In 2011, the music world was just beginning to hear about Aussie teen singer Cody Simpson after the release of his infectious single, iYiYi with Flo Rida. In 2012, the heartthrob gained a legion of followers with his North American Welcome to Paradise Tour. Now in 2013, the singer and surfer has released his debut studio album Paradise is quickly becoming a household name.
Simpson is returning to the MMVAs for a third year in a row alongside previously announced presenters Lucy Hale and Shay Mitchell from Pretty Little Liars, Arrow’s Stephen Amell, Pitch Perfect’s Brittany Snow, The Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar, Glee’s Naya Rivera, Suits’ Patrick J. Adams and MMVA winner Shawn Desman.
In addition to today’s performer announcement of Marianas Trench, Down With Webster and Armin van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie, the presenter list for the 2013 MMVAs got a big dose of star power, including The Big Jingle performer Austin Mahone, MMVA nominees Billy Talent and Mia Martina, singer-songwriter Nikki Williams, Platinum-selling artist Danny Fernandes, viral sensations The Janoskians, Revenge actor Josh Bowman, Degrassi star Luke Bilyk, and Teen Wolf’s Tyler Hoechlin.
Watch the 2013 MMVAs on Sunday, June 16 at 9E/6P on Much in Canada and Fuse in the U.S. Don’t miss The MMVAs RED CARPET SPECIAL, which airs just before the big show at 8E/5P.