Amber Riley, Ellie Kemper & More Join Line-Up of VH1 DIVAS, 12/16
VH1's popular franchise "VH1 Divas" announced today that British star Paloma Faith will be joining this year's LIVE dance music tribute. In addition Elisha Cuthbert , Sheila E, Kat Graham, Ellie Kemper, LA Reid and Amber Riley will make an appearance and join the "VH1 Divas" dance party LIVE at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, December 16 at 9PM/8c on VH1. To purchase tickets for VH1 Divas please visithttp://on.vh1.com/DIVAStix.
This year "VH1 Divas" red carpet will be live streamed on DIVAS.VH1.com on Sunday, December 16 from 8-9PM ET/4-6PM PT (#VH1DIVAS).The live stream will provide fans an unfiltered front-row seat to all the red carpet action and will feature real time interviews with entertainment's biggest stars. Beginning Monday, December 17, fans can view a curated red carpet highlights video on DIVAS.VH1.com.
In the spirit of celebration and appreciation VH1 Divas will include a tribute to two divas we lost this past year, whose voices always lead us straight to the dance floor, Whitney Houston and Donna Summer. Previously announced performers who will pay homage to dance music with performances featuring current and classic hits include: Iggy Azalea, Natasha Bedingfield, Havana Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Ciara, Bootsy Collins, Miley Cyrus, Melanie Fiona, Keri Hilson, Ledisi, Demi Lovato, Metric, Pitbull, Kelly Rowland and Jordin Sparks. Previously announced appearances include: La La Anthony, Jenna Dewan Tatum , Stacey Keibler , NeNe Leakes , Brandy Norwood and Kelly Osbourne .
As in previous years, this edition of "VH1 Divas" will benefit the VH1 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 with special Guest DJs, The Dolls: Mia Moretti and Caitlin Moe and KISSette please visit http://www.vh1savethemusic.com/divas2012.
This year's sponsors for "VH1 Divas" include: AT&T, BURGER KING, COVERGIRL, FIAT, GEICO, The Hershey Company, and Old Navy.
VH1.com will be offering a complete second screen experience on desktop and mobile, streaming LIVE from the red carpet and backstage so fans don't miss a moment of the action. VH1.com will 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 VH1's Co-Star application. For more information about the show visit DIVAS.VH1.com, "Like" VH1 on Facebook, and follow @VH1DIVAS on Twitter and use the hashtag #VH1DIVAS to talk about the show.