The following press release was issued today:
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, today announced that Grammy Award winner CeeLo Green is back on Fuse this summer with his own show, "CeeLo Green * Talking To Strangers." Premiering June 22nd, the interview and performance show will kick off a summer filled with exciting music programming that viewers can only find on Fuse.
"I'm excited for the opportunity to return to Fuse to host my show 'Talking To Strangers' and have a chance to take fans on a musical journey with some of the artists that I listen to and admire," said CeeLo Green.
"CeeLo Green * Talking To Strangers" will be full of surprises that one could only expect from CeeLo, as he brings his own personal style and taste to each episode. The show will feature CeeLo talking with fellow artists about music, their careers, life and more. Viewers will also be treated to performances from each artist as well as special performances from CeeLo.
The show title was inspired by the "Talking To Strangers" track off of CeeLo's Stray Bullets mixtape.
CeeLo is coming back to Fuse after a triumphant year of accolades and chart topping success. His first single, "F**K You," off his latest album, The Lady Killer, became a viral sensation and garnered him a Grammy Award for "Best Urban/Alternative Performance" as well as critical acclaim. Today he is not only a singer, songwriter, producer and TV host, but also a cultural phenomenon, who continues to push the creative envelope.
"CeeLo has had an unbelievable year and is one of the biggest and most sought-after artists in the world right now," said Brad Schwartz, svp of programming and operations, Fuse. "We couldn't be more thrilled to have him bring his passion, his eccentricities, his cool and all of his fans to Fuse to watch him host his own music show."
Grammy Award winner CeeLo Green got his start with Goodie Mob, the Southern-rap pioneers. After finding success with hits such as "Soul Food" and "Dirty South," CeeLo went on to pursue a solo career. In 2006, he joined forces with Danger Mouse to form Gnarls Barkley whose debut single "Crazy," went on to top the charts in download sales. Today, CeeLo is enjoying the phenomenal success of his latest album The Lady Killer, which was released in 2010 on Elektra Records. The album's first single, "F**k You" became an instant viral hit and the second single "Bright Lights Bigger City," is currently climbing the charts. Recently, CeeLo has also taken on the role of coach on NBC's "The Voice" and will be on tour with Rihanna this summer.
For more information, please visit fuse.tv.
"CeeLo Green * Talking To Strangers" is executive produced by Bischoff/Hervey Entertainment.
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