Popular singer-songwriter Rita Ora has been announced as a performer for “The E! People’s Choice Awards,” the awards show that celebrates movies, television, music and pop culture. E!’s inaugural telecast of the award show will air on November 11th right from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. Ora will perform a song from her debut U.S. album “Phoenix,” dropping November 23.
Ora, who immigrated from her native Kosovo to England with her family as a young child, is an international pop singer with multiple #1 singles, and 13 singles in the top 10. Her debut album premiered at #1 on the UK charts and was certified platinum. Recently she hit a major milestone, having the record for the most Top 10 Singles for a British female artist in the UK. Her debut U.S. album “Phoenix,” due out November 23, has landed three of its singles already platinum and in the UK Top 5.
In addition to being an accomplished artist and dynamic performer, Ora’s career encompasses various segments of entertainment and pop culture, including acting on the big screen (Mia Grey in Universal Pictures’ “Fifty Shades of Freed” and “Fifty Shades Darker,” Maria Escobar in “Southpaw”), a collaboration with Adidas, and serving as a talent coach (“The Voice UK”), judge (“The X Factor”) and host on television (“America’s Next Top Model,” “Boy Band”).
“The E! People’s Choice Awards” will broadcast live across the cable networks of NBCUniversal, including Bravo, E!, SYFY, Universo and USA, and will air in 161 countries. “E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards,” will air only on E! starting at 7:00pm ET/PT. Both “The E! People’s Choice Awards” and “E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards” will be streaming live on the E! app and Eonline.
“The E! People’s Choice Awards” is produced by Wilshire Studios and Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager.