Scheduled to hit the "TRL" stage first, during "Spankin' New Lyrics Week," on Monday, November 26th are rapper Bow Wow and R&B heartthrob Omarion, who will perform "Girlfriend" from their upcoming collaborative album "Face Off." On Tuesday, November 27th Keyshia Cole, someone who knows a little something about writing lyrics, will perform "Let It Go" and "Shoulda Let You Go." On Wednesday, November 28th rock band OneRepublic will perform their rendition of "Apologize" which reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and is featured in remix form on Timbaland's 2007 release Timbaland Presents Shock Value. Ending the week with a huge bang on Thursday, November 29th is superstar songstress Alicia Keys who will perform "No One" and "Like You'll Never See Me Again" from her recently released album As I Am.
Viewers should also expect special appearances by Ashley Tisdale, Paramore, Lupe Fiasco, Mario, The Dream and Good Charlotte. "TRL" will have video premieres and "first look" of videos throughout the week including Chris Brown's "With You," The White Stripes' "Conquest," Snoop Dogg's "Sensual Seduction," The Dream's "Falsetto," and J Holiday's "Suffocate."
During "Spankin New Lyrics Week" MTV.com (music.mtv.com) will feature all of the weeks live "TRL" performances, photo highlights from all performances and appearances and all on-air video premieres. In creating innovative entertainment and gaming experience around music lyrics, music fans will be able to find lyrics to some of their favorite artists featured during the week. In addition, on Wednesday, November 28th, MTV.com will launch a video remixer for Tennessee rockers Paramore featuring their hit single "Misery Business." The MTV Video Remixer at http://remix.mtv.com, lets viewers create their own interpretations of their favorite music videos and post them to MTV.com allowing them to reinterpret and reimagine their favorite music videos in new ways.
The official sponsors of "Spankin' New Lyrics Week" are Ford Sync, Jack in the Box and Rhapsody.
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