KE$HA TO APPEAR UNCENSORED AS THE FIRST GUEST ON THE PREMIERE OF MTV'S "NIKKI & SARA LIVE" ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 at 11pm ET LIVE/PT TAPE-DELAYED
New York, NY (January 24, 2013) - MTV's "Nikki & Sara LIVE" is set to bring the late night laughs and star power as global superstar, Ke$ha drops by as the first guest on the series premiere on Tuesday, January 29 at 11:00 p.m. ET LIVE/PT tape-delayed. Set in front of a live studio audience, critically acclaimed comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer are set to make their weekly half-hour comedy show debut from MTV's iconic Times Square Studio. Based on their successful comedy podcast "You Had to Be There," "Nikki & Sara LIVE" will feature their signature wit, fast-paced humor, celebrity interviews, and man on the street pieces that highlight their comedic take on the latest stories and trends in pop culture, entertainment, music and more.
Viewers can go to the "Nikki & Sara LIVE" show page on MTV.com for bios, photos and behind the scenes footage. Fans can also like the "Nikki & Sara LIVE" Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nikki-Sara-LIVE/180137628796309?ref=ts&fref=ts. To keep fully engaged with Nikki and Sara at all times, MTV is asking fans to tweet using the hashtag #NikkiAndSaraLIVE.
Executive producers of "Nikki & Sara LIVE" are Sara Schaefer, Nikki Glaser and Kim Gamble. Rob Anderson helped create and develop the series. Brent Haynes is the SVP of Comedy and will executive produce for MTV, and Nick Predescu and Shane Tilston are Executives in Charge of Production for the network.
On the heels of her smash hit, "Die Young" and recently released sophomore album, Warrior (Kemosabe/RCA Records), global superstar Ke$ha, has announced "C'Mon" as the official second single off of the new album. "C'Mon," which Ke$ha performed recently on FOX's The X-Factor was co-written by her as well as Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee and Cirkut and produced by Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut. The single is currently available at all digital music providers. Ke$ha has taken the world by storm since the release of her debut album Animal in 2010. That year she was declared Billboard's Hot 100 Artist and her smash debut single "TiK ToK" was named Billboard's #1 Hot 100 Song, was the most played song of that year, and was the biggest-selling digital track in the world. Ke$ha has had six consecutive Top 10 hits including three #1 singles: "TiK ToK", "Your Love Is My Drug" and "We R Who We R." Her debut album Animal has sold over 2.5 million units worldwide. Ke$ha has toured the world, playing over 200 live shows in support of Animal and its companion album Cannibal. She took home the MTV EMA for Best New Act in November 2010 and was nominated for 2 American Music Awards, 3 MTV VMA Awards and 6 Billboard Awards. She has performed on dozens of television programs all over the world including MTV Europe Music Awards, Much Music Awards (Canada), Echo Awards (Germany), X Factor (Australia), American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, American Idol, Saturday Night Live and The Today Show Summer Concert Series. She has over 21 million Facebook likes, over 3 million Twitter followers and over 300 million views on VEVO. She has sold over 24.5 million combined tracks and ringtones in the U.S alone and over 27.5 million worldwide to date. Ke$ha is an international powerhouse, Animal has been certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum in 15 markets (including Platinum in the United States) and was the biggest selling debut album from an international female in 2010 in the UK. Ke$ha is the global ambassador for Casio Baby G and was recently named the first global ambassador for Humane Society International.
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