Santa Monica, CA (May 17, 2011) – MTV’s “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” is bringing the music of megastar recording artist Nicki Minaj to the stage on Thursday, May 19 at 10 P.M. ET/PT. With only four dance crews remaining the competition is tougher than ever. IaMmE, ICONIc Boyz, Phunk Phenomenon and Street Kingdom will have to bring their top game in order to put their own spin on Minaj’s phenomenal talent. Hits will include “Check It Out,” “Massive Attack,” “Moment 4 Life” (feat. Drake), “Did It On Em” and “My Chick Bad” (Ludacris feat. Nicki Minaj).
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“Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” is Thursday’s #1 original cable series with P12-34. ABDC is averaging a 1.8 rating with viewers P12-34, up +13% from last season. ABDC delivers 2.2 million total viewers each week, up +22% from season 5.
Season six of “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” is the “Season of the Superstars” and, for the first time ever, each episode is themed to a popular celebrity artist. Ten new dance crews are taking the stage this season to create dances to master mixes of the artist of the week, incorporating all aspects of the artist’s style — from wardrobe, inspiration and emotion to groundbreaking choreography and skills. Special guest appearances include Ke$ha, The Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber. Themed episodes will be inspired by the hottest names in music including Rihanna, Lil Wayne and more!
“Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” is hosted by Mario Lopez and shot on location in Los Angeles as dance crews perform their hottest moves for dance supremacy and a $100,000 cash prize. Every performance-themed episode gives insight into the crews’ emotion, spirit and inspiration as they step up to the challenge and show off their groundbreaking choreography and skills. Viewers from around the country choose their favorite crews via text messaging, phone and online voting. The two crews with the least number of votes will be up for elimination with judges making the final call on which crew will be sent home. One crew will be eliminated each week, ultimately revealing the nation’s best dance crew.