JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, KID ROCK, TRAVIS BARKER, JC CHASEZ JOIN MTV'S "TOTAL FINALE LIVE" CELEBRATION FOR TRL ON NOVEMBER 16TH
Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and Nelly to Perform One-Time Only Rap Collaboration
New York, NY � November 11, 2008 � As MTV's "Total Finale Live" celebration (November 16 8:00pm ET/PT) grows ever closer, a star-studded group of artists from rock, pop, hip-hop and beyond are already lined up to commemorate the show with their memories, performances, and more. Justin Timberlake, Kid Rock, and JC Chasez, always sure to draw a crowd in New York City's Times Square, are set to join "TRL's" current host Damien Fahey and former host Carson Daly in the studio and share their thoughts on what the show meant to them.
Just when you thought the finale couldn't get any bigger, the show has been extended an extra half-hour to fit in all the "TRL" goodness. The finale will now feature Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and Nelly on stage together in a one-time only collaboration, adding another big moment to the long list of hot performances that have taken place in the "TRL" studios over the years. In addition, Christina Aguilera and Travis Barker will be joining the show via satellite to say a few words to the fans.
Beyonc�, 50 Cent, Fall Out Boy and the Backstreet Boys have already been added to the list of performers for "Total Finale Live." Diddy, Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift, Hilary Duff, Good Charlotte's Benji and Joel Madden, Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit fame and Jonathan Davis of Korn will all appear in the studio.
And since you can't have "TRL' without the VJs, we're welcoming back Lyndsey Rodrigues, Vanessa Minnillo, Dave Holmes, Jesse Camp, Hilarie Burton, La La Vasquez and Quddus to celebrate, in addition to the show's hosts, Carson Daly and Damien Fahey.
"Total Finale Live" is Executive Produced by Dave Sirulnick, Tony DiBari, Tim Healy and Dave George. Shawn Witt serves as Supervising Producer. Marta Ravin is Producer.
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