MTV To Announce 'Best Of Year' Choices Next Week
December 8, 2011 at 10:27 AM (PT)
MTV will offer what it describes as a "weeklong celebration of (the) year in music," naming its choices for the year’s best artists, songs and performances and including year end lists ranking EDM (electronic dance music) artist of the year, song of the year, and artist of the year.
The programming will air all next week, starting MONDAY (12/12) 8a-9a (ET) with editors from MTV News, MTV Music & Talent, and MTV.com debating and revealing their collective choices for electronic dance artist of the year. Song of the year will be revealed on WEDNESDAY, and artist of the year will be featured on THURSDAY, with the top 10 counted down during the network's AMTV and the winner revealed by SWAY at 4:59p (ET), follwed by an "acceptance speech" running sporadically throughout primetime hours. Fans will also be invited to vote for best live musical performance of the year, with the top voted performances revealed during AMTV on TUESDAY and the winner announced that day at 4:59p (ET).