FUSE BRINGS THE 2014 BRIT AWARDS TO THE U.S.
CEREMONY TO AIR ON NATIONAL MUSIC NETWORK FUSE FEBRUARY 19 AT 9 PM/8 C
FEATURING 2014'S MOST INFLUENTIAL ARTISTS:
PHARRELL WILLIAMS, BRUNO MARS, KATY PERRY,
ELLIE GOULDING, ARCTIC MONKEYS AND
A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY LORDE AND DISCLOSURE
New York, NY (February 5, 2014) - Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, will be the exclusive U.S. television broadcast home to The 2014 BRIT Awards for the third year in a row. Set to air Wednesday, February 19 at 9pm/8c, The 2014 BRIT Awards on Fuse will provide American audiences with the latest and greatest music news from across the pond. This year the must-see awards show will feature performances from Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding and Arctic Monkeys, as well as a special performance by Lorde and Disclosure. Additionally, Fuse's flagship daily music news show, Fuse News, will deliver a comprehensive recap of the event's biggest moments on Thursday, February 20 at 7:30pm/6:30c. Fuse will also offer an encore presentation of the award show on Thursday, February 20 at 8pm/7c.
Tony Award winner James Corden will host The 2014 BRIT Awards for his fifth and final year. The actor, writer and producer, who has served as the longest serving presenter of the annual event, announced that this year will be his last as the frontman of the awards show. Bastille and electro duo Disclosure lead in the way of nominations this year with four nods each, while David Bowie's recent comeback has earned him two nods. All three of these artists are up for British Album of the Year, along with Arctic Monkeys and Rudimental.
For more 2014 BRIT Awards, viewers can visit http://www.fuse.tv/shows/brit-awards, and join the conversation on Twitter @fusetv using the hashtag #BRITs2014.
WHAT: The 2014 BRIT Awards
PREMIERE: Wednesday, February 19 @ 9pm/8c
ENCORE: Thursday, February 20 @ 8pm/7c
Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG +, MSG HD and MSG + HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company digital initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Hartford Wolf Pack (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, California, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, and manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.