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MTV Live Launches Monthly Music Series “MTV Live Setlist” Debuting Saturday, November 19 At 9:00 PM ET/PT With Swedish Singer, Songwriter Léon

Nov 17, 2016

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November 17, 2016 – New York, NY – MTV Live is launching a new monthly music series, “MTV Live Setlist,” which will premiere Saturday, November 19 at 9:00 PM ET/PT with Swedish singer, songwriter Léon taking the stage in New York City. The music series will spotlight artists from a genre-spanning group, including St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Dua Lipa, Muna and more.

In the premiere episode, Swedish singer/songwriter Léon takes the stage at the Iridium in New York City to perform material from her EP and upcoming debut album including “Treasure,” “Liar,” and “Tired of Talking.”  She has been added to many Artist To Watch lists for 2016 including Paper, Buzzfeed, and Snapchat. Léon’s first single “Tired of Talking” has been streamed over 50 million times and has earned her the praise of other singers such as Katy Perry.

To view a brief preview of Léon’s performance, click here.

The season line-up thus far includes:
November 19 at 9:00 PM ET/PT – MTV Live Setlist: Léon
December 17 at 9:00 PM ET/PT – MTV Live Setlist: Dua Lipa
January 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT – MTV Live Setlist: St. Paul & The Broken Bones
February 4 at 9:00 PM ET/PT – MTV Live Setlist: Muna

“MTV Live Setlist” is produced by Front and Center Entertainment and in association with North Star Media.

MTV Live is a 24-hour music network featuring the best in live music series, performances and events, as well as documentaries, music video and more. MTV Live is home to critically acclaimed music series including "nugs.net Live Stash,” “Live from Daryl’s House,” “Later…with Jools Holland,” and “MTV World Stage.”

About MTV:
MTV is a global media brand inspired by the creative spirit of music and the freedom and passion of youth.  For more information, check out http://www.mtvpress.com.  MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).

About Front and Center Entertainment:
Front and Center Entertainment, LLC produces the music performance series Front and Center and the groundbreaking talk show Speakeasy.  Both broadcast nationally on public television.   The concert series has presented a mix of Grammy, Country Music Association and American Music Award winner including Keith Urban, Steven Tyler, The Fray, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, Jack Johnson, Counting Crows, Rob Thomas, and The Avett Brothers. Speakeasy  features an intimate conversation between an iconic talent and an interviewer of their choice.  Included are conversations between amongst others, David Crosby and Wynton Marsalis, Nile Rodgers and Valerie Simpson and Carlos Santana and Harry Belafonte.