Why I Love Toronto
2013 MuchMusic Video Awards
Today is the day! Queen Street West will be crawling with music, pop culture and film fans as they Gangnam Style the night away. One of Toronto’s biggest parties of the year is ready to go into full swing.
Gracing the stage with performances this year are co-host Psy, the beautiful Demi Lovato, American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, Canadian Sweetheart Avril Lavigne and U.K. sensation Ed Sheeran along with many other great performers and presenters.
Every year Queen Street West between John and McCaul is transformed into one of the most unique awards shows in the world. Instead of having rows and rows of celebrities acting as the audience with a few select fans in front of the stage, the MMVA’s gives the closest spot to the stage to fans who wait in line for days outside 299 Queen Street West. The reaming space on the street and the north side walk are occupied by those who don’t have wristbands, but still want to catch a show.
It is truly a spectacular party. I got wristbands for the 2008 MMVA’s and then stood on the street for the 2009 and 2011 editions. I briefly saw last year’s event, but opted to go to the Perez Hilton after party instead.
I love going to the MMVA’s, but I do love going to the dress rehearsals between Friday and Sunday before the big show. I also love watching them on TV afterwards to see what goes down on the red carpet and the things I missed during the award show.
Don’t forget to tune in tonight for the MuchMusic Video Awards, it is sure to be the can’t miss award show of the season.
That is Why I Love Toronto