Eminem to perform at 2009 MTV Movie Awards

MUMBAI: Eminem is set to take the stage at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Eminem’s performance comes days after the release of his album Relapse, available 19 May . The eighteenth annual MTV Movie Awards will be hosted by Andy Samberg

For the first time in Movie Awards history, MTV is letting the fans participate in the nominee process. Beginning 13 April, voting will open and viewers will be able to select the 2009 MTV Movie Awards nominees from an eligibility list of over 200 movies on movieawards.mtv.com. MTV Mobile will also enable viewers on the go to text VOTE to 66333 to vote for nominees in the Best Movie category from their mobile phone. Voting for this round will close on 20 April.

On 4 May, the 2009 MTV Movie Awards nominees will officially be announced. Viewers will also have the opportunity to vote on the winners online and on their mobile phones. This second round of voting will close on 18 May, with the exception of Best Movie which will remain open through the show.

Mark Burnett will serve as executive producer for the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Audrey Morrissey is co-executive producer. Lee Rolontz is executive producer for MTV, Garrett English is executive in charge for MTV and Jane Mun serves as producer. Robin Reinhardt-Locke is celebrity talent executive.