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· Legendary DJ D-Nice set to take the stage for Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED.
· ABOUT D-NICE: With his journey taking him from the streets of Harlem all the way to The White House, Derrick "D-Nice" Jones is not only a pillar of hip-hop but is continuing to steer pop culture. The legendary artist, DJ, and photographer has moved millions on wax, on stage, and now online with his revolutionary virtual Club Quarantine. The latter paved the way for numerous Instagram Live series. More importantly, Club Quarantine raised millions for first responders, HBCU's, and more. D-Nice's global influence has been acknowledged time and again including being named 2021 Entertainer of The Year by The NAACP Image Awards while the BET Awards named him DJ of The Year and made him an honorary recipient of the "Shine A Light" Award. He was also recognized by CNN Heroes for bringing joy to people during quarantine and and EBONY magazine including him on the 2021 "Power 100" list. After spreading hope online, he is back to making records and rocking stages. D-Nice kicked off 2021 co-curating the Official Playlist of the Biden + Harris inauguration. Soon after, he performed at the official in stadium Super Bowl LV pre-show. D-Nice continued the year taking his talent from his sold out Club Quarantine Live at the Hollywood Bowl to the iconic Met Gala and Kennedy Center Honors. After bringing in 2022 on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, he recently opened at the NBA All-Star Game and helped provide the soundtrack for the 94th Academy Awards. D-Nice continues to innovate and inspire, leaving an indelible mark on the entertainment industry.
· Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED will debut exclusive clips throughout the show from the upcoming series SELLING THE OC (Netflix) and THE REAL HOUSEWIVES ULTIMATE GIRLS TRIP EX-WIVES CLUB (Bravo)
· MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS - COMPLETE LIST OF PRESENTERS:
· MOVIE & TV AWARDS: UNSCRIPTED - COMPLETE LIST OF PRESENTERS:
· PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED:
· This year, the highly anticipated MTV Movie & TV Awards and Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED will air as an epic, one-night global event honoring the brightest stars in movies and television.
· Actress and musician Vanessa Hudgens will host the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards LIVE from Barker Hangar in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 5 at 8PM ET/PT. More info.
· Entertainment icon Snoop Dogg aka DJ SNOOPADELIC will return to the iconic stage. More info.
· SOCIAL ONLY CATEGORY: Voting for "Best Musical Moment (presented by SONIC(R) Drive-In) opened May 30th via MTV's Instagram Stories and closes June 3rd; the winner will be revealed live in-show.
· PRODUCTION CREDITS: Executive Producers for both "MTV Movie & TV Awards" and the "Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED" are MTV's Bruce Gillmer, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa Whitewolf and Den Of Thieves' Jesse Ignjatovic and Barb Bialkowski. Jackie Barba and Alicia Portugal are Executives in Charge of Production and Lisa Lauricella serves as the Music Talent Executive for both events.
· MORE INFO: For updates and additional information, please visit MTVAwards.mtv.com, follow @MTV on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube, use hashtag #MTVAwards and follow @MTVAwards on Facebook and Twitter.
June 1, 2022 12:21pm ET by MTV