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[11/07/11 - 12:26 PM]
Lil Wayne and Birdman to Hit the Stage at the First Ever MTV2 "Sucker Free Awards" Airing Sunday, December 4th at 11PM ET/PT on MTV2
Mixing the hits, DJ Irie will keep the Sucker Free Awards party going throughout the show as the house mix master.

[via press release from MTV]

LIL WAYNE AND BIRDMAN TO HIT THE STAGE AT THE FIRST EVER MTV2 "SUCKER FREE AWARDS" AIRING SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4TH AT 11PM ET/PT ON MTV2

DJ Irie Set to Bring the Heat As The Official House DJ And DJ Khaled to Join the Show as Special Guest Commentator

NEW YORK, NY (November 7, 2011) - MTV2 has announced the headlining acts performing at the "Sucker Free Awards." Four-time Grammy Award winner, Lil Wayne, nominated for both "Artist of the Year" and "Classic Album" categories, will hit the Sucker Free Stage with YMCMB head honcho Birdman to set the stage ablaze with a performance of the new single Why U Mad from Birdman's upcoming album Bigga Than Life. Mixing the hits, DJ Irie will keep the Sucker Free Awards party going throughout the show as the house mix master. Known for chart topping club bangers, DJ Khaled is set to appear as a guest commentator highlighting the best moments of the night. Premiering on Sunday, December 4th at 11pm ET/PT on MTV2, the Sucker Free Awards will honor the year in hip-hop with a unique look back at the music, headline making moments and personalities that made 2011 so memorable. Special guest appearances by YMCMB artists and more will be announced at a

"For MTV2 to hold the Sucker Free Awards in Miami and allow YMCMB to be showcased, it's gonna make for a special evening" said Birdman. "MTV continues to be a huge supporter of all our artists from Wayne, Drake, Nicki, Khaled, Bow and myself as well as our rising stars such as Twist, Tyga, and Lil Chuckee. We're appreciative of the channel's support as YMCMB continues to place its mark on this game."

Hosted by MTV's Sway Calloway, the performances will be held at LIV Fontainebleau Miami Beach, and feature packages and highlights from the award-shows big winners. DJ Envy will also be on hand throughout the night to give fans the VIP treatment from the heart of the action.

A total of seven categories will be voted on through a combination of fan voting online and via social media, as well as voting by tastemakers throughout the music and entertainment industry. Viewers can vote for three Sucker Free Awards categories including "Must Follow Artist in Social Media," "Rookie of the Year" and "The Best Crew of 2011" online by heading over to MTV2.com.To vote via Twitter, fans must use #SuckerFreeAwards hash-tag, list the category and their vote (e.g. "#suckerfreeawards #Bestcrew YMCMB").

The nominees for the 2011 Sucker Free Awards include:

FAN VOTED SUCKER FREE AWARDS CATEGORIES AND NOMINEES:

Must Follow Artist in Social Media - To vote via Twitter, use #suckerfreeawards and #twitterking

· Tyler, The Creator

· 50 Cent

· Fabolous

· Chris Brown

· Lil Duval

Rookie of the Year (Best Debut Album) - To vote via Twitter, use #suckerfreeawards and #RookieoftheYear

· Tyler, The Creator

· Big Sean

· J. Cole

· Wiz Khalifa

The Best Crew of 2011 - To vote via Twitter, use #suckerfreeawards and #bestcrew

· Maybach Music Group

· Odd Future

· YMCMB

· Slaughterhouse/Shady 2.0

· GOOD Music

· Roc Nation

· Taylor Gang

TASTEMAKER VOTED SUCKER FREE AWARDS CATEGORIES AND NOMINEES:

Artist of the Year

· Jay-Z & Kanye West

· Lil Wayne

· Rick Ross

· Nicki Minaj

· Chris Brown

Classic Album, Best Album of the Year

· Kanye West and Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

· Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

· Lupe Fiasco - Lasers

· MMG - Self Made, Vol. 1

· Big Sean - Finally Famous

Club Banger, Song of the Year

· I'm On One -DJ Khaled featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil' Wayne

· Ima Boss-Meek Mill

· *****'s In Paris - Kanye West and Jay-Z

· Headlines-Drake

· Racks-Y.C. featuring Future

Who's Got Next (Best Artist without an album)

· Meek Mill

· Kendrick Lamar

· Mac Miller

· Big K.R.I.T.

· ASAP Rocky

Sucker Free has been a staple of MTV2's programming since 2002. In the past year, the series has continued to dominate on Sundays with over 300,000 total weekly viewers and 200,000+ viewers 12-34; nearly +15% above MTV2's total day average. Sucker Free Countdown airs each Sunday at 11am and 11pm.

Jesse Ignjatovic/Den of Thieves is the Executive Producer for the 2011 Sucker Free Awards. Eric Conte serves as Executive Producer for MTV2. Elena Diaz serves as Executive In Charge of Music and Talent.

For more information, visit suckerfreeawards.mtv2.com.

About MTV2:

Available in approximately 80 million homes MTV2 is man's best friend. Since its launch in 1996, the network has reflected the subversive interests and behaviors of young men with a compelling and diverse programming line-up inspired by ordinary guys who do extraordinary things. MTV2, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





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