Tuesday, November 1, 2011

O Music Awards Dance Marathon Sets Guinness Record following Nigerian rapper Chiddy's

The dancers

    A dance team sets a Guinness World Record at the O Music Awards on Monday night.A group of tireless hoofers grinded it out for 24 hours to snatch the Guinness record for the Longest Team Dance Marathon.The group of dancers , a lucky 13  assembled at the Roxy in Hollywood on Halloween Eve to kick off their attempt with some musical assistance from DJ Diamond Kuts. And then they were off, tearing it up, with minimal five-minute breaks per hour, for 24 hours. 


     It was all for a good cause, to raise awareness for National Bullying Prevention Month and to raise cash for a number of anti-bullying campaigns from groups including GLAAD, GLSEN, GSA Network, HRC and the It Gets Better Project and Trevor Project.
   The dancers celebrated by stomping the balloons and, well, doing a bit more dancing to MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This," pausing only to receive their official Guinness World Record certificate.
       Nigerian rapper Chiddy of Chiddy bang sets guiness record at the first MTV O Music Awards in April for longest freestyle rap.


chiddy sets guiness records in April
     

Check out the full list of O Music Award winners below!

Must Follow Artist on Twitter: Adam Lambert
Fan Army FTW: Tokio Hotel's Aliens
Best Lyrics Video: Joe Jonas, "See No More"
Best Artist With a Camera Phone: Demi Lovato
Oops I Did It Online: James Blunt
Best Web-Born Artist: Kina Grannis
Best Vintage Viral Video: Nirvana "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Digital Genius Award: Björk
Best Fan Cover: Marc Martel "Somebody to Love" by Queen
Hottest Music NILF: Katie Morse
WTF I Love This Award: Nyan Cat
Too Much Ass for TV: Marilyn Manson, "Born Villain"
Most Outrageous Tweet: @BritneySpears to @DJPaulyD: "Hope you enjoyed your dance! Was tough getting my legs around that big blowout :)"
Best Music Forum: Rap Godfathers
Most Innovative Festival: Way Out West
Best Music App: SoundCloud
Best Music Hack: CrowdJuke
Beyond the Blog: Needle Drop
Most Addictive Social Music Service: Spotify
Biggest Superfan: Billy Humanoid



  The show featured killer performances from Mac Miller, the Band Perry, the Alabama Shakes and traffic-stopping headliner Robyn, as well as special appearances by Kelly Clarkson, Tyler the Creator, Demi Lovato, Travie McCoy, John Cho and Kal Penn.

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