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MTV's 1st O Music Awards bound for Las Vegas

April 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
MTV announced on Tuesday that it is taking its inaugural O Music Awards to Las Vegas.

The network said the show, which honors digital music and fandom, will take place April 28 at a "mystery location" in Las Vegas. The hour-long live show will stream online and on mobile.

The show includes categories like "must-follow artist on Twitter" and "best fan cover." Fan voting will decide the awards. MTV says 1.9 million votes have been cast.

Rapper Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege of the hip-hop group Chiddy Bang will try to enter the Guinness World Records for longest freestyle rap.

Other scheduled performers will include Lupe Fiasco, Lil B, Matt & Kim and Mumford & Sons.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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