INTERNATIONAL POP SINGER-SONGWRITER RITA ORA TO PERFORM LIVE ON “THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS,” AIRING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 FROM 9:00 – 11:00PM ET/PT
Ora Will Perform a Song from Her Highly Anticipated Upcoming Album “Phoenix”
Los Angeles, CA – November 1, 2018 – London-based singer-songwriter Rita Ora has been announced as a performer for “The E! People’s Choice Awards,” celebrating movies, television, music and pop culture. E!'s inaugural telecast of the award show will air Sunday, November 11 from 9:00 – 11:00pm ET/PT live from Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. Ora will perform a song from her debut U.S. album “Phoenix,” dropping November 23.
Ora, who immigrated from her native Kosovo to England with her family as a young child, is an international pop singer with multiple #1 singles, and 13 singles in the top 10. Her debut album premiered at #1 on the UK charts and was certified platinum. Recently she hit a major milestone, having the record for the most Top 10 Singles for a British female artist in the UK. Her debut U.S. album “Phoenix,” due out November 23, has landed three of its singles already platinum and in the UK Top 5.
In addition to being an accomplished artist and dynamic performer, Ora’s career encompasses various segments of entertainment and pop culture, including acting on the big screen (Mia Grey in Universal Pictures’ “Fifty Shades of Freed” and “Fifty Shades Darker,” Maria Escobar in “Southpaw”), a collaboration with Adidas, and serving as a talent coach (“The Voice UK”), judge (“The X Factor”) and host on television (“America’s Next Top Model,” “Boy Band”).
“The E! People’s Choice Awards” will broadcast live across the cable networks of NBCUniversal, including Bravo, E!, SYFY, Universo and USA, and will air in 161 countries. “E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards,” will air only on E! starting at 7:00pm ET/PT. Both “The E! People’s Choice Awards” and “E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards” will be streaming live on the E! app and Eonline.
“The E! People’s Choice Awards” is produced by Wilshire Studios and Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager.
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The E! People’s Choice Awards
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," “Total Bellas,” "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “Very Cavallari” and its newest late night topical series “Busy Tonight.” The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and on November 11 E! becomes the home of the “People’s Choice Awards.” E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
About Wilshire Studios
Wilshire Studios develops and produces a diverse slate of original unscripted programming for multiple platforms, aligning with award-winning producers and innovative storytellers to create compelling content that explores reality through a variety of formats. From E!’s signature “Live from the Red Carpet,” USA Network’s “The Cromarties” and Oxygen’s “Mysteries and Scandals,” “The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell” for Netflix, “Real Country” for USA, “Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers” for Oxygen and the debut “The E! People’s Choice Awards,” Wilshire Studios produces series that are informative, revealing, thrilling and entertaining. Wilshire Studios is part of the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment portfolio.
About Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves is a force for ambitious, music-driven event shows and uniquely stylized television series. Using their extensive experience working with talent, their credits cover a vast array of formats that include ABC’s The Gong Show, FOX’s American Idol, the multi-network broadcast of Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief and the digital stream of March for Our Lives. Beyond that, Den of Thieves thrives in the live event & award show space, having produced the MTV Video Music Awards for 12 consecutive years, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, Peabody Awards and more. In addition to spearheading some of the world’s leading premier event shows, Den of Thieves is also the name behind the production of documentaries, documentary-series, and comedy specials for Netflix, Comedy Central and Apple – to name a few.
About People’s Choice
E! acquired the “People’s Choice Awards” and serves as the exclusive home of the popular annual award show that celebrates the best in pop culture. E!’s ownership of “People’s Choice Awards” includes the annual live event along with all digital and social assets. Now in its 44th year, the People’s Choice Awards is the only major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in movies, music, television, and pop culture. The People’s Choice official website at www.PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the nominees and winners for the annual awards show. “People’s Choice Awards” was originally created in 1975 by Robert Stivers. “People’s Choice Awards” was previously owned by Procter & Gamble and produced by Mark Burnett airing on CBS.