Grammy Award-Winning Artist Cee Lo Green Joins the Star-Studded Musical Line-up on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show"
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2011 -- Grammy Award-winning artist Cee Lo Green will join the star-studded musical line-up on THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW, airing Tuesday, Nov. 29 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. He joins previously announced artists Kanye West and Maroon 5. Supermodel Candice Swanepoel will open the lingerie runway show, which will also star Supermodels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio,Miranda Kerr, Doutzen Kroes, Erin Heatherton, Lily Aldridge, Lindsey Ellingson, and a bevy of other Victoria's Secret Angels, and will also include red carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show.
The runway looks will include over-the-top lingerie embellished with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, iconic Angel wings and the $2.5 million Fantasy Treasure Bra worn by Supermodel Miranda Kerr.
Green is a singer-songwriter, rapper, producer and actor, who received five 2011 Grammy nominations for his worldwide hit "Forget You," winning the category for "Best Urban/Alternative Performance." He made his famous debut appearance on "Saturday Night Live," with Gwyneth Paltrow, in January 2011 before their over-the-top performance at the Grammys in February. In 2010 he released the album, "The Lady Killer," which featured "Forget You." Green first came onto the music scene as a member of the hip-hop group Goodie Mob. After his success with Goodie Mob, he successfully reinvented himself and formed Gnarls Barkley with deejay-producer Danger Mouse, and released the 2006 worldwide hit "Crazy," which reached #1 on various singles charts worldwide.
Green is a celebrity judge and mentor on "The Voice." His talk show "Talking to Strangers" premiered in June 2011 and in September, Green did a guest voice spot on "American Dad," and has an upcoming guest starring role on "Parenthood." Additionally, Green will appear in the upcoming film "Sparkle," and is currently the face of the new 7UP campaign.
This performance will mark the artist's first appearance on THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW.
THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW is being produced by Done and Dusted, Inc. Edward G. Razek, Monica Mitro, Ian Stewart and Hamish Hamilton are the executive producers. Hamish Hamilton is the director.
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