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LORDE Confirmed as a Presenter for MTV Video Music Awards

LORDE CONFIRMED AS A PRESENTER FOR THE '2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS'

LORDE TO PRESENT ALONGSIDE AN ALL STAR CAST AS WELL AS BEING UP FOR TWO AWARDS INCLUDING BEST FEMALE VIDEO

THE 2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS SCREEN LIVE ON MTV AT 12PM NZT, MONDAY AUGUST 25TH ONLY ON SKY CHANNEL 104

AUCKLAND, AUGUST 2OTH
Fresh from announcing a sure to be sell out NZ Tour, Pop sensation Lorde has been confirmed overnight as a presenter for the '2014 MTV Video Music Awards'. Lorde will join multi-platinum artist Demi Lovato, Taylor Schilling, Laverne Cox and Uzo Aduba from the cast of “Orange is the New Black,”Dylan O’Brien from the forthcoming “Maze Runner” and from MTV’s hit series “Teen Wolf,” “Vampire Diaries’” actress Nina Dobrev, pop singer Jason Derulo and R&B crooner Trey Songz as presenters for the night.

Also announced today, critically acclaimed, singer-songwriter and“MTV Artist to Watch” Sam Smith will make his U.S. award show performance debut during the 2014 “MTV Video Music Awards”.With his soulful sound and passionate vocals, Sam Smith has taken the music world by storm with his hits including “Stay With Me” and “Leave Your Lover” and is certain to deliver a powerful first-time VMA performance that will leave the audience wanting more. Sam Smithjoins an impressive list of previously announced 2014 “MTV Video Music Award” performers Usher, Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, Maroon 5, Iggy Azalea, BEYONCÉ, Nicki Minaj andTaylor Swift.

“I have watched the VMAs every year since I was a kid,” said Sam Smith. I am so insanely nervous but also so honored to be performing. This truly is a pinch yourself moment for me.”

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