Neil Patrick Harris, Taraji P. Henson, and Hailee Steinfeld Set for Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration

Film & TV News   Neil Patrick Harris, Taraji P. Henson, and Hailee Steinfeld Set for Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration
 
The event will launch the Paramount Network.
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Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson (Proud Mary), and Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld will perform in Lip Sync Battle LIVE: A Michael Jackson Celebration January 18.

The event, launching the Paramount Network (formerly Spike TV), will begin at 9 PM.

Celebrating the late entertainment icon Michael Jackson, the competition will be held at the Dolby Theatre. Additional participants will be announced shortly.

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“Michael Jackson's groundbreaking sound and style changed the course of music, videos and Live performance forevermore,” said Casey Patterson, executive producer, in a statement. “This line up of incredible superstar performers are inspired and ready to bring it live on 1.18.18!”

Fans will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite performance on Twitter using talent specific hashtags.

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