Shania Twain will receive the Music Icon Award at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards (TV News Roundup)

NBC and E! announced that the Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Shania Twain will receive the Music Icon award at this year’s People’s Choice Awards.

Twain is known for such hits as “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” and “That doesn’t impress me much.” In addition to receiving the award, Twain will perform a medley of his greatest hits and his new song “Waking Up Dreaming,” which will be released on his sixth album “Queen of Me” on February 3, 2023.

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“I am incredibly honored to be named a ‘Music Icon,'” Twain said in a statement. “I have some of the biggest fans in the world. They’ve been supporting me since the early days, and it’s their love and passion that keeps me going. I’m thrilled to be back on tour and bringing them my new music and my fan favorites, and what better way to start than at the People’s Choice Awards!

The 2022 People’s Choice Awards will air on NBC and E! Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET.

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ACQUISITIONS

Brunico Communications Ltd. is set to acquire certain assets of the National Association of Television Programming Executives, including NATPE Global, NATPE Budapest, NATPE Streaming+ and the Brandon Tatikoff Legacy Awards. That deal depends on the outcome of an upcoming public auction, in which NATPE’s board of directors and the US bankruptcy court have chosen Brunico as the bidder.

“Together with NATPE’s Board of Directors, members and long-time sponsors, we intend to orchestrate a full-scale return to all NATPE annual events, starting with NATPE Budapest from 26 to June 28, 2023 at the Intercontinental Hotel, and followed by NATPE Global in Miami during its traditional schedule in January 2024,” said Brunico Communications President and CEO Russell Goldstein. “Brunico is committed to leveraging on NATPE’s substantial legacy and plans to invest significant resources in elevating this premier global content marketplace based in North America.We look forward to welcoming the world’s leading content providers to connect with international buyers as part of the premium experience that only NATPE offers.

Brunico Communications produces content markets and conferences, including Realscreen Summit, Kidscreen Summit and Banff World Media Festival, as well as Realscreen, Kidscreen and Playback entertainment trade publications.

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