style” broke YouTube records last year with more than 1.5 billion views, and counting. Since its release in April, PSY’s current hit single “Gentleman” has garnered more than 325 million views on YouTube, and broken a record for most views in a day with more than 38 million. PSY marks his live Canadian television hosting and performance debut when he hits the MMVA stage this year.
PSY joins previously announced performer Demi Lovato for the 2013 MMVAs, which go down Sunday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET on Much in Canada and Fuse in the U.S. The MMVAs RED CARPET SPECIAL airs just before at 8 p.m. ET. Additional #MMVA2013 performer and presenter announcements to come.
“I’m looking forward to co-hosting and performing at the MuchMusic Video Awards,” said PSY. “And I’m looking forward to seeing all my fans in Canada!”
“PSY is really going to bring the party to this year’s MMVAs,” said Sheila Sullivan, Executive Producer, 2013 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. “His explosive energy and fun approach to music is a great fit for the MMVAs, and our audience. With PSY fronting the show, the biggest street party in the world just got that much louder.”