Fuse to Count Down 100 MOST AWARD-WINNING ARTISTS, 3/6-7
Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, is celebrating The 100 musicians with the largest award collections in "100 Most Award-Winning Artists." Award-winners Nelly, Jack Antonoff and Cody Simpson host the 10-hour countdown filled with artists who have been honored at the Grammys, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Brit Awards, and even the Oscars. Parts 1 through 5 will kick off the countdown, airing consecutively beginning on Thursday, March 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Parts 6 through 10 will wrap up the countdown starting at 9:00 p.m. ET on Friday, March 7.
Nelly is a Grammy Award-winning savvy pop-rapper with crossover appeal. His 2000 solo debut, Country Grammar, was a hit, spawning a smash single by the same name. His unique approach to music has kept his sound fresh and the hits coming. Nelly's next four albums all made it to the top three on the Billboard chart, with the singles routinely making the top 20 and four of them going to No. 1. When the three-time Grammy Award winner isn't creating hit songs with collaborators or on his own, he ventures into film and television work, and has appeared on Real Husbands of Hollywood, CSI: NY and in the film The Longest Yard.
Jack Antonoff is the guitarist for the Grammy Award-winning band fun. as well as the front man of his new band, Bleachers. Antonoff and his band mates have been praised for their ability to meld an array of diverse inspirations into their own irresistible and freewheeling pop songcraft. The band drew immediate attention for their contemporary rethinking of classic '70s pop, where ornate arrangements and inspired orchestrations meet present-day rock 'n' roll.
Australian sensation Cody Simpson released his debut single, "iYiYi" (featuring Flo Rida) in 2010 followed by his debut EP, 4 U, in December of that year. The following year, Simpson made a stunning chart debut with his second EP, Coast to Coast, which entered Billboard's album chart at No. 17. He released his debut album, Paradise, in 2012 and his latest album, Surfers Paradise, picks up where Paradise left off. Surfers Paradise tells the story of how this talented teenage singer, songwriter, and musician, now 17, traded the sunny shores of his native Queensland, Australia, for the sunny shores of Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being performer.