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    Wed, 08 May 2013 14:14:45

    See MTV's O Music Awards Programming Schedule - The "Live Music Day" is set for June 19

    MTV/VH1/CMTV's O Music Awards are returning on June 19 for a 24-hour "Live Music Day" that will be centered on OMusicAwards.com with expressions across all of channels, websites and social networks.

    There are four main components to this year's show:

    Live Music Day: The show will be centered around the concept of "Live Music Day" and will feature performances from a myriad of artists (via live stream) from across the country.

    Drum-a-thon: ?uestlove will kick off a 24 hour drum-a-thon that will serve as the heartbeat of the entire show. Throughout the 24 hours a myriad of artists will take over/join in to keep the beat going.

    Make a band famous- Fan support will bring five emerging artists to O Music Awards to vie for a once-in-a-lifetime shot to play VMA weekend, as well as be featured as part of MTV's "Artist to Watch," VH1's "You Oughta Know, "or CMT's "Listen Up" music discovery franchises.

    New Categories: O Music Award categories epitomize the current state of music culture and memes. Returning categories will include "Digital Genius Award," "Best Web-Born Artist," and "Best Artist Instagram," while a few of the inaugural categories include "Next Big Scene," "Most Inspiring Fan Outreach," and "Analog Genius." On May 16, the complete list of categories and nominees will be revealed and voting will kick off via www.OMusicAwards.com.

    Anyone interested in the O Music Awards?

    —Maggie Pannacione

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