Jason Derulo is the second musical artist confirmed to perform on the People’s Choice Awards 2016. Newcomer Shawn Mendes, a nominee in the Favorite Breakthroughout Artist category, was the first act announced to take the stage. The 2016 awards show will be hosted by Jane Lynch, soon to be seen starring in CBS’ half-hour comedy series Angel from Hell.
The People’s Choice Awards 2016 will air on CBS on January 6th at 9pm ET/PT (live on the East Coast, taped delayed on the West Coast). The annual awards show is the only major television, music and movie awards event that’s voted on solely by fans.
“Jason is such an all around incredible performer and triple threat in the industry,” stated People’s Choice Awards executive producer Mark Burnett. “We are thrilled he is coming to perform and he will bring the perfect energy to our show.”
Details on Jason Derulo’s career, courtesy of People’s Choice Awards:
After producing and writing songs for the likes of Lil Wayne, Diddy and Sean Kingston, Jason Derulo signed to Beluga Heights/Warner Bros. Records in 2009. With four albums under his belt, the Miami-bred singer/songwriter has sold over 50 million tracks around the world with over 17 billion in cumulative radio audience. The international pop star has amassed over 2 billion views of his videos and 20 million social media fans and followers with eleven career platinum hits: “Whatcha Say,” “In My Head,” “Ridin’ Solo,” “Don’t Wanna Go Home,” “It Girl,” “The Other Side,” “Marry Me,” “Talk Dirty” feat. 2 chainz, “Wiggle,” “Trumpters” and most recently “Want To Want Me” from his Everything Is 4 album. His previous album, Talk Dirty, featured five platinum hits from one album, a feat has placed him in an elite category of hit-making artists such as Drake, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Beyonce, and Taylor Swift. The talented performer and global chart-topping star has toured with Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas and is a current judge on FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance.