MTV’s annual Upfront event was hosted by MTV’s Nicole Byer of the hit series “Girl Code,” MTV2’s Andrew Schulz and Charlamagne of “Guy Code,” and featured phenomenal performances by Bastille performing their hit “Pompeii.” Paramore, who was introduced by Rita Ora, performed their hit songs “Still Into You” and “Ain’t It Fun.” Grammy Award-winning EDM extraordinaire and recent MTV “Movie Awards” performer Zedd entertained the audience with his hit “Clarity” and was then joined on-stage by Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams for an epic closing with their song “Stay the Night.”
The event also featured appearances by MTV on-air talent including Victoria Justice debuting a first-look at her new MTV series “Eye Candy,” along with Molly Tarlov of “Awkward,” Chrissy Teigen and Yassir Lester from the upcoming cooking competition show with a comedic twist, “Snack-Off,” Gregg Sulkin from “Faking It”†and Chris Distefano and Melanie Iglesias from MTV2’s “Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave.”
The network announced a diverse summer programming slate featuring a mix of scripted, reality and competition series including the premieres of new series “Finding Carter” and “Snack-Off,” along with the highly anticipated return of “Teen Wolf” season four and Rob Dyrdek’s “Ridiculousness” season five.
Check out photos from the event below.
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