MTV reveals first featured artist for arriving ‘Unplugged’ reboot

Music is coming back to Music Television.

MTV announced Thursday that its renouned authorization “MTV Unplugged” will return to the network this fall.

The first partial is scheduled to air on Sept. 8 and will underline Shawn Mendes, who now occupies the No. 6 mark on the Billboard Hot 100 with “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.”

Mendes, 19, told Variety that a 1992 clip of Pearl Jam behaving on the show got him bending on the thought of holding partial in the reboot.

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“It wasn’t so much about the commercial, showman side of it; It was really about the music,” Mendes said.

“MTV Unplugged” debuted in 1989, showcasing stripped-down, acoustic performances by artists like Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, Tony Bennett, Eric Clapton, and Nirvana. The latter 3 artists perceived Grammy Awards for the live recordings of their particular performances.

Nirvina won a Grammy Award for the live recording of their 1993 MTV Unplugged performance.

Nirvina won a Grammy Award for the live recording of their 1993 “MTV Unplugged” performance.

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The show aired reduction frequently from 2000 to 2009, and was mostly billed as “MTV Unplugged No. 2.0.” The last live taping of the show took place in 2014 when Miley Cyrus debuted songs off her manuscript “Bangerz.”

Mendes is scheduled to perform at MTV’s VMAs on Aug 27, where his strain “Treat You Better” is nominated for Best Pop Video.

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