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MTV Confirms Performers For Spring Break Reboot: Zara Larsson, City Girls, Tyga & More
Last November, MTV announced they would be reviving their Spring Break TV special come March 2019. Now, things are finally starting to heat up; on March 11 the network revealed details about the forthcoming week-long party.
MTV Spring Break 2019 will bring the party to Cancún, Mex. one more time, with Swedish pop star Zara Larsson, GRAMMY-nominated rapper Tyga, brother rap team Rae Sremmurd, trap duo City Girls and their Quality Control label-mate, Atlanta rapper Lil Baby, all slated to perform.
— MTV (@MTV) March 12, 2019
The party will take place at the beachside Grand Oasis hotel from March 23–28, airing live on MTV and MTV.com. The event will be hosted by two of MTV's boisterous personalities: "Wild N' Out" co-host and MC Justina Valentine and Vinny Guadagnino of "Jersey Shore" fame.
Guadagnino's former "Jersey Shore" cast-mate is also slated to join the festivities, joining the lineup of musical guests as DJ Pauly D.
There will also be special programming airing in conjunction with the week's festivities, which involve the stars of two of the network's current reality shows, "Siesta Key" and "The Challenge," joining in on the Cancún festivities. The former cast of "Ex on the Beach" will reunite to "hit the sand to talk to spring breakers about love and romance."
The first-ever MTV Spring Break took place in 1986 in Daytona Beach, Fla., featuring lots of neon and GRAMMY winners the Beastie Boys as musical guests. The network continued the program for years as its popularity grew, featuring guests over the years that included GRAMMY winners Usher, Lil Wayne and *NSYNC.
The program aired live on the main channel until 2005, after which it moved to the MTVU until 2014, the last time the event took place. The reboot is part of MTV's expansion in the music-centered live events space, along with their purchase of the annual Tahoe-based SnowGlobe Music Festival in 2018.
Spring Break 2019 will be airing live on MTV and MTV.com from March 23 to 28. Or if you have your sights set on challenging Pauly D in an arm wrestling match, visit StudentCity's site, MTV's longtime Spring Break partner, for more info.