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MTV: Vegas, Baby!

5/12/2005 3:05 AM Eastern

MTV: Music Television will air its “Spankin New Presents: Sounds of Summer Week” live from the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas during Total Request Live May 30-June 3 at 5 p.m. (EST/PST).

Among artists set to perform live are Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, Shakira and Black Eyed Peas. Hilary Duff and Jesse McCartney are also scheduled to appear.

Sounds of Summer Week will be hosted by MTV VJs Quddus Phillippe, Damien Fahey, Vanessa Minnillo, La La Vasquez and Susie Castillo.

The network will also present “MTV’s Summer on the Strip,” which will feature exclusive video premieres, celebrity guest appearances and performances from the Hard Rock throughout the summer.

And MTV’s Direct Effect hour-long hip-hop-countdown show, hosted by Vasquez and DJ Clue, will originate from the “city of sin” this summer, as well.