Beyonce's New Spectacular Video Gets Global Premiere on MTV Networks
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 'VIDEO PHONE' MARKS FIRST-TIME COLLABORATION WITH LADY GAGA PREMIERE ADDS TO A JAM-PACKED NOVEMBER FOR THE SUPERSTAR
Beyonce's new video for "Video Phone" will have its global premiere on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 across 60 channels on MTV networks. The showing will reach 168 countries around the world, from South East Asia to Europe and on MTV and VH1 in the US.
Starting at 12:01 AM/EST Tuesday, fans can log on to MTV.com, VH1.com and all MTV international websites for an early view of the spectacular clip, directed by Hype Williams. Then later in that day the video will premiere on MTV, mtvU, MTV Hits, MTV Jams, MTV Tr3s, VH1 and VH1 Soul in the US and on all MTV international channels.
Lady Gaga teams up with Beyonce in the "Video Phone" video for a high-energy, visually stunning clip that marks the performers' first collaboration. The single for "Video Phone (Extended Remix)" with Lady Gaga is available on "I AM...SASHA FIERCE" Deluxe Edition, which will be released on Monday, November 23.
Beyonce was the big winner at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), held at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany on November 5. The global music icon walked away with three of the night's biggest awards -- Best Female, Best Song, ("Halo") and Best Video, ("Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." She had been nominated for four EMAs, including Best Live Act. The win for Best Video repeats her win at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), held in New York September 13, where she walked away with Video of The Year, Best Choreography and Best Editing.
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