TUNE IN TO THE “VH1 BIG IN ’06 AWARDS”
PREMIERING SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3 AT 9 PM*
IT’S REALLY BIG!!
D.L. Hughley Hosts This Year’s Show
With Appearances By Justin Timberlake, Eva Longoria, Kiefer Sutherland,
Joey Lawrence, Lance Bass, Ice-T, Coco, Brooke Hogan, Tommy Lee, David Hasselhoff,
Danny Bonaduce, Mario Lopez, Katharine McPhee, Jenna Jameson, Hal Sparks, Kathy Griffin, Andrew Dice Clay, Stephen Colbert, Emily Procter, lonelygirl15 (Jessica Rose), Masi Oka,
Janelle Pierzina, ANT And Kennedy
With Performances by Fergie, The Fray And The Killers
And A Special Appearance By “Weird Al” Yankovic
VH1’s Biggest Star Of 2006 Flavor Flav Will Be Backstage On-Air Correspondent
Viewers Get To Choose The “VH1 Big In ’06 Awards” Winners
Through December 1 At http://big.vh1.com
Santa Monica, CA, November 29, 2006 – No year has ever been bigger for super-star babies than 2006…and who doesn’t love a big baby? From the moment they were born they were instant celebrities and on the top of every paparazzi’s hit list because the first photo’s of each new “celebribaby” could bring millions to some lucky photographer, magazine or charity.
2006 also saw its share of actors, politicians and even clergymen acting like babies or busting down closet doors to show their true selves. VH1 will again pay homage to the biggest stars, the biggest moments and the biggest crazes of this year with “VH1 Big in ’06 Awards,” premiering Sunday, December 3 at 9PM*.
VH1 is again turning the choice of who will win over to America. Viewers can vote for each category online at http://big.vh1.com through December 1. Viewers can also cast their vote using their mobile phones by texting keyword “BIG” to the number 22422
Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley of “Studio 60” will host the annual year-end celebration for the third time which will feature appearances by Justin Timberlake, Eva Longoria, Kiefer Sutherland, Joey Lawrence, Lance Bass, Ice-T, Coco, Brooke Hogan, Tommy Lee, David Hasselhoff, Danny Bonaduce, Mario Lopez, Katharine McPhee, Jenna Jameson, Hal Sparks, Kathy Griffin, Andrew Dice Clay, Stephen Colbert, Emily Procter, lonelygirl15 (Jessica Rose), Masi Oka, Janelle Pierzina, ANT, Kennedy and a special appearance by “Weird Al” Yankovic. This year’s “Big” performances will include Fergie, The Fray and The Killers. Flavor Flav, VH1’s biggest star of 2006 will also be on hand as a backstage on-air correspondent. Additional performers, presenters and special guests will be announced as they are confirmed.
Warner Bros new motion picture, “Unaccompanied Minors”, L’Oréal Paris®, Burger King®, Alltel Wireless, Cotton Incorporated, and Bebe are the sponsors of “VH1 Big in ’06 Awards.”
“VH1 Big in ’06 Awards” is executive produced by Lee Rolontz and Michael Dempsey.
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