MTV plans to throw inaugural ball for Obama

Yes, even MTV is on the Obama bandwagon.  I would totally love to attend this one.  Not sure how you go about getting tix.

MTV to host inaugural ball in Washington for Obama

Nov 25 06:51 PM US/Eastern

NEW YORK (AP) – MTV is throwing an inaugural ball for President-elect Barack Obama.The network announced Tuesday that it will host the “Be the Change Inaugural Ball” at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington on Jan. 20. The event will be televised live across MTV’s many channels and platforms, including MTV and MTV.com.

The Viacom Inc.-owned network said the event will feature leading artists, celebrities and government officials. To celebrate the large youth voter turnout in the election, hundreds of young people will be chosen to attend based on their demonstrated volunteerism…

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Here’s another article…

MTV & ServiceNation Team Up to Host ‘Be The Change Inaugural Ball’

Nov 25 07:31 PM US/Eastern

TV and ServiceNation today announced they will host the “Be The Change Inaugural Ball” in Washington D.C. on January 20, 2009 to celebrate the massive youth voter turnout in the 2008 Presidential Election and an active commitment from America’s youth to impart positive social change through volunteer service.

Held at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C., the event will feature leading artists, celebrities and government officials, alongside hundreds of young people chosen to attend based off their demonstrated volunteerism, for live performances and dedications highlighting the power of America’s youth to take action in their communities. The special event will be televised live and premiere across all MTV platforms including MTV, MTV2, MTV Tr3s, mtvU, MTV Hits, MTV Jams and MTV.com on the evening of January 20, 2009 (time to be announced) and will include live broadcasts from locations worldwide where young people are completing major service projects in real-time during the inaugural event. Additionally, MTV will showcase stories of young people providing service within their communities on a daily basis beginning the first day of the New Year, culminating on Inauguration Day.

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