Victoria Justice Meets-and-Greets in Brazil

MM by Marimar Rive, Viacom International Media Networks

Local and International Nick Talent, including Big Time Rush, Victoria Justice and GRACHI’s Isabella Castillo and Andres Mercado

Victoria Justice, star of hit Nickelodeon series Victorious, visited Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires as part of her participation in Meus Premios Nick and Kids’ Choice Awards Argentina.  During her visit, Victoria took part in several press and promotional activities including a press junket at the Renaissance Hotel to speak about Victorious, her participation at this year’s Meus Premios, her singing career and her upcoming movie Funsize.  Read More

‘Call Me Maybe,’ Justin Bieber, and the Increasingly Intimate Relationship between Fans and Artists

Matt Cohen by Matt Cohen, MTV Insights

Photo Credit: Picture Group via MTV.com

Having grown up using the same digital tools to interact with both friends and celebrities, Millennials have come to desire radically intimate relationships with their favorite stars.  As a result, celebs are revealing more authentic versions of themselves online and treating their fans more as friends

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Orange Carpet Buzz and Slime Time at the 2012 KCAs

Neena Koyen by Neena Koyen, Viacom

Justin Bieber gets the royal treatement at the 2012 KCAs

The scene: the 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards, Orange Carpet, giant blimp circling overhead downtown Los Angeles, sparkly young celebrities, screaming fans. Many of the luckiest fans scored seats in special bleacher section with a bird’s eye view of their favorite  celebrities walk the Orange Carpet. It’s a constant chorus of high-pitched screaming, giggling, hooting, even crying.

We waded into the crowd to get a little kid-on-the-street commentary on the KCA buzz.

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