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First Performers Announced for 2017 MMVAs

By: Staff –

The Much Music Videos Awards (MMVAs) in Toronto. (Photo: Alex Urosevic/MUCH)

The countdown begins for one of canada’s biggest street parties as Much announced today the first slate of performers for the 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards.

Descending on Toronto this year for Canada’s iconic music awards show are former MMVA host Joe Jonas and his multi-platinum pop-rock outfit DNCE; award-winning female rapper Iggy Azalea; Las Vegas anthemic rockers and second-time MMVA performers Imagine Dragons; hit-maker and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels; 2017 Juno Award-winning rapper Jazz Cartier; and in a follow-up of her show-stopping performance on the 2014 MMVAs, pop megastar Lorde. The MMVAs airs live Sunday, June 18 in simulcast on Much, CTV, and VRAK. Follow the conversation at #mmvas.

“With our enduring commitment to bringing the best in music to canadians, this first announcement proves that there’s no shortage of star power for fans this year,” said Nanci MacLean, Vice-President, Bell Media Studios. “From pop to rock to hip-hop, the 2017 mmvas has something for everyone, as the iconic corner of queen and john in toronto once again hosts another epic and unforgettable night.”

New this year, fans can be part of the party wherever they go, as the 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards are also set to livestream on the iHeartRadio app as well as nine Virgin Radio stations. They are: Virgin Radio Toronto, Kitchener, London, Halifax, Montréal, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver.

Additional artist announcements will be released in the coming weeks.

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